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
15-second adverts could be directly placed into users' news feeds 'no more than three times a day'
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.
Collection of Jewish artefacts being sold off by hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt
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.
Li Keqiang, set to become China's premier in March, said the nation must deepen its rural-urban population shift to support growth while avoiding the economic stagnation associated with middle-income countries.
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.
The New York Times Co. on Thursday tumbled the most in at least three decades after reporting a surprise loss on falling advertising sales, adding to the challenges for incoming Chief Executive Officer Mark Thompson.