The Big Stories

Is Jared Kushner next to be indicted in Mueller Trump Russia investigation?

One of the reasons President Donald Trump may have pivoted away from choosing Jared Kushner as his new chief of staff could be because his son-in-law may soon be indicted by the Mueller probe. The reports last week involving alleged improper payments to the Trump Organization for inaugural events...

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 11:13am

Will the future Santa be gender-neutral with tattoos?

Santa has always been portrayed as a cheerful and jolly man with a white beard dressed in red. But according to a new poll, people want to see a modern Santa next Christmas. GraphicSprings, a logo creation company, collected answers from 400 people in the U.S. and United Kingdom about...

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 4:21pm

How and when to watch the surreal Geminid meteor showers

A Geminid meteor shower is one of the most amazing sky displays of the year — and it’s peaking Thursday night. If you’re in the right place at the right time, you should be able to catch more than 120 shooting stars in an hour, according to NASA. What is a Geminid meteor...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:06pm

Lily the Muppet and advocacy groups help Sesame Street shed light on child homelessness

Though she’s got bright pink skin and a lavender nose, 7-year-old Lily still has something in common with a staggering number of New York City children: she’s homeless. And now, she’s the first Muppet on Sesame Street to shed a light on the issue. Child homelessness is a growing...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:59pm

It's Tony's Metro Magic time! Please donate to our 9th annual toy drive

As we enter the season of giving, Metro asks that you donate to Tony's Metro Magic annual holiday toy drive to help underprivileged children in your community this season. To Donate In New York City CLICK HERE to be directed to a secure Target Wish List To Donate in Boston CLICK HERE to be...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 4:13pm

Michael Cohen sentenced to three years prison on campaign charge

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, was sentenced to a total of three years in prison on Wednesday for his role in making illegal hush-money payments to women to help Trump's 2016 election campaign and lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Tower project...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 1:40pm

Jamal Khashoggi and other targeted journalists named TIME Person of the Year

TIME Person of the Year was revealed this morning on the TODAY Show, one day after the magazine's editors announced the 10 finalists. TIME gave the annual honor to a group of journalists that were jailed, killed or targeted for their work this year: one newspaper and four media members led by...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 1:01pm

10 finalists for TIME Person of the Year 2018

TIME Person of the Year 2018 will be named tomorrow, December 11. The magazine has given out a title of this caliber since 1928 when it dubbed American aviator Charles Augustus Lindbergh as 1927 "Man of the Year." Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, became the first "Woman of...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 10:41am

Would Trump pee tape video be enough to impeach President?

Friday was certainly a win for those hoping the Donald Trump is booted out of the Presidency before the 2020 election. Federal prosecutors said for the first time that Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, acted at the direction of Trump while committing two election-related crimes. Court...

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:29am

Virginia murder trial of white nationalist goes to jury

The murder case against the man who drove his car into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was submitted to a jury on Thursday, capping a two-week trial in which the defendant declined to take the witness stand. In closing arguments on Thursday, prosecutors...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:25pm

N.Y. federal prosecutors seek prison for former Trump lawyer Cohen

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Friday asked a judge to sentence Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, to a "substantial term of imprisonment" for paying an adult film star hush money on Trump's behalf and evading taxes. Cohen, who has been...

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 4:56pm

When does Hanukkah end - When is it over?

Hanukkah is underway as it started on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2. The “Festival of lights” is celebrated with the lighting of the menorah each night throughout the holiday period. On the Jewish calendar, Hannukkah is on the 25th day of Kislev. The eight-day festival marks a period...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:25pm

PHOTOS: Remembering the life of George H.W. Bush

Tributes to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who died at the age of 94, poured in from around the world on Saturday as global leaders honored him for his role in helping to end the Cold War and reduce the threat of nuclear annihilation. Bush, the 41st U.S. president who served in the...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 5:17pm

Is Mike Pence about to be indicted in Mueller Trump Russia investigation?

The walls seem to be caving in around President Donald Trump following the news this week regarding Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Those were two big shoes to drop this pastweek, and there is a strong feeling in Washington that more will be on the way before the New Year. Jon Cooper, the Chairman...

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 8:06am

NYU Langone Health celebrates landmark second face transplant

Eleven months out from his face transplant surgery at NYU Langone Health, Cameron Underwood is recovering faster than expected, a sign of the huge medical milestones made in the second-ever such procedure at New York University, Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez said on Thursday. Underwood, from Yuba City,...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:20pm

Giving Tuesday: What it is — and how to do your part

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have, perhaps, gotten the best of us. But today marks Giving Tuesday 2018, the global giving event to remind us that there is no humanity without humility and selflessness. As Ben Franklin pondered into the great abyss every morning, "What good shall I do today?...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 12:29pm

NASA InSight Mars Lander touchdown: Arrival time, watch live broadcast

UPDATE: The NASA InSight Lander has landed successfully on Mars.  The NASA InSight Lander is expected to reach mars today after cruising in space for nearly seven months. NASA’s Mars InSight Lander has traveled 301,223.981 miles at a top speed of 6,200 mph according to engineers...

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 3:50pm

As people shop online all the time, Cyber Monday could become obsolete

In 2017, Cyber Monday shoppers spent a record $6.59 billion in digital transactions, making it the largest online shopping day in United States history. Cyber Monday 2018 is sure to be a record sales day, as well, but with more people turning to online shopping year around, Cyber Monday may not...

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:37am

Slime among list of dangerous toys to avoid this holiday shopping season, watchdog group says

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, but dangerous toys like toxic slime and privacy-invading tech could pose a risk to your children, according to the watchdog group U.S. PIRG. U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund (PIRG) recently released its 33rd annual Trouble in Toyland...

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 11:30am

The Foreman Forecast: Trump looks away

While the facts are still emerging, the allegations are straightforward if you believe published reports: Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into a Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey where he was murdered and his body dismembered; CIA analysts have concluded the Saudi government is to...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 11:10am