Russell Brand has opened up about why his marriage to Katy Perry lasted only 14 months.
Speaking with the Australian version of "60 Minutes," the "Get Him to the Greek" star said he and the pop singer were ultimately incompatible.
"I think if you're someone who's really into mountain biking, it would be good to go out with someone else who's into mountain biking, and if you're really... » more
He may be one of the most powerful people in Hollywood and crowned one of the sexiest men alive, but Tom Cruise is "heartbroken" at not having seen his daughter in almost two months, according to a story in the new issue of People magazine.
While Cruise, 50, talks to his 6-year-old daughter, Suri, on the phone "many times a day," he has not seen her since the two returned... » more
Hundreds of protesters poured into midtown yesterday to call for an end to the reign of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the controversial leader spoke at the United Nations General Assembly.
The scores of people - most of Iranian descent - were led by half a dozen politicians who gave speeches, including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, both of... » more
Two emaciated, dehydrated, maggot-covered Westie mixes are recovering and receiving ongoing veterinary care in a foster home after being found in a duffel bag next to trash cans in the Bronx on Sept. 16.
NYC Animal Care & Control is working with the Bronx DA's Office to find out who is responsible for discarding the two-year-old pups, who have been christened "Fred & Ginger," said Julie Bank,... » more
A city smoker's lobby group is fuming over a plan that could snuff out cigarettes in Hudson River Park.
The Hudson River Park Trust, which operates the five-mile green space, has proposed a smoking ban to keep the park clean for its 17 million annual visits.
A trust spokeswoman said the proposal was needed because the park is part state and city owned land and was excluded from last... » more
More and more real estate professionals are dealing with international clients, and interviews with some of the most active agents in the city indicate a clear trend.
Victoria Rong Kennedy, Senior VP of Investment and Relocation at Citi Habitats, talks excitedly about her newest client: "He is one of the top seven contemporary artists in China, his paintings sell from $350,000 to over... » more
Accused Manhattan madam Anna Gristina pleaded guilty to promoting prostitution Tuesday and was assured she won't return to jail, ending with a whimper a case prosecutors once hoped would expose wealthy clients and law enforcement accomplices of a high-end sex-for-pay ring.
Gristina, 44, a mother from upstate Monroe, was held in jail on $2 million bail for four months as prosecutors tried to... » more
A grating quirk leftover in the subway system from long ago was finally fixed Tuesday, as straphangers can now transfer between the B/D/F/M lines at Broadway-Lafayette and the uptown 6 at Bleecker Street.
Until Tuesday, riders had to exit the station and swipe back into a different one to get between the two lines, but with this long-awaited fix, an in-station transfer has arrived and will... » more
Vandals have struck back against a controversial subway ad campaign aimed at slamming enemies of Israel.
The subway posters, which havethe message, "In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel, Defeat Jihad," were tagged Tuesday with stickers that say "racist" and "hate speech."
The MTA declined to comment... » more
Google has made no move to provide Google Maps for the iPhone 5 after Apple dropped the application in favor of a homegrown but controversial alternative, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said.
Users have complained that Apple's new map service, based on Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker TomTom NV's data, contains glaring geographical errors and lacks features that made... » more