Police said no passengers were aboard the Learjet 35 when it went down around 3.30 pm on Monday about a quarter-mile from the runway at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, just west of New York City.
Jonathan Demme never restricted himself to one genre. He made thrillers like The Silence of the Lambs, socially important films like Philadelphia and The Talking Heads concert film.
Jonathan Demme's 1993 film Philadelphia, with Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, was one of the first major Hollywood films to confront the AIDS crisis.
At least 21 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in Berkeley, California, US media said Saturday.
Here are a list of five films that celebrate and talk about the challenges being accepted as a AIDS patient to the challenges of being in love on World Aids Day.
By Yuka Obayashi and Elaine Lies | TOKYO TOKYO A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.The magnitude 7.4 earthquake, which was felt in Tokyo, sent thousands of residents fleeing for higher ground as dawn broke along the northeastern coast.There were no reports of deaths or serious injuries hours after the quake hit at 5:59 a.m. (2059 GMT Monday). It was centered off the coast of Fukushima prefecture at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6 miles), the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.A wave of up to 1.4 meters (4.5 ft) high was recorded at Sendai, about 70 km (45 miles) north of Fukushima, with smaller waves hitting ports elsewhere along the coast, public broadcaster NHK said.Television footage showed ships moving out to sea from harbors as tsunami warnings wailed after alerts of waves of up to 3 meters (10 feet) were issued."We saw high waves but nothing that went over the tidal barriers," a man in the city of Iwaki told NTV television network.Aerial footage showed tsunami waves flowing up rivers in some areas, and some fishing boats were overturned in the port of Higashi-Matsushima before the JMA lifted its warnings
The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election.
Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities
The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful.
A packed commuter train crashed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour Thursday, with three people reported killed and more than 100 injured, many of them in critical condition.
President Barack Obama made his 2016 solo campaign debut on Wednesday, hitting out at "unfair" criticism of Hillary Clinton and touting his own record.
The Mormon church is offering the general public a rare opportunity to tour its 152nd temple, a first of its kind in Pennsylvania.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday said America does not feel "great" to the millions of Americans living in poverty and despair.
WikiLeaks released audio recordings on Wednesday apparently hacked from the Democratic National Committee's servers
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a fraud, a liar and a hypocrite, top Democratic leaders and speakers at the party's national convention said on Wednesday as they lashed out at the billionaire from New York.
Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's U.S. presidential nomination on Tuesday, coming back from a stinging 2008 defeat in her first White House run and surviving a bitter primary fight to become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in U.S. history.
Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton on Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters
Supporters of Bernie Sanders disrupted the first day of the Democratic convention on Monday, repeatedly chanting and booing mentions of Hillary Clinton's name as the party's hopes for a show of unity dissolved into frequent chaos
Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilted during a heat wave.
The Republican and Democratic conventions will be held 18 to 21 July in Cleveland and 25 to 28 July in Philadelphia respectively.
Google and Viacom on Monday defeated an appeal in a nationwide class action lawsuit by parents who claimed the companies illegally tracked the online activity of children under the age of 13 who watched videos and played video games on Nickelodeon's website.