Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in jail on August 10. Now two prison guards have been charged with not checking on inmates on this date.
New York City Council voted overwhelmingly to ban foie gras - food made from the liver of a fattened duck or goose.
It is anchored on two sides of a skyscraper.
As the UN turns 74 this week, we can look back on its legacy and credit the organisation, and the system of multilateral cooperation built around it, with the avoidance of major wars. But do its recent failures spell the demise for the UN?
Arrests were made in New York on Monday (October 7) as thousands of climate activists took to the streets to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster.
For me, the “Great American Dream” is not some ugly tortured vision of broken promises, facades and unfulfilled dreaming, but something that glitters at the heart of what it is to be American: hopeful, ambitious and a dreamer.
The coffin of the priest Nedjemankh was made in Egypt between approximately 150 and 50 BC. Antiquities theft has flourished in Egypt since its 2011 uprising.
More than two dozen look-alikes of Friends character Phoebe descended on New York to celebrate the sitcom's 25th anniversary.
Tom Frey became sick years after working in the toxic dust and smoke: It's like "a fire in my lungs."
Serena Williams gets another chance to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title after reaching the final of the US Open in New York
Thunberg was met by a flotilla of 17 sailboats, each displaying one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals on its sail.
The James Bond star and his brother are famed Greenpeace supporters, having travelled to the Antarctic to highlight issues
The pop-up show sees participants don a vest and helmet to enjoy the world of the film franchise.
Jeffrey Epstein's death in a jail cell in Manhattan has been ruled a suicide by hanging, according to the New York medical examiner.
Fifty years ago, the landmark Woodstock Festival was taking place in upstate New York. No official anniversary eventis taking place, but its legacy is commemorated in various ways including a new documentary.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said he was "appalled" to learn of Epstein's apparent suicide in federal custody.
Many questions about the future of esports remain, but its athletes and fans aren’t going anywhere. There’s no turning back now.
Passengers seated on the bus had to lift up their legs or stand on seats to avoid getting wet.
The gadget-filled Aston Martin DB5 driven by James Bond in the film "Goldfinger" has been sold in California for 5.77m euros
Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been given life in jail plus 30 years after being found guilty of narcotics trafficking.
The judge is expected to rule on Thursday whether the 66-year-old financier and registered sex offender should get bail.
A massive power cut crippled the tourist-filled heart of Manhattan for several hours on Saturday, cancelling Broadway shows and halting subway lines.
People in Manhattan got to see a fantastic Manhattanhenge sunset Friday night (12 July 2019)
That's when the grid of Manhattan streets lines up perfectly with the setting sun.
Fireworks, music and the pursuit of hot dogs marked the 243rd year of independence for the United States
This year's New York City gay pride parade marked 50 years since the Stonewall riots that brought the issue of LGBTQ rights to the world's attention
A massive hot dog weighing in at 66 pounds (29.9 kilograms) attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the 'Largest Hot Dog'.