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New York Apartment for Sale: $250 Million

A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

It’s common knowledge that a window view of New York’s Central Park saps a hefty premium from your account. Still, one development company recently redefined what...




  • Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. (AP Photo/Dana Schimmel)

    Rapper Facing Charges in T.I. Concert Shooting

    Rapper Troy Ave. has been arrested for the Wednesday, May 25, shootings at New York City’s Irving Plaza that left one dead and three injured—including himself... Read more

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    Drink Spiking: One in 13 College Students Possibly Drugged, Survey Shows

    More than one in 13 college students said somebody spiked their drink or that they suspected so, according to a sizable survey at three campuses. Moreover,... Read more

  • NYPD Officer Horacio Maldonado with his K9 partner, Raychel, on patrol at the Times Square subway station in New York on May 17, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    The Elite K9 Unit That Keeps New York Safe

    NEW YORK—On your average weekday, the New York City subway sees more than 5.6 million people pass through it, and in all 2015, it saw... Read more

  • Statue of Liberty stamp issued in 1994. (Courtesy of World Stamp Show)

    The Great Big World of Small Pieces of History—Stamps

    History, geography, relaxation, and mystery—these are just some of the reasons why people love collecting stamps. And of course the visual stimulation of looking at... Read more

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    Students Visit Morgue to Learn About Gun Violence

    Some 50 Brooklyn high school and middle students toured a morgue as part of a program to teach them about the consequences of gun violence. ... Read more

  • People attend an art exhibition by AAFOH (Artists Against Forced Organ Harvesting) in New York on May 10, 2016. The exhibition features artwork about human rights abuse in China as well as Falun Gong practitioners speaking out against injustice in China.

    Heaven’s Tears and Eternal Sunshine: Artists Take a Stand Against Forced Organ Harvesting

    NEW YORK—Before 1997, artist Li Jinyu was  traveling to Tibet, Canada, and other places, looking for the meaning of life. In her paintings, she would... Read more

  • Fatima Alexander and the missing child (NYPD)

    New York City Nanny Arrested After Disappearing with 3-Year-Old Girl

    A New York City nanny is accused of kidnapping a 3-year-old girl who was in her care, police said. Fatima Alexander, 59, was last seen... Read more

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    Video: New York City Crushes Illegal Motorbikes, ATVs With Bulldozer

    For motorcyclists and off-roaders, it’s very hard to watch; but for those who hate the roar of a dirt bike or illegal quad, you’re in... Read more

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    New York City Fire Department to Adopt 3-Year-Old Boy

    Trucker Dukes, a 3-year-old boy from Maui, Hawaii, is currently fighting for his life at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York. At... Read more

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    Violence Against Women: The Faces Behind the Statistics

    “What you do not see from the statistics is the face of the actual victim,” said activist Luz Maria Utrera in a recent interview. The... Read more

  • Master Li Hongzhi, founder of Falun Dafa, speaks to over 9,000 followers at the 2016 World Falun Dafa Day conference at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, New York, on May 15, 2016. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

    Founder of Falun Gong Addresses Conference of Nearly 10,000 in New York

    NEW YORK—The founder of Falun Gong, Mr. Li Hongzhi, spoke to nearly 10,000 practitioners of the spiritual discipline on May 15 at the Barclays Center... Read more

  • Around 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners march in the World Falun Dafa parade in New York on May 13, 2016. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    Grand Parade in Manhattan Promotes Peace, Exposes Persecution in China

    NEW YORK—On May 13, around 10,000 practitioners of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong, or Falun Dafa, from 53 countries strolled down 42nd Street in a... Read more

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    Man in Times Square Gives Away Free Hugs, Punches Woman Who Refuses to Tip

    A woman visiting from Canada was punched in the face in Times Square, New York, by a man offering “free hugs” after she refused to... Read more

  • FILE - In this Monday, June 22, 2015 photo, Lois Judge, left, helps her aunt Susannah Mushatt Jones, during breakfast in Jones' room at the Vandalia Avenue Houses, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died in New York at age 116. Robert Young, a senior consultant for the Gerontology Research Group, says Jones died at a senior home in Brooklyn Thursday night, May 12, 2016. He said she had been ill for the past 10 days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    World’s Oldest Person Dies at 116; She Loved Lingerie, Bacon, and Children

    Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world’s oldest person, has died in New York.  Jones, who was aged 116 and 311 days, passed away at 8:26 p.m... Read more

  • Over a thousand Falun Gong practitioners from New York, Taiwan, and other Asian countries form the Chinese characters for "Falun Dafa" at Gantry Plaza State Park on May 12, 2016. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

    Why a Thousand People in Bright Yellow Shirts Formed Four Chinese Characters in a New York City Park

    NEW YORK—For about 140 minutes on a clear Thursday morning, another sign appeared next to the iconic Pepsi Cola neon structure in Gantry Plaza State... Read more

  • Lu Shiyu tells her story at City Hall in New York on May 11, 2016, of how she was persecuted inside China for practicing Falun Gong. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Practitioners of Falun Gong Tell Harrowing Accounts of Brutality by Mainland Regime

    NEW YORK—In the first of a series of public activities here this week, over two hundred practitioners of Falun Gong, the traditional Chinese spiritual discipline,... Read more


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