First woman to head OPEC snared in multibillion dollar fraud scheme

Lavish lifestyles are nothing out of the ordinary in New York City, home of the rich and glamorous.

After disqualifying opposition, Rwandan president sees victory in august polls

Rwandan President Paul Kagame may think he has a clear shot at winning the upcoming poll Aug. 4.

The Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players visit Queens

On Father’s Day, several Queens families were treated to a gift from the organization Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players. Five fathers from the group descended upon the Renaissance Middle School (IS 192) in St. Albans.

Mayor David Dinkins celebrates 90th birthday at Gracie Mansion

Last week Mayor David Dinkins was honored as “walking history” as he celebrated his 90th birthday at Gracie Mansion.

Whole Foods opens in Harlem

A new Whole Foods supermarket opened in Harlem.

Department of Consumer Affairs continues to warn about predatory lending in the used car industry

The Department of Consumer Affairs is in the middle of its public awareness campaign to educate current and prospective used car owners about the rise of predatory lending in the used car industry.

Free mobile legal help center coming to the Bronx

Council Member Andy King is hosting a free civil legal services mobile van Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the annual 12th Council District Fun in the Son Community Engagement Day event outside the Evander Childs Football ...

WBAI turns up the volume at City Hall

The personnel of radio station WBAI-FM spoke their minds, not on the radio but at City Hall July 13.

Report: Blacks and Latinos arrested more frequently than whites for marijuana possession

According to a recently released report, Black and Latino New Yorkers made up 86 percent of the 60,000 marijuana arrests made between 2014 and 2016, whereas white New Yorkers and others made up just 14 percent.

Latino Alzheimer’s caregivers forum at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Approximately 400 families, caregivers and community organizations and a variety of agencies gathered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx for a health forum that provided insight into a disease that 5 million Americans are living with—Alzheimer’s disease.

Europe replies to demand for reparations

At the just concluded meeting of Caribbean Community leaders in Grenada, the question of making European nations that had participated in the transatlantic slave trade compensate the region for the genocide was discussed at length, but officials are tightlipped about ...

Vacant lots could house 200,000 homeless New Yorkers

Currently in New York City more than 60,000 people are sleeping in homeless shelters, including approximately 23,000 children.

Andrew Walcott brings new flavor to ENY

In an effort to bring some food flare to the East New York area, Andrew Walcott has found a way to fuse the best of both worlds with his Caribbean soul food inspired restaurant, Fusion East.

Hot Tracks: Subway blaze stokes MTA's 'Summer of Hell'

New York City subway trains can reach a top speed of 55 miles per hour, but it doesn’t appear they are living up to their full potential.

Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns: It's a 'time of power' for women in tech

With headlines about sexual harassment sweeping Silicon Valley, the former CEO of Xerox has a message for women: Don't avoid the tech industry.