Harris Wofford, rights activist and senator, dies at 92

Former Sen. Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Mar
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Harris Wofford, activist who served in Senate, dies at 92

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford, a longtime civil rights activist who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin
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Stewart-Cousins to be first female leader of NY state Senate

A woman is poised to lead the New York state Senate for the first time in state history
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The Latest: Police ID victim in fiery Brooklyn Bridge crash

A fiery chain reaction pile-up on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City killed one person and injured several others
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Police: Chain reaction caused fiery crash on Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City was closed for about an hour after a fiery crash involving three vehicles that killed one person
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Shark attack victim hopes to be released from hospital soon

The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod in Massachusetts is hoping to be released soon from the Boston hospital where he's been recovering this past month
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Before parental 'screen time' concerns: radio, even novels

Adults have worried about the new types of media and technology their kids spend time with since the days of dime novels and rock n' roll
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Shark attack victim says he punched shark in gills to escape

The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod in Massachusetts this month is recounting his ordeal as he recovers in a Boston rehabilitation hospital
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Cape Cod shark attack victim released from hospital

A New York man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month has been released from the hospital.
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Shark attack victim released from hospital

A New York man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month has been released from the hospital.
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Dead great white shark found on Cape Cod beach

A great white shark has washed up on a Cape Cod beach
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Beach where man bit by shark closed to swimming indefinitely

The Cape Cod beach where a New York man was bitten by a shark has been indefinitely closed to swimming after more sharks were spotted in its waters.
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The Latest: Beach where shark attacked closed through Friday

A Massachusetts beach where a New York man was attacked by a shark this week will be closed to swimmers at least through Friday
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NY man gets prison for killing his wife, a prominent doctor

A former financial services executive has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2016 stabbing death of his estranged wife, a prominent doctor, in their S
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H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies

A former cable TV mogul and Philadelphia newspaper owner who gave away most of his $1.2 billion fortune to charity has died
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Why Do Bagels Have Holes?

There are quite a few explanations out there for the hole in the middle of a bagel, one of those foods that you absolutely need to try when in New York City. In
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The Best Pizza in America Has No Tomato Sauce - or Mozzarella

We' ve published this ranking since 2013, and nearly every year one pizza has risen to the top of the pack: the clam pie from the legendary Frank Pepe in New Ha
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The Secrets to a New York City Bagel

There are multiple theories as to why New York City bagels are the gold standard. Some people will tell you it' s the perfect calcium-to-magnesium ratio of the
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Little Caesars to Deliver Pizza Nationwide for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever in the company' s 60- year history, Little Caesars will offer delivery service nationwide through a partnership with DoorDash- and there
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Chipotle Rolls Out 'Supergreens' Salad Mix and Whole30-Compliant Chicken

Chipotle is kicking off the new year by ditching its romaine-only salad base for a new "supergreens" mix made with romaine, baby kale and baby spinach. Just in
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Yoplait Launches New Yogurt With 'Just 3' Ingredients

Yoplait is launching a new yogurt, and it's super simple. The Most Iconic Breakfast Foods in America. Just 3 isn' t widely available just yet, but a quick searc
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Why do we drop a ball on New Year's Eve?

On Dec. 31, 1907, a 700-pound wood and iron ball wrapped in 100 25-watt lightbulbs descended from a flagpole above Times Tower in New York City. Once the clock
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Why I Stopped Celebrating New Year's Eve, and Why You Should Too

Look no further than the annual Times Square ball drop: Year after year, an estimated 1 million people gather in Midtown Manhattan from all over the world to se
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How a fireworks ban led to the first Times Square Ball Drop

In 1801, Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan noted a payment of 8 pounds to the "Persons who rang the Bells on New Year's Day." Forty-five years later, the church
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