O.J. Simpson was back in court Monday seeking a new trial in his 2007 conviction of armed robbery in Nevada.
Simpson, 65, who was famously acquitted of the 1994 slaying of his ex-wife, is currently serving up to 33 years in prison for the armed robbery, in which he claimed he was trying to recover his own sports memorabilia of his storied sports career and the murder trial.
He was found... » more
President Barack Obama sought on Monday to neutralize two crises that threatened his second term agenda, calling the apparent targeting of conservative groups by tax officials "outrageous" and an uproar over his response to American deaths in Libya a "sideshow."
At a news conference with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron, Obama tried to put his stamp on the... » more
Emmy-winning television thriller "24" will return in the summer 2014 with its lead star, Kiefer Sutherland, after a four-year hiatus, Fox network said on Monday.
"24: Live Another Day" brings back Sutherland as counter-terrorism agent Jack Bauer in the series that follows his race against the clock to foil presidential assassination attempts and chemical weapons attacks.
The... » more
The Powerball lottery jackpot rose to $350 million after no tickets matched Saturday night's numbers. The next drawing is Wednesday night.
The new jackpot is the third-largest Powerball prize in history, topping the $338.3 million jackpot awarded to a New Jersey winner this March.
The new jackpot has drawn a rush of ticket sales. But chances of a winning single ticket are slim. Even... » more
Chris Brown may be taking a neighborhood dispute to court.
The 24-year-old singer faces fines after decorating his L.A.home with large monster faces, which neighbors claim are scaring area children, according to reports.
“There are lots of babies, lots of children, and they’re literally frightened. It’s like devils on the wall — big scary eyes and big scary teeth, and just the whole... » more
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