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NCNW hosting health fair in Co-Op City

The National Council of Negro Women Co-Op City section is hosting their eighth annual Community Health Fair Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 177 Dreiser Loop, Room 4, in the Bronx.

Post office named after Tuskegee Airman Roscoe C. Brown Jr.

The Morris Heights post office in the Bronx now bears the name of late Tuskegee Airman and Bronx Community College President Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr.

Comptroller Stringer’s report: Sex education in NYC public schools ‘inadequate’

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said that the children need to learn more about the birds and the bees.

Protests erupt in St. Louis in aftermath of police shooting verdict

St. Louis is yet again the epicenter in the nation for protests and demonstrations in the wake of another white police officer being acquitted in the killing of a Black man.

Disaster Zone: Earthquake, hurricane devastate Mexico and the Caribbean

Another major hurricane in the Caribbean and a deadly earthquake in Mexico take center stage this week as concerns about what exactly is going on with Mother Earth.

Ruben Diaz Jr. and others to Amazon: Come to the Bronx!

A letter signed by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and other elected officials advocates that the company Amazon make the Bronx the place for their next headquarters.

St. Louis protest police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises, rescue attempts continue

Rescuers in hard hats and masks descended Wednesday on Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region.

Hurricane Maria pounds Puerto Rico after killing 7 people in Dominica

Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico on Wednesday morning, ripping trees out of the ground and hammering two-thirds of the island with hurricane-force winds.

Man charged in Baton Rouge killings

A 23-year-old Louisiana man was charged with murder Tuesday after police matched his DNA to shell casings found at the scene of a pair of homicides, authorities said.

Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday picked up the endorsement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his fellow Democrat and frequent rival.

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have taken to the streets every night. Largely peaceful in the daytime and sometimes turning ...

Hurricane Maria back at Category 5 as it barrels toward Caribbean

Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation.

Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence

Protesters angry over the acquittal of ex-police officer Jason Stockley, a white cop on trial for murder in the shooting death of a black man, were back in the streets of downtown St. Louis early Monday after demonstrations the previous ...

3 dead, several critically injured when buses crash in Flushing

Three people are dead and 16 others are injured, including multiple in critical condition, after a "very serious" collision involving two buses, which sent one into a building that later caught fire in Flushing Monday morning.