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New Yorkers dial into immigrant stories in phone booths

Jun 28 2017

NEW YORK New Yorkers and tourists in Times Square can take a trip back in time in repurposed phone booths outfitted with oral histories from the city's storied immigrant population. | Video

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on “A Girl in the River”

Mar 08 2016

When Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was 14, she scored her first byline in Pakistan's popular English-language newspaper Dawn. Having grown up in an educated family in cosmopolitan Karachi, her life couldn't have been more different than the subject of her latest documentary, the Oscar-winning "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness".

Wall Street falls; retailers, utilities hit

Aug 16 2013

NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell on Friday, following the largest one-day drop in almost two months a day earlier, as retailers took a beating after reporting lackluster earnings and high-dividend names were hurt by rising interest rates.

Wall St off on Fed uncertainty, weak sales by retailer Macy's

Aug 14 2013

NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as investors speculated on when the Federal Reserve might curb its stimulus measures and after department store Macy's stock fell from a "tough" sales environment.

Wall Street slips as consumer shares, homebuilders fall

Aug 13 2013

NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell modestly on Tuesday, pulled lower by consumer stocks, particularly homebuilders, in another day of light trading volume.

S&P & Dow lower, BlackBerry keeps Nasdaq above water

Aug 12 2013

NEW YORK Technology stocks Apple and BlackBerry kept the Nasdaq above break-even on Monday, but other major stock indexes were lower in a session marked by light trading.

World News

Theresa May's Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades

British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party.