NEW YORK A giant, white sculpture of a drone has appeared 25 feet (7.6 m) over Manhattan's High Line park, unnerving New Yorkers - which was the creators' intention.
NEW YORK New Yorkers can now get their dumpling fix from an automat with no human contact, and the adventurous can order flavors ranging from pepperoni pizza to peanut butter and jelly. | Video
Toymaker Mattel is encouraging kids to return Barbies, Matchbox cars and MEGA Bloks they no longer play with to the company for recycling into new toys. | Video
(Corrects fifth paragraph to say "participants" instead of "co-sponsors") | Video
Katy McAvoy hoped she would have more time for her job search after her 5-year-old daughter started in-person kindergarten in mid-November after months of virtual learning due to the pandemic. | Video
NEW YORK Patrick Hughes has put his two side-by-side bars in New York's Hell's Kitchen, Hellcat Annie's and Scruffy Duffy's, up for sale - for 25 bitcoins or 800 Ethereum tokens, now worth up to $1.12 million. | Video
Pearl River Mart, New York Chinatown's landmark emporium for everything Asian since 1971, will close its flagship store in early 2021 as the pandemic has left the family owners unable to pay the rent.
NEW YORK A huge colorful portrait of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now greets passersby over an East Village crosswalk in New York City. | Video
Oct 30 A record surge of coronavirus cases in
the United States is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity
and killing up to 1,000 people a day, the latest figures show,
with much of the country's attention focused on Tuesday's
WASHINGTON The White House coronavirus task force warned that much of the country is in the grips of an "unrelenting" surge in COVID-19 cases and urged tough countermeasures, as the number of U.S. infections reported on Thursday hit a new daily record of more than 91,000.