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About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad
About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad

A rush-hour collision between two commuter trains in a suburb north of New York City resulted in dozens of people being injured late Friday.

About 60 injured in US train accident: railroad
DiCaprio environmental art auction tops $33 million
DiCaprio environmental art auction tops $33 million

Leonardo DiCaprio urged wealthy art collectors Monday to bid at an environmental charity auction in New York as if the planet's fate "depends on us" -- and they responded by splashing out $33.3 million.

DiCaprio environmental art auction tops $33 million
Oil takes breather in Asia after strong rally
Oil takes breather in Asia after strong rally

Oil prices took a breather in Asian trade Friday as investors locked in profits after a strong rally following the European Central Bank's decision to cut interest rates.

Oil takes breather in Asia after strong rally
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Brazil art to be showcased at Sotheby's in New York

Brazilian contemporary art takes center stage at Sotheby's in New York this month in the latest sign of the South American giant's global rise.

Brazil art to be showcased at Sotheby's in New York
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Sensational $1-bln art gift 'transforms' New York Met

Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades.

Sensational $1-bln art gift 'transforms' New York Met
US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks
US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks

A New York judge blocked mayor Michael Bloomberg's planned ban on giant sodas Monday, dealing a setback to his public health agenda just hours before curbs on selling such drinks were due to begin.

US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks
Video games zap their way into top New York museum
Video games zap their way into top New York museum

Pac-Man and other legends from the video game world became the latest and perhaps most unlikely additions to the Museum of Modern Art's illustrious collections in New York on Friday.

Video games zap their way into top New York museum
Fashion faves win new customers with second lines
Fashion faves win new customers with second lines

New York fashion world darlings Zac Posen and Marchesa are the latest designers to launch secondary "contemporary" collections, giving customers a bit of glamour at more affordable prices.

Fashion faves win new customers with second lines
New York wraps up five years of handing out free condoms
New York wraps up five years of handing out free condoms

New York City this week marked the fifth anniversary of a groundbreaking free condom program that has distributed tens of millions free rubbers, under the racy slogan "NYC Condoms -- Get Some!"

New York wraps up five years of handing out free condoms
Romantic Lauren, military Klein to end NY fashion week
Romantic Lauren, military Klein to end NY fashion week

Ralph Lauren's romantic Russian furs and silk dresses for next winter and Calvin Klein's military accents brought New York Fashion Week to a close Thursday in contrasting style and luxury.

Romantic Lauren, military Klein to end NY fashion week
Galliano courts controversy, Kors brings color
Galliano courts controversy, Kors brings color

Disgraced designer John Galliano's clothes made news Wednesday even as he tried to keep out of the public eye, while Michael Kors lit up New York Fashion Week with flamboyant colors and humor.

Galliano courts controversy, Kors brings color
New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback
New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback

New York Fashion Week on Tuesday revealed its ultra-feminine side for next winter, from Vera Wang's chic floral silk dresses to an Oscar de la Renta show with a distinct John Galliano flair.

New York sniffs hint of Galliano comeback
Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week
Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week

Colors at this New York Fashion Week have often seemed tuned to the stormy weather outside, but Marc Jacobs is among those who've decided to bring sunshine -- even if only onto the catwalk.

Marc Jacobs puts color back into NY Fashion Week
Storm stops all flights in and out of New York
Storm stops all flights in and out of New York

All air travel in or out of New York was halted Friday as airlines grounded their planes in response to an intensifying blizzard across New England.

Storm stops all flights in and out of New York
Jason Wu shines in midst of New York blizzard
Jason Wu shines in midst of New York blizzard

The snowstorm walloping New England also gatecrashed New York Fashion Week on Friday, although First Lady Michelle Obama's much favored designer Jason Wu did his best to lift the gloom.

Jason Wu shines in midst of New York blizzard
Love in 3rd century BC: It was a lot like now
Love in 3rd century BC: It was a lot like now

A plump, naughty looking winged baby with a bow and arrow: sounds like the illustration on a Valentine's Day card, right? Wrong: it's a two-thousand-year-old statue on show in New York.

Love in 3rd century BC: It was a lot like now
Dozens hurt in New York ferry accident
Dozens hurt in New York ferry accident

Nearly 60 people were injured, two of them critically, when a rush-hour ferry packed with commuters smashed into a New York City pier on Wednesday, sending passengers flying.

Dozens hurt in New York ferry accident
NY governor : stop the gun 'madness'
NY governor : stop the gun 'madness'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed the "toughest assault weapons ban in America" in response to a rash of shooting massacres, including the tragedy last month at a Connecticut school.

NY governor : stop the gun 'madness'
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Boxing: I don't want any excuses about extra two pounds when I beat Golovkin: Gabriel Rosado

"When I beat him, I don't want any excuses about the extra two pounds he had to lose. I will beat him at his best," Rosado said.

Boxing: I don't want any excuses about extra two pounds when I beat Golovkin: Gabriel Rosado
New York murders lowest in 50 years: mayor
New York murders lowest in 50 years: mayor

The number of murders in New York this year fell to its lowest point in 50 years, mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday -- a bit of good news as the United States tries to combat rampant gun violence.

New York murders lowest in 50 years: mayor