Climber trapped 3,000 metres up on Canada’s highest peak after two earthquakes strike Yukon


Argentinian climber Natalia Martinez photographed from the air on the east ridge of Mount Logan, Canada’s tallest peak. Only five days after this April 26 image was taken, a series of avalanches and ice collapses spurred by a magnitude 6.2 …

Emma Straub becomes the latest author to open a bookstore


NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Emma Straub has become the latest author to open a bookshop, joining the ranks of bookstore-owning writers like Ann Patchett and Jeff Kinney.

Books Are Magic opened April 29 in Brooklyn, New York, a few …

‘Scandal’ Creator Shonda Rhimes Warns at Planned Parenthood Gala: ‘Vaginas Might Go Extinct’


Hollywood super-producer Shonda Rhimes says she finds it distressing that in 2017, women’s health needs to be protected as if it were an endangered species.

In a speech at Planned Parenthood’s 100th anniversary gala in New York Tuesday night, where …

NYPD concludes investigation into Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s death, hands case to Medical Examiner


The Medical Examiner will make a final determination on how Abdus-Salaam died. Her body was found in the Hudson River on April 12.

The NYPD has completed its investigation into the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam and handed the case …

FBI chief Comey says he has no regrets about his preelection letter about Hillary Clinton’s emails


FBI Director James Comey, shown in July at a House Oversight Committee hearing, testified Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Clinton email case and a variety of other subjects. (Michael Reynolds / European Pressphoto Agency)

James B. Comey …

Here’s what drivers should know about traffic nightmare when President Trump visits New York City


Drivers should expect traffic across Manhattan when Trump visits on Thursday.

Special alert! President Trump’s plans have changed since Sunday, so here’s the latest:

POTUS will arrive mid-afternoon Thursday at the Wall Street Heliport, and go straight to Midtown, shutting …

Americans don’t trust media, but feel better about favorites


FILE – In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, reporters raise their hands as White House press secretary Sean Spicer takes questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. While Americans …

Bill and Hillary Clinton Talk ‘Fun Deficits’ at Star-Studded Charity Gala


Hillary Clinton, special guest at Tuesday night’s SeriousFun Children’s Network Gala, knew just the right antidote for her trying political year.

“I’m looking for some serious fun,” she confessed to the crowd gathered inside New York’s Pier Sixty at …

Agency takes tectonics study to earthquake-prone Alaska


(Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology via AP). This undated photo provided by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology shows a seismic station installed at Anaktuvak Pass in Alaska’s Brooks Range. The station sends out earthquake …

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) …

At least 21 killed as Isis-linked militants rampage through Philippines city


Militants linked to Islamic State swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Roman Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of Isis, regional authorities have said.

President Rodrigo Duterte, who …

Two doctors on what it's been like treating some of the children hurt in the Manchester attack

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After a minute's silence in Manchester, the crowd spontaneously starts to sing Don't Look Back in Anger.

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