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  • New York State Attorney Eric T. Schneiderman in Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. (Hans Pennink/AP Photo)

    NY Attorney General and Peabody Energy Enter Unprecedented Agreement to End Alleged Misconduct

    After a two-year investigation, Peabody Energy Corporation (Peabody) has agreed to revise financial disclosures to accurately represent known risks climate change poses to its business... Read more

  • The One World Trade Center towers over the other buildings of the Manhattan skyline viewed from the New York Harbor during sunset on Feb. 10, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Investors Eye New York as Safe Haven

    NEW YORK—With China’s economy slowing and its stock market behaving like a roller coaster, more Chinese investors are looking into safe investments, like the U.S. real estate... Read more

  • New York Police Department officers investigate a shooting near a subway station entrance at 35th Street and Eighth Avenue, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in New York. Authorities said three people have been shot, one fatally. No suspects were immediately arrested. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NYC Officials: 3 People Shot, 1 Fatally, Near Penn Station

    NEW YORK—An argument that began inside a midtown Manhattan McDonald’s early Monday erupted in gunfire at the steps of a nearby subway entrance when a... Read more

  • Signs opposing a proposed offshore liquefied natural gas pipeline can be seen in the crowd during a meeting at the Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, N.Y., on Nov. 2, 2015. Liberty Natural Gas LLC wants to build an offshore gas terminal in the waters between New York and New Jersey that will pump liquefied gas through a subsea pipeline into an existing pipeline running between the two states. (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)

    Proposed Ocean Gas Terminal Off NY, NJ Faces Opposition

    LONG BEACH, N.Y.—Environmentalists and some residents of coastal communities are fighting a proposed liquefied natural gas transfer point in the waters off New York and... Read more

  • Waters of the Mohawk River flow into the new harbor area at the Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, N.Y., on Nov. 3, 2015. Nearly a year after three casino projects in New York were chosen as part of a plan to boost the upstate economy, those projects are still awaiting casino license following delays caused by bureaucratic red tape and, in one case, lawsuits from local opponents. (Marc M. Schultz/Schenectady Daily Gazette via AP)

    Long Wait May Be Ending for NY’s Casino Projects

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Last December a state panel selected three casino projects intended to jumpstart the economy of upstate New York. Developers talked eagerly of ground-breakings, job... Read more

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    Luxury Timepieces That Go Beyond Just Telling Time

    NEW YORK—Have you ever wondered why some watches are more expensive than a Ferrari? They are luxurious not because they pay a lot of money... Read more

  • Lisa Ortega who has been drug-free since she completed her diversion program 25 years ago with her 7-year-old son Carlos Sabater in the Bronx, New York, on Nov. 1, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    How Courts Decide Between Drug Rehab and Prison

    NEW YORK—A bullet pierced Officer Randolph Holder’s forehead and killed him during an East Harlem shootout on Oct. 20. The alleged shooter, Tyrone Howard, was... Read more

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    Workers Find 19th-Century Burial Vault With Human Skeletons Under Manhattan

    A park in busy Greenwich Village, Manhattan, doesn’t seem like a place for a burial ground. Workers discover 19th-century burial vault, remains under New York... Read more

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    Flakka: New Scary Street Drug Emerging in NYC; What Is It Made Of?

    Ever heard of “flakka?” No? Well, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency official is saying it’s a dangerous new designer drug that’s becoming popular in New York City... Read more

  • A bird's eye view over looking Midtown Manhattan on Jan 26, 2012. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    What Is Heating Up US Real Estate Market?

    NEW YORK—A weaker and more volatile Chinese economy has triggered high levels of capital outflow from the country, and so far, the United States has been the prime... Read more

  • U.S. Marshall Director Michael Greco pose outside near courts the agency is responsible for, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    First Hispanic US Marshal in New York Assumes New Post

    NEW YORK—Long before Michael Greco became the first Hispanic U.S. marshal in the judicial district that includes Manhattan, he dreamed of becoming a police officer,... Read more

  • Mickey Ashmore, founder of Sabah Shoes, at his East Village store in Manhattan, New York, on Oct. 20, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Old World Leather Slip-Ons Live On in East Village

    For Texan Mickey Ashmore, a comfortable pair of Old World shoes—traditional slip-ons made by artisans in Southeast Turkey—became his inspiration.  After graduating from Wharton MBA, Ashmore started working for Microsoft... Read more

  • Dr. Edmond Mathez, Curator of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on Oct. 15, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    How Scientists Know What Makes Climate Work

    NEW YORK—Dr. Edmond Mathez, Curator of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the American Museum of Natural History, gave me a personal lesson... Read more

  • Firefighters gather at the site where a building being demolished to make way for a luxury boutique hotel partially caved in, killing one construction worker and trapping at least one other beneath the rubble midtown Manhattan, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Building Under Demolition Partially Collapses in NYC; 1 Dead

    NEW YORK (AP) — A building being demolished to make way for a luxury boutique hotel partially caved in Friday in midtown Manhattan, killing one... Read more

  • Cait Williamson (L) and Francesca DeLucia at Columbus Circle in New York City on Oct. 26, 2015. They will both run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 1. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Why These Experienced Runners Compete in the NYC Marathon

    NEW YORK—On Sunday, Cait Williamson will get up at 5:30 in the morning for a race that won’t start for more than four hours, otherwise... Read more

  • Charles-Edouard Catherine in New York. (Courtesy of Charles-Edouard Catherine)

    This Inspiring, Blind Young Man Is Running the NYC Marathon to Save Lives

    Charles-Edouard Catherine is not like any other typical runner. Three years ago, he lost his eye sight. When many would have been depressed, he chose... Read more

  • The casket bearing the remains of slain NYPD Officer Randolph Holder is taken out of Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, in the Queens Borough of New York City, on Oct. 28, 2015. Holder, 33, was gunned down while chasing a suspect in East Harlem last week, the fourth officer to be fatally shot in the line of duty in New York City in the last 10 months. Tyrone Howard was taken into custody a few blocks away and has been charged with murder and robbery. Holder will be buried in Guyana. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    NYPD Fallen Officer Randolph Holder: Fidelis Ad Mortem

    Flags fly at half-staff once again in New York City, this time to honor the passing of NYPD Officer Randolph Holder. Tragically, another police officer... Read more

  • New York Police pall bearers carry the casket of Officer Randolph Holder into a church for his funeral service, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in New York. Holder was killed on Oct. 20 while responding to a report of shots fired and a bicycle stolen at gunpoint in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Funeral of Slain New York City Officer Draws Thousands

    NEW YORK—Thousands of police officers packed rain-swept streets on Wednesday outside the funeral for a slain New York Police Department officer with deep law enforcement roots... Read more

  • New York police officers arrive for the wake of fellow officer Randolph Holder at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Holder was shot and killed Tuesday, Oct. 20 while pursuing a suspect in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. The suspect was caught several blocks away with a gunshot wound to his leg. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Thousands Expected at Funeral for NY Policeman Slain on Duty

    NEW YORK—Family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers will say their final goodbyes to a New York City police officer slain on duty before his... Read more

  • Police officers outside the wake of slain officer Randolph Holder at the Greater Allen A. M. E. Cathedral of New York on October 27, 2015. (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

    Officers Weep at Wake for Policeman Shot in Head on Duty

    NEW YORK—Hundreds of officers stood in the shadows of blue ribbons tied to fences and trees as they waited Tuesday to pay tribute to a... Read more

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