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What Zoom Does to Campus Conflicts Over Israel and Free Speech

Back home in New Jersey, she enrolled in self-defense classes and bought a Taser for security.In September, N.Y.U. settled Ms. Cojab’s complaint with...

The Plan to Rebuild the Port Authority Bus Terminal

Weather: Windy and mostly sunny, with a high in the mid-40s. It drops to about 30 on Saturday, and gets even more...

UNESCO wants France to help storied fan museum

But barring a miracle, there’s even a chance that bailiffs could seize the museum’s 2,500 original pieces — including historic fans...

Michelle Pfeiffer to play former first lady Betty Ford for Showtime series

Michelle Pfeiffer will play former first lady Betty Ford in an upcoming Showtime series. Source link

EU leaders calls on Russia to free Navalny from jail

Leaders from the European Union on Thursday called on Russia to release Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who was promptly imprisoned upon his...

Broken Bond: ‘No Time to Die’ pushed back till October

“No Time to Die” is by no means the lone major feature cooling its heels. The live-action musical adaptation of “Cinderella,”...

IOC: Tokyo Olympics will go on despite cancellation rumors

The Times of London reported Thursday that Japan’s government was planning to cancel the Olympics, prompting an indirect response from organizers...

Britain’s 3rd major COVID lockdown producing no positive results, study concludes

The United Kingdom is struggling to contain COVID-19 infections despite a third national lockdown. Source link

South Korean speedskating coach gets 10 years in prison for raping Olympian

Cho Jae-beom was convicted of sexually assault Shim Suk-hee over three years. Source link

Capitol Riot Conspiracy? FBI Launches Investigation Into Charges

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

A Killer Preyed on Older Women. Police Say He Was Their Neighbor.

“I’m happy that they got somebody, but I’m hoping that they can go through the whole process and, you know, make sure he’s...

Ron Levin, Sought-After New York Hair Colorist, Dies at 81

For over three decades at the ritzy Pierre Michel salon in Manhattan, the wealthiest and most powerful women in New York waited patiently...

Inquiry Into the Capitol Riot: The F.B.I.’s Challenge Has Just Begun

The Oath Keeper case could be a model moving forward for more complicated cases. The criminal complaint shows investigators employing a variety of...

2 London statues with links to slave trade set to be removed

Statutes in central London depicting a pair of historical figures with sordid links to the transatlantic slave trade are set to be removed,...

Movie crew upset to learn they’re on film inspired’ by links between same sex...

“I’m disgusted," said one worker. "I would never have worked on it if I had known.” Source link

Prominent Lawyers Want Giuliani’s Law License Suspended Over Trump Work

Dozens of prominent lawyers have signed a formal complaint seeking the suspension of Rudolph W. Giuliani’s law license — the latest and loudest...

‘Notorious’ Port Authority Bus Terminal May Get a $10 Billion Overhaul

The Port Authority has eliminated several alternatives, including building the new terminal under the old one, under the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center...

Feds seize Michigan man accused of beating cop with hockey stick during Capitol riot

Federal authorities identified Michael Joseph Foy as the man in a viral video swinging a hockey stick repeatedly at a D.C. Metropolitan police...

Michael Flynn’s brother attended key Pentagon meeting amid Capitol riot despite Army denials

Army Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn told the Washington Post that he was present for the Jan. 6 meeting at which the Pentagon...

A Teenager Went 3 Floors Down to Play Video Games. He Never Came Home.

It was a routine school night for Kahlik Grier, a 16-year-old student in the Bronx. After a day of online classes, he had...

Moynihan Train Hall Becomes a Destination: ‘This Gives Us Hope’

They whistled at it, paraded in it, posed against it, and, for a few moments, forgot themselves. They came to instill civic pride...

‘The Word of the Year Is Fluid’: The Pandemic Brings a New Teaching Style

EDISON, N.J. — This is Stephanie Rasimowicz’s daily dilemma: Scattered before her in second-period geometry class at Edison High School are a handful...

‘I Know I’m Not Alone’: The Importance of Mentors Right Now

“We tried to do virtual open houses and to start background checks,” Ms. Content said, “but we stopped since we couldn’t bring anyone...

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Was Their Ticket. Then 2020 Happened.

From a window in his Hell’s Kitchen apartment, the theater director Alex Timbers can see the Moorish arcade adorning Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theater....

New Yorkers at the Inauguration Festivities

Weather: Mixed sun and clouds. High in the low 40s, but a stiff breeze will make it feel a lot colder. Alternate-side...

SEE IT: Actual biggest stars in the world lead ‘Celebrating America’ special for Biden-Harris...

Actor Tom Hanks hosted the 90-minute primetime special featuring music greats including Bruce Springsteen, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi and Foo...

A Casino in Manhattan? Strapped Developers Hope So

With New York State desperately looking for new sources of revenue, real estate developers and gambling interests are trying to revive interest in...

Alex Trebek’s final ‘Jeopardy’ episode was ratings bonanza

Alex Trebek's final episode as "Jeopardy!" host drew an astounding number of viewers. Source link

Trapped Chinese miner dies as rescuers try to reach 21 others

The Chinese mining industry is extremely dangerous, and deaths are common compared to other countries. In 2018, 333 coal miners died...

Alarming decrease in monarch butterflies prompts extinction fears

“These sites normally host thousands of butterflies, and their absence this year was heartbreaking for volunteers and visitors flocking to these...

We’re ballin’: Wednesday’s Powerball lottery at $730 million

That jackpot is based on a 30-year annuity. The cash prize is actually only $546 million. But after the feds take...

New Hampshire boy who Biden helped with stutter recites JFK speech in inauguration special

Brayden Harrington, 13, recited the most famous part of Kennedy’s 1961 inaugural address. Source link

3 Die in National Guard Helicopter Crash Near Rochester

A New York Army National Guard helicopter on a routine training mission crashed in a rural area south of Rochester on Wednesday evening,...

Biden issues 15 executive orders on first day

Wasting no time, President Biden signed 15 executive orders within hours of his inauguration Wednesday to roll back some of his...

Florida Man threatened ex-boss with Twisted Tea, steel pipe

According to WINK News, Shane Gillis, not to be confused with a former “Saturday Night Live” hire, was taken into custody...

Pro video gamer retires, citing hand injury

Thomas Paparatto, a 25-year-old pro video gamer, said Tuesday that he is hanging up the controller after sustaining an injury to his thumb...

Covid-19 Live Updates: Peru’s Doctors Stage Hunger Strike to Protest Lack of Equipment

Here’s what you need to know:A memorial in Lima for health care workers who died from Covid-19.Credit...Rodrigo Abd/Associated PressLeaders of a doctors’ union...

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman follows in footsteps of Maya Angelou

Wordsmith Amanda Gorman became the youngest inaugural poet in American history when she recited her work, “The Hill We Climb,” during Wednesday’s scaled-down...

Covid-19 Live Updates: Virus Tightens Its Grip on Texas

Here’s what you need to know:Coronavirus testing in Austin on Monday, when new cases in Texas were averaging over 20,000 a day.Credit...Tamir Kalifa...

Review: ‘Painting With John’ Teaches the Art of Living

The title of HBO’s “Painting With John” is a bit of a misnomer. Yes, there is painting. And there is John — John...

Trump Pardons Hillel Nahmad, Madison Avenue Art Dealer

In one of his final gestures before leaving office, President Trump pardoned one of New York’s best-known art dealers, Hillel Nahmad,...

Man arrested on Upper East Side with SUV loaded with ammo, shotgun in aftermath...

Samuel Fisher was arrested near E. 89th St. and York Ave. on unspecified charges related to the Jan. 6 siege. He was awaiting...

‘The Shining’ Scene, Stuff of Nightmares, Turns a Criminal Case Upside Down

It may be the most terrifying scene in “The Shining,” the 1980 horror classic starring Jack Nicholson as a violent psychopath bent on...

John Lurie Doesn’t Paint Happy Trees

So, when do we learn how to paint?In the HBO series “Painting With John,” the actor, musician and artist John Lurie talks about...

Trump departs White House: ‘Have a good life, we’ll see you soon’

“I wish the new administration great luck and great success,” said Trump, speaking off the cuff. “Goodbye, we love you, we...

WATCH IT LIVE: Speech and departure of President Donald J. Trump

Donald Trump will walk out of the White House and board Marine One for the last time as president Wednesday morning, leaving behind...

Queens Man Wanted ‘Execution’ of Schumer and Ocasio-Cortez, U.S. Says

For years, Brendan Hunt had posted wild conspiracy theories on social media platforms and his own website, asserting, among other things, that the...

Colonia, N.J.: A ‘Nice’ Alternative to the City

When Alex Paz and his fiancée, Caitlin Sarnicki, set out to buy a house a couple of years ago, they thought their parameters...

N.Y.C. Is Days Away From Running Out of Covid Vaccines

Weather: Scattered snow showers early, turning sunnier, with gusts of 30 m.p.h. or more. High around 40.Alternate-side parking: In effect until Feb....

Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Mike Lindell, who appears in TV commercials hugging the company’s foam-filled pillows, said major retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s have...

Person with ‘It’ clown mask and loaded AR-15 arrested in California

The cops weren’t clowning around. Source link

Calif. GOP activist busted by feds after blabbing online about Capitol siege

Federal authorities busted Jorge Riley of Sacramento the activist on the basis of videos and photos that showed him participating in the Jan....

Feds say Capitol siege suspect who plotted to sell Pelosi’s laptop to Russia bragged...

Riley June Williams surrendered Monday night, after federal authorities got an arrest warrant over her role in the Jan. 6 Capitol siege. Source link...

Trump expected to pardon Bannon as part of last-minute clemency blitz

Late last year, Trump issued a number of controversial pardons for crimes committed by his ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort, ex-national security...

Tuesday’s winning Mega Millions numbers for whopping $865 million jackpot

Tuesday night's winning Mega Millions numbers to $865 million jackpot. Source link

LA hydroxychloroquine backer among 3 caught in Capitol riot

“(Bisignano) encouraged, essentially, the overthrow of the United States goverment and the entire democratic process by breaking into and rioting at...

COVID strikes 18 family members during holiday party congregation

Eighteen members of a family have been diagnosed with coronavirus after gathering at a Pennsylvania holiday party. Source link

Irish Starbucks fined after server put racist drawing on cup

A Starbucks in south Dublin has been fined after a barista drew slanted eyes on a customer’s matcha tea latte in place of...

Polly Trottenberg is Nominated for Deputy Secretary of Transportation

Almost two months after resigning as New York City’s transportation commissioner, Polly Trottenberg has been nominated to become deputy secretary of the Transportation...

U.S. Soldier Discussed Attack on 9/11 Memorial, Prosecutors Say

An American soldier discussed targets for potential terror attacks in the United States and shared instructions for killing American troops in the Middle...

McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ Capitol attack with ‘lies’ as Senate preps for impeachment trial

McConnell, once Trump’s most powerful ally on Capitol Hill, lobbed the harsh rebuke as he reconvened the Senate for the first time since...

Andrew Yang Is Quarantining After Aide Tests Positive for Virus

Less than a week after his vigorous launch into the New York City mayor’s race, Andrew Yang said on Tuesday that he was...

Live Updates: Ahead of Impeachment Trial, McConnell Says Capitol Assault Was ‘Provoked’ By Trump

Here’s what you need to know:VideoSenator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, on Tuesday said the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was “provoked”...

Cuomo Offers Doomsday Proposal to Attack a Possible $15 Billion Deficit

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday warned that New York State was facing an enormous $15 billion deficit as he unveiled a 2022...

Mashama Bailey’s the Grey Sets Up Shop at Intersect by Lexus

HeadlinerThe Grey at Intersect by LexusThe somewhat-improbable combination of a high-end automaker and far-flung guest chefs and restaurants that opened on West 14th...

Auction for Chance to Implode Trump Plaza Casino Is Canceled

The auction was promoting a “once in a lifetime” experience in Atlantic City, N.J., that would raise money for a youth charity: the...

N.Y.C. Transit Postpones 4% Fare Hike, Hoping for Federal Rescue

New York City’s transit agency has warned for months of a fare hike that would take effect this spring, part of a regularly...

Trump expected to issue 100 presidential pardons: reports

With just hours until he becomes a private citizen again, President Donald Trump is expected to hand out a record-setting flurry...

Inauguration oddsmakers betting on how long Biden will speak, what color Lady Gaga’s hair...

Money can be made on how long the National Anthem lasts and how long it takes to get through the Pledge of Allegiance Source...

California man arrested for possession of machine guns, 5 pipe bombs, 15,000 rounds of...

A California man was in a Napa County jail Monday after police said they found an arsenal of machine guns, illegal assault rifles,...

New Yorkers say COVID crisis not over: Siena poll

“Unlike some issues that divide New Yorkers by partisanship, geography or race, this question doesn’t,” said Siena pollster Steven Greenberg. “A...

New Yorkers in the Biden Administration

And finally: Stray cats landing on their feetLauren Vespoli writes:Last summer, Jali Henry was feeling lonely after many of her friends moved out...

EXCLUSIVE: Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer re-enters Queens borough president race

He’d use the bully pulpit of the borough president, a largely ceremonial job, to join calls to raise taxes on millionaires...

Arsonist Burns Poughkeepsie House Popular With Church of Satan Members

Early Thursday morning, a masked arsonist carrying two gasoline cans arrived in the Witchcraft District — a slice of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., popular with...

Anonymous donor gives $40 million for 50 new civil rights lawyers

An anonymous donor gifted $40 million to fund 50 civil rights lawyers. Source link

BBC News apologizes for Phil Spector obit headline

Music producer and convicted murderer Phil Spector, famously known for his development of the "Wall of Sound" and working with artists like...

Ohio cop, 24, shot dead in standoff with armed arson suspect

A 24-year-old Toledo cop was shot dead in a standoff with an armed suspect Monday evening, and a suspect wounded. Source link

New York Police Arrest Dozens as M.L.K. Day Marchers Gather Near City Hall

Dozens of people were arrested on Monday night in Lower Manhattan as hundreds participated in a march on Martin Luther King’s Birthday organized...

Harry Brant Is Dead at 24

Harry Joseph Brant, a founding member of the next-generation jet set and a new-look “It” boy, was found dead on Sunday at age...

Trump to give clemency to more than 100 people: reports

Last year, the president pardoned and offered clemency for crimes committed by Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser; George Papadopoulos,...

German man hospitalized after being bit on face by camel

“Camel causes an unusual and severe type of maxillofacial injury. The pattern of injury is not fixed, but it usually involves...

On King Holiday, New York’s Mayoral Hopefuls Vie for Attention

It was something of a familiar scene: One by one, the candidates running for mayor of New York City took a turn at...

Honoring MLK Jr. Day, NYC mayoral candidates attend National Action Network celebration

Mayoral candidate Maya Wiley is pictured at the National Action Network (NAN) during the Annual Martin Luther King Day Public Policy Forum...

Biden inaugural primetime TV special: Who, what and how to watch

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration will look nothing like years past, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing national security concerns. Source link...

Cuomo to skip Biden inauguration amid concerns over threats to Albany, state capitals

The governor said Monday he will not attend the ceremony in Washington in the wake of warnings from the FBI about pro-Trump and...

NYC food pantries need $25 million in emergency funding

“New Yorkers’ food insecurity needs remain at unprecedented levels,” wrote Greenfield and the heads of Catholic Charities, City Harvest, Food Bank...

Ahead of inauguration, Kamala Harris resigns her Senate seat

“I intend to work tirelessly as your vice president, including, if necessary, fulfilling this Constitutional duty,” she wrote. “At the same...

Billionaire Samsung heir gets prison for bribery, placing future leadership of tech giant in...

Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong, a billionaire dubbed the “Crown Prince of Samsung,” is going back to prison in South Korea for his role...

Texas teen saves COVID-stricken family who couldn’t smell smoke from massive house fire

A Texas family who lost their sense of smell because of COVID-19 escaped from a massive fire after the only person in their...

Biden inaugural rehearsal evacuated amid fire near Capitol

The National Mall, usually a place for supporters of the new president to gather during the inauguration, has been completely sealed...

5-year-old boy shot, killed inside Louisiana home

Authorities in Louisiana are investigating the mysterious death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot in the head Sunday inside a home in...

N.Y. Senate Dems to pass eviction protections, cap app delivery fees as part of...

In a vote scheduled for Tuesday in Albany, the legislative measure would limit fees collected by companies like Grubhub and Seamless on delivery...

Harris to resign her California Senate seat January 18

The wins by Ossoff and Warnock in Georgia ensured a 50-50 Senate, positioning Harris as the tie-breaking vote for Democratic control....

Vermont town elects goat and dog as mayor to help fund playground

“When I was talked into putting Murfee up to run, I thought, easy-peasy, we’ll get some T-shirts, we’ll go to the...

Making a Home of Her Own in Brooklyn

It took Kaleena Small more than three years to find an apartment.“I tried everything — lotteries, regular Realtors. I filled out 60 to...

Rivals Mock Andrew Yang: 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race

Andrew Yang made a big splash last week as he entered the mayor’s race, adding a jolt of energy to a campaign season...

Naomi Osaka deletes video of her training with coaches

However, several of the biggest players in tennis are quarantining in Adelaide, which is in the state of South Australia, which...

5 injured in shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood

The shooting occurred at around 9:45 p.m. local time in the Tenderloin neighborhood of the Northern California city, according to police. Source link

Presidential pardons up for grabs for the right price: report

In one case, the Times reported, lobbyist Brett Tolman, a former federal prosecutor who’s been advising the White House on pardons...

U.K. plumber gives free repairs to 2,000 during pandemic

While plumber James Anderson, 53, has been helping elderly and disabled people with their pipes — and more — since seeing...

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