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Construction worker Carlos Mitchel was throwing trash into an overloaded container when he heard what sounded like a cat. After a bit of prodding, he untied a plastic bag and was shocked to find the infant inside.
Casey Anthony maintains that a baby sitter her attorney acknowledged was fabricated at her 2011 murder trial is a real person.
The City Council will boycott the St. Patrick’s Day parade over its treatment of gay groups, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced Tuesday. Individual Council members will still be free to march — and at least a few are likely to do so.
There was a palpable, uncomfortable uncertainty in the Rangers’ locker room Tuesday morning in Greenburgh about the potential futures of captain Ryan Callahan and defenseman Dan Girardi.
When that old iPad mainstay franchise Plants vs. Zombies headed for a new platform, a new interface and a new audience, there were bound to be challenges. There was going to be skepticism and concern, and worries that an innovative developer would lose its way.
A Georgia man nearly bled to death after he sliced his arm with a machete — but a 911 call made by his 4-year-old daughter saved his life.
The first night in the United States for a family of Japanese tourists ended with the parents being pulled from their rental car at gunpoint with their young son watching after their confusion about American traffic laws set off a high-speed pursuit in southern Utah.
A freaj injury ended up costing former CNN correspondent Miles O’Brien his left arm, he revealed Tuesday. The veteran TV science journalist underwent emergency surgery Feb. 14 — but when his blood pressure suddenly plunged during the procedure, doctors amputated his left arm above the elbow.
This is Baywatch, Brazilian style. Lifeguards rushed to save a drowning boy from a dangerous rip current and caught the entire dramatic rescue on headcam.
A Korean man kidnapped and killed numerous pet dogs in his Argentine neighborhood so he could sell their meat to a local supermarket, it's claimed. The 70-year-old allegedly swiped family pooches off the streets of Buenos Aires and fed them for several days to boost their size.
Adidas will stop selling World Cup products that used sex appeal to promote host Brazil, a move that came after a formal complaint from the local government on Tuesday. Adidas made the announcement just hours after Brazil’s tourism board released a statement condemning some T-shirts that were being sold on the company’s web site.
Connecticut child left school with confused great-grandfather, parents furious at school over mistake
A Connecticut father is furious after his son was picked up from school by a confused elderly man — and the administration didn’t call police after the bizarre mix-up.
The friend who found Philip Seymour Hoffman dead has reached a financial settlement with the National Enquirer over a false story claiming he was the actor’s gay lover and watched him freebase cocaine.
The day Terry Collins’ good friend Jim Leyland retired from managing the Detroit Tigers this winter, the Mets manager’s wife made sure to point out to her husband that he was now the oldest manager in baseball. The 64-year-old Mets skipper has seen a lot of change in his years managing in the minors, majors and all over the world.
The best-selling jersey in the NBA Tuesday belongs to a player who hasn't scored a basket yet this season. Jason Collins, the first-ever openly gay athlete in major American team sports, made his historic debut with the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday in a win over the Lakers.
A Florida man is fighting his irrational fear of spiders by having a gigantic arachnid tattooed on his face. Eric Rico Ortiz, 24, thought the best way to beat his senseless terror was to have the image of the 8-legged critter inked forever onto his right cheek.
Suffer from sea sickness? Then look away now. What life is really like out on the ocean wave has been revealed in this astonishing video.
A cash-strapped Italian restaurant boss set himself on fire over fears a new anti-noise barrier being built in front of his eatery would affect his business.
Pro golfer Steve Elkington is under fire for confusing satire with anti-gay bigotry in an ill-advised tweet about Michael Sam. The ten-time PGA Tour winner caused outrage with a seemingly homophobic tweet aimed at Sam, a former University of Missouri All-American who is participating at the NFL Combine two weeks after coming out as gay.
Three drivers were hailed heroes after they helped stop and trap a drunk driver after he sideswiped a tractor-trailer on an upstate New York highway this week, police said.