Announcing your GOP presidential running mate? There's an app for that. Mitt Romney's campaign launched a smartphone app Tuesday that will tell supporters who his veep pick will be.
The team said the users of the iPhone and Android program would be the first to know his decision. Several candidates have been tossed around by pundits, including Florida Sen. Mark Rubio and New Jersey Gov. Chris... » more
The rapper you knew as "Snoop Dogg" has switched species and is now "Snoop Lion," after being rechristened by a Rastafarian priest, the man born as Calvin Broadus Jr. announced at a news conference Monday.
Snoop, who is releasing a Rasta-influenced CD called "Reincarnated," told reporters he had a spiritual reawakening in Jamaica, where a Rastafarian priest informed... » more
We all love New York for its gorgeous views, crazy weather, diverse population and of course, the gorgeous lights at night. Check out this time lapse video to see some of the city's truly gorgeous sights in a hurry, just the way we like them.
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Prosecutors will not pursue public drinking and criminal impersonation charges against Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's daughter -- as long as she can stay out of trouble for six months and perform two days of community service.
A transit cop busted Scout Willis drinking a Pakistani beer in Union Square in June, according to court papers. Willis, then 20, tried to give the officer a New York... » more
Since the Olympics kicked off across the Pond last week, loads of New Yorkers have been glued to the TV, rooting for their favorite athletes and Team USA.
Others, however, have been channeling their inspiration at the gym. Well, they're in luck: A bevy of workout spots around town are offering classes pegged to the games. What are you waiting for? Get moving!
Various classes at Equinox... » more
Navigating around canceled subway service has gotten a little easier.
Google Maps improved its transit directions service Tuesday by incorporating planned MTA shutdowns into the site's trip-planning service for the first time, Google announced.
When riders open the site or a Google Maps smartphone app, they'll be able to see planned service changes at each subway station, or get route... » more
Hope Solo is not backing down. The American goalkeeper Monday stood by her controversial tweets that blasted former U.S. soccer star and current NBC Sports commentator Brandi Chastain.
"I have my beliefs that the best commentators and the best analysts should be analyzing come Olympics, come World Cups," she told reporters at Old Trafford, the legendary home of Manchester United... » more
A military jury found a U.S. Army sergeant not guilty Monday of negligent homicide stemming from the suicide of Pvt. Danny Chen, who officials say endured frequent hazing before his death.
Sgt. Adam Holcomb, 30, the first of eight soldiers to face a court-martial in connection with the Lower East Side native's death, was found guilty of maltreatment and assault, but acquitted on negligent... » more
For the first time, Democrats are planning to include support for same-sex marriage as part of the official party platform at the Democratic National Convention.
The move was approved unanimously on Sunday by a platform draft committee that met in Minneapolis, and is slated to be approved by the full committee in August, according to reports.
The convention itself is scheduled for early... » more
As Tottenham winger Gareth Bale jogged around the pitch at Red Bull Arena Monday, he was serenaded with chants of "Bale, Bale, Bale," by adoring fans who had turned up to watch an open practice in Harrison, N.J.
It's a sight that Andre Villas-Boas, head coach of Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League, has become used to seeing on the team's preseason tour of the United States.
"Extremely... » more