A heavy winter snow storm lashed the northeastern United States Thursday, subjecting New York to near blizzard-like conditions and forcing flight cancellations as schools and the United Nations closed.
Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was arrested Monday in connection to weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. He was charged with five counts of attempted murder of police officers in connection with a shootout in which he was wounded; federal prosecutors said they were still weighing charges over the bombings. More
Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his transatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon.
Sailors raced in New York Harbor for the America’s Cup World Series on Saturday and Sunday in New York, New York. The six international teams competed for points that count toward the final competition, to be held next year in Bermuda. Sailing on catamarans just off-shore of lower Manhattan, America’s Cup was called the biggest sailing event on the Hudson River in nearly a century.
The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Photos of cars at the New York International Auto Show.
Across the globe, St. Patrick’s Day 2016 was a pageant of revelry, faith and activism. In Dublin, crowds filled the streets for a glimpse of large, colorful floats. In Northern Ireland, pilgrims walked to St. Patrick’s resting place. In New York, former protesters became marchers with an end to a ban on openly gay parade participants.
Ice climber Don Mellor began climbing in the make-your-own tools era and has since introduced the sport to generations of students at a Lake Placid prep school, where he is a teacher and counselor. He wrote the book, literally, on ice climbing in this rugged region.