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Here’s Why New York City Is Now Trying to Repeal Its Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

(NEW YORK) — A New York City law banning so-called gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced Thursday over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to...

Here’s Why New York City Is Now Trying to Repeal Its Ban on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

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City Council, Speaker Corey Johnson move to repeal conversion therapy ban The City Council is planning to repeal a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” aimed at turning gay people straight ­– a move aimed at avoiding a court challenge that could potentially set a pro-conversion therapy precedent nationwide. Council Speake...
07:28 2019-09-12

New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why. The City Council fears that if a federal lawsuit challenging the ban were to reach the Supreme Court, the panel could issue a ruling that protected the practice....
00:42 2019-09-13

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. There are believed to be about 1,000 cases in Germany each year....
12:28 2019-06-11

Conversion therapy leader McKrae Game comes out as gay The founder of one of the nation’s largest conversion therapy programs has announced that he’s gay — and disavowed the “harmful” practice. McKrae Game, who led the faith-based conversion therapy group Hope for Wholeness in Sou...
00:56 2019-09-04

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or b...
07:14 2019-06-22

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
01:42 2019-06-02

Transgender people in U.S. still face conversion therapy attempts (Reuters Health) - One in seven transgender people in the U.S. has experienced an attempt by a professional counselor to make them undergo pseudoscientific "therapy" with the goal of changing their gender identity, a recent study suggests....
19:00 2019-09-05

Jared Polis signs gay conversion therapy ban in Colorado Colorado became the 18th state to ban gay conversion therapy Friday when Gov. Jared Polis signed the law on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver....
00:42 2019-06-02

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
20:56 2019-07-14

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
18:00 2019-07-14

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
07:28 2019-07-14

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
00:14 2019-07-15

Andrew Scheer will ‘wait and see’ before taking a stance on conversion therapy ban 'We're opposed to any type of practice that would forcibly attempt to change someone's sexual orientation against their will,' Andrew Scheer told Global News....
00:14 2019-07-11

How a proposed conversion therapy ban and LGBTQ2 issues are mobilizing Canada’s Christian right “We trust you’ll agree that it is high time for the church in Canada to rise up, take its place and get fully engaged in the election process," said one leader of the One Accord movement....
05:28 2019-07-23

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
22:00 2019-07-14

Pastor and ‘former homosexual’ sues Vimeo for censoring conversion therapy videos Maybe he should convert to YouTube. A pastor and self-proclaimed “former homosexual” is suing Vimeo after the video-sharing website shuttered his account for posting clips lauding conversion therapy. Church United pastor James Domen’...
04:14 2019-09-12

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence....
13:56 2019-08-16

Drew Brees Appears In Video For Gay Conversion Therapy Sickos, Doesn't Understand What The Big Deal Is Last week, New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees appeared in a brief video promoting “Bring Your Bible To School Day,” which, whatever. In itself, it’s probably a 3 on the scale of odd things an athlete can do with his free time. What’s actually frustrati...
18:14 2019-09-06

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also mentioned an indefinite stir from the second week of......
12:00 2019-09-14

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
14:14 2019-07-14

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:42 2019-06-12

Couples Therapy: why would anyone agree to televise their therapy sessions? The showrunners behind an honest, if uncomfortable, new series explain how they got four couples to allow cameras in the room with their therapistBefore the closed glass door of a therapist’s office in New York, a series of couples brace themselves f...
20:56 2019-09-03

The Most Badass Car In New York City Isn't A Car At All New York City is many things—a holy city of cuisine, an epicenter for art and culture, the home of the baffling cronut—but it’s not really a city for cars. Not in the traditional sense. But it is also home to some of the most badass vehicles around: ...
01:56 2019-09-07

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
12:00 2019-07-14

The best classic New York City restaurants You could easily go broke trying to visit every restaurant in New York City's five boroughs. But while there will always be plenty of people chasing the next hot thing -- rainbow unicorn ramen -- there are certain restaurants that have outlasted the ...
17:56 2019-09-05

'You might see yourself in it': behind New York City's biggest-ever mural Spanish artist Domingo Zapata has brought a record-breaking new piece of art to Times Square and hopes it might cause crowds to pauseTimes Square is not exactly a hotbed of high culture. As Fran Lebowitz once said: “If you’re a New Yorker, and you ru...
09:28 2019-08-27

'See you at mom and dad’s’: Saying goodbye to my slice of New York City The building is known as the St. Urban, and you can find it in architecture books described as a fine example of Beaux Arts design. Here is where the joys and dramas unfolded: the visits from grandparents; the bar mitzvahs; the opening of report card...
23:14 2019-09-10

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
16:01 2019-07-16

The Division 2 Is Going Back To New York City Just when we thought we were done scouring the streets of NYC, The Division 2 drags us back in. While the first and second episode updates for The Division 2 take players to the National Zoo and the Pentagon, the third episode brings players back to ...
01:42 2019-06-11

36 Hours of New York City Pride This year’s host of WorldPride offers a calendar packed with activities. So dive right in, but don’t skip some of the lower-key options (and save room for Frito pie)....
11:28 2019-06-20

New York City marks 9/11 anniversary New York City commemorated 9/11 with a solemn remembrance 18 years after the deadliest terror attacks on American soil. (Sept. 11)        ...
17:56 2019-09-11

Why Baltimore sank as New York City soared Last weekend, President Trump described Baltimore as a “very dangerous and filthy place.” Though his tweets were in poor taste, they were not entirely wrong. The population of Maryland’s biggest city has been dwindling — it dropped by more than 1 per...
21:14 2019-08-03

Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:42 2019-06-05

New York City schools want to ban chocolate milk Holy cow. The city Department of Education wants to ban chocolate milk from public schools, The Post has learned. Citing health concerns, including sugar content, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and his underlings are pushing for a white-milk-onl...
02:42 2019-09-16

Paul Manafort led into New York City courtroom Paul Manafort arrived Thursday afternoon at a New York City courthouse for an arraignment on state mortgage fraud charges. (June 27)        ...
23:56 2019-06-27

New York City declares measles outbreak over New York City health officials and Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the city's largest measles outbreak in 30 years over Tuesday, after hundreds of diagnoses....
03:28 2019-09-04

The stylists' guide to New York City's best shopping New York City offers some of the world's best shopping. Local stylists share their favorite shopping neighborhoods -- from Madison Avenue to Nolita. And they also reveal their favorite stores....
16:42 2019-09-13

The best Pride 2019 events in New York City The main events This is no ordinary Pride month in New York. The city is hosting WorldPride 2019 — the first US edition of the global celebration of LGBTQ rights — and also honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which gave birth to the...
16:56 2019-06-21

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due ...
02:56 2019-06-21

The New York City nabes millennials can actually afford “No one can afford to buy in this town!” The lament echoes from couples on their couches and circles of friends at brunches searching for a foothold in a robust — at least below the $1 million mark — real estate market. But first-time buyers should t...
15:14 2019-05-21

The most patriotic homes for sale around New York City Red, white and blue are the colors of summer, seen everywhere from the flags we wave on the Fourth of July to the season’s blazing sunsets, pale sands and cerulean skies. In honor of the season, here are 11 homes on the market where those all-importa...
03:56 2019-07-04

Did the New York City blackout mean less strain on the climate? From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
14:42 2019-07-16

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrop...
23:56 2019-05-30

Where to meet celebrity ghosts in New York City In the city that never sleeps, not even the dead get a chance to rest. A number of famed New York City locales — from hotels to Broadway theaters — are said to be haunted, often by celebrity ghosts. “New York is inherently haunted,” said paranormal i...
03:42 2019-06-23

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Champ...
17:42 2019-07-15

Corey Johnson says New York City has ‘too many parking spaces’ City Council Speaker Corey Johnson may have just slammed the parking brake on his mayoral bid. Johnson fumed to WNYC’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Thursday that too much public space is dedicated to on-street car storage, potentially alienating ...
01:56 2019-07-19

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
17:14 2019-07-24

New York City rents just hit a new high, report finds Maybe the rent really is too darn high. The median rent for New York City one-bedroom apartments hit $2,980 in May, the highest in at least three years, according to real estate listing site Zumper’s national latest rent report. It’s even...
20:28 2019-06-04

Can New York City Live Without Foie Gras? We May Soon Find Out As a proposed ban of foie gras makes its way through the City Council, duck farmers and animal rights activists are scrambling to make their respective cases....
16:00 2019-08-29

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed. From an airport in Midtown Manhattan to an imposing tower i...
23:42 2019-05-23

Where to celebrate this year’s New York City Pride March New York was already turning rainbow-colored early Sunday hours before the start of the official Pride march. As millions were expected to watch the annual march — billed as the biggest LGBTQ demonstration and celebration in the world — m...
21:42 2019-06-30

Grubhub is delivering Dunkin' donuts in New York City If you're craving donuts but can't step outside to get them, some extra relief might be at hand. Grubhub is rolling out the option to order from Dunkin' through its apps, starting with Seamless customers in New York City. It'll ...
19:42 2019-06-17

3rd suspected suicide in 9 days for New York City police NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a 29-year-old officer has died after shooting himself in the head, the department’s third suspected suicide in nine days. Police say he was shot around 3:45 p.m. Friday on a Staten Island street. Two off...
02:42 2019-06-15

‘Plight’ of small businesses felt across New York City New York City has many small businesses, but a business expert says city government often hasn’t a clue about their problems. According to Thomas Grech, executive director of the Queens County Chamber of Commerce, “The city doesn’t get the challenges...
17:42 2019-07-31

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
18:28 2019-06-06

From Sun to Sun: the photo series livening up New York City bus shelters Elle Pérez has used 100 bus stops in the city to showcase their experience growing up as a non-binary Puerto Rican New YorkerThe punk community in the Bronx has a secret handshake called the Flight. It involves a fist bump, a finger point and a chest...
08:42 2019-08-20

New York City Will Pay Abortion Costs for Those Traveling From Other States New York City has set aside $250,000 to cover abortion expenses for uninsured people with a third of the money specifically earmarked for those traveling from outside the city seeking access to safe and legal abortion. The fund makes New York the fir...
00:14 2019-06-17

The radical plan to redistrict New York City schools Every school in the city should be engineered to match the exact racial mix of the city, and there should be no sorting by academic ability, an education panel handpicked by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said yesterday....
17:14 2019-08-28

New York City Sues T-Mobile Over Sales Practices T-Mobile US’s pay-as-you-go wireless brand allegedly sold used phones as new devices and overcharged customers, a New York City agency said in a lawsuit....
17:56 2019-09-05

Why Can’t New York City Build More Gems Like This Queens Library? The Hunters Point Community Library is one of the finest public buildings New York has produced this century. But it cost more than $40 million, took a decade and almost died....
17:14 2019-09-18

New York City Opera plans another reduced season NEW YORK (AP) — The financially challenged New York City Opera will have another reduced schedule for its 2019-20 season. The company said Friday the season will be limited to just two staged productions plus several concerts that total nine or 10 pe...
04:28 2019-06-22

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez gets posthumous key to New York City The former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund was honored with a key to his city posthumously....
02:42 2019-09-19

New York City Neighbors Build Cheaper Way to Connect to Web NYC Mesh is a band of about 50 volunteers building their own internet service for which members donate about $20 a month for a high-speed connection....
21:00 2019-08-06

Inside the oldest Irish tavern in New York City McSorley's Old Ale House is the oldest Irish tavern in America. The historic pub is covered in old artifacts, photos, and momentos, each one telling a story of days past. We interviewed the current owners about the bar's storied past and learned why ...
04:28 2019-09-20

New York City chopper crash: Here's what happened Authorities were sifting through the smashed wreckage of a helicopter atop a New York City highrise on Tuesday, investigating Monday's spectacular crash.        ...
22:28 2019-06-11

Hofstra star only New York City player to get drafted From nondescript High School for Construction in Queens to hardly playing as a freshman at Hofstra to the NBA, Justin Wright-Foreman’s career has run the gamut. It reached a crescendo Thursday night. The high-scoring southpaw from Queens realized a d...
08:56 2019-06-21

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil’ Kim — embracing the...
23:42 2019-06-10

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concer...
16:56 2019-05-23

New York City Real Estate Savors a Tech Boom Technology companies are adding millions of square feet in office space and creating thousands of local jobs, with few repercussions from Amazon’s rejection of a Queens headquarters....
14:56 2019-07-10

New York City Accuses U.S. Open Organizers of Underpaying Rent The city comptroller said the tournament organizers had improperly reported its revenue, and he called for a renegotiation of the lease for the tournament site....
05:42 2019-08-23

New York City can ban ads inside Ubers, Lyfts: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
18:56 2019-07-16

New York City Blackout Costs StubHub $500,000 In Ticket Refunds A power outage swept New York City this weekend, leaving streets and metro stations without lights, individuals trapped in elevators, and homes without electricity. Certainly less endangering but still pretty shitty, the blackout also meant that many...
03:56 2019-07-16

New York City teacher arrested for slamming student to ground Cops arrested a city schoolteacher for slamming a West Village middle school student to the ground during a fight, authorities said Friday. Andrew Adler, 47, was busted Thursday on charges of assault, harassment, and acting in a manner injurious to a...
21:00 2019-06-21

Recount in New York City Democratic primary to begin Tuesday A recount will begin on Tuesday in the Democratic primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens, a contest that drew national attention, an official said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-05

Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing mo...
23:42 2019-09-20

Inside Apple's redesigned 'cube' store in New York City Just in time for the launch of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is finally re-opening the doors to its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Better known as "the cube," the iconic 77,000 square feet space has been closed for renovati...
02:00 2019-09-20

The Real Housewives of New York City Revisits One of the Most "Cringeworthy" Moments Ever There are cringeworthy Real Housewives moments and then there was this moment from The Real Housewives of New York City. "I've seen a lot of cringeworthy moments on this......
21:01 2019-07-12

Watch The New York City Subway Chug Along Seven Months After It Opened Labor Day, which is today, honors the men and women who toiled in obscurity but made our towns, cities, and the country as a whole a better place to live. This is especially true for those who worked before the labor movement took off in the early an...
22:00 2019-09-02

New York City measles outbreak has ended, health officials say A massive measles outbreak that spread across parts of Brooklyn since October has ended, New York City health officials announced Tuesday. This marks the end of the largest measles outbreak New York City has seen in nearly three decades....
05:00 2019-09-04

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclists have staged a “die-in” protest after three cyclists were killed in a span of a week, bringing the...
18:14 2019-07-10

Here's what's happening in the New York City luxury real estate market Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of luxury broker Bespoke Real ...
16:56 2019-06-06

225 miles and 100 parks: one woman's epic hike around New York City Liz Thomas held the speed record for the legendary Appalachian Trail. But she also wanted to show why walking in our cities is important for our well-beingWhen we talk about hiking, we typically think about escaping urban confines and exploring land ...
13:14 2019-06-04

In-N-Out burger seen in mint condition in New York City street, Twitter ask: How did it get there? The popular West Coast burger chain In-N-Out said Monday it could not solve the mystery of a New York man who discovered one of its burgers sitting untouched on Queens street....
08:00 2019-07-23

New York City proposes building new jails with more ‘welcoming’ experience The four jails that New York City wants to build to replace its Rikers Island facility will have cells with natural sunlight, space for programming and a children’s play area, officials said Wednesday....
12:56 2019-07-11

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establi...
20:56 2019-08-07

What’s on TV Thursday: ‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ and ‘Secret Obsession’ The women meet up to rehash all the drama of Season 11 with Andy Cohen. And Brenda Song plays a car crash victim with amnesia in a new Netflix thriller....
07:28 2019-07-18

More than a million New York City kids head back to school More than a million city kids groggily pivoted from the beach back to books Thursday, as the nation’s largest school system roared to life. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza marked the occasion with a festive ribbon c...
00:42 2019-09-06

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
16:00 2019-07-14

New York City businesses struggle after minimum wage increase More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices....
08:28 2019-08-06

Inside the radical plan to redistrict New York City schools Every school in the city should be engineered to match the exact racial mix of the city, and there should be no sorting by academic ability, an education panel handpicked by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said yesterday....
04:28 2019-08-28

AT&T adds New York City to 5G list, promises expanded coverage The largest U.S. mobile carrier now has 21 cities on its 5G list, though only business customers with select devices can take advantage of its network.Read More...
15:56 2019-08-06

New York City building collapse leaves at least 1 dead, others injured At least one person was dead and five others were injured Tuesday when a New York City building that was under construction partially collapsed just before noon....
20:14 2019-08-27

New York City marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall riots Fifty years later, the Stonewall uprising is still recognized throughout the month of June and this year the LGBT communities and their allies are hitting the streets again....
11:42 2019-06-29

New York City Triathlon Canceled This Year, But Will Still Be in July in 2020 The decision to cancel it came a day after Mayor de Blasio urged race directors not to hold the event on Sunday, when temperatures in the high 90s are expected....
20:00 2019-07-19

We used our iPhone to ride the New York City subway today – it's the future New York City is hard. Fact. Here are two more NYC life facts: I'm never not carrying multiple things in my hand, and one thing I'm always juggling is my smartphone.That's why I'm ready to say goodbye to fetching my yellow MetroCa...
05:14 2019-06-01

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emission...
20:56 2019-05-21

Samsung Note 10 will reportedly launch on August 7 in New York City The much-awaited Samsung Note 10 will launch on August 7, sources told CNET. The flagship phone will be unveiled at Samsung’s yearly Unpacked event, which will be held in Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn - the same venue it occupied l...
06:56 2019-06-19

Google Assistant just got smart enough to track the New York City subway Google Assistant and Google Pay are making navigating New York City a little easier this month thanks to new subway and bus integrations with the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Starting today, millions of NYC residents and to...
03:56 2019-05-24

The Power and Comfort of Old The Real Housewives of New York City Seasons A few weeks ago, I decided to check in on some old friends. And instantly, it was like I had never said goodbye to Jill Zarin, Alex McCord and Kelly Bensimon. What happened when I started......
17:00 2019-06-07

Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police A man blamed by New York City police for leaving two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station, causing chaos for commuters during Friday morning's rush hour, has been apprehended, authorities said on Saturday....
19:42 2019-08-17

The New York Times is moving some staffers to Long Island City The Gray Lady is moving employees out of its namesake Times Square Tower to Long Island City. The New York Times has leased 57,846 square feet on the ninth through 11th floors of Court Square Place, bringing the 275,252-square-foot building to 100 pe...
04:00 2019-08-07

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert review – the glamour of New York The Eat, Pray, Love author’s romp through 1940s Manhattan is a glorious, multilayered celebration of womanhoodThere are some writers who are destined to be judged on one outlandish success. Daphne du Maurier resented Rebecca until her dying day, and ...
14:56 2019-06-08

JFK’s Iconic TWA Terminal Is Now the Coolest Hotel in New York City. Take a Look Inside After sitting dormant beside John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 5 for nearly 20 years, the historic TWA Flight Center reopened May 15 as the sleek and retro-chic TWA Hotel, designed to make visitors feel as if they’ve slippe...
16:00 2019-05-21

Power is restored in New York City after massive blackout, but many questions remain Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.        ...
19:14 2019-07-14

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find such ads "extremely annoying."...
01:56 2019-07-17

World Cup champ Allie Long receives new key to New York City after first one was stolen Allie Long, a member of the U.S. women’s soccer team who had won the World Cup earlier this month, received a new key to New York City on Tuesday after her original one was stolen....
03:14 2019-07-18

David Koch’s donations helped positively shape New York City Philanthropist David Koch left his mark on New York City by donating hundreds of millions of dollars to medical and cultural institutions — including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Lincoln Center. Koch, who ...
23:00 2019-08-23

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
17:56 2019-07-14

On 5th Anniversary of Eric Garner’s Death, Protesters Will Take to New York City’s Streets Once More On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against th...
21:14 2019-07-17

Jennifer Lopez Reschedules Concert After Major New York City Blackout Jennifer Lopez was left "devastated" when a New York City power outage forced her to cancel her concert. On Saturday night, Midtown Manhattan was hit with a major blackout,......
08:42 2019-07-15

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
07:56 2019-06-13

Giuliani trashes De Blasio for destroying New York City: ‘It breaks my heart’ Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Friday said “it breaks my heart” to watch how the city’s quality of life has plummeted under current Mayor Bill de Blasio....
03:28 2019-09-07

ICE deportation raids underway in New York City, 'number of jurisdictions,' official says A nationwide crackdown to apprehend thousands of illegal immigrants across the country Sunday is already underway in the nation's largest city, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
15:14 2019-07-14

Triple-digit temperatures could bring blackouts in New York City, DC and Chicago An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.        ...
04:28 2019-07-17

Thousands in Brooklyn still in dark as New York City deals with another power outage Con Edison tweeted at 4 a.m. Monday that about half of the 33,000 customers in Brooklyn had power restored after a blackout Sunday.        ...
17:56 2019-07-22

Masked gunman killed in backyard shootout with New York City police A masked gunman was killed in a wild shootout with NYPD officers early Monday that began on a Brooklyn street and ended in a resident’s backyard with dozens of rounds fired, authorities said....
01:14 2019-09-04

New York City bests the US carrier speed charts, see where your state ranks Hot on the heels of several reports about the network performance of the big US carriers in previous quarters now comes a more specialized one by OpenSignal, the all-important mobile performance in all 50 US states and in major metropolitan markets f...
02:14 2019-06-01

Body wrapped in carpet found outside New York City Starbucks, police say The New York City Police Department is investigating after a man's body was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan sidewalk with his feet sticking out....
03:42 2019-09-13

New York City man, 72, fatally stabbed wife before leaping to his own death, reports say A 72-year-old New York City man reportedly stabbed his wife to death late Sunday night before slitting his wrists and jumping out a window on the sixth floor of his apartment building....
19:28 2019-08-19

'They are amazed': New York City sees extraordinary leap in whale sightings A total of 272 whales were spotted last year, compared with five in 2011, thanks to legislation mopping up pollution, experts sayFor most New Yorkers, wildlife spotting is confined to squirrels, the odd raccoon and anguished encounters with rats. But...
08:14 2019-06-03

Watch T-Pain have a sloppy lightsaber fight in downtown New York City You never know what you’re going to come across on a day in New York City. Something you may not have expected? A lightsaber fight. And not just any duel, but one that involves world-famous auto-tune rapper T-Pain (who, it should be noted, is a magni...
15:56 2019-08-10

New York City Prosecutors Subpoena 8 Years of President Trump’s Tax Returns (NEW YORK) — New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office recently sent a...
05:28 2019-09-17

UPDATE 2-Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing mo...
00:56 2019-09-21

Scaffolding falls on New York City bar's courtyard, 3 hurt, fire officials say Three people were hurt after scaffolding blew off the top of a 12-story building in the Brooklyn borough of New York City and crashed onto the courtyard of a bar, according to fire officials....
09:56 2019-07-02

New York City sues T-Mobile over 'rampant' customer sales abuses New York City sued T-Mobile USA Inc on Wednesday, accusing the fourth-largest U.S. mobile phone company of engaging in "rampant" sales abuses of customers for its lower-priced, prepaid wireless brand, Metro by T-Mobile....
00:42 2019-09-05

World's tallest residential building nears completion in New York City CNBC's Robert Frank reports from the new super tower under construction near Central Park, and why the owner believes the luxury condos will sell....
13:28 2019-09-17

Charles Barkley 'unsure' whether Kevin Durant could handle New York City Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent during the offseason and will be one of the most sought-after players on the market next to Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard....
20:28 2019-06-05

New York City can limit art vendors in popular parks: appeals court New York City rules limiting the number of art and book vendors in four popular Manhattan parks are constitutional, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, overturning an injunction against the rules....
20:56 2019-08-20

New York City pressure cooker scare suspect has bail set at $200G A homeless West Virginia man who police say sparked a Friday morning scare in New York City when he placed two devices resembling pressure cookers in a subway station had his bail set at $200,000 Sunday, officials said....
19:28 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-Uber sues New York City over new 'cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to undermine Uber's ride-sharing model....
00:56 2019-09-21

Trump's Bronx golf course lost $122,000 last year and blamed New York City The company's explanation for the loss, despite the sweetheart deal: A faulty gas pipe installed by the city that delayed a construction project....
20:14 2019-07-31

Reported 'dead baby' in New York City park turns out to be doll What appeared to be the body of a dead baby in a New York City park was revealed Tuesday to be a realistic-looking doll, much to the relief of authorities....
23:42 2019-06-18

Women's sex toy maker sues New York City subway, calls ad ban sexist A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women's sex toys....
18:00 2019-06-18

Qantas to test 19-hour flights between Sydney and New York City, London Australian carrier Qantas announced Thursday it will test new 19-hour routes from both London and New York City to Sydney this year, to see if it's a viable option to add to its schedule....
00:28 2019-08-23

Luann de Lesseps Reveals Her The Real Housewives of New York City Season 11 Regrets It's been a hell of a year for Luann de Lesseps on The Real Housewives of New York City. Luann, who started filming season 11 after a second stint in rehab, found success with her cabaret......
00:01 2019-07-19

Former New York City police commissioner wants Antifa classified as a domestic terror group A former New York City police commissioner said Wednesday that he wants to see Antifa categorized as a domestic terror organization after its members brutally beat a conservative journalist covering a protest in Portland, Oregon last week. ...
13:01 2019-07-05

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his 2020 presidential campaign Friday, saying that he feels that he accomplished all he could in the Democratic race....
14:28 2019-09-20

New York City to Honor Revolutionary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson With Monument The world’s first monument to transgender activists, announced Wednesday in New York City, will pay tribute to two women of color, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, for their roles in leading the gay rights movement....
18:01 2019-05-30

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
09:00 2019-09-07

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
08:14 2019-09-15

The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New York City's public parks | Ben Kallos City councilman Ben Kallos wants to end the city’s practice of using the weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancerParks are New Yorkers’ oasis. They’re where we escape the crowds, the din of traffic, and our often tiny apartments; where we ...
10:00 2019-06-06

New York City: dueling Pride marches to mark Stonewall's 50th anniversary Heritage of Pride Parade to march on Sunday as Reclaim Pride Coalition says the event does not represent the ‘spirit of Stonewall’ One will be a parade with glitter, go-go dancers, corporate floats blasting disco music and hundreds of thousands of pe...
21:28 2019-06-28

Inside Bethenny Frankel's Real Housewives of New York City Exit: What Happened and What's Next? The B has left the building. Bethenny Frankel announced she would not return to The Real Housewives of New York City. Season 12 of the series was expected to begin filming this summer. An......
02:00 2019-08-23

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He was the only person on board. The Federal Aviation Administration told NBC News and The Hill on Tuesda...
08:56 2019-06-12

New York City bill could make selling phone location data illegal New York City could become the first city in the country to ban the sale of geolocation data to third parties. A bill introduced today would make it illegal for cellphone and mobile app companies to sell location data collected in the city. It would....
18:14 2019-07-23

'Dead infant' found outside New York City park turns out to be life-like doll The horrifying discovery of what authorities believed to be a dead baby outside a park in New York City on Tuesday morning -- sparking a massive police response -- turned out to just be a realistic-looking doll....
17:42 2019-06-19

Videos of water being dumped on New York City police officers create stir NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan says the department wants to make arrests as a result of the video.        ...
01:28 2019-07-24

With most cases centering on New York City, US measles count nears 1,000, toppling records U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years. Illnesses have been reported in 26 states, but the vast majority are in New York City....
02:28 2019-05-31

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
23:28 2019-07-05

Lions DE Romeo Okwara's passion project honors New York City firehouse New York City's legendary Rescue 2 firehouse lost seven firefighters on Sept. 11 2001. Okwara, a Lions defensive end, turned his photography hobby into a way to honor the nearly 100-year-old firehouse and its company....
08:14 2019-09-12

So Much to Be Proud About: New York City Hosted a Star-Studded Celebration for World Pride 2019 New York City knows how to throw a party—and for World Pride Weekend, the city gave a rainbow-fueled celebration for its LGBTQ community, who were out in force to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, widely considered the start of t...
02:14 2019-07-02

New York City tourist suffers fractured skull, spine after being hit by falling tree branch A New York City tourist was rushed to the hospital in critical condition Monday after a large tree limb crashed down on her in Washington Square Park, fracturing her skull and spine....
13:56 2019-05-22

New York City girl, 16, found safe in London after disappearing from home, police say; man in custody The New York City teenager who disappeared last weekend after it was believed she flew to London has been found safe, according to police, who said a man was taken into custody in connection with the incident....
07:56 2019-08-29

Justice Department will not charge New York City police involved in death of Eric Garner The decision comes almost exactly five years after Garner died on Staten Island, New York, after New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a headlock....
17:14 2019-07-16

Homeless man arrested after stabbing woman in neck with needle in New York City bank, cops say A homeless man who allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck with a hypodermic needle while at a bank in New York City was arrested on Saturday, according to police....
23:14 2019-07-22

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times....
18:00 2019-05-21

Helicopter crash on high-rise building in New York City leaves at least 1 dead, officials say At least one person was killed after a helicopter made a "crash landing" on the roof of a high-rise building in New York City on Monday, sparking a massive emergency response, officials said....
22:56 2019-06-10

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite i...
02:56 2019-05-29

U.S. military service member and her 2 toddler children found dead in New York City home A 36-year-old mother who is in the military and her two toddlers, ages 2 and 3, were found dead in a home in New York City’s Staten Island borough Saturday morning, police said. “EMS [Emergency Medical Services] responded and pronounced a...
03:42 2019-06-23

Luann de Lesseps on Real Housewives of New York City Showdown: I Think Bethenny Frankel's Got a Lot of Anger "You're intolerable." And with that, Bethenny Frankel was off! She unloaded on Luann de Lesseps while The Real Housewives of New York City stars were on a trip to Miami. The scene in......
17:42 2019-06-13

Chipotle stock tumbles after New York City sues the company, alleging labor law violations New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is suing Chipotle Mexican Grill, alleging it violated a city labor law requiring predictable schedules for workers....
19:42 2019-09-10

#NoKidsInCages art installations, depicting caged migrant children, create a fuss in New York City The installations were part of the #NoKidsInCages campaign, according to Texas-based Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services.        ...
11:56 2019-06-13

New York City police identify suspect who allegedly gunned down innocent bystander with rifle Police have identified the suspect who is still on the run Friday after allegedly shooting and killing an innocent bystander with a rifle in New York City last week....
21:14 2019-06-21

How Much Does Sonja Morgan Remember From Her Wild The Real Housewives of New York City Night in Miami? On the Wednesday, May 29 episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, Sonja Morgan was, well, lit. The episode, which was the first part of RHONY's Miami trip, featured Sonja......
15:42 2019-05-30

Bethenny Frankel Explains Her The Real Housewives of New York City Breakdown About Luann de Lesseps The Real Housewives of New York City has given us so much. From Scary Island to Bethenny Frankel's recent Miami breakdown, it's the gift that keeps on giving. Frankel stopped by......
16:14 2019-06-21

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desali...
06:42 2019-06-18

Wendy Williams Sets the Record Straight on Joining The Real Housewives of New York City Is Wendy Williams headed to Bravo?! That's the question reality TV fans have been asking after rumors began to spread about the talk-show host possibly joining The Real Housewives of......
20:42 2019-07-31

Helicopter pilot killed in New York City crash is former volunteer fire chief, department officials say The helicopter pilot killed in Monday’s crash in New York City has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief and a "dedicated, highly professional and extremely well trained firefighter," as well as a skilled pilot....
04:56 2019-06-11

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
20:14 2019-09-13

New York City police union urges tougher punishments for harassers after viral videos surface The New York City Police Benevolent Association demanded that the district attorney invoke felony charges against those accused of throwing water or other substances at officers. The call came after viral videos surfaced on Monday showing officers be...
06:28 2019-07-24

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15, middle school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
17:56 2019-09-13

Watch Bethenny Frankel Unload on Luann de Lesseps in Truly Shocking The Real Housewives of New York City Confrontation Viewers know something magical happens when Bravo sends its Real Housewives stars out of their respective cities. All bets are off, anything goes. That's what happened again for The Real......
18:56 2019-06-12

Toxic algae found in 2 New York City parks, officials say; children and pets warned to avoid water Officials are warning that children and pets should stay away from bodies of water in two New York City parks, after they tested positive for the same type of toxic algae that killed several dogs across the country this summer....
06:42 2019-08-26

New York City teen arrested in assault on off-duty FDNY firefighter defending elderly couple, police say Police have arrested a New York City teen in connection with a brutal assault on an FDNY firefighter over the weekend that left him with several broken teeth and a concussion....
19:14 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant recruitment stands pop up around New York City as Knicks fans hope to lure star to Big Apple Kevin Durant is expected to become a free agent once the period begins at the end of the month and New York Knicks fans are trying hard to recruit the superstar to the Big Apple....
02:42 2019-06-21

The Real Housewives of New York City's Miami Trip Takes a Wild Turn When Luann Tangles With Sonja and Dorinda It looks like The Real Housewives of New York City season 11 trip to Miami is one for the record books. Bravo already released a preview featuring Bethenny Frankel reprising her iconic......
21:00 2019-05-29

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want to move his trial out of New York City because they say jurors may face 'intimidation' and 'pressure' in the media capital Lawyers of disgraced former mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who's public exposure by over 50 women as an alleged sexual predator sparked the #MeToo movement, are attempting to move his trial out of New York City. Weinstein's team has argued that juro...
22:42 2019-08-25

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
21:56 2019-07-16

Wild videos capture flooded streets and subways as severe rainfall hits New York City, leaving thousands without power Stig Ottesen/Unsplash Parts of New York City and New Jersey are hit with flash floods during severe rainfall, a stark transition from the heat wave that hit the area just a few days before. WABC-TV reported the rainfall is bringing one to two inches...
15:28 2019-07-23

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to...
09:42 2019-06-12

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a range of internationally recognized human rights....
08:00 2019-05-23

Roadblock in bid to repeal Missouri abortion ban Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban. The ACLU submitted a referendum petition on the legislation. (June 6)        ...
03:28 2019-06-07

New York City experienced the biggest blackout since The Great Blackout of 1977 A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity.        ...
20:14 2019-07-14

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
23:56 2019-06-06

Megan Rapinoe's speech among top moments from USWNT's World Cup celebration in New York City After the USWNT celebrated its World Cup title with a parade in NYC, star Megan Rapinoe delivered an impassioned speech about overcoming divisiveness.       ...
23:28 2019-07-10

New York City removed 110 trash cans. Now garbage is overflowing and the rats are 'running wild' Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.        ...
04:56 2019-07-18

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
04:56 2019-06-28

Won't Allow BJP, RSS To Repeal J&K's Special Status: National Conference The National Conference has said that it will not allow the BJP and the RSS to abrogate or repeal the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as any assault on the state's identity is akin to playing with......
20:00 2019-06-11

Jeffrey Epstein's death officially ruled a suicide by New York City's chief medical examiner A medical examiner officially ruled Friday that Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, refuting conspiracies that the disgraced financier had potentially died of other causes.        ...
06:14 2019-08-17

'No nexus to terror': Helicopter crashes onto roof of New York City high rise; pilot dead A helicopter crashed onto the roof of a building on 7th Avenue in New York on Monday, killing the pilot, the city Fire Department said.        ...
05:14 2019-06-11

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
14:32 2019-05-21

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the country is now ranked No. 7 globally....
22:14 2019-06-18

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire became the 21st U.S. state to abolish the death penalty on Thursday after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican governor's veto of a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled state legislature...
19:28 2019-05-30

Where business and labor agree: Repeal the 'Cadillac tax' on insurance Americans love a winner, and Congress can deliver a big win for working Americans by repealing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance coverage....
19:28 2019-09-11

The inside story: Sandy and the Glass-Steagall repeal 1998: As the 1990s came to a close, Euromoney spent time in the US with Sandy Weill and Jamie Dimon, watching as LTCM imploded and the Glass-Steagall laws were repealed....
18:28 2019-06-10

EPA announces repeal of controversial water regulation from Obama era The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a revised version of the Obama-era "clean water rule" in a move that the Trump administration is touting as a way to encourage economic development....
23:00 2019-09-12

Volkswagen creates electric conversion kit for Beetle The firm has teamed up with eClassics to produce a classic e-Beetle using e-Up parts, with a range of 124 miles Volkswagen is backing a new electric conversion kit for the groundbreaking Type 1 Beetle. The e-Beetle, which will be shown at the Frankf...
18:14 2019-09-06

Why mezzanine floors are a better investment than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
18:28 2019-09-20

House Democrats Kill Attempt to Repeal Hyde Amendment, for Now The Hyde Amendment may have become a litmus test in the Democratic presidential primary, but that urgency to get rid of it apparently hasn’t reached the House of Representatives....
03:14 2019-06-12

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
02:14 2019-07-19

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allowed oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which conservationists say is one of the last pristine regions on Earth....
19:28 2019-09-12

Trump finalizes repeal of Obama-era clean water rule The EPA proposed replacing the 2015 water rule in December after an executive order from President Donald Trump, who has criticized the regulations for curbing the rights of farmers, developers and landowners....
21:00 2019-09-12

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
03:28 2019-05-23

Contrary to widespread belief, conservatives should support Cadillac Tax repeal The House of Representatives this week will vote on H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. It is expected to pass the House by a wide, bipartisan margin....
23:56 2019-07-17

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
19:28 2019-05-21

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
19:28 2019-05-21

New Hampshire House overrides veto of death penalty repeal CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House has taken a big step toward eliminating the state’s death penalty by overriding the governor’s veto. The chamber on Thursday overrode Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of a repeal with the bare mi...
19:28 2019-05-23

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his contorted defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions....
22:14 2019-06-05

Can we trust CEOs' shock conversion to corporate benevolence? An apparent move by big business to maximise stakeholder value sounds too good to be trueFor four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the US has been that corporations should maximise shareholder value – meaning profits and share prices – here and no...
17:42 2019-08-29

New Hampshire lawmakers repeal death penalty with override of governor’s veto New Hampshire became the 21st state to abolish the death penalty Thursday after the state Senate voted to override Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of legislation to repeal capital punishment....
03:42 2019-05-31

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New York’s ban on surrogacy contracts and repealing the so-called gay panic defense before the legis...
02:56 2019-06-11

Daily on Healthcare: House tees up vote to repeal Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:56 2019-07-16

Democrat Warren wants to repeal 1994 crime bill, end cash bail U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed sweeping changes to federal and state criminal justice systems, including ending cash bail requirements and doing away with a crime bill that rival Joe Biden helped make law....
19:00 2019-08-20

Biden vows to repeal Trump tax cuts on 'Day One' if he captures White House Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden promised that on "day one" he would repeal President Trump's 2017 tax cuts and close $500 billion on tax loopholes he said, speaking to a crowd at the South Carolina Democratic Party ...
02:56 2019-06-23

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international human rights norms”, and should be suspended or repealed said the heads of two United Nations agencie...
15:42 2019-05-21

Singapore holds gay pride rally amid calls for repeal of colonial-era law Thousands of people took part in Singapore's annual gay pride rally on Saturday, with many calling for a law banning gay sex to be scrapped following similar measures elsewhere in the region....
17:56 2019-06-29

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
23:00 2019-05-21

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had eve...
16:42 2019-07-15

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenFlash exploit kit and Seon ransomware.Malvertising is a popular technique among hackers and scammers a...
05:14 2019-06-28

Himachal Pradesh Introduces Bill Against Forced Religious Conversion The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday introduced in the assembly a bill against forced religious conversion, seeking to replace the previous legislation and providing imprisonment up to seven......
20:14 2019-08-29

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's biggest failure....
19:42 2019-06-03

Islington Square homes: Upper Street sorting office conversion New shops, bars, restaurants, a boutique cinema and gym alongside hundreds of flats with a Zen garden and an acre of rooftop gardens are being launched on Upper Street....
17:14 2019-09-02

Pakistan Forms Panel Over Alleged Kidnapping, Conversion Of Sikh Girl Under pressure, the government in Pakistan's Punjab province has constituted a high-level committee to negotiate with Sikhs angry over the kidnapping and forced conversion of a teenage girl from the......
18:14 2019-08-31

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an estimated cost of $387 million....
14:42 2019-05-21

2020 Dems blast support for Hyde Amendment after Biden reportedly opposes repeal A host of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates vehemently criticized the Hyde Amendment -- a federal law blocking taxpayer funding for abortion -- on Wednesday in an apparent rebuke of the former Vice President Joe Biden's reported support for the...
00:00 2019-06-06

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
23:42 2019-06-06

Report: Spencer Dinwiddie Gives Me A Migraine With Complex-Sounding Contract Conversion Plans Spencer Dinwiddie, a cool basketball man, is planning to sell bonds secured by his contract with the Brooklyn Nets in order to raise up-front investment capital, or anyway that is how I have chosen to make sense of this gobbledygook-ass report from S...
07:42 2019-09-13

This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the coachbuilding arm of Martin Walter Ltd of Folkestone, Kent) using a Vauxhall Viva HA platform. During its production between ~1964 and ~1973, engine o...
18:56 2019-05-22

What to do if a renovation project overruns: Islington Georgian house conversion was supposed to take 36 weeks but ended up taking double Despite 'a few gulp moments' and problems that doubled the time line, this Georgian terrace house has period charm while also being modern and bright....
07:14 2019-07-22

Milkybar factory conversion in west London: legendary complex is being turned into new neighbourhood of 1,300 homes near Crossrail in Hayes During its Fifties heyday, more than 2,000 people worked at the factory, which became something of a local legend. Hillingdon planners are keen to reinvent it as a new community....
18:56 2019-07-31

Brent's Grand Union village: London's latest brownfield conversion brings 3,000 new homes as part of huge regeneration scheme Swathes of industrial wasteland, the desolate legacy of a bygone era, were for years a blight on many areas of London. But in the past two decades blight has turned into blessing....
14:56 2019-07-17

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New...
05:00 2019-08-12

Mezzanine extensions: adding a 'floor between floors' can add more value than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
17:14 2019-09-20

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31.       ...
08:00 2019-07-03

EMDR therapy: Everything you need to know Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a type of therapy that doctors sometimes recommend for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health conditions. Learn about how it works and whether it is effectiv...
03:56 2019-07-12

THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping — it’s absor...
12:42 2019-08-16

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
22:14 2019-06-07

Nordic Cuddle therapy – would you pay £65 to hug a stranger? Platonic touch can reduce anxiety and boost empathy and wellbeing, but this feels odd. Lovely and relaxing – but oddCuddles are like cups of tea, aren’t they? You would be mad to turn one down. But would you pay £65 for an hour-long cuddle, in bed, w...
12:00 2019-06-11

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....
08:56 2019-07-16

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
00:56 2019-07-12

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
19:28 2019-08-01

A$AP Ferg on Staying Focused and How Jay-Z Inspired Him to Try Therapy On a new episode of GQ's Airplane Mode podcast, The A$AP Mob rapper gets candid about his mental health, his dad's business advice, and the death of A$AP Yams....
22:28 2019-07-15

A complete guide to home nebulizer therapy Home nebulizers are an effective way to deliver medicine into the airways. Learn more about home nebulizer therapy here, including how to use the equipment....
07:00 2019-06-29

Therapy Pigs Beaten To Death In Bullitt Co. BULLITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Bullitt County family is heartbroken after two of their three trained therapy pigs were found beaten to death. Sunnie Harrell said that Gypsy is the only one of her three pigs that survived a frightening ambush. ...
01:28 2019-06-11

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatments....
05:14 2019-08-05

ALS: 'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for therapy A new study has found 'never before reported' cells in the spines of people with ALS. The discovery may lead to a better understanding of the condition....
02:00 2019-07-18

Why is the AARP missing in action on 'step therapy?' Why is the largest consumer advocacy organization sitting on the sidelines as new federal rules make it harder for patients to get the vital medicines they need? That’s the question every senior should be asking AARP, and the organization’s lucrative...
03:56 2019-08-10

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Stem cell therapy may help reduce inflammation and build up healthy cells in the body. Scientists are now investigating whether it may benefit autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
00:42 2019-06-28

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
14:32 2019-05-21

Low-amp electroconvulsive therapy may relieve suicidal thoughts A new, small trial finds that low-amp electroconvulsive therapy is highly effective in reducing suicidal ideation while having no cognitive side effects....
18:42 2019-06-03

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
01:56 2019-05-25

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
20:28 2019-06-14

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Mon...
03:56 2019-09-11

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
06:28 2019-07-19

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:01 2019-06-01

New therapy attacks brain cancer's circadian clock A potential novel therapy against glioblastoma, a tumor that penetrates brain tissue and hides from radiation, chemotherapy and surgical treatments, targets its circadian clock -- and may lead to new treatment methods....
20:14 2019-08-27

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
14:14 2019-06-07

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
02:56 2019-06-13

This solstice, try Stonehenge as therapy | Maggie Aderin-Pocock The prehistoric peoples who built this amazing monument could teach us a lesson about connecting with the universeWhen was the last time you stepped outside and looked up? It’s hard to find the time to do it, and even when we do, high-rise cityscapes...
08:14 2019-06-21

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
18:42 2019-06-04

Valentino Rossi went to "forbidden" motocross track for "therapy" Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his recent visit to the "forbidden" Cavallara motocross venue was a way of keeping focus after the "shock" of the Italian Grand Prix...
00:14 2019-06-14

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
18:42 2019-06-04

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for the condition....
19:00 2019-08-06

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions die with me?...
16:56 2019-07-11

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
15:56 2019-06-14

Ross and Rachel's baby Emma 'would be in therapy in 2019' After 10 years of friendship, romance, being on a break, a Vegas marriage and lots more on-again-off-again romance, Ross and Rachel finally got back together in the last ever episode to give Friends fans their happy ending....
20:28 2019-09-17

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Gomez finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and gold macaws that arrive at daybreak....
14:14 2019-07-17

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
19:00 2019-07-04

Insomnia sufferers could benefit from therapy, new research suggests The study, which analyzed 13 trials on around 1,500 adults, found that patients who had undergone four to six sessions of “talking therapy” -- known as cognitive behavioral therapy -- struggled much less with insomnia....
18:56 2019-07-31

Insomnia sufferers can benefit from therapy, new study shows Authors call for cognitive behavioural therapy to be offered through GPsForget counting sheep and drinking warm milk, an effective way to tackle chronic insomnia is cognitive behavioural therapy, researchers have confirmed.The authors of a new study ...
04:56 2019-08-01

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working with them – share their storiesFor Muntaser, it’s the memory of militiamen raiding his village in Dar...
22:14 2019-08-31

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
03:28 2019-05-25

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and...
08:42 2019-05-25

Wickens driving again is "best therapy" after IndyCar pace laps Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with hand controls...
16:56 2019-07-16

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:42 2019-05-22

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
00:14 2019-09-05

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man i...
10:42 2019-09-15

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 6.20pm BST Half-time team-talk. A small nod to Norwich / Manchester City matches of yor...
19:28 2019-09-14

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
20:28 2019-08-12

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
08:56 2019-07-17

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukk...
09:28 2019-09-15

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
06:42 2019-07-15

Pfizer invests $500 million in expanding gene therapy facility Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major player in gene therapy, the company said on Wednesday....
03:42 2019-08-22

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
23:56 2019-05-22

Ayurvedic massage with sound therapy: ‘Is this how it feels to be a posh Pot Noodle?’ It is unlike anything I have ever experienced; like being massaged from the insideSound massage? Sounds like woo-woo to me. I have been to a gong bath before, lying at the back of a sweaty studio for an hour, confused in the dark while a yogi fingere...
13:42 2019-08-06

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
03:56 2019-06-15

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and po...
06:14 2019-06-07

Biogen beats estimates on multiple sclerosis therapy sales Drugmaker Biogen Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and lifted its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its top-selling multiple sclerosis therapy Tecfidera....
16:42 2019-07-23

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
12:42 2019-06-14

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
23:14 2019-07-09

UK cost watchdog recommends Novartis' blindness therapy Luxturna Novartis AG's gene therapy for blindness, Luxturna, is recommended for use on England's public health service, the country's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog NICE said on Tuesday....
03:28 2019-09-04

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
04:56 2019-05-25

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactio...
03:14 2019-09-14

FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
23:28 2019-08-06

UPDATE 3-U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 mln gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
05:42 2019-08-07

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
10:01 2019-06-03

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
17:42 2019-06-14

Review: The Boys is the perfect therapy for chronic superhero fatigue Superheroes incorporate and go very, very bad in The Boys on Amazon Prime. A ragtag gang of vigilantes takes on a powerful group of corrupt and venal superheroes in The Boys, Amazon's adaptation of the comic books series of the same name by Garth E...
16:14 2019-08-09

Toddler's Parents Battle For Coverage Of $2.1 Million Gene Therapy When a $2.1 million gene therapy offering the chance of a cure for her daughter's rare disease won government approval in May, Lauren Sullivan was struck by a sense of "dangerous hope.''...
04:56 2019-07-11

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
21:56 2019-08-07

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
12:14 2019-06-08

Why Jessica Alba Decided to Go to Therapy With 10-Year-Old Daughter Honor Jessica Alba wants to talk it out. The L.A.'s Finest star and Honest Company mogul is improving her parenting in a way that veers from her own upbringing. As she reportedly shared......
16:56 2019-06-03

‘My energy is back’: how testosterone replacement therapy is changing men’s lives Men who feel tired or drained are often told it’s just a fact of life. But in some cases low testosterone is to blame, and there are treatments availableDr Stefaan Vossen is the founder and clinical director of the Core clinic, an integrative health ...
09:00 2019-09-09

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
15:28 2019-05-21

Channing Tatum Thinks Astrology App May Have Eavesdropped on Therapy Session You're not the only one who suspects your phone spying on you. Channing Tatum took to Instagram on Friday to air his grievances with the astrology app The Pattern, which aims to......
20:00 2019-07-13

Mice Regain Their Sense of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But for approximately 12 percent of Americans over the age of 40, this crucial sense is significantly red...
17:56 2019-05-30

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the commen...
09:56 2019-08-24

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead o...
05:28 2019-05-26

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
21:56 2019-07-12

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to new research....
20:42 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:56 2019-06-14

Psoriasis therapy may treat coronary inflammation that leads to heart attack Anti-inflammatory biologic medications that treat psoriasis may also help to reduce coronary inflammation, and prevent heart attacks in the long run....
23:14 2019-07-31

MDMA-Assisted Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Supplementing psychotherapy with small doses of MDMA could be an effective strategy to prevent relapses of alcohol addiction in patients, an ongoing small clinical trial suggests. The research is yet another example of how scientists and doctors are ...
21:56 2019-08-19

Veterans, experts say horse therapy shows promise as PTSD treatment For the first time ever, a clinical research study has been funded – not by the government, but by a private citizen – to investigate the potential benefits of pairing patients with PTSD, specifically veterans, and horses. And the early results are p...
22:28 2019-07-31

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men who didn't get this treatment, a large U.S. study finds....
23:42 2019-07-03

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
22:28 2019-06-14

Honey Boy review – Shia LaBeouf turns therapy into big-screen drama The troubled child actor turned performance artist stars as a version of his father in a semi-experimental, semi-successful attempt to exorcise his demonsFor what seemed like an interminable amount of time earlier this decade, Shia LaBeouf was an unb...
01:56 2019-09-07

Sarepta says adverse event report for DMD gene therapy erroneously submitted Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday it was informed that an adverse event report was erroneously submitted to the U.S. health regulator regarding an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)....
10:28 2019-08-09

Combination therapy shows promise against fast-growing lung cancer A trio of genetic pathway inhibiting compounds shrunk lung tumors in mice and human cancer cells caused by a mutation in the KRAS gene, suggesting a new treatment method for adenocarcinomas....
07:42 2019-09-20

Gene therapy maker submitted manipulated data before drug was approved, FDA says The maker of a newly approved $2 million gene therapy was aware that some of the testing data in its application to the Food and Drug Administration was manipulated, the agency said....
06:00 2019-08-07

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
01:56 2019-05-29

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
16:28 2019-05-21

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
13:56 2019-06-04

REFILE-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
15:56 2019-06-14

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service pro...
17:42 2019-05-21

Politics as 'marriage therapy'? Norway TV debates strike harmonious chord No butting in or talking over your opponent and try to see things from their perspective - those are the ground rules adopted by two political shows in Norway that aim to buck a global trend towards ever more bitter polarization of opinions....
15:28 2019-09-04

Lundbeck buys Alder for $2 billion, eyes 'blockbuster' migraine therapy Denmark's Lundbeck has agreed to buy Alder BioPharmaceuticals in a deal valued at almost $2 billion, hoping to reap profits from a potential blockbuster migraine drug....
19:28 2019-09-16

Yankees troll Red Sox with 'New York, New York' after eliminating Boston from AL East contention The Yankees eliminated the Red Sox from AL East contention and celebrated in the clubhouse with Frank Sinatra’s ‘New York, New York.’       ...
15:42 2019-09-10

UPDATE 3-BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
03:56 2019-05-29

BioMarin says hemophilia gene therapy meets certain criteria in late-stage trial BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday data from a group of patients in a late-stage study of its gene therapy for a bleeding disorder showed the drug met certain criteria, which will help it to apply for approval in the United States and Europe...
14:00 2019-05-28

CORRECTED-U.S. approves Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder NEW YORK/ZURICH, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, the company said on Friday, a one-time treatment expected to push th...
19:56 2019-05-24

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
21:42 2019-06-28

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
21:56 2019-05-24

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
03:56 2019-05-25

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
01:56 2019-05-25

Carlos Reygadas wastes Our Time with a very long therapy session masquerading as a drama Twelve years ago, the Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas fashioned a towering masterpiece from a simple tale of marital infidelity. Silent Light’s emotions were simple and universal, but Reygadas told its story via majestic images, and he chose a stri...
23:28 2019-06-12

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 milli...
22:28 2019-05-24

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
21:56 2019-07-02

Patient in Sarepta gene therapy trial develops serious illness; shares plunge Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 12% after a notice from the U.S. health agency showed a patient in an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy was reported to have developed a serious illness....
18:56 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Patient in Sarepta gene therapy trial develops serious illness; shares plunge Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 12% after a notice from the U.S. health agency showed a patient in an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) was reported to have developed a serious illness....
21:14 2019-08-08

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy as treatment for a cancerous tumor Associated Press Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy as treatment for a cancerous tumor. The Supreme Court says there's no evidence of the disease remaining. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. WASHINGTON (AP) &m...
00:14 2019-08-24

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
21:28 2019-07-09

PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle on Their First Emmy Nomination and Putting Viewers in Therapy There are big, expensive and heavily promoted shows like Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory, and then there's the little show that could, like Schitt's Creek and PEN15. The latter two......
01:00 2019-07-17

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy will be required to reverse the chaos of a state-run system that wasted its oil riches....
14:28 2019-08-03

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, the company said on Friday, a one-time treatment expected to push th...
19:56 2019-05-24

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the six patients in the trial experienced side effects that landed them in the hospital....
17:42 2019-06-28

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
14:31 2019-05-21

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
01:42 2019-05-23

Kenny Rogers hospitalized for dehydration, will have physical therapy to get 'strength back' Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.        ...
20:14 2019-05-31

Rape victims 'told not to have therapy by police' Rape and sexual abuse survivors with ongoing court cases are being told by police and specialist services not to go to therapy, an investigation claimed today....
18:14 2019-05-30

David Chase on why he wrote The Sopranos: 'I needed help. I needed therapy' As his mobster-in-therapy masterpiece is named the best TV of the century, its creator says he was just thrashing out his own issues with his domineering, suffocating motherThe 100 best TV shows of the 21st centuryThe first image David Chase had in m...
14:14 2019-09-16

Allison Williams' friends told her to get therapy after 'Get Out,' 'The Perfection' roles After terrifying moviegoers in 2017's "Get Out," Allison Williams is back with Netflix horror movie "The Perfection," playing a mysterious cellist.        ...
22:14 2019-05-24

New York like you've never seen before For photographer Landon Nordeman, finding beauty in the everyday is a full-time job. So, it's no surprise that his hometown of New York provides an endless source of creative and personal inspiration....
17:56 2019-09-05

What to Do in New York This Weekend There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women....
15:42 2019-06-14

What to See in New York Art Galleries Right Now Steven Parrino’s dark monochromes; Brice Marden’s Cold Mountain drawings; Neo Rauch’s surrealistic sketches; and out-of-this-world jewelry in ‘Non-Stick Nostalgia.’...
20:14 2019-06-27

New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now Sanya Kantarovsky’s darkly funny eccentrics; Firelei Báez’s empowered mythologies; Chris Ofili’s Calypso; Tino Sehgal’s interpreters; and Carolee Schneemann’s cat collaborations....
22:56 2019-05-29

New York Galleries: What to See Right Now Work by two women who made figurative paintings in the ’50s; short films and videos about black culture; and a painter’s intermingling of contemporary and historical art....
19:14 2019-07-09

What to Do in New York This Memorial Day Weekend Whether you’re traveling for Memorial Day weekend (lucky you!) or staying in the city (no lines!), here are some cultural highlights worth checking out....
21:28 2019-05-24

Barrett gets 'Welcome to New York' moment In the days and weeks leading up to Thursday's NBA draft, RJ Barrett repeatedly professed his desire to be a member of the New York Knicks. Friday afternoon, he learned exactly what that meant....
22:14 2019-06-21

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, according to city data and plant experts. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through July 15 of this year, there...
08:00 2019-07-18

New York lawmakers OK pot decriminalization ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York state have passed legislation that would eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. The legislation would replace low-level criminal charges with civil tickets similar to a parki...
14:42 2019-06-21

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. The change, which takes effect in 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products a...
04:28 2019-07-17

New York lawmakers ban cat declawing New York lawmakers passed a ban on cat declawing Tuesday, taking the state one step closure to being the first in the nation to outlaw the controversial practice....
09:56 2019-06-05

Who has the best cheap car insurance in New York? Mary Altaffer/AP New York comes in as the third-most expensive state in the US for car insurance, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Insurance rates vary from person to person, and are calculated with information such as your driving ...
19:56 2019-09-15

What Is the New York Times Talking About? The New York Times has a new piece out today which attempts to lay out the reasons for the growing rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and progressive House freshmen including, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Aside from a few basic facts, it gets ...
00:28 2019-07-10

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing New York became the first state in the nation to ban cat declawing on Monday when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill outlawing the practice that was passed by lawmakers in June. “It’s a cat-tastic day for the felines of New York and the many people who ...
02:56 2019-07-23

New York may soon OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon allow immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally to get driver’s licenses. The measure passed the state Assembly last week and could get a vote in the Democrat-led state Senate as early as Monday after...
18:28 2019-06-17

Formula E set for title showdown in New York "The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday\u0027s season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York."...
13:01 2019-07-14

New York Man Charged With Being ISIS Sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for ISIS in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday....
07:42 2019-07-20

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
04:00 2019-06-14

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s...
03:28 2019-06-18

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disappointment There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was under construction. Kyrie Irving first, then Kevin D...
10:28 2019-07-02

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials....
09:56 2019-06-20

The Perfect Saturday in New York: Hop on the Ferry Thanks to the city’s expanded ferry service, you can jump breezily from borough to borough by boat. Here’s a day’s itinerary with stops for waterfront strolls and a lobster supper....
19:56 2019-07-31

Johannes leads New York to 83-78 win over Los Angeles Rookie Marine Johannes scored 17 points, making all six of her shots, to lead the New York Liberty to an 83-78 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday       ...
03:56 2019-07-21

Sports betting a go at New York casinos Sports betting in New York is expected to begin on Tuesday, with the first of four upstate casinos set to win official approval from the State Gaming Commission. Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady spokesman Al Roney said the OK is expected before ...
09:14 2019-07-16

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
19:28 2019-06-27

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
06:00 2019-06-05

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai is about 15 hours - a...
17:14 2019-06-08

Self-driving vehicles have arrived in New York Buckle up — self-driving cars have arrived in New York City. Or at least to the confines of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s 300-acre site, where, beginning Wednesday, workers and visitors will be able to hitch a ride on a fleet of six driverless shuttles ar...
06:00 2019-08-07

When Jaap Met Yannick: New Maestros in New York At the end of Jaap van Zweden’s rookie season at the New York Philharmonic, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s at the Met Opera, they chatted. On neutral ground....
19:42 2019-06-27

Barneys New York files for bankruptcy Luxury chain made famous by Sex and the City has debts of up to $500mBarneys New York, the US luxury department store chain made famous by Sex and the City, has filed for bankruptcy and put itself up for sale.The retailer, which first opened its door...
17:14 2019-08-07

Heat index could hit 110 degrees in New York The sweltering heat wave that’s settled on the Big Apple continues today, with the mercury expected to hit 97 or higher by midday — along with a blistering heat index approaching 110 degrees. An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Sunda...
18:28 2019-07-21

Why Irv Gotti is starring in ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series with his father and sister, Angie Pearson. “My fr...
04:28 2019-08-23

The big picture: New York with ladies and luggage The pioneering photographer Helen Levitt’s photographs captured the casual flow of life with grace and tendernessHelen Levitt was born in New York in 1913 and died there in 2009, at the age of 95. She had a considerable reputation as a photographer b...
11:28 2019-07-14

The Bug That Crashed New York’s Wireless Network Despite warnings, New York City’s technology managers were blindsided by the so-called GPS rollover, failing to install simple but necessary upgrades....
21:42 2019-06-27

Amazon opens its second Go store in New York Amazon's brick and mortar empire continues to expand, after the company opened its second, larger cashier-free store in Park Avenue, New York City today....
16:42 2019-06-11

Why affluent millennials are ditching New York New York state is hemorrhaging “rich millennials,” according to a new study that found that more wealthy young residents ditched the Empire State in one year than any other in the nation. Some 4,867 under-35-year-olds with gross adjusted incomes of $...
05:14 2019-06-11

Why America is building a big wall in New York By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat....
16:42 2019-08-27

New York Becomes Second US State To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several vaping-linked deaths that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking....
07:14 2019-09-18

Former sex worker: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New York City strip clubs to Nevada’s legal brothels is now at the forefront of the national battle agai...
21:42 2019-06-02

Daniil Medvedev is more New York than most New Yorkers Daniil Medvedev just wanted his freakin’ towel, OK?! Last week at the US Open, the 23-year-old tennis phenom was in a tense third-round match with Feliciano López when he angrily snatched a towel from a ball boy to wipe his brow. The rowdy Louis Arms...
10:14 2019-09-05

Why New York harbor is the cleanest it’s been in 110 years Paul Sieswerda was supposed to be retired by now. The 77-year-old, who has worked as a curator for the New England and New York aquariums since the late 1960s, was ready to call it quits in 2009. “But then the humpback whales started showing up,” he ...
17:56 2019-08-11

New York’s Democratic primary looks like it’s up for grabs The New York Democratic presidential primary could be up for grabs, with more than a third of voters indicating they are still undecided — a significantly higher percentage than the support expressed for any of the candidates, a poll released T...
21:14 2019-09-17

Kyrgios goes quietly into the New York night Nick Kyrgios was a lightning rod for controversy at the U.S. Open this week but the fiery Australian was subdued after a third-round loss on Saturday and walked away quietly from the year's final Grand Slam....
10:56 2019-09-01

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
15:42 2019-05-21

Blue Jays win 5-4 against New York Yankees A two-run triple from Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the seventh inning propelled Toronto past one of the best teams in baseball, the New York Yankees, for a 5-4 win on Saturday....
02:42 2019-08-11

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
04:56 2019-05-30

Miguel Andujar is on a flight to New York!!! Miguel Andujar currently on my flight to Newark from Tampa – reinforcements on their way #Yankees @ChrisShearnYES @BryanHoch @eboland11 — Justin Granit WTSP (@JustinWTSP) May 3, 2019 That is how you kick off a weekend! The Next Man Up ap...
14:31 2019-05-21

Man becomes first to lose guns under New York’s ‘red flag’ law An upstate man busted for shooting a car and then threatening to harm himself is the first person to have his guns confiscated under New York’s new “red flag” law. Robert King, 51, was accused of illegally possessing and firing a pistol that struck a...
06:00 2019-09-14

Elon Musk's New York Gigafactory Has Been A Disaster Elon Musk has overpromised and underdelivered, again, Ford is gearing up for the new Explorer, and Nissan is still dealing with executive turnover. All that and more await you in The Morning Shift for Monday, August 26, 2019....
23:28 2019-08-26

The Post becomes New York’s most-read Sunday tabloid Weekends are for New York’s favorite tabloid. The Post has become the top-read tabloid on Sundays — surging past the Sunday Daily News in circulation, according to a new quarterly report from the Alliance for Audited Media. The Post averaged 184,668 ...
05:14 2019-05-24

The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva A startup focused on sexual wellness is suing the New York public transit system after its sex toy ad campaign was rejected. The company, Dame Labs, includes a pretty exhaustive list of other sexually-oriented advertisements that the MTA has run, inc...
02:28 2019-06-19

Flavored e-cigarettes are officially illegal in New York Flavored e-cigarette products are officially illegal in New York — at least for the next 90 days, state health officials voted late Tuesday. Following an emergency executive action from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban all flavored vape products besides ment...
09:14 2019-09-18

5 reasons to get excited for New York Fashion Week Strap on your highest stilettos and pop the Champagne, because this New York Fashion Week — which starts today and goes until Sept. 14 — promises to be sexier, and sassier, than ever. Bad gal Riri is back with more lingerie After last year’s boundary...
23:00 2019-09-06

2 killed, 10 injured as van headed to New York crashes on I-95 Two people were killed and 10 others were hospitalized when a passenger van en route to New York-area crashed in North Carolina, according to police and reports. The passenger van, carrying 14 people, crashed at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday night on I-95...
21:28 2019-08-25

Trump’s Signature New York Hotel and the Art of the Compromise Facing demands to change the name of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, the president’s business is considering signage that would elevate its Central Park West address....
22:42 2019-08-25

New York plans to drown its rats in booze New York City plans to eliminate its rat population by enticing the creatures with bait before drowning them in a bucket of alcohol. A new rat-dunking gadget that attracts the rodents with food and then drops them through a trap door into an alcoholi...
19:28 2019-09-06

America is building another big wall. This one will protect New York By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat....
19:42 2019-08-26

Joe Biden is in New York to fundraise for his 2020 campaign Ex-veep Joe Biden continued his fundraising push in the Big Apple Tuesday, appearing at a law firm known for backing Democrats a day after one of President Trump’s top supporters turned down his plea for cash. Biden spoke to about 100 people at the M...
22:28 2019-06-18

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
03:28 2019-07-17

New York Officials Plan for Cyber Defenses Around 5G City officials are in a tough spot when it comes to 5G. While the wireless technology is expected to transform how communities interact with city services, experts warn it could also bring more cyberattacks....
10:28 2019-08-23

Avenatti wants to move case against him from New York to California Disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti wants to transfer one of the criminal cases he faces in New York, in which he’s accused of ripping off $300,000 from former client and porn actress Stormy Daniels, to California, where he’s accu...
23:28 2019-07-23

New York governor proposes ban on flavored e-cigarettes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation on Monday to ban flavored e-cigarettes statewide in an effort to protect young people from the unknown consequences of vaping....
09:14 2019-09-10

This unsung New York Yankees outfielder is thriving USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he's hearing from the Yankees' newest unsung hero, Mike Tauchman.       ...
17:28 2019-08-20

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
16:56 2019-06-06

New York to legalize controversial e-bikes and scooters The deal, announced Monday, emerged from negotiations between state lawmakers and city officials that went wait into Sunday night, a person familiar with the talks said....
04:00 2019-06-18

New York is the ‘least friendly state’ — and darn proud of it Surprising no one, New York ranked dead last in a new study of the friendliest states in America. Travel website Big 7 posed the question via its social media channels — which they say reach 1.5 million people total — and respondents put ...
02:42 2019-08-21

'It's extraordinarily powerful': first trans monument comes to New York Transgender activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are set to be honored close to the location of the Stonewall uprising of which they were a part of in 1969 Over the past year, New York has seen big changes to its monuments – a controversial s...
15:28 2019-05-31

New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more diverse....
18:14 2019-07-31