This week, a woman was told to give up her seat in the front of a Brooklyn bus. The front was reserved for men, riders said. Her place was in the back with the other women.
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The turbulent airline worker who infamously quit his JetBlue job by activating the emergency chute on a plane last year has landed himself with a year’s probation.
The Occupy Wall Street protesters have spent the past four weeks trying to make their voices heard. On Saturday, hundreds of thousands around the world responded.
Kanye West and Russell Simmons are the latest stars to show their solidarity with the protesters. But wait a minute, aren’t they the 1%?
The 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks was commemorated with a memorial site featuring waterfalls surrounded by bronze panels etched with the names of the 2,983 people who died in the attacks. One of those names, …
Ever wanted to wear John Wayne’s eye patch from the original True Grit? Now could be your chance, as a host of the legendary actor’s belongings hit the auction block in October.
Monday’s links feature funny women, fictional pastimes and even musical saws. After a somber weekend, let’s have some fun.
So you think your commute is bad? Spare a thought for drivers in Mexico City – which has the most tortuous driving in the world, according to a new IBM survey.
At Milk Gallery in New York’s Meatpacking District, the activity this time of year usually centers on Fashion Week. Yet enter the main gallery and you’ll see dozens of stark, emotional portraits that are the very opposite of …
The U.S. capital may be infamous for political dysfunction, but it seems the breakdown extends to its roads, too.
Friday’s links give you a sprinkling of just about everything, to send the week off in style.
As many as 370,000 people have been ordered to evacuate low-lying areas of New York City, But if you belong to one segment of New York’s population you will be staying put, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s instructions.