Mayor of New York says Britain had yet to catch up with American idea of large-scale giving
Six-foot-five public advocate sweeps past controversial candidate Anthony Weiner in race for Democrats’ nod
The world of journalism was rocked to its foundations last night as a top newsman claimed to have discovered the secret of "journalese".
Force is told to change its ways over policy that unfairly targets blacks and Hispanics
New performance statistics make sorry reading for England
Two threatening letters sent to New York City's mayor and his group that advocates for gun control contained traces of the deadly poison ricin, police have said.
New York City, home of the horn-leaning taxi driver and death-wish bicycle courier, has survived a second day on its version of London’s Boris Bikes. At the time of writing, there were no reported calamities involving the new swarm of 6,000 rental machines.
Tourism bosses in Chelyabinsk hope to build a 'Meteor Disneyland' in the southern Russian city
Rather than recoiling from the gun, Americans are emptying stores of ‘sporting rifles’ while online prices soar
China says it will seek a higher "quality and efficiency" of growth next year, signaling new leaders may accept a reduced pace of expansion in exchange for a more sustainable model.
A Chinese manufacturing index signaled the first expansion in 13 months, adding to signs that economic growth is rebounding after a seven-quarter slowdown.
Mere days after a devastating superstorm swept through the region, leaving a trail of destruction behind it, the residents of New York and New Jersey are facing another crisis.
But there are less dramatic examples that make a strong case too
In a surprise endorsement, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that he will vote for President Barack Obama in next Tuesday's election because "we need leadership" from the White House on climate change.
China has denounced a report in The New York Times detailing the vast riches accumulated by Premier Wen Jiabao’s family, and today it blocked the newspaper’s English and Chinese language websites.