It wasn't until 1942 that the first woman got a license to drive a cab in New York. Meet Gertrude Hadley Jeannette.
On the New York subway "Litefeet" dancers come on to the car with a small boombox and proceed to do a breakdance routine. But in 2014, the police started a serious crackdown on these dancers and began arresting them en masse.
Saharan dust energizes the Amazon, dozens of new sinkholes are found in Siberia, and an ancient tree frames a Hobbit-like building.
Animals, including aquarium residents, are receiving around the clock attention while facilities remain closed to visitors due to winter storm Juno.
An African American gunman with an apparent grudge killed two New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack after weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.
How could a frog go unnoticed in NYC for thousands of years? Discretion is everything. Continue reading →
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tests positive for the deadly virus.
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