International

Hurricane Odile batters Mexico’s Baja resorts, sparks looting

Hurricane Odile injured dozens of people, forced the evacuation of thousands and smashed shops open to looters in the popular tourist area of Baja, Mexico.

Local

Number of New York City smokers increase, topping 1 million

For the first time since 2007, there are  more than one million smokers in New York City, according to the […]

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NYPD: Homeless man attacks woman in 59th Street and Lexington subway station

A homeless man was arrested early Sunday afternoon after allegedly trying to choke a 22-year-old woman in the 59th Street […]

Local

SheRides, a women-only car service, to launch (eventually) with 500 drivers

Female cab drivers donned pink scarves and cheered as they lined City Hall's steps to announce the launch of SheRides, an app that will help connect women riders with women…

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Urban Outfitters ‘bloody’ Kent State sweatshirt sparks Twitter outrage

Urban Outfitters has sparked a new controversy with a sweatshirt that looks soaked with blood that has been yanked from their site after accusations it was mocking a 1970 tragedy.

International

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.