- Former ABC News president now goes in front of camera Updated: Oct-02-15 3:36 pm
NEW YORK - As ABC News president in 2006, David Westin appointed Charles Gibson anchor of the network's flagship "World News." Nine years later, Gibson returned the favor.
- Judge overturns New York City ban on plastic foam containers Updated: Sep-22-15 5:49 pm
NEW YORK - A state judge has overturned New York City's ban on plastic foam containers, finding the nearly 30,000 tons of dirty meat trays and to-go cups now sent to landfills can be recycled in a cost-effective way, according to a decision made public Tuesday.
- Times Square's topless women discussed at task force meeting Updated: Sep-17-15 6:57 pm
NEW YORK - The topless women and costumed characters who aggressively panhandle in Times Square should be restricted to a designated zone within the famed square, according to a business group's report that gained support in the first meeting of the City Hall task force charged with solving the growing problem.
- New York smoking rate goes back down after startling rise Updated: Sep-16-15 10:53 pm
NEW YORK - The ranks of smokers are dwindling after a surprising uptick in a city known for tough steps to discourage tobacco use, health officials said Wednesday.
- Manhattan subway extension opens in booming neighborhood Updated: Sep-13-15 6:54 pm
NEW YORK - New York City's first new subway station in a quarter-century opened Sunday, linking Times Square to a booming neighborhood on Manhattan's far West Side at 34th Street.
- Manhattan subway extension opens in booming neighborhood Updated: Sep-13-15 6:09 pm
NEW YORK - The city's first new subway station in a quarter-century opened Sunday, linking Times Square to a booming neighborhood on Manhattan's far West Side.
- NYC ends consent requirement for circumcision suction ritual Updated: Sep-09-15 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - People who perform an ultra-Orthodox Jewish circumcision suction ritual will no longer have to get parents to sign acknowledgements of potential health risks, the city Board of Health decided Wednesday, reversing a policy that pitted health officials against religious leaders over a practice that dates to biblical times.