House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa insisted Sunday that Republicans had no agenda to "target" Democrats in the Obama administration for their handling of the attack of the Benghazi mission in Libya while slamming a lack of "accountability" for the tragedy.
"Hillary Clinton is not a target. President Obama is not a target," said Issa (R-Calif.) on NBC's... » more
Police are looking for a man who robbed a subway station agent in Queens while posing as an MTA worker, the NYPD said.
The robbery happened Saturday around 11 a.m. at the 111th Street stop on the No. 7 train in Queens.
The unidentified suspect wore an MTA vest and lured the agent out of her booth by saying he needed to heat up his lunch, according to officials and published reports.
Once... » more
The brothers of Ariel Castro, the man accused of raping and holding captive three Ohio women for a decade, say they would’ve turned Ariel in if they had known of his alleged crimes, they told CNN in an interview.
Pedro and Onil, both in their 50s, were arrested and then released last week. The brothers said they are living in hiding with their mother because of death threats. ... » more
New York City has a message to tourists: There's a lot more to see here than you realize.
The city raked in 52 million visitors last year, a record number that brought $55.3 billion into the city's coffers.
The mayor wants to raise the number of visitors to 55 million annually and is working hard to reach that goal.
While Times Square and Central Park are the top spots for visitors,... » more
Good weather is good business.
The warmth that has swarmed NYC of late is like a warm kiss after a long fight that began with the knock-out punch of Superstorm Sandy. "Outdoor cafes, fancy roof top gardens and bars, all these things open up," creating jobs and increasing worker pay, said Joshua Freeman, a professor of history at the Murphy Labor Institute at CUNY.
"There are a lot of... » more
It's official: Seth Meyers is the next host of NBC's "Late Night."
The network announced Sunday that the 12-year "Saturday Night Live" veteran will take over when Jimmy Fallon heads to "The Tonight Show" next year, saying the show will be renamed "Late Night with Seth Meyers."
"We think Seth is one of the brightest, most insightful comedy... » more
An Upper East Side teacher is suing a man for $2 million after he allegedly trashed her apartment and led to the death of her cat, according to published reports.
Jessica Barrish, 30, invited her college friend Joseph Ari Chiesa to her birthday party at her apartment last May. But when Barrish and her friends left the apartment to continue the party, Chiesa, 29, lingered behind, the New York... » more
Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster "Iron Man 3" back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama "The Great Gatsby."
Coming off a gigantic opening a week earlier, "Iron Man 3" commanded $72.5 million in ticket sales from Friday through Sunday in its second weekend. "Gatsby,"... » more
Updated 7:56 p.m.: At least 17 people, including a young girl, were shot Sunday when gunfire erupted at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, the AP reported.
Gunfire rang out at 1:45 p.m. local time as the second line of the parade passed the 1400 block of Frenchman Street in the city, New Orleans Police Department spokesman Gary Flot said.
Seventeen people were struck by bullets, including... » more
NBA player Jason Collins will receive the "Courage Award" from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network on Monday night at Manhattan's Gotham Hall.
Collins, 34,who finished the season with the Washington Wizards, came out as gay in the May 6 issue of Sports Illustrated, making him the first active pro athlete to declare his homosexuality while playing for a major U.S. sports... » more