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Pastor Goes to Check on Nativity Scene, Finds Newborn Baby in Jesus’ Place

(Father Christopher Heanue)
(Father Christopher Heanue)

A pastor who went to check on his church’s nativity scene was stunned to find an actual baby instead of a fake one. The newborn...

  • In an abandoned subway station in a Lower Manhattan, police stage a drill simulating a terrorist attack  Sunday Nov. 22, 2015, in New York.  Following the Nov. 13 terror attack in Paris and four days before New York's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, emergency responders from the NYPD, Fire Deptartment of New York and Homeland Security participated in the drill. (New York Police Department via AP)

    Emergency Responders Go Through Active Shooter Drill

    NEW YORK—Hundreds of New York emergency responders simulated a coordinated terror attack Sunday, days before one of the city’s biggest public events: the Macy’s Thanksgiving... Read more

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    Man Swinging Samurai Sword at Apple Store in New York Arrested

    A man caught on tape swinging a samurai sword at the flagship Apple store in Manhattan on November 20 was taken into custody.  The situation... Read more

  • Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard leaves the federal courthouse in New York Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.  Within hours of his release, Pollard's attorneys began a court challenge to terms of his parole. He served 30 years for selling intelligence secrets to Israel.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Convicted Spy Pollard Is Released After 30 Years Behind Bars

    NEW YORK— Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, his case a longtime irritant in relations... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference at the Stuyvesant Town complex, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in New York.  Manhattan's largest apartment complex will be sold for $5.3 billion in a deal that will preserve nearly half its 11,232 units for middle-class families, New York City officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor: City Won’t Be Intimated by New ISIS Video

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio said New York City will not be intimidated by a newly released ISIS group video showing images of Times Square,... Read more

  • Members of the NYPD Strategic Response Group and an NYPD officer stand guard in New York's Times Square on Nov. 18, 2015. Police officials said they've deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    New ISIS Video Includes Footage of New York City’s Times Square

    ISIS released a video on Nov. 18 celebrating the Paris attacks of Nov. 13. The same video contained footage of New York City’s Times Square, prompting... Read more

  • A Manhattan view from the Empire State Building in New York on July 1, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    New York Has More Hotel Rooms Than Ever, but Industry Suffers

    New York is one of the top global destinations for business and leisure travelers. And the city’s hotel sector has been booming for years. However,... Read more

  • McKenzie Roese’s apartment is in flames after the gas pipe in the restaurant below bursted on March 26. (FDNY/Twitter)

    Firefighter Adam Vilagos Rescues Baby Boy From Raging Fire in Queens

    A New York City firefighter is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a 3-week-old baby boy during a fire in Queens... Read more

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    Two Men Shot at Bed-Stuy Utica Avenue Subway Station in Brooklyn

    Two men were shot and injured on a subway station in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. It incident took place on the... Read more

  • The logo for the W Hotel, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, is seen in New York's Times Square on July 31, 2013. Marriott International announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, it is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will secure its position as the world's largest hotelier. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Must Starwood Elites Give Up the High Life Under Marriott?

    NEW YORK—Somewhere between their Westin Heavenly Beds and the room’s rainfall shower system, Starwood hotel loyalists were struck Monday morning by a new reality: their... Read more

  • Cotton pickers harvest a crop of cotton at a field in Hami, in China's far west Xinjiang region on Sept. 20, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Tracing Cotton to Origin Nearly Impossible, Say Sustainability Experts

    NEW YORK—Cotton is a key input to the apparel industry and producing it accounts for 2.6 percent of global water use. For just one T-shirt... Read more

  • Syrian refugees Hussam Al Roustom and his wife, Suha, in their home in Jersey City, N.J., on Nov. 9, 2015. They fled Homs, Syria, in 2013 with their two young children. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    From Syria to Jersey City, Against All Odds

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.—There was a faint whistling sound; then, a deafening blast. The ground in Homs, Syria, quivered. Hussam Al Roustom saw his friend screeching... Read more

  • New Yorkers Shocked After Homeless Man Reveals He Makes as Much as $200 an Hour

    A New York City panhandler has some unwelcome attention after it was revealed he makes as much as $200 an hour. The man, who typically... Read more

  • Coast Guardsmen march during the Veterans Day parade in New York City on Nov. 11, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Veterans Day, a Reminder of Sacrifice, Support, and Hardship

    NEW YORK—On Veterans Day, Americans are reminded of the courage it takes to lift one’s right hand and swear the oath to defend the nation... Read more

  • Tian Guo marching band members participate in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch TImes)

    In Parade, Falun Gong Contingent Reminds New Yorkers That Freedom Isn’t Free

    NEW YORK—At first, they seemed out of place in a parade showing appreciation for America’s veterans: a contingent, over 300-strong, of mainly Chinese faces marching... Read more

  • Exxon Mobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson at a discussion on energy innovations, organized by the Economic Club of Washington, in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2015. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

    In Targeting Exxon on Climate, New York Puts All Corporations on Notice

    In a move that is potentially transformative, the New York attorney general is investigating Exxon for financial fraud. The company made public statements questioning the... Read more

  • Family members of police officers who died in the line of duty touch the names of their loved ones during a rededication ceremony at the Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYPD Officer Who Responded After Sept. 11 Attacks Dies of Cancer

    NEW YORK—Family members, officers and friends have said farewell to a police lieutenant who worked at ground zero after the Sept. 11 attacks and recently... Read more

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