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Judge Blocks Suit Over Empire State Building IPO

NEW YORK—A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can’t sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that...

  • Tibetan immigrant children ask questions during an after-school program for asylum immigrants run by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), on April 25, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Unanswered Questions Linger Over Potential Syracuse Immigrant Shelter

    NEW YORK—A convent in Syracuse is one of the six sites in New York state that the federal government has recently reviewed to see if... Read more

  • Esaw Garner (C), wife of Eric Garner, breaks down in the arms of Rev. Herbert Daughtry and Rev. Al Sharpton (R), during a rally at the National Action Network headquarters in New York for Eric Garner, July 19, 2014. Garner, 43, died Thursday, during an arrest in Staten Island, when a plain-clothes police officer placed him in what appeared be a chokehold while several others brought him to the ground and struggled to place him in handcuffs. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Medical Examiner Says More Investigation Needed in Apparent Chokehold Death

    NEW YORK—The medical examiner’s office has not yet determined what caused the death of a man who appeared to be held in a chokehold as... Read more

  • The World Trade Center in New York on Jan. 9, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Software Company Relocates Headquarters to WTC

    NEW YORK—Software company MediaMath, Inc. will relocate its headquarters to 4 World Trade Center (WTC), Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio announced on July 21... Read more

  • The Accolade on Staten Island. (Courtesy of Meadow Partners)

    Staten Island Waterfront Fills In

    Staten Island real estate is growing, with a number of new waterfront properties recently open for sales. Former industrial areas on the western shores of... Read more

  • In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, Shoppers stroll through The Walk, an outlet shopping district a few blocks from the casinos, in Atlantic City, N.J., Jan. 31, 2012. The shopping district is part of an effort to diversify Atlantic City and make it less reliant on gambling revenue, which has been plummeting since 2006. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    Atlantic City Doomed by Glut of Casinos in Region

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City’s casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country... Read more

  • Developer Jeffrey M. Brown tours a studio apartment in the seven-story modular-built apartment building called the Stack he co-developed, in the Innwood neighborhood of Manhattan on July 9, 2014. The Stack's 28 apartments, from studios to three bedroom, were formed from 59 modules of rectangular components all 12.5 feet wide and 50 to 60 feet long. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    NY Building Shows How Mod Design Stacks Up as Cool

    NEW YORK—In a city piled high with ambitious architecture, a seven-floor structure off the beaten path boasts a distinction of its own: It’s billed as... Read more

  • Josmar Trujillo (R), an organizer for New Yorkers Against Bratton, speaks to the press outside the City Hall in New York on July 21, 2014. (Ivan Pentchoukov/Epoch Times)

    Group Calls on NYPD Commissioner Bratton to Resign

    NEW YORK—A group of activists called on Police Commissioner William Bratton to resign in the wake of a police chokehold death of Eric Garner on... Read more

  • 1-Day NYC Health Care Workers’ Walkout Averted

    NEW YORK— A union representing 70,000 nurses and caregivers in New York City has reached a tentative agreement with management. The deal averts a one-day... Read more

  • Lesley Trevor, owner of Snowslip Farm, talks to state police Capt. John Tibbitts about what she and her daughter Emily witnessed after a plane crashed today on her property in Lake Placid, a village in the Adirondack Mountains, N.Y., Saturday, July 19, 2014. The plane crashed not far from the Lake Placid Airport. Three fatalities were reported.

    Police Identify Victims From Adirondacks Plane Crash

    NORTH ELBA, N.Y.—Authorities have identified the three victims in a single-engine plane crash in the Adirondacks as a West Virginia man, his 24-year-old daughter and... Read more

  • Qin Peng in New York, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    After 15 Years of Persecution, a Victim Still Advocates

    NEW YORK—Despite the late hour, the sun was still powerful on Sunday evening, when Qin Peng held a banner for all his fellows who haven’t... Read more

  • Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, breaks down in the arms of Rev. Herbert Daughtry (L) and Rev. Al Sharpton during a rally at the National Action Network headquarters for Eric Garner on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Grief and Outrage, After Black Man’s Police Chokehold Death

    NEW YORK—The climate was raw and strained along the short Bay Street where Eric Garner, a 43-year-old black man, died while being arrested on Thursday. ... Read more

  • Sen. Charles Schumer. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Senators Propose Plan to Cut Pet Drug Costs

    NEW YORK—Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are set to sponsor a Senate bill to lower the cost of pet medication. The Fairness... Read more

  • David Krause setting up a photo shoot for Alder New York at Pratt Institute's Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator's temporary space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, July 14, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    The Garment District, Brooklyn Style

    NEW YORK—A simple T-shirt can pass through thirty pairs of hands before it makes it to the consumer, and every single article of clothing we... Read more

  • In this file photo Steve Forbes attends a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on September 12, 2011. (Saeed KHAN/Getty Images)

    Forbes Sells Majority Stake to Group of Investors

    NEW YORK—Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group. Financial terms of... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at the Community Schools Advisory Board's first meeting at NYU Wagner, Manhattan, New York, July 17, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    De Blasio Shifts Focus to Community Schools

    NEW YORK—With his prekindergarten initiative well on the way, Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed a room full of education nonprofits and city agency representatives Thursday—this... Read more

  • Bill to Limit Hobby Lobby Decision in New York

    NEW YORK—A bill aimed to limit the effects of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case will be proposed in Albany, Attorney General... Read more