Brooklyn Bridge

New York City Police officers stand at the base of a white flag flying atop the west tower of New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags. The white flags — international symbols of surrender — fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports […]

07/22/2014

Ned Vizzini (PRNewsFoto/HarperCollins Children's Books/Sabra Embury)

Popular young adult author Vizzini, 32, dies in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Vizzini, a popular young adult author and television writer who wrote candidly and humorously about his struggles with depression, has committed suicide. He was 32. Vizzini jumped off the roof […]

12/20/2013

(AP Photo)

Many US bridges old, risky and rundown

WASHINGTON (AP) – Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The […]

09/15/2013

New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm

NEW YORK (AP) – Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn […]

10/31/2012

Sandy death toll now 55

NEW YORK (AP) – The death toll from superstorm Sandy is now at least 55 people along the Atlantic Coast. Meanwhile, communities are slowly recovering from the storm. In hard-hit New York City, hundreds of […]

10/31/2012

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