09 Nov 2011

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JoePa will quit at the end of the season

Saying he is devastated by the sex-abuse scandal enveloping the Penn State football program and university, Joe Paterno, whose 46-year tenure at the helm of the Nittany Lions has been one of the most successful in the history of college football, will step down at the end of this season.

09 Nov 2011 5:24pm GMT

Somalian baby ravaged by famine makes miraculous recovery 

As Minhaj Gedi Farah lay silently on a hospital bed three months ago, even his mother had given up hope that the skeletal Somali baby would live.

09 Nov 2011 5:23pm GMT

Rare diamond found in South Africa could be worth $15M

A rare pear-shaped stone dubbed the Sun-Drop Diamond, is expected to be sold for a between $11 million and $15 million at auction next week.

09 Nov 2011 5:22pm GMT

Funny faces

Sometimes Hollywood stars fail to put their best, er, face forward.

09 Nov 2011 5:19pm GMT

Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 is calling the tune

Calle 13 may be the hottest group in Latin America right now - darlings of critics and fans alike, able to sell out concerts throughout the continent and receive a record-breaking 10 nominations at the Latin Grammys.

09 Nov 2011 5:17pm GMT

Celebs come out

Whether it's on a magazine cover or on a TV show, celebs find their own way to come out. Take a look at other celebrities' coming out parties.

09 Nov 2011 5:14pm GMT

World has five years to combat irreversible global warming: report

In a sobering analysis of the planet's energy future, the International Energy Agency said that governments around the world have five years to reverse the course of climate change before it's too late.

09 Nov 2011 5:07pm GMT

Iran: No retreat from nuclear program

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed Wednesday that Iran won't retreat "one iota" from its nuclear program, denying claims that it seeks atomic weapons. Key ally Russia gave the Islamic Republic a major boost, rejecting tighter sanctions despite a U.N. watchdog report detailing suspected arms-related advances.

09 Nov 2011 5:06pm GMT

The cutest kids in Hollywood

They may be pint-sized, but these celebrity offspring often steal the spotlight from their famous parents.

09 Nov 2011 5:05pm GMT

Celebrity Twitter pics

Just when you think celebrities are tired of being in front of the camera, they turn the tables to play paparazzi in their own private lives - by filling cyberspace with Twitter pictures that are just TMI.

09 Nov 2011 4:57pm GMT

Celebrity fit club

With the paparazzi snapping their picture any all hours of the day, celebs have to be on top of their fitness game and looking their best 24/7.

09 Nov 2011 4:43pm GMT

Jack doc convicted for not calling 911

Michael Jackson's doctor sealed his fate when he found the heavily sedated pop icon unresponsive and failed to call 911 immediately, a juror revealed Wednesday.

09 Nov 2011 4:39pm GMT

Sexy star advertisements

Celebs aren't afraid to get a little sexy when it comes to ad campaigns.

09 Nov 2011 4:35pm GMT

Over 500K Toyotas recalled over steering issue

Toyota said it will recall about 550,000 units globally, including Lexus models, because of a potentially faulty crankshaft pulley that could cause noise and make steering more difficult.

09 Nov 2011 4:28pm GMT

Mariah Carey reveals 70-pound weight loss

Mariah Carey is singing the praises of Jenny Craig since losing 30 pounds on the weight loss system after giving birth to twins six months ago.

09 Nov 2011 4:24pm GMT

Amy Winehouse ‘Back to Black’ dress could fetch $30K

The dress that the late singer Amy Winehouse wore on the cover of her 2006 breakthrough album 'Back to Black' may bring in a lot of green.

09 Nov 2011 4:22pm GMT

07 Nov 2011

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A Bike-Lane Perch for the Urban Show

Janette Sadik-Khan, transportation commissioner for New York City, leads a two-wheeled tour of the city's controversial bike lanes.

07 Nov 2011 5:00am GMT

04 Nov 2011

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Uptown From Wall Street, a Bull Market

20th-century artists draw record sums at the auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's this week.

04 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Marathon Route Gives Snapshots of Change in New York

To run the course of the New York City Marathon today is to appreciate just how different the city has become.

04 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

03 Nov 2011

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The Jets Are Determined to Get Road Show in Gear Against the Bills

The Jets will be seeking their first road victory of the season when they play Bills, who are 4-0 in home games.

03 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Klimt Painting Sells for $40.4 Million

Sotheby's enjoys success with its Impressionist and Modern offerings at its New York auction.

03 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

02 Nov 2011

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Woman Hit by Shopping Cart in Harlem Is Still in I.C.U.

Marion Salmon Hedges, who was hit in the head by a shopping cart dropped from a walkway four floors above on Sunday as she was buying Halloween candy, has been a volunteer force in Manhattan.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Whistle-Blower in Medicaid Suit, Dr. Gabriel Feldman, Says Parents and Capra Inspired Him

Gabriel Ethan Feldman was awarded $14.7 million from a $70 million settlement made by the city in a Medicaid fraud suit.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Sotheby’s Art Auction Totals Nearly $200 Million

Sotheby's Wednesday sale, totaling nearly $200 million, relieved collectors and dealers after a weak auction at Christie's on Tuesday.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Leaders Reflect on Highs and Lows

Michael R. Bloomberg, Edward I. Koch and David N. Dinkins spoke Tuesday at a breakfast event in Midtown Manhattan. Here are some highlights.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Dismal Tale of Arrest for Tiniest of Crimes

A Carnegie Mellon University student was arrested for trespassing in Riverside Park and held for 36 hours after not being able to produce an ID.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Corruption Trial Begins for Assemblyman William Boyland Jr.

William Boyland Jr., a Democratic assemblyman, is accused of accepting money from a Brooklyn hospital organization in exchange for favors.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Bloomberg and Koch Split Over Blame for Economic Crisis

At an event, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg blamed Congress for the mortgage crisis, while former Mayor Edward I. Koch said Wall Street should be punished for the nation's fiscal woes.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Bidders at Christie's Open Pocketbooks, but With a Clear Eye

A work by the surrealist Max Ernst work leads the price parade at auction, yet many lots had no takers.

02 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

01 Nov 2011

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Special N.Y.C. Parking Rules

The alternate-side regulations will be suspended on Tuesday.

01 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT

Bloomberg Administration Admits Mishandling CityTime and Nycaps Programs

Bloomberg administration officials told the City Council that it would not oppose a bill requiring Council notification of troubles in major projects.

01 Nov 2011 4:00am GMT