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New York City Council votes to ban sale of foie gras

01 Nov 2019

NEW YORK New York City, often viewed as the fine dining capital of America, on Wednesday became the latest U.S. locality to ban the sale of foie gras, prompting the country's largest producer of foie gras to vow to mount a court battle to overturn it. | Video

New York set to become latest U.S. city to ban foie gras

30 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 30 New York City, often viewed as the fine dining capital of America, was poised on Wednesday to become the latest U.S. city to ban the sale of foie gras, sparking manufacturers to vow a court battle to overturn it.

On Halloween cemetery tours, the dead come to life

30 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Keith Bottum blames his inner child when asked why a grown man was spending a recent pre-Halloween evening wandering among the tombs of New York's Woodlawn Cemetery, the final resting place of famous American celebrities, from jazz great Duke Ellington to one of the most infamous spirits of the silent film era. | Video

Nestor slows to post-tropical cyclone, makes Florida landfall

19 Oct 2019

Post-tropical cyclone Nestor made landfall in Florida on Saturday afternoon, bringing tornadoes that downed trees and shredded roofs in Gulf Coast towns and a storm surge that washed over streets.

Actress Felicity Huffman reports to prison for part in U.S. college scandal

15 Oct 2019

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman reported to a federal prison in California on Tuesday to begin serving a 14-day sentence for her role in a vast U.S. college admissions cheating scandal.

CORRECTED-Two-thirds of U.S. birds face extinction due to climate-linked 'emergency' -Audubon

11 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 10 Two-thirds of bird species in North America, already disappearing at an alarming rate, face extinction unless immediate action is taken to slow the rate of climate change, the National Audubon Society said on Thursday.

Sun, sand and vape waste: A new type of litter piles up on American beaches

10 Oct 2019

When Mike Castellano patrols the beaches of the New Jersey Shore, he is no longer surprised to find discarded vape pens and spent "e-juice" cartridges scattered in the white sand.

As Congress moves toward impeachment, U.S. late-night hosts rib Trump - and Pelosi

25 Sep 2019

NEW YORK From late night television hosts to tabloid front pages, the congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Trump sparked a firestorm of jokes and quips.

As Congress moves towards impeachment, U.S. late-night hosts rib Trump - and Pelosi

25 Sep 2019

NEW YORK From late night television hosts to tabloid front pages, the congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Trump sparked a firestorm of jokes and quips.

As Congress moves towards impeachment, U.S. late-night hosts rib Trump - and Pelosi

25 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 25 From late night television hosts to tabloid front pages, the congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Trump sparked a firestorm of jokes and quips.

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