Published: May 19, 2022
Would granting an elephant some of the same rights as humans mean people could no longer keep dogs as pets? That was among the questions that judges on New York state's top court during arguments in Albany Wednesday asked a lawyer for an animal rights group that is pushing to free Happy the elephant.
Published: Apr 26, 2022
A New York judge on Monday (April 25) held former President Donald Trump in contempt of court for not producing documents subpoenaed in the state attorney general's civil probe of his business practices and ordered Trump to be fined $10,000 per day until he complies.
Published: Apr 13, 2022
Police mounted an intense manhunt on Tuesday (April 12) for a gunman who set off two smoke bombs and opened fire in a New York subway car, injuring at least 20 people in a morning rush-hour attack that prompted new calls to fight a surge of violence in the city's transit system.
Published: Apr 08, 2022
U.S. authorities have arrested a leader of a Japanese crime syndicate on charges of plotting to distribute drugs in the United States and purchase weapons including U.S.-made surface-to-air missiles, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Published: Dec 07, 2021
WASHINGTON - The omicron variant of the coronavirus has been identified in at least 17 U.S. states since California reported its first case Dec. 1 - and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said cases are likely to increase as scientists rush to answer whether it is more transmissible or better able to evade the protections of existing vaccines.
Published: Sep 25, 2021
NEW YORK — Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday (US time) visited the headquarters of Pfizer in New York, during his trip to the US to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.
Published: Sep 09, 2021
Altogether 650,532 Americans have died from COVID-19 as of Wednesday, averaging more than 1,100 deaths per day since the first coronavirus death was reported in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University. New Jersey, Mississippi and New York are among states with the highest coronavirus death rates.