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Beachgoers came forward Thursday with a plausible explanation for why a dead shark turned up in a New York subway train two days before.
Police in New York City shot dead a 14-year-old US boy as he was chasing and shooting at another male before dawn on Sunday.
Demonstrators poured vodka down the drains of New York on Wednesday in protest over new Russian laws that have been widely condemned as anti-gay.
A US federal court in New York on Wednesday sentenced convicted cop killer Ronell Wilson to death by lethal injection for a second time.
The Statue of Liberty finally reopened to visitors, on the July 4 national holiday, months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York.
A former executive of iconic New York jewelry store Tiffany was arrested on Tuesday for stealing more than $1 million worth of valuables which she later resold.
New York oil prices sharply rebounded Monday after a leak forced the closure of Canadian pipelines, raising concerns about supply disruptions in North America.
The world's largest fully solar-powered boat, "Turanor PlanetSolar," docked in New York on Tuesday during a mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf Stream current.
Big accountancy Deloitte was fined $10 million by New York state on Tuesday for its actions in advising Standard Chartered Bank over money laundering.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally wrote Wednesday to hundreds of Big Apple donors, asking them to stop funding four Democratic senators who opposed tougher gun laws in Congress.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled Tuesday a $19.5 billion plan to boost the city's defenses against climate change, seven months after superstorm Sandy devastated the US East Coast.
A Texas actress was arrested Friday for mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist.
Nearly half a century after his death, New York's Museum of Modern Art will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week.
Seven people, including two students, were injured Tuesday in an apparent accidental gas explosion at a college north of New York City.
Oil prices rallied in New York Thursday despite US stockpiles hitting a fresh all-time high, while Brent slipped.
A suspicious letter addressed to the White House and "similar" to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted.
Letters suspected of being laced with the deadly poison ricin were sent last week to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and to an official with the gun law lobby that he supports.
Ten months behind schedule, New York City on Monday launched what aims to be one of the world's biggest bike share programs, following in the path already taken by Paris, Montreal, London and Barcelona.
Thousands of New Yorkers -- including mayoral candidate Christine Quinn -- marched Monday to protest the shooting death of a gay man in the neighborhood that was the cradle of the modern US gay rights movement.
Two of New York's leading auction houses combined for the art world's richest sales week ever, with works going under the hammer for a breathtaking total of more than one billion dollars.