Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2019. There are 100 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 22,...

Rape followed threat of forced incest, prosecutors say

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man raped a woman in New York after giving her the option of that, being killed or having sex with her son. The Queens district attorney's office sa...

Gas customers are casualties in fight over new pipelines

Chris Miles and his partners were ready to open their new, seaside barbecue joint just in time for the summer season when they got stunning news: There would be no gas to fuel the fryers, griddles and...

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing...

Review: Charli XCX, pop's avant-garde princess, returns

Charli XCX, "Charli" (Atlantic Records) Charli XCX could easily have turned in a safe, hit-heavy pop-dance album this year. But where's the fun in that? If Jack Whi...

Tsai video promoting Taiwan draws cheers from Mets crowd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A video featuring Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Taiwan Youtuber Tsai Aga (蔡阿嘎) received enthusiastic cheers from the crowd at a New York Mets game on Saturday (Sept. 7). ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 30 The Chicago Tribune on a tactic some wealthy parents used to secure...

Cabán campaign clings to life after Queens DA court hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Cabán's campaign for Queen's district attorney is still alive — for now. On Wednesday, a judge ruled that he will review 28 contested ballots in the seesaw De...

Contested NYC prosecutor's race certified, but court is next

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Board of Elections has officially certified Queens Borough President Melinda Katz as the winner of the hotly contested Democratic primary for Queens district attorney. ...

Mexico crowns transgender beauty queen in bid for acceptance

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The contestants in the beauty pageant sashayed in red bathing suits, paraded across the stage in evening gowns with plunging necklines and answered questions about climate change an...

Trump golf club in Bronx posts first loss since its opening

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's company posted annual losses at his golf course in the Bronx for the first time since it opened four years ago as expenses rose, greens fees barely budged and ...

Recount ends in narrow prosecutor's race; rivalry persists

NEW YORK (AP) — Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has declared victory over public defender Tiffany Cabán in the race for the Democratic nomination for Queens district attorney, but Cabán says the...

US defender Geoff Cameron signs with Queens Park Rangers

American defender Geoff Cameron is moving to Queens Park Rangers from Stoke after spending last season on loan to QPR. The London club announced Thursday it had signed the 34-year-ol...

The Latest: De Blasio calls for probe of NYC power outages

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on power outages amid hot weather in New York City (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for a "full investigation...

Power restored to some in New York after heat wave outage

NEW YORK (AP) — Power has been restored to 13,000 customers in Brooklyn, but around 40,000 others across New York City are still without power as temperatures remained high overnight and rain clouds l...