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Ottawa's police chief ousted amid truck protest in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa’s police chief was ousted Tuesday amid criticism of his inaction against the trucker protests that have paralyzed Canada's capital for over two weeks, while the number of...

Families sue building owners over Bronx fire that killed 17

NEW YORK (AP) — Several families whose loved ones died or were injured while trying to escape a smoked-filled Bronx apartment building sued the owners Tuesday, alleging safety violations that led to t...

Central Park monument is first to honor nonfictional women

NEW YORK (AP) — A bronze statue depicting women's rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony was unveiled in Central Park on Wednesday, becoming the 167-year-old park...

In New Jersey, a slow-motion evacuation from climate change

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Housing is in high demand in the heavily populated northeastern United States. But in Woodbridge, New Jersey, the state has bought and torn down 145 homes since 2013 and retur...

Death becomes her: Women make inroads in funeral industry

NEW YORK (AP) — A training program for the next generation of morticians and undertakers is testament to a change that is slowly remaking the funeral business. Sixty of the 75 studen...

Feds probe helicopter crash, examine passenger restraints

NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators have recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera from a helicopter that crashed into New York City's East River as officials try to piece together why it went dow...

Ski school gives city kids their first shot on the slopes

VERNON, N.J. (AP) — In the mountains of northwest New Jersey, a group of schoolchildren are doing something they do not have the opportunity to do back home in Newark: ski. Schone Ma...