World News | Adam Nagouney, Jack Healy and Nelson D Schwartz, The New York Times | Sunday April 5, 2015
For more than a century, California has been the state where people flocked for a better life - 164,000 square miles of mountains, farmland and coastline, shimmering with ambition and dreams, money and beauty. It was the cutting-edge symbol of possib...
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
Two Pakistani-born brothers accused in a plot to detonate a bomb in New York City to avenge the deaths of people killed by drone attacks in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty to federal terrorism charges on Thursday in Miami.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
Roughly 1 million revelers rang in the new year at New York's Times Square under unusually tight security for the nation's biggest New Year's Eve celebration, while at least 29 protesters were arrested in California after violence broke out at a marc...
World News | Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
Roughly 1 million revelers packed New York's Times Square and rang in the new year with the city's annual crystal ball drop under unusually tight security for the nation's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday January 1, 2015
Revelers crowded New York's Times Square and converged on the beaches of Brazil and skyscrapers of Dubai to say good riddance to a turbulent 2014 marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 24, 2014
A national coalition of activists on Tuesday rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered and called for a mass demonstration on New Year's Eve.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the Indian community at a grand public reception at New York's Madison Square Garden on September 28 will be beamed live on giant screens at the city's iconic Times Square.
Mumbai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik on Friday announced the setting up of a cultural hub in Mumbai on the lines of New York's Times Square.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Ataui Deng, a Sudanese model who has worked with some of the world's top designers, has gone missing in New York, police said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in the city's Theater District on Tuesday afternoon injured 13 people, three of them seriously.
Offbeat | Trinaa Prasad | Wednesday July 30, 2014
It started with a fake Barack Obama (a lookalike, if you please), fake security entourage, and a handful of fake fans.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Cookie Monster may soon need a license.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
A man dressed as Spider-Man is under arrest for punching a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in New York's Times Square.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 27, 2014
Artists in New York City have painted the bodies of 40 nude models and turned an entrance to Central Park into a celebration of the human form.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Wednesday June 18, 2014
The episode isn't among Spider-Man's biggest hits: the superhero vs. mom.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 25, 2014
Authorities in China's restive Xinjiang region are offering cash to informants who report on neighbours with excessive facial hair, state media has reported.
Chandni | Wednesday April 16, 2014
New York's crowded Times Square had no idea that April 13 would bring with it a Bollywood bang.
World News | Agence France Press | Saturday March 15, 2014
A man who became known for claiming he was the U.S. sailor kissing a woman in Times Square in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer has died. Glenn McDuffie was 86.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 2, 2014
All 52 passengers who spent Christmas and New Year trapped on an icebound Russian research vessel in Antarctica were airlifted on Thursday in a dramatic rescue mission.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 1, 2014
A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even kissed as the famed crystal ball dropped in a freezing New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 1, 2014
From Sydney to Dubai, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday December 31, 2013
About half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year's Eve poll.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 31, 2013
NASA astronauts are ringing in 2014 by sending greetings from space to the crowd gathered in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve.
Reuters | Monday December 23, 2013
With the Times Square Ball app for iPhone and Android, people not near a television can tune in.