Supreme Courts Rules Prayers That Open Town Council Meetings ConstitutionalThe Supreme Court says prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.
Report: Next Iran Nuclear Talks To Be Held In New YorkIran's state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear program will be held in New York.
Boston-Washington Amtrak Train Stuck for 5 Hours Passengers on an Amtrak train from Boston to Washington, D.C., say they were stuck in Connecticut for about five hours because of a mechanical problem.
Wealth Gap is Widest in D.C., Other Affluent US Cities The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities.
Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The BoulevardEverything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.
Gallo Goes There: Major College Football Towns Should Host Future Super BowlsWith all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.
Temperatures In Alaska Are Warmer Than The Lower 48The average temperature statewide for Alaska was 22 degrees Wednesday.
Chris Christie Faces Political Fallout Over Traffic JamPersonal messages reveal that his administration may have closed highway lanes as retribution against political enemies.
Times Square's Crystal Ball Gets Gleaming New Skin Electricians working atop a New York City skyscraper on Friday installed the last of the 2,688 crystal triangles that give the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball its shimmer, including a panel dreamt up by a 12-year-old former cancer patient.
Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In AmericaLocal cable providers love to remind us that we have nine - yes, nine - professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Lawyer: Indian Housekeeper Did Not Extort MoneyThe Indian diplomat's housekeeper says she was overworked and paid just $3 an hour.
U.S. Attorney: Indian Diplomat Treated Very Well A federal prosecutor is defending the arrest and strip-search of an Indian diplomat held on visa charges.
2013's Best Cities To Live InThe East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.
Must-Hit NY Beercation BreweriesRenowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York's grape-growing Finger Lakes region -- think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse -- is actually one of the country's most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it's the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
New York City Council Votes to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21 Young New Yorkers who want to light up will soon have to wait for their 21st birthdays before they can buy a pack of cigarettes.