Metropolitan Museum of Art Works to Rebound from Money Woes

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a behemoth of culture and wealth, is rebounding from more than a year of internal turmoil and financial problems. As part of its recovery efforts, the museum is considering a
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Blizzard Takes Aim at Northeastern US, Flights Canceled

VOA A fast-moving winter storm was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned on Monday, prompting airlines to cancel thousands of flights and some mayors to order schools to close on Tuesday. The National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, with (more...)

New Year Celebrations Mark 2017 Around the World

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year. Revelers gathered in Times Square, New York City’s iconic tourist attraction, to watch the famed crystal ball mark the (more...)

New York Police Investigate ‘Intentional’ Blast that Injured 29

A loud explosion that shook the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan Saturday night was "an intentional act" that injured 29 people, according to New York authorities. New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio declared the explosion outside 131 West 23rd Street was deliberate, speaking to reporters on the street near the scene of the (more...)

Billionaire Yuri Milner Bids Another $100M to Explore Cosmos

VOA News Russian billionaire, Yuri Milner, wants to learn more about Alpha Centauri- one of Earth’s closest neighbors; a solar system with three stars. Milner, along with Physicist Stephen Hawking, announced in a news conference on Tuesday a project generic pharmacy (more...)

SUVs Dominate at New York Auto Show

VOA Tina Trinh Whether classic or futuristic, the cars at the New York International Auto Show are nothing canadian pharmacy in spring hill fl if not flashy. As automakers unveiled the latest models to get consumers revved up, the theme this (more...)

Obama Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff to Honor Nancy Reagan

VOA News U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered flags at the White House and all federal buildings to be lowered to half-staff "as a mark to respect the memory of" former first lady Nancy Reagan. The steadfast partner of the 40th U.S. president, Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan died Sunday of congestive heart (more...)

US East Coast Shaking Off Massive Storm’s Effects

VOA News The U.S. government was closed Monday, and children in Washington, DC, got the day off from school, giving the city a chance to dig out and clean up from the record-breaking winter storm. Many Washington streets and highways were still snow-covered as the sun came up. The day off for (more...)

Frank Sinatra Remembered in Small Hometown

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Victoria Kupchinetsky, Ramon Taylor Before singer Frank Sinatra became a global household name, he was a local boy from a small New Jersey town across the river from Manhattan. In that town — Hoboken — a street is named after him, and to celebrate Sinatra’s 100th birthday anniversary, Hoboken’s museum (more...)

Millions Mark First International Yoga Day

VOA News Millions of people around the world have taken part in a global event honoring Yoga, an ancient practice they say brings them health, happiness and peace. Sunday was the first ever International Day of Yoga, as proclaimed by the United Nations last year. Thousands brought their mats to New York City's (more...)

Amtrak Train Crash: 7 Dead, More Than 200 Injured

At least seven people were killed and over 200 people hurt after an Amtrak Northeast Regional train en route from Washington to New York, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in Port Richmond, near Philadelphia Tuesday night. According to VOA, " an (more...)

More Than 400 Addresses, Including Dozens of ‘Dark Market’ Sites, Targeted

Federal law enforcement has taken action against over 400 Tor hidden service .onion addresses, including dozens of “dark market” websites, that were offering a range of illegal goods and services for sale on the “Tor” network, a special network of computers on the Internet designed to conceal the locations of (more...)

Why Our Community Commends Governor Cuomo!

Op-Ed By: Ezra Friedlander As the world continues to grapple with the uncertainties surrounding the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East, it remains a key concern for us New Yorkers. The global community has become more and more interconnected and events that occur thousands of miles away can (more...)

What to Look Forward To at The 2014 U.S. Open

by Miriam Khazanov
From August 25th and through September 8th, Flushing Meadows, Queens, will be the tennis capital of the world. There The U.S Open, the fourth and final part of the Grand Slam tournaments, will be played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, on the (more...)

Taylor Bill to Increase Penalties for Illegal Guns Passes Committee

Legislation sponsored by Rep. John Taylor (R-Philadelphia) to toughen the penalties against those who use illegal guns has passed the House Judiciary Committee. “This bill will give prosecutors an additional tool to fight illegal firearm possession and violence in the City of Philadelphia,” Taylor said. “If a person is carrying any (more...)

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