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An invitation to a Death Cafe discussion in New York City. Death Cafes, where people talk freely about death-related issues, are rapidly spreading through the U.S. and the world. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

At these coffee klatches, death is on the agenda

NEW YORK (AP) — It can be tough to get a conversation going if you want to talk about the late stages of dementia, your last will and testament or the recent passing of your […]

10/21/2013

A New York City police officer stands in front of the Victoria's Secret Herald Square store in midtown Manhattan, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in New York.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says

NEW YORK (AP) — The results of an autopsy could determine whether two teenage girls are hit with serious charges after one of them was found carrying a dead fetus in a bag while shopping […]

10/18/2013

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown. Ferry […]

10/12/2013

NYC psychic is convicted of conning clients

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City psychic has been convicted of bamboozling more than $100,000 from clients by pledging to solve problems she traced to previous lives. Sylvia Mitchell was found guilty Friday […]

10/11/2013

Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour marathon swim event in New York's Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Record breaker Nyad attempts 48-hour swim in NYC

  NEW YORK (AP) — The 64-year-old woman who swam from Cuba to Florida is attempting to swim in a pool in midtown Manhattan for 48 straight hours to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy. Wearing […]

10/08/2013

A man takes a picture with his phone of a load stuck suspended above the street in New York, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Concrete weight dangles from crane over NYC street

NEW YORK (AP) — A concrete weight dangled for hours from a crane 40 floors above a street on Monday, leading officials to close a long swath of a major thoroughfare near Carnegie Hall as […]

10/07/2013

Christopher Cruz appears in criminal court in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.  Cruz, 28, of New Jersey, was charged Wednesday with reckless driving after prosecutors said he touched off a tense encounter with the driver of a sport utility vehicle and a throng of other bikers that ended with blood and broken bones on a Manhattan street. He was also charged with unlawful imprisonment. His bail was set at $1,500 cash.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NY SUV driver’s wife: We were in ‘grave danger’

NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of an SUV involved in a bloody weekend confrontation with a throng of motorcyclists was put in grave danger and feared for the life of his family inside when […]

10/03/2013

In this frame grab from video provided by the New York Police Department, motorcyclists ride alongside a sport utility vehicle, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)

Suspect arraigned in motorcycle-SUV brawl in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A motorcyclist was charged Wednesday with reckless driving after prosecutors said he touched off a tense encounter with the driver of an SUV and a throng of other bikers that ended […]

10/02/2013

Donald Trump (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Donald Trump interested in NY’s Plum Island

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump is thinking about adding an island to his already flashy portfolio. The real estate mogul and TV reality star said Tuesday he’s considering purchasing New York’s Plum Island, but […]

10/01/2013

In this frame grab from video provided by the New York Police Department, motorcyclists ride alongside a sport utility vehicle, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)

Motorcyclists pull over, beat SUV driver

NEW YORK (AP) — An unauthorized motorcycle rally featuring hundreds of bikers parading through the streets took a bloody turn when a large group of riders surrounded a man driving with his family, then chased […]

10/01/2013

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