President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article
Children in day care centers are learning their ABCs, but letters would also come in handy for parents trying to decide if a facility is safe for their child, according to members of the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), who are calling for new rules to require places … Full Article
A group fighting the city’s plan to build two residential towers – one 29 stories and one 15 stories -- at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park says a financial report commissioned by the park is full of misleading information and should be withdrawn. … Full Article
Kids these days will do anything to have a good time.
Even if that means throwing a drug-infused rave in an abandoned warehouse that is filled with toxic waste, fails to meet fire regulations and is over capacity by 2,500 people. … Full Article
After a week of backlash from police groups threatening to boycott his upcoming film, Quentin Tarantino stood by his comments about police brutality and said he wouldn't be intimidated from voicing his opinion. … Full Article