Latest New York News

Maine governor to address UN on climate change

Sep. 23, 2019 5:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills is in New York City to address the United Nations on climate change. It'll be the first time a Maine governor has addressed the UN. Mills was invited to talk about Maine's efforts to combat climate change. Those include creation of a Maine Climate Council...

Dual-tone gowns of pink and red ruled the Emmys carpet

Sep. 23, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Did someone send a memo? Taraji P. Henson, Zoe Kazan, Susan Kelechi Watson, Mandy Moore and Marisa Tomei all showed up to the Emmys in two-tone looks of pink and red that stood out on the awards' purple carpet. The dual tones were the strongest trend among the women on Sunday night, where...

NFL ICYMI: Maybe the Giants found a new QB in Daniel Jones

Sep. 23, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

So maybe all those fans and media members blasting the choice of Daniel Jones with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft were being a little hasty in their judgment of him and New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman. And maybe, just maybe, so are the folks getting ready to put Jones in the Pro Football...

Rangers play final homestand ahead of move to new stadium

Sep. 23, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus has spent his entire career as a player in the Texas Rangers' ballpark, from his debut as a 20-year-old shortstop to consecutive World Series and now being the team's longest-tenured player. Hunter Pence grew up in Arlington dreaming of what it would be like to play...

Johnson says he'll tell Trump: Hands off UK health service

Sep. 23, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he'll tell U.S. President Donald Trump that the U.K.'s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and that the U.S. will have to open its markets to British goods if it wants to make a deal. Johnson said he...

Billy Porter makes Emmys history and the category is 'love'

Sep. 23, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — And the category, a jubilant Billy Porter said as he made Emmys history, "is love, y'all, love." Porter, known for making fashion statements on red carpets, became the first openly gay man to win an Emmy for best actor in a drama series for his role of Pray Tell on FX's "Pose." "I am so...

The Latest: Stars party at gala Emmy or no Emmy

Sep. 23, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 71st annual Emmy Awards, being presented at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 9:11 p.m. No Emmys, no problem. Winners and losers party afterward. Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown and their "This Is Us" co-stars made their way to the post show...

'When They See Us' honors real Central Park 5 at Emmys

Sep. 22, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The searing TV series on the plight of the Central Park Five created a memorable Emmy moment Sunday when the five exonerated men stood and were honored at the awards show. The four-part Netflix series explores the true story of five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were coerced...

Television celebrity chef, restaurateur Carl Ruiz dies at 44

Sep. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Television celebrity chef and restaurateur Carl Ruiz has died. He was 44. His New York City restaurant, La Cubana, confirmed his death in an Instagram post on Sunday. The restaurant said "no words can fully express our sadness at the sudden loss of their dear friend and brother." The cause...

Police investigate jewelry thefts at Trump Tower

Sep. 22, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives are investigating reports of thefts of about $350,000 worth of jewelry from residents in Manhattan's Trump Tower. The jewelry was allegedly stolen from inside two apartments in the building where President Donald Trump owns a penthouse triplex, police said. A 33-year-old woman...