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Four people were shot, one fatally, near the route of the West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, a string of early morning shootings Monday.
A British man hoping to walk around the entire globe has been stopped in his tracks after being denied entry into Russia.
Get ready for a wet Labor Day.
A dopey Brit was busted when cops raided his house for drugs - just as the mailman was delivering a package containing $1,600 worth of cannabis.
All five people aboard a single-engine airplane died after it crashed on Sunday in a field beside a runway during an attempt to land at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said.
A British woman screamed so much during her Ice Bucket Challenge that she ended up dislocating her jaw.
The ramped-up response to the killer crisis came after a 21-year-old student from neighboring Guinea tested positive for Ebola at a hospital in Dakar, the capital of Senegal.
Werner Franz — who was a 14-year-old cabin boy when the airship exploded over Lakehurst, N.J., on May 6, 1937 — suffered a fatal heart attack on Aug. 13 in his hometown of Frankfurt, Germany.
Derek Jeter has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated, GQ, ESPN, the Sporting News and even Newsweek during his Hall-of-Fame bound career.
A 67-year-old stroke victim, who needed a walker to get around, was stabbed to death after interrupting a burglary when he returned to his Staten Island home Sunday night.
Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.
A 16-year-old Bobby Kennedy wrote during World War II that his older brother and future president "might be killed any minute" in a haunting letter set to be auctioned.
Gaffe-prone Texas Gov.
North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
Christina Jahnz was left with a metal guard rail piercing through her thigh and buttocks after the horror smash in Elizabeth on Wednesday morning.
Youths in the North African nation are storming fields, stoning players and clashing outside stadiums in a wave of hooliganism stemming from joblessness, weak institutions and sheer boredom, experts say.
Joseph Buffis, 56, allegedly pocketed almost all of the $51,000 cash he'd collected on behalf of Lee Police Department over a 5-year period from 2007 to 2012.
Suffolk County Police stopped Julieann Klopfer, 33, of Mastic Beach, at a police checkpoint on Sunrise Highway at Exit 58 South.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
The parents of a child suffering from a severe brain tumor signaled Monday they would defy efforts to force them to return to Britain, days after their family fled to seek a novel kind of radiation treatment for the 5-year-old boy.
A Swedish man being tested for Ebola shows no signs of the virus, medical officials said Monday.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.
A heroic pit bull saved an 8-year-old boy from a deadly bee attack after she dragged him to safety by the leg of his pants.
Could it happen to you? Photos of a naked Jennifer Lawrence — and countless other celebrities — appeared on the Web Sunday in a major hacking scandal.
The 18-year-old died in Bunyola, on the Balearic island of Mallorca, early Sunday morning after his pee served as a conductor and sent electricity surging through his body.
Plans are being drawn up for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit the eastern Asian nation in 2015.
Bumbling medical staff at Brooklyn’s Kings County Hospital accidentally lost part of a patient’s severed thumb, leaving him with a stub where a fully reconstructed digit could have been, the patient says.
ALBANY — Former Gov. David Paterson slammed a surging lieutenant governor candidate, saying the insurgent liberal Democrat is treating the position “like it’s a joke instead of a real job.” Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu is challenging Cuomo’s choice, former Buffalo-area Rep.
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. — Joseph Persico, best-selling author, historian and speechwriter for Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, has died.