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Donald Trump's naked statue removed from Manhattan

New York City authorities have removed a life-size, naturally-coloured statue of a completely naked Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Aug 19, 2016, 08:50 AM IST

Man climbs Trump Tower to meet the billionaire

A 20-year-old man from Virginia created an hours-long media spectacle when he climbed up 21 floors of the Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan using suction cups and straps allegedly to get a "personal" meeting with Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Aug 11, 2016, 11:24 AM IST

One person critically injured in an explosion at New York's Central Park

 One person critically injured in an explosion at New York's Central Park on Sunday.

Jul 03, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Polish grandpa gives up Atlantic kayak crossing bid

 Waves off Sandy Hook in the state of New Jersey pushed Doba ashore.

Jun 03, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

Man killed, three hurt in shooting at New York rap concert

At least one person was killed and three wounded on Wednesday in a shooting during a rap concert in New York city, police said, with screaming concertgoers scattering in a chaotic scene captured on social media.

May 26, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

Hundreds demonstrate against Donald Trump in New York

Several hundred people gathered in New York demonstrating against Donald Trump outside the smart Manhattan hotel hosting the Republican frontrunner.

Apr 15, 2016, 07:21 AM IST

US makes new arrest in UN bribery case

 US prosecutors on Friday unveiled charges against a China-born woman who was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into a scheme to pay bribes to a former United Nations General Assembly president.

Mar 18, 2016, 23:04 PM IST

Threatening letter sent to Donald Trump son's NYC home: Officials

Police and the FBI are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Manhattan apartment of Donald Trump's son Eric that contained a white powder, two law enforcement officials said on Friday.

Mar 18, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Ice shelf twice the size of Manhattan set to break away from Antarctica?

An ice shelf which is roughly twice the size of Manhattan has been spotted by NASA scientists, forming across one of Antarctica's ice shelves.

Mar 16, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killed

A construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling snowstorm on Friday, killing one person, injuring three others and crushing cars parked in the street.

Feb 06, 2016, 05:11 AM IST

Construction crane collapses in downtown Manhattan; one dead, 2 seriously hurt

A construction crane collapsed on Friday morning in downtown Manhattan, and television images show the crane lying across several crushed cars.

Feb 05, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2015, 07:18 AM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2015, 06:47 AM IST

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.

May 20, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

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.

May 06, 2015, 10:55 AM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2015, 16:29 PM IST