Lee Parker needed a backpack for a job interview the next day. He had been homeless for several years and carried his few possessions in a plastic bag.
'We must deliver a just and very harsh punishment to these people'
Locals are coming together to help first responders and those affected by the attacks
Officials have been reluctant to label the explosion an act of terror
Panicked passersby can be seen fleeing the scene seconds later
Incident in Manhattan comes hours after pipe bomb attack at charity run in New Jersey
Set to cost more than $150m, the vast public artwork will sit at the heart of the sprawling Hudson Yards development in Manhattan
Experienced pilot had been due to fly his plane in air show today
A 46-year-old woman was also grazed by a bullet during Wednesday's shooting.
'Respect the strips of chaos that have a weird wisdom of their own'
He won every other county in the state of New York
Flanery warns of the dangers of mass surveillance, and the frailty of individual identity
San Francisco’s average office rent price was $72.26 a square foot in the fourth quarter of last year, surpassing Manhattan’s price of $71.85
The building had three active city Buildings Department violations, all for elevator defects dating back to May 2014
Queens is taking on Brooklyn for the title of coolest borough. Mark C O'Flaherty ventures to Long Island City, an arty 'hood with the best views in town