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New York City Marathon returns for golden anniversary run

Nov 03 2021

NEW YORK The TCS New York City Marathon is back live for its 50th anniversary on Sunday after 2020's virtual run, with participants raring to cross the blue finish line painted inside Central Park.

Manhattan's first whiskey distillery in over 100 years open for business

Sep 20 2021

(Corrects story from Sept 17 to remove that Prohibition ended over 100 years ago in paragraph 2) | Video

Permission to Dance? BTS sing their way through United Nations

Sep 20 2021

UNITED NATIONS Fully vaccinated South Korean band BTS danced its way through the United Nations in a Monday broadcast, promoting global goals tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change ahead of the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders. | Video

The grief born on 9/11 forever changed the lives of these widows

Sep 08 2021

NEW YORK Cindy McGinty's grief was born on the morning of September 11, 2001, when two hijacked planes slammed into New York City's World Trade Center, killing her husband Mike McGinty. Mike was on the 99th floor of the North Tower when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into floors 93-99.

A Ferris wheel lifts spirits in New York's Times Square

Aug 26 2021

NEW YORK A 110-feet-high (34 m) Ferris wheel spins in the once bustling heart of Times Square, looking to bring some joy to New York City and help turn the economy around. | Video

A little goes a long way: Backpacks with essentials go to New York's homeless

Aug 12 2021

NEW YORK In a storage facility in New York City, volunteers loaded up 300 colorful backpacks with first aid kits, water, socks, sunblock, toothpaste and snacks that will soon to be distributed to people who are homeless.

'They're baaaaack': Two dozen goats eat their way through New York park

Jul 15 2021

NEW YORK Two dozen goats from a farm in a bucolic part of New York state are on a city outing - let loose in Manhattan's Riverside Park on Wednesday to munch on invasive weeds. | Video

Baby birds flee the nest to escape record heat wave in Oregon

Jul 13 2021

In a failed attempt to escape a record-breaking heat wave in late June in Pendleton, Oregon, more than 100 baby birds bailed from their nests. | Video

Mini Statue of Liberty retraces her big sister's steps to New York Harbor

Jul 02 2021

NEW YORK A scaled-down replica of the Statue of Liberty that has retraced the journey made over a century ago by its big sister was erected on Ellis Island in New York Harbor on Thursday. | Video

Wasabi the Pekingese won Westminster Dog Show with pride and lots of steps, says Kennel Club

Jun 14 2021

NEW YORK Wasabi, a fuzzy Pekingese with a black and brown face and soulful eyes, was the top dog in New York on Monday, posing at the Empire State Building a day after winning the Best in Show category at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. | Video

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