Many deaths as boat with African emigrants sinks off Libyan coast; Libya navy

A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead.


State health department warns against rare respiratory virus in children

The New York State Department of Health is calling upon parents to be aware of the symptoms of¬†enterovirus EV-D68. More […]


With Montague tunnel repaired, full R train service returns Monday morning

R train service will be back to normal at 6 a.m. Monday, with the Montague tunnel re-opening after a year of repairs.


Second Shift: Turning fun into money

In this week's Second Shift series, meet a New Yorker who has established two successful careers around having fun.


Police: Off-duty narcotics officer shoots two on Upper West Side

The NYPD arrested an off-duty state narcotics officer Friday evening after he allegedly shot two people on the Upper West […]


Kerry rounding up other nations to help fight Islamic State militants

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was "extremely encouraged" by pledges of military assistance from countries against Islamic State militants.