Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don't judge

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was mocked online after he was recorded shaving at his seat on a commuter train headed out of New York City said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless...

Democratic socialist Salazar wins; voters oust splinter Dems

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in New York City. Meanwhile, voters throughout t...

Jewish collector's descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

NEW YORK (AP) — The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis has been reunited with one of the works, an Impressionist piece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. ...

Serena Williams' treatment resonates among black women

NEW YORK (AP) — When Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen something from her, and then she got penalized for her words, Breea Willingh...

Costumes, drums and tight security at NYC Caribbean party

NEW YORK (AP) — Steel drum bands and paint-splashed, wildly costumed revelers took to the streets of Brooklyn on Monday for one of North America's largest Caribbean Carnival celebrations. ...

Ex-CEO sues Barnes & Noble over his firing

NEW YORK (AP) — The former CEO of Barnes & Noble is suing the bookseller for breach of contract and defamation following his termination earlier this year. Demos Parneros filed a...

'Crazy Rich Asians' spurs conversation over representation

NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming release of "Crazy Rich Asians" has a lot of Asian-Americans excited because it's been more than two decades since a major Hollywood studio put out a movie with a predomina...

Ms. Foundation strategic plan to focus on women of color

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ms. Foundation for Women will put $25 million over five years toward organizations that are led by and focus on women and girls of color and also form its first-ever fund that will...

Fashion spotlight once again shines for '80s star Dapper Dan

NEW YORK (AP) — In hip-hop's golden era, the artists responsible for rap's distinctive sound went to Harlem fashion designer Dapper Dan for the period's equally distinctive look. Now...

Court: Ban seafood caught with nets that harm tiny porpoises

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has ordered the U.S. government to ban imports of seafood caught by Mexican fisheries that use a net blamed for killing off the vaquita, the world's smallest and most-endangere...

Stormy Daniels' lawyer working for 2 immigrant kids in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti says he is working to reunite two Honduran girls with the parents they were separated from at the U.S. border. The lawyer best known for rep...

Luxury tents, gourmet meals redefine camping on NYC island

NEW YORK (AP) — Just imagine it, a luxurious room on an island, with chef-prepared meals and a view of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Hotel? Not exactly. ...

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border...

Ivana Trump promotes Italian weight-loss diet system

NEW YORK (AP) — Ivana Trump, the former wife of President Donald Trump who once appeared with him in a commercial for Pizza Hut, wants America to lose some weight. The businesswoman ...

Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are. But ...