New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators -- Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
Seattle voters will have a great opportunity to provide continued support to our parks ["Proposition 1 enrages, divides Seattle parks supporters," Opinion Northwest, July 24]. Proposition 1 will create a Park District for our city, which is a proven way to deliver stable, sustainable funding for our
An Indian court convicted 10 people on Wednesday in a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse, killing 94 children in a horrifying case that focused attention on poor fire regulations in the country.
Israel's ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that criticism from within the Jewish state of Secretary of State John Kerry's peace-making efforts is traceable to Israel's "very rambunctious democracy" and not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
CHICAGO (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia blasted the West's new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. of being "prosecutorial" in its drive to impose penalties on the country's key energy and finance sectors.