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A Brinks truck spilled its bounty all over a New Jersey highway this morning, turning passing motorists into cash collectors scooping up stray hundos from the road. [ more › ]...

A spate of bomb threats have been called in to organizations across the country: Businesses, government buildings, media outlets, and schools have been evacuated in response to suspicious emails about explosives. [ more › ]...

Native New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda joined Billy Eichner on the latest edition of Billy On The Street to play a game of "is anybody happy." And it actually mostly works, with Miranda's mere presence bringing a lot of joy to random people (at least w...

The NYPD has arrested a man who allegedly sucker-punched a woman on the E train because he thought she was a lesbian, hitting her so hard she fractured her spine. [ more › ]...

Because Rudy Giuliani has stuff to get off his chest, check out today's midday links: Trump seething, Larry King learns about Sonic, Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, this year's mood in one word, and dog experiences first snow. [ more › ]...

Have you heard? It is snowing! How festive, how fraught with potential to completely derail your day, even though the only Weather Phenomenon currently forecasted for New York City is this very flimsy snow scattering that may possibly be replaced by...

  As Mandarin Duck Mania continues unabated in Central Park, a little circus has sprung up around The Pond (at 60th and 5th) where it can most often be found. On a recent Saturday when I walked by, the duck (a.k.a. Mandarin...