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NYC installs barriers to prevent vehicle attacks
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a new citywide security measure that includes the installation of barriers designed to prevent drivers from carrying out vehicle attacks on pedestrians.
Black Panther cast talks power of fashion in New York
Marvel Studios transported New York fashionistas on Monday (February 13) to the mythical African nation of Wakanda where its highly-anticipated Superhero movie "Black Panther" takes place.
New York governor says Statue of Liberty to reopen
The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.
Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 takes to the streets in NYC
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York on Saturday for the second Women's March.
Fire engulfs New York City apartment building
A fire in a New York apartment building killed at least 12 people with many more seriously injured, US officials said. The fire broke out in a five-story story building in the Bronx.
Two ex-South American soccer officials convicted, one awaits verdict in FIFA bribery case
A jury in New York has found two former South American soccer officials guilty of taking bribes.
NYC terror suspect expected to make court appearance
New York City bombing suspect Akayed Ullah could make his first court appearance as soon as Wednesday via video conference, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office said.
One arrested in times square subway blast
Police have one suspect in custody following an explosion in New York City near the Times Square subway station.
"This was an attempted terrorist attack": NY mayor
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday Morning was terror-related. A 27-year-old suspect has been taken into custody.
Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya attend the world premiere of "The Greatest Showman"
Hugh Jackman's passion project holds its world premiere in Brooklyn, New York on the Queen Mary 2, the cruiseline Barnum traveled on throughout his life.
Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ “Salvator Mundi” sells for a record-smashing $450.3 million at Christie’s in New York, more than double the old mark for any work of art at auction.
Elton John celebrates the 25th anniversary of AIDS foundation
The singer's annual New York gala raised $4.3 million (USD) for various AIDS related U.S. programs.