Paul McCartney will perform and chat with Stephen Colbert during a special "super-sized show" on the "Colbert Report" on Comedy Central on June 12, the network announced Tuesday.
"I think this McCartney kid's got something special and I'm gonna put him on the map!" Colbert said a statement.
While McCartney was a guest back in 2009, this will be the first... » more
President Barack Obama chose close confidante Susan Rice as his new national security adviser on Wednesday, increasing White House control over foreign policy and defying Republican critics of her handling of last year's deadly attack on a U.S. compound in Libya.
The hard-charging Rice, selected to replace low-key Tom Donilon in the post, is expected to play a high-profile role in defending... » more
UPDATED: 8:04 p.m. Tens of thousands of straphangers will have to find a new way to get around beginning this summer.
The damage Superstorm Sandy caused to the city’s transit system will continue punishing commuters as the MTA is forced to disrupt service on the R and G trains, the agency said Wednesday.
Starting the first week of August, the Montague tunnel that allows the R train to... » more
Coney Island's rebounding boardwalk and attractions will be in the spotlight for the city's ongoing tourism campaign, which added a striped star to its celebrity endorsers.
Starting Wednesday, NYC & Company, the city's tourism wing, will feature Coney Island in its Neighborhood x Neighborhood campaign, which showcases outer-borough destinations for tourists.
Cultural Affairs Commissioner... » more
New York City ranks No. 2 on a list of the nation’s cities with the best parks, a new survey says.
The Big Apple gives more people access to parks and invests more dollars in improvements, moving the city up from last year’s third place finish in the annual ParkScore survey conducted by the Trust for Public Land, which judged 50 cities.
“New York City was the only city to move up the... » more
Kim Kardashian is finally a single woman — well, a not married woman, at least.
A Los Angeles judge on Monday finalized Kim's divorce from NBA player Kris Humphries after a lengthy legal battle that started last Halloween, according to E! News.
The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star married Humphries in a costly wedding in 2011 that was broadcast on E! with an estimated cost of around... » more
Alex Rodriguez is one of about 20 players facing suspension for involvement in the Miami clinic that is being probed for its role in performance-enhancing drug scandal, according to ESPN.
The shuttered clinic's founder, Tony Bosch, agreed to cooperate with the MLB's investigation, and the suspensions could come down within the next few weeks, ESPN reported Tuesday. The players could include... » more
The man suspected of fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl while she was on a Queens bus was arrested in South Carolina Tuesday, the NYPD said.
Kevin McClinton, 21, who was named a suspect in D'aja Robinson's death on Friday, was picked up in a city outside Columbia, S.C., without incident, according to law enforcement officials.
Officials with the U.S. Marshals Service in South Carolina... » more
A group of about 100 students from Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn were ejected from a flight at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning after allegedly refusing to turn off their electronic devices and take their seats.
The students were on an AirTran Airways flight from New York to Atlanta for their senior trip when staff on the flight said some in the group refused to sit down or turn off their... » more
The city touts its bike share program as a great alternative to typical commuting, so I wanted to test that idea out and give my legs a workout before work.
I couldn't do a full ride from my Brooklyn apartment to amNewYork's office in midtown since the closest Citi Bike station is more than 3 miles from my home so I had to take a subway to the stop.
Once I got to the station at Bridge... » more