Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A man blamed by New York City police for leaving two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station, causing chaos for commuters during... Read more »

New York coroner ‘confident’ Epstein’s death was suicide: New York Times

(Reuters) – New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking... Read more »

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier’s estate this week

(Reuters) – Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent... Read more »

Epstein found dead in jail, was not on suicide watch

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead on Saturday after an apparent suicide in the New York jail cell where he was being held without... Read more »

Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter dies at family compound in Massachusetts: NYT

(Reuters) – A 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family’s compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, the New York... Read more »

Longshoremen union local’s president charged in NY with bribery

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The president of an International Longshoremen’s Association branch in New Jersey was arrested on Friday and charged with accepting at least $150,000 of bribes over... Read more »

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff’s firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler’s customers, under a settlement with... Read more »

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80

(Reuters) – Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, “Ball Four,” attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts,... Read more »

Former big-leaguer Jim Bouton, author of groundbreaking ‘Ball Four,’ dies at 80

(Reuters) – Former New York Yankees pitcher Jim Bouton, whose irreverent, raunchy baseball memoir, “Ball Four,” attracted both hostility and acclaim, died on Wednesday at his home in Massachusetts,... Read more »

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of... Read more »