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Highly radioactive water has overflowed from a storage tank at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, but Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the liquid did not reach the Pacific Ocean.
A man who was apparently walking between subway cars fell and was crushed to death by an F train on the Lower East Side early Thursday, police said.
The mechanical problems that have plagued Prospect Park’s brand-new $74 million skating mega-facility ever since it opened to the public have been put on ice — for now.
A deadbeat Arizona dad left his baby daughter to fend for herself in a running car so he could escape from a motorbike gang he claimed was chasing him down, police said. Jay Bishop, 34, allegedly dumped the 11-month-old girl in his vehicle outside a Petco store in Mesa on Sunday.
A kindhearted McDonald's worker from upstate New York says she was fired for picking up the bill for hungry firefighters who had just battled a blaze. Heather Levia, 23, alleges she was canned from the Olean franchise after she dipped into her own pocket to pay $153 for the first responders' meals.
Brave bystanders rushed to the rescue as a woman tried to hurl herself off an overpass bridge in China. Dramatic surveillance footage shows the middle-aged woman trying to leap to her death but being stopped in the nick of time by quick-thinking passers-by.
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Wearable technology and elegant jewelry design might sound like two incongruous concepts, but a new accessories collection targeted at improving personal safety could change that.
Now this is how you make a JRPG on the 3DS. Nintendo’s portable console has seen a handful of stellar titles over the years, and it’s been home to several good Japanese role-players. But none is quite as complete as Bravely Default
Who knew Brian Williams could rap to the beat? Jimmy Fallon turned the NBC news anchor into a rapper in a hilarious mash-up video also starring weekend anchor Lester Holt on Wednesday's episode of 'The Tonight Show.'
The sleek and high-tech sled swerved and bounced off the wall of the bobsled track and quickly settled back onto its proper course, but the damage was done, and the American team featuring former Olympic track star Lauryn Williams would have to settle for silver in women’s bobsled.
A notorious stockbroker-to-the-stars has been hit with federal fraud charges — again. Dana Giacchetto — a disgraced money manager who palled around with actor Leonardo DiCaprio and other A-listers in the 1990s — has been charged with wire fraud and access device fraud, officials said.
Several Ukrainian athletes are heading home, worried about families and friends back in riot-torn Kiev, where at least 25 people reportedly have been killed in recent protests.
The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star has reportedly been separating himself from the limelight — and the Kardashians — after news of his separation from wife Kris Jenner went public in October.
Just what the doctor ordered: an NYC app that helps physicians study wins top prize in startup contest
Can a tech startup with the seemingly boring task of helping doctors prep for their specialty board exams become a hot company? Some of the city's best known angel investors think so.
After suffering an injury with Team Canada in the Olympics on Wednesday, an MRI on Thursday confirmed that John Tavares, the Islanders captain and best player, tore his MCL and meniscus in his left knee and is done for the rest of the NHL season. Doctors will reevaluate him once he returns from Sochi, but No. 91 is expected to be ready for training camp next year.
He couldn’t deliver a dominant junior season at South Carolina, he couldn’t get on the same page as coach Steve Spurrier, and he still can’t shake the concerns about his work ethic.
Just who the devil is behind the tipsforjesus campaign? The mysterious mastermind of the generous guerrilla movement that's so far dropped $130,000 in service gratuities at bars and diners across the country has at last come forward.
Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company's largest acquisition.
Salem massage therapist Bryce Cioffi, 23, was busted for inappropriately touching two female clients, police said.