Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan
Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan

Actor Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his granddaughter, who was found stabbed to death on Sunday on a Manhattan street.

Hillary Clinton calls for greater U.S. income equality

Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton put the fight for higher wages for everyday Americans at the heart of her economic agenda on Monday, in the first major policy speech of her White House bid.

US jail uncovers apparent escape plot involving bedsheets

 Authorities say officials at a New York City jail have uncovered an apparent escape plot while sweeping the facility after learning of drug smuggling there.

US appeals court to hear 1984 case against Sonia Gandhi

A US federal appeals court in Manhattan has set August 18 for oral arguments in a case filed by a Sikh rights group against Congress party chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Hundreds of extra cops to hit New York streets

Hundreds of police officers were ordered off their desks and back onto the New York streets Wednesday in an effort to crack down on a fresh increase in murders and shootings.

Few signs of life in `China`s Manhattan`

As the wind whistles through half-finished skyscrapers and over empty boulevards, a development billed as China`s answer to Manhattan at times bears out the "ghost town" label some have given it.

Micro-apartments: A new concept in New York

New York, a city of exorbitant rents with more and more single residents, is about to get a brand new type of apartment: micro-units, for decades prohibited under zoning regulations.

Dakota Fanning mistaken for Olsen twins
Dakota Fanning mistaken for Olsen twins

 Actress Dakota Fanning says she often gets mistaken for one of the Olsen twins -- celebrity twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen.

Atlanta Hawks` Thabo Sefolosha says police caused season-ending injury
Atlanta Hawks` Thabo Sefolosha says police caused season-ending injury

Atlanta Hawks reserve forward Thabo Sefolosha on Tuesday said New York City police caused his season-ending broken leg when he was arrested in Manhattan last week.

Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found

Authorities shifted their focus to what caused the Manhattan apartment building collapse and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings, after two bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Barack Obama does not love America: Rudy ​Giuliani

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has sparked off a political firestorm in the US with his remarks that President Barack Obama does not love America, a comment termed as "horrible" by the White House.

Lena Dunham calls Woody Allen 'real pervert' at Sundance Film Festival
Lena Dunham calls Woody Allen 'real pervert' at Sundance Film Festival

 Lena Dunham recently mocked Woody Allen by cracking jokes about him "making out with 17 year olds" at the Sundance Film Festival .

Hedge fund founder shot dead in New York: Police

A hedge fund founder was found fatally shot in his plush Manhattan apartment on Sunday, police said, with US media reporting his son pulled the trigger after a row.

US seeks life in prison for London imam convicted on terror charges

 US prosecutors on Friday urged a federal judge to sentence London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

Bernie Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe
Bernie Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe

A New York appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a $650 million lawsuit against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, saying he cannot be sued in the state`s courts over the sale of a major stake in the motor racing business.

Author of bin Laden book sues ex-attorneys

New York: A former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden sued his former lawyers for malpractice, saying they gave him bad advice that tarnished his reputation, cost him his US security clearance and caused him to surrender much of the book's income to the government.

A warm welcome and an opportunity awaits PM Narendra Modi in US

Shunned by the US for nearly a decade, a triumphant Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flies into New York on Friday to start what he himself has called "a new chapter in our strategic partnership."

Sold out - PM Narendra Modi's reception at Madison Square Garden in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to leave for the United States on the September 26 and the tickets for his community reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York City is already sold out.

Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 settlement from New York City

An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior year in February 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a USD 225,000 settlement from New York City.

US Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out
US Open tennis umpires' pay lawsuit against USTA is ruled out

A federal judge has thrown out a class-action lawsuit accusing the United States Tennis Association of underpaying the hundreds of umpires who work the U.S. Open each year.