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Jul 26, 2014

In Scarred Chinese Tibetan City, Devotion to Sanctity of Life

In Yushu, Buddhists demonstrate a reverence for all living beings — even a tiny river shrimp that some believe could be the reincarnated souls of loved ones who died in an earthquake in 2010...

Jul 26, 2014

Mayor de Blasio, daughter Chiara draw crowd on Italian beach

Mayor de Blasio was supposed to be off the grid Friday in Italy, but he still managed to draw a crowd. Surprised beachgoers surrounded de Blasio and his daughter Chiara as they stood along the waters of the Adriatic during a visit to the city of Pesc...

Jul 26, 2014

Lifelong Yankees fan, NYPD veteran lunches with Derek Jeter

There are the ladies who lunch in Manhattan, and then there is the guy who lunches with Derek Jeter. A self-professed, lifelong Yankee fan, New York City police officer Chris Moroni lived out every sports fan’s ultimate dream Friday – taking his son,... #Derek Jeter #New York Yankees

Jul 25, 2014

'Weaknesses' remain in city’s handling of computer contracts in wake of CityTime scandal: investigators

Following the December 2010 CityTime indictments, DOI reviewed the way the city handles huge technology contracts and found oversight and planning lacking... #Derek Jeter #New York Yankees

Jul 25, 2014

Bel Kaufman, Who Told What School Was Really Like, Dies at 103

Ms. Kaufman’s first novel, “Up the Down Staircase,” portrayed the topsy-turvy world of a New York City public school and was based on her experience as a teacher... #Derek Jeter #New York Yankees

Jul 25, 2014

Embarassing error by Ryan Raburn turns into 'home run' for Mike Moustakas

It was a play more suited for "Bad News Bears." In the seventh inning of Thursday night's game between the Royals and Indians, Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas blooped a ball down the left field line off the glove of Cleveland's Ryan Raburn... #Mike Moustakas #Ryan Raburn

Jul 25, 2014

Family of man who died in police custody after apparent chokehold seeks federal investigation

Family members of a man who died in police custody have met with federal prosecutors in New York City to press for an investigation into the death... #Mike Moustakas #Ryan Raburn

Jul 25, 2014

In the swim

Really good news on the crime front: While more than 626,300 people have patronized the city’s 55 public pools so far this summer, the swimming parks have been the scene of a grand total of 24 incidents — primarily bursts of disorder or locker break-... #Mike Moustakas #Ryan Raburn

Jul 25, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Finale for a Ferry

What you need to know for Friday and the weekend: life aboard the Rockaway Ferry, nice weather eventually turning cloudy, and G train woes begin... #Mike Moustakas #Ryan Raburn

Jul 25, 2014

'Manhattan' traces a culture of secrecy, nuclear anxiety

A secret city has sprouted in the scrubby hills of northern New Mexico, its inhabitants charged with carrying out a crucial mission... #Mike Moustakas #Ryan Raburn
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