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Relatives of China's reformist premier have amassed huge riches during his tenure, according to a report Friday that came as the Communist Party prepares for a pivotal handover of power.
"The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece which sold in May for $119.9 million, is on view for the first time since that record-breaking auction, at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
New York's famed Central Park saw a different kind of green Tuesday when a hedge fund billionaire made a $100 million donation, said to be the largest gift to a park of all time.
Ryan McDonagh will be the third NHL player to arrive to Astana since the beginning of the NHL lockout.
A US beverage industry group and other businesses filed a lawsuit Friday against the administration of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeking to block restrictions on sales of large soda drinks.
Five months after losing re-election, an unshaven French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy appeared Thursday at a New York banking conference and reportedly said he looked forward to a "new life."
Millions of girls worldwide are condemned to lives of hardship because they don't go to school, an education gap that entrenches broader extreme poverty.
Facebook's chief operating officer was in New York on Monday working to bolster investor confidence with assurances that the social network was intent on making money.
The state of New York filed suit against JPMorgan Chase and its subsidiary JPMorgan Securities Monday over the allegedly fraudulent sales of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the US financial crisis.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he would have fond memories of his annual trips to New York, as he wrapped up his last trip to the Big Apple as his country's leader.
Climate change caused by global warming is slowing down world economic output by 1.6 percent a year and will lead to a doubling of costs in the next two decades.
A man jumped off the Bronx Zoo monorail Friday and into the tiger enclosure, where he was savagely attacked and left in critical condition.
Yoko Ono, the artist and widow of Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon, will bestow a peace award in the couple's name to Pussy Riot, the Russian punk rockers.
Protesters from Occupy Wall Street hit New York City streets again Monday to mark their one-year anniversary, disrupting access to the stock exchange, as police detained more than 180 people.
New Yorkers blew whistles Thursday in protests against the police department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy aimed at getting guns off the streets.
Ralph Lauren took a whimsical journey to Spain on Thursday, while Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein went all-out with a structured, architectural look on the closing day of New York Fashion Week.
New York on Thursday became the first city in the United States to impose a limited ban on super-sized soda drinks blamed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for fueling a national obesity crisis.
A New York federal judge shot down part of a controversial anti-terror law Wednesday that journalists and scholars worry could see them locked up indefinitely for speaking their minds.
Vivienne Tam embraced geometrical shapes in a very big way Wednesday for both her spring-summer 2013 collection and her brand-new jewelry line on show at New York fashion week.
About 50 types of cancer have been added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people who became sick after the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001.
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