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    Falun Dafa Marks 25 Years With Grand Parade in Manhattan

    NEW YORK—Over 10,000 Falun Dafa practitioners from 57 countries and regions assembled in Manhattan on May 12 for a grand parade, the centerpiece event of... Read more

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    World Falun Dafa Day in New York Begins With Exercises, Musical Performances

    NEW YORK—Nearly a thousand Falun Dafa practitioners converged on Union Square’s north plaza on May 11 to kickstart World Falun Dafa Day festivities in New... Read more

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    Long Island Communities Struck by Gang Violence Unite to Clean Their Streets

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y.—The Brentwood and Central Islip communities have both been devastated by the recent loss of eight young people to gang violence, and community leaders are... Read more

  • Linda McMahon, administrator of the Small Business Administration,  talks to Lawrence K. Doll chairman of Drexel Hamilton, an institutional broker-dealer that offers employment opportunities to disabled veterans, on May 2, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Celebrating American Entrepreneurship

    American small-business owners have many reasons to celebrate: They are the backbone of the U.S. economy, and they create nearly two out of every three new jobs... Read more

  • An Amtrak passenger train sits in New York City's Pennsylvania Station on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

    Some New York Penn Station Train Tracks to Be Closed for Weeks for Repairs

    NEW YORK—Amtrak is planning to close some tracks for weeks and months at a time as it undertakes repairs at New York’s congested Pennsylvania Station,... Read more

  • Homeowners clean up debris after a tornado hit the town of Emory, Texas. (REUTERS/Brandon Wade)

    Powerful Storm Front That Killed 16 Heads toward East Coast

    A powerful storm system bore down on the east coast on Monday after spawning tornadoes and torrential rains that killed at least 16 people and shut... Read more

  • A photo of the original McKim, Mead & White Penn Station on display in the Amtrak concourse of Pennsylvania Station in New York, on Feb. 6, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Amtrak to Launch Repairs at New York’s Troubled Penn Station

    NEW YORK—Traveling through the nation’s busiest transit hub, New York’s Pennsylvania Station, will become even more cumbersome as Amtrak takes some tracks out of service... Read more

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    Chinese Plea for Freedom Found in Cupcake Box in New York

    NEW YORK—When Lourdes Figueiredo opened a small set of cupcake boxes bought from a Christmas tree shop months ago, out dropped a piece of paper... Read more

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    Candlelight Vigil Remembers Persecuted Falun Dafa Practitioners

    NEW YORK—As the last rays of sun set upon the Hudson River, several hundred Falun Gong practitioners sat solemnly in neat rows in front of the... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners march in a parade in Flushing, New York, on April 23, 2017, to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the April 25th peaceful appeal of 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners in Beijing. (Larry Dye/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Marks 18th Anniversary of Fateful Appeal in China

    FLUSHING, N.Y.—Brass horns, bright banners, and bustling dragon and lion dance troupes formed part of an hour-long parade on Flushing’s Main Street on the afternoon... Read more

  • A woman looks at "The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula," 1610, by Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, Italian, 1571–1610). Oil on canvas, Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, Naples. (Milene Fernandez/The Epoch Times)

    Caravaggio’s Last Two Paintings Reunited at The Met

    NEW YORK—Expressions of denial, guilt, and regret are written all over the faces of the main figures in the last two works of the Italian... Read more

  • Pedro Hernandez appears with his lawyer Harvey Fishbein in the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on Nov. 15, 2012.  (REUTERS/Louis Lanzano/Pool)

    NY Man Gets 25 Years to Life for 1979 Missing Child Murder

    NEW YORK—A former delicatessen worker who killed 6-year-old New York City boy Etan Patz in a 1979 slaying that helped raise national awareness about the... Read more

  • Pedro Hernandez in Manhattan Criminal Court.   (REUTERS/Louis Lanzano/Pool)

    NY Man to Be Sentenced for Murder in Infamous 1979 Missing Child Case

    NEW YORK—The former delicatessen worker convicted of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz is due to be sentenced on Tuesday, nearly 40 years after the boy’s disappearance... Read more

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    The Epoch Times Awarded for Its Journalism, Design

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—The quality of The Epoch Times was on display at the New York Press Association’s annual spring conference on April 7 and 8,... Read more

  • Suffolk  County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini speaks at the Long Island School Safety Conference on Long Island, New York, on March 28, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Four Murdered on Long Island Likely MS-13 Gang Killings, Say Police

    UPDATE: The four men have been identified by police as: Jorge Tigre, 18, of Bellport, N.Y., Justin LLivicura, 16, of East Patchogue, N.Y., Jefferson Villalobos,... Read more

  • Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, associate judge of the Court of Appeals speaks in this undated photo. (Courtesy of Columbia Law School/Handout via REUTERS)

    Police Probe Death of First NY Judge as Suicide

    NEW YORK—New York police are investigating the death of the United States’ first female Muslim judge as a possible suicide, but lack important clues about... Read more

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    NY Judge Found Dead in Hudson River

    A jurist who became the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge was found dead in New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday, police... Read more

  • The sculpture "Charging Bull" at Broadway and Morris near the southern tip of Manhattan in January 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’ Artist Says Girl Statue Violates His Rights

    NEW YORK—The sculptor of Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” statue is seeing red over New York City’s decision to keep in place the “Fearless Girl” statue... Read more

  • Pedestrians walks past a City University of New York building in New York on April 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

    New York Rolling out Free Tuition Plan for Many Students

    NEW YORK—Sotiris Charalampous spent the past two years juggling school and work in an effort to save enough money to pay for his college tuition... Read more

  • (L to R) John Haldane, J. Newton Rayzor, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University; Mark Johnston, Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy​, Princeton University; Sir Roger Scruton, Writer and Philosopher, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington D.C.; Alicja Gescinska, Philosopher and Novelist; Daniel Cullen, Professor of Political Science, Rhodes College, at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions event, "The Achievements of Sir Roger Scruton," in Princeton University, on April 3, 2017. (Sameer A. Khan)

    Celebrating the Philosopher of Beauty

    PRINCETON, N.J.—If you care about beauty in art, music, and architecture; if you are looking for consolation in the world; if you want to learn... Read more

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