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New York - Giant Ferris Wheel Planned For Staten Island Is Officially Grounded Today 07:25 PM New York - A giant Ferris wheel that was supposed to lure tourists to New York City’s least populous borough has been grounded. A spokeswoman for the New York Wheel developers confirmed Tuesday that the 630-foot (192-meter) wheel planned for the Staten Island shorefront “will unfortunately...

New York - Americans Who Don't Have A Bank Account At Lowest Level Ever Today 07:00 PM New York - The number of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve. In 2017 approximately 6.5 percent of U.S. households...


New York - Candidates For NY Governor Spar In Their Only Planned Debate

Today 06:31 PM

New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, an acolyte of President Donald Trump, and Molinaro punched back by...Read More »

New York - Yahoo To Pay $50M, Other Costs For Massive Security Breach

Today 06:00 PM

New York - Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to about 200 million people in the...Read More »

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Tallahassee, FL - Racist And Anti-Semitic Robocall Targets Florida Governor Candidate Andrew Gillum

Today 05:30 PM

Tallahassee, FL - A white supremacist group is behind a racist and anti-Semitic robocall targeting Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew...Read More »

Catonsville, MD - Maryland School Cancels 'Aladdin Jr' Over Arab Stereotypes

Today 05:00 PM

Catonsville, MD - Citing negative stereotyping of Arab culture, a Maryland elementary school has canceled its production of Disney's "Aladdin...Read More »

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Washington - Trump Says Saudis Staged 'worst Cover Up Ever' On Khashoggi

Today 04:56 PM

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Saudi authorities staged the "worst cover-up ever" in the killing of prominent...Read More »

San Francisco - Facebook Launches Searchable Database For U.S. Political Ad Spending

Today 04:30 PM

San Francisco - Facebook Inc on Tuesday unveiled a searchable database that will provide information on spending by advertisers for political ads and...Read More »

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Ankara - Turkish President: Saudis Must Name Masterminds Of Killing

Today 04:00 PM

Ankara - Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish...Read More »

Haskell, NJ - 6 Kids Dead, 12 Sick In Viral Outbreak At NJ Rehab Center

Today 03:29 PM

Haskell, NJ - A severe viral outbreak at a rehabilitation center in New Jersey has left six children dead and 12 others sick. The state Health...Read More »

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Rome - Video Shows Rome Metro Escalator Run Out Of Control

Today 03:07 PM

Rome - An escalator in a Rome metro station broke on Tuesday, injuring 20 people, most of them CSKA Moscow soccer fans, Italian police said. One...Read More »

Washington - First Sign Language Starbucks Opens In DC

Today 03:02 PM

Washington - Coffee drinkers in the nation's capital can now order that tall pumpkin spice iced skim latte in sign language. Starbucks has opened...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Chinese VP Wang Meets Israeli, Palestinian Officials

Today 02:34 PM

Jerusalem - China's vice president has met with Israeli and Palestinian officials as part of a three-day trip to the region. Wang Qishan visited...Read More »

Washington - Sandra Day O'Connor Announces Likely Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Today 02:30 PM

Washington - Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, says she has the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's...Read More »

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Moscow - No Olives? Putin Pokes Fun At US Seal Amid Arms Pact Dispute

Today 02:00 PM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin poked fun at the official seal of the United States while hosting U.S. President Donald Trump's national...Read More »

Istanbul - Khashoggi's Computer, Clothes Found During Search Of Consulate Vehicle

Today 01:28 PM

Istanbul - Crime scene investigators have found two suitcases and possessions believed to belong to slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a...Read More »

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Jerusalem - Did Lightning Strike Trigger Gaza Rocket Attack On Israel?

Today 12:56 PM

Jerusalem - A theory that a lightning strike triggered Palestinian rocket fire from Gaza last week gained traction in Israel on Tuesday and might...Read More »

Jerusalem - In Israel, Parkland Official Thanks US Jews For Support After School Shooting

Today 12:32 PM

Jerusalem - Stacy Kagan, the vice mayor of Parkland, Florida, thanked American Jews meeting in Israel for their support after the February school...Read More »

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Warsaw - Israeli Marks 70th Anniversary Of 1st Diplomatic Outpost

Today 12:00 PM

Warsaw - Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the...Read More »

Washington - Trump Sends CIA Director To Turkey To Review Khashoggi Case

Today 11:17 AM

Washington - President Donald Trump dispatched the director of the CIA to Turkey in a quest to get more information about the death of Saudi writer...Read More »

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New York - Non-Orthodox Leaders Downplay ‘Back Channel’ Delegation Of Rabbis That Met With Netanyahu

Today 11:00 AM

New York - The leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements in the United States both said they were not concerned about a delegation of 20...Read More »

Bedford, NY - Law Enforcement Official: Soros Device Had Bomb Components

Today 10:30 AM

Bedford, NY - A bomb was found in a mailbox at the suburban New York compound of George Soros, the liberal billionaire philanthropist who has been...Read More »

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Washington - U.S. Targets Russian Operatives Ahead Of Election

Today 10:00 AM

Washington - The United States has launched a cyber campaign aimed at Russian operatives in an effort to curb misinformation ahead of the Nov. 6...Read More »

Washington - Trump's Missile Treaty Pullout Could Escalate Tension With China

Today 09:21 AM

Washington - A U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty with Russia could give the Pentagon new options to counter Chinese missile...Read More »

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Moscow - Trump's Adviser Meets Russian Defense Minister In Moscow

Today 08:49 AM

Moscow - U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser struck a conciliatory note Tuesday in talks in Moscow, just days after Trump vowed...Read More »

Dover, NJ - Buildings Collapse In Fire, More Than 100 Homeless

Today 08:11 AM

Dover, NJ - More than 100 people are homeless after a fast-moving fire ripped through the business district of a New Jersey town, destroying multiple...Read More »

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West Bank - Human Rights Watch: Palestinians Crush Dissent With Torture

Today 07:55 AM

West Bank - Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, to quash dissent...Read More »

Istanbul - Turkish President: Saudis Plotted Writer's Killing For Days

Today 07:35 AM

Istanbul - Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey's president said...Read More »

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Last updated: Today 08:20 AM Beijing - China Opens World's Longest Sea Bridge Linking Hong Kong To Mainland

Today 12:22 AM

Beijing - China on Tuesday opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense...Read More »

Washington - Trump Says Transgender Policy Seeks To 'protect The Country'

Yesterday 11:59 PM

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that transgender issues were in flux and he aims to protect the country after a report that...Read More »

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Washington - CNN's Acosta Calls For Trump To Halt Media Attacks

Yesterday 11:24 PM

Washington - CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta, whose network is a frequent target of President Donald Trump's "fake news" barbs, called on...Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 11:30 PM Bedford, NY - Police: Explosive Device Found In Mailbox At The Home Of George Soros

Yesterday 11:01 PM

Bedford, NY - An object that appeared to be an explosive device was found in a mailbox at the home of George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist...Read More »

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Philadelphia - 1st Holocaust Memorial In US Merges Past With New Technology

Yesterday 11:00 PM

Philadelphia - In 1964, the first public memorial to the Holocaust in the United States was unveiled in a solemn ceremony in Philadelphia. The...Read More »

Las Vegas - Obama Says Republicans Sowed Divisions In US

Yesterday 10:19 PM

Las Vegas - Former President Barack Obama delivered a biting critique of Republicans in Washington and President Donald Trump without mentioning his...Read More »

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