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    This Free Lunch for 5,000 People Was Made From Food That Would’ve Been Wasted

    We’ve all heard the phrase, “When in doubt, throw it out.” Chances are, that mentality has contributed to the pitching of perfectly good leftovers into... Read more

  • In this June 11, 2014 file photo, the eastern section of Rikers Island jail complex in the Queens borough of New York is shown. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    Scanners That Could Catch Weapons Can’t Be Used at Rikers

    NEW YORK—Sophisticated X-ray body scanners that could curb widespread smuggling of scalpels and razors at New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail have sat unused... Read more

  • 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)

    Sky High: NYC ‘Trophy Apartment’ Could List for $250 Million

    NEW YORK—Billionaires’ Row. That’s what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are... Read more

  • Sign leaving Stewart International Airport in New Windsor on July 1, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Stewart Airport Key To Economic Growth, Says Commission Chair

    NEW WINDSOR—Former three-term county executive Lou Heimbach took the helm of the Stewart Airport Commission in January and has led the effort to draw more... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at Trump Tower in New York, April 19, 2016. Trump's frequent campaign events in Trump Tower are attracting scrutiny from New York City officials, who want to know whether he is abiding by rules requiring the building's atrium to be open to the public. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

    Officials Investigate Trump’s Use of Trump Tower Atrium for Campaign Events

    Donald Trump has used the Trump Tower in New York City as the background of his speeches since the very beginning of his campaign when... Read more

  • 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)

    New York Apartment for Sale: $250 Million

    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... Read more

  • An Aviation Safeguard employee checks tickets at the JFK International Airport in a file photo. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Computer Glitch at JFK Airport Causes Massive Check-In Lines

    NEW YORK— A computer outage at JFK Airport’s Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Neal... Read more

  • A file photo. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    Package Explodes at New York Prison Guard’s Home, Burns Him

    FLOYD, N.Y.— A suspicious package left by a prison guard’s mailbox exploded and seriously burned him when he opened it, authorities said Sunday as they... Read more

  • Officials remove a plane out of the Hudson River a day after it crashed, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in North Bergen, N.J. The World War II vintage P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft crashed into the river Friday, May 27,  killing its pilot. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    WWII Plane Pulled From Hudson After Crash That Killed Pilot

    NEW YORK—Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York... Read more

  • 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 K-9 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 of 2015, it... 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

  • The front page of the Luz Maria Foundation website. (LuzMariaFoundation.org)

    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


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