For the Hedbergs, a family from Sweden visiting New York, the sign at the head of the path that leads down to the ferries to Liberty Island – home to the Statute of Liberty – was more cause for bewilderment than disappointment.
24-year-old had part of her left leg amputated below the knee
The famous skyscraper will form the centrepiece of a real estate investment trust that is being lined up for a listing
Justice Department to confiscate 36 storey building considered a front for Iranian government
Stunt aimed at promoting the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series
Writer Jessica Winter has set the internet abuzz with her suggestion that a prehistoric pose is the ultimate persuasive power. Here, she explains her case – while body language expert Dr Lillian Glass reveals that the humility of the pose makes people receptive
Where to go and what to know
She is thought to have fallen after sitting or leaning on a railing while talking to her date at her New York City apartment
The only person Louis CK follows in Twitter
Marc Rich, founder of the Glencore Xstrata commodities giant who was one of the most famous fugitives from US justice in the 1980s and 1990s until being controversially pardoned by Bill Clinton when he was President, has died of a stroke in Switzerland aged 78.
The two men were trapped outside the building's 46th floor
Challenge should last about 55-65 hours, raising money for cancer research
The huge German airship exploded above a New Jersey airfield on May 6 1937 – with newsreel footage of its burning wreckage forming one of the 20th Century’s most iconic images
Former President’s appeal for heavy metal legends to play benefit gig fell on deaf ears
Forget Viva Forever!, Jennifer Saunders' Spice Girls musical which is to close after just six months, here are some of the most embarrassing theatrical flops the other side of the pond.
Until October last year, the South Ferry subway station was used by an estimated 30,000 people every day