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 […]


Liberal Vermont Senator Sanders may seek U.S. presidency in 2016

Bernie Sanders, one of the Senate's leading liberals, said he is thinking about running for U.S. president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an independent.


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.


Women’s group flies banners over NFL stadiums calling for Goodell ouster

A women's rights group flew banners over several pro football stadiums on Sunday calling on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over the Ray Rice case.