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Rail Accident at NY’s Penn Station Snarls Rush Hour; Minor Injuries

A New Jersey Transit train is pictured damaged at Penn Station in Manhattan. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
A New Jersey Transit train is pictured damaged at Penn Station in Manhattan. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

NEW YORK—A slow-moving Amtrak Acela train derailed then sideswiped a New Jersey commuter rain train on Friday, injuring several people and stranding hundreds of others,...




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    Billionaire Philanthropist David Rockefeller Dies at Age 101 in New York

    NEW YORK—Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, died on... Read more

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    Hijacker Kills New York Paramedic Under Wheels of Her Ambulance

    NEW YORK—A paramedic was killed after a man hijacked her ambulance in New York City and reversed over her, city officials said on Friday. Police... Read more

  • Yonkers firefighters, police and ambulance personnel remove residents as fire shoots out of the top floor of an apartment building in Yonkers, N.Y., on March 15, 2017. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)

    Fatal NY Apartment Fire Forces Dozens Into the Cold

    YONKERS, N.Y.—Authorities say a fire at a Yonkers apartment building has left one person dead and forced dozens of people into the cold. Fire officials... Read more

  • People struggle to walk in the blowing snow during a winter storm in Boston on March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Northeast Facing Icy Mess as Plunging Temps Follow Storm

    NEW YORK—Plunging temperatures ushered in by the storm that plastered the Northeast turned the snow and sleet into rock-solid ice, leaving roads and sidewalks treacherous... Read more

  • Two men play golf with a tennis ball as a snowstorm sweeps through Times Square on in New York on March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Schools Closed, State Workers Told to Stay Home in NY

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Hundreds of school districts from Buffalo to New York City have cancelled classes and authorities are advising people to stay off the roads as... Read more

  • This satellite image taken around 12:12 a.m. EDT and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows clouds around the Northeast of the United States on March 14, 2017. (NOAA via AP)

    Snowstorm Clobbers the Northeast After Weeks of Mild Weather

    NEW YORK—A storm pounded the Northeast with more than a foot of snow in places Tuesday, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after a remarkably... Read more

  • Cars are covered in snow in a general parking lot during the snowstorm at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on March 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski)

    NYC Schools to Close Tuesday Due to Pending Blizzard

    NEW YORK/BOSTON—A fast-moving winter storm was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned on Monday, threatening to snarl travel and knock out power... Read more

  • A woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia on March 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    New York Braces for Blizzard; Heat Wave Seen in the West

    NEW YORK—Weather forecasters on Sunday put the greater New York City area under blizzard watch, saying there was potential for a major winter storm from... Read more

  • Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks during a news conference to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, at United Nations headquarters. Russian officials said Churkin died suddenly in New York City on Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Official: Russian UN Ambassador’s Died From Heart Attack

    NEW YORK—Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, who collapsed in his office last month, died from a heart attack, and no foul play was suspected,... Read more

  • Central Park in New York on March 10, 2017. (Photo by Ceyda Erdinc)

    Cuomo to Discuss Windstorm Recovery Effort; NYC Getting Snow

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Utility crews from other states and Canada were assisting efforts to restore power to more than 120,000 western New York homes and businesses still... Read more

  • Janet Sylva, left, and her mother, Philomena, smile during a press conference at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y., on March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman).

    US Surgeons Remove 6-pound Tumor From Gambia Girl’s Mouth

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.—Twelve-year-old Janet Sylva of Gambia wants to be a doctor when she grows up, she says with a broad grin—one that surgeons... Read more

  • Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks with with residents of Chicago, in this file photo. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

    Chicago Tries to Learn From New York Crime Fighting Success

    CHICAGO—Even before President Donald Trump tweeted a threat to send “in the Feds” to curb Chicago’s gun violence, he was saying on the campaign trail... Read more

  • In this courtroom drawing, Elvis Redzepagic (L) appears before Magistrate Judge Robert Levy (R) in New York on March 4, 2017, during his arraignment on charges that he attempted to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)

    Prosecutors: NY Man Aimed to Fight With Islamic Extremists

    NEW YORK—A New York man repeatedly traveled to the Middle East to try to join ISIS or another terrorist group and later told authorities he’d... Read more

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    Epoch Times Inundated With Cyberattacks Believed to Be From China

    NEW YORK—The New York headquarters of Epoch Media Group has been targeted by large-scale cyberattacks for nearly a month. The attacks, which appear aimed at... Read more

  • NYPD police car stands parked in Times Square.(lazyllama/Shutterstock)

    Arrest Made in National Threats to Jewish Community Centers

    NEW YORK—An arrest has been made in connection with threats made to at least eight Jewish community centers nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League’s headquarters in... Read more

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