Chicago and other northern US cities scramble to house migrants with coldest weather just ahead
Chicago is scrambling to house hundreds of asylum-seekers who are still sheltering on sidewalks, at police stations and at the city’s busiest airport as the cold weather sets in and with winter just around the corner.
Alvin Ailey troupe – and a soulful Cynthia Erivo – join to celebrate dance legend Judith Jamison
Actor-singer Cynthia Erivo lent searing and soulful vocals to an evening marking Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 65th anniversary, and celebrating the talents of dance legend Judith Jamison its former star dancer and longtime company leader.
Knicks rout Hornets, earn wild-card spot in East to advance in the In-Season Tournament
Julius Randle had 25 points and 20 rebounds, RJ Barrett scored 16 points, and the New York Knicks advanced to the quarterfinals of the NBA In-Season Tournament with a 115-91 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.
Giants edge Patriots and their woeful quarterbacks 10-7, aided by late missed field goal
Xavier McKinney set up Randy Bullock’s go-ahead 42-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter with New York’s third interception of New England’s woeful pair of quarterbacks, and the Giants won consecutive games for the first time this season, beating the Patriots 10-7.
Public Enemy, R.E.M., Blondie, Heart and Tracy Chapman get nods for Songwriters Hall of Fame
Everything from rap to yacht rock, country and alt-rock are represented among the nominees for the 2024 Songwriters Hall of Fame, with nods for Public Enemy, Steely Dan, Bryan Adams, George Clinton, Tracy Chapman, R.
Jesmyn Ward's 'Let Us Descend' is among the finalists for an Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence
Jesmyn Ward’s slave narrative “Let Us Descend” and Jake Bittle’s exploration of climate change’s impact “The Great Displacement” are among the finalists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in fiction and nonfiction.
Baltimore's Gunnar Henderson and Arizona's Corbin Carroll unanimous Rookie of the Year winners
Baltimore Orioles infielder Gunnar Henderson and Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll were both unanimous selections for MLB’s Rookie of the Year awards on Monday night, with Henderson winning the honor in the American League and Carroll earning the National League award.
Jacobs rushes for 116 yards as Raiders improve to 2-0 under Pierce, beat Jets 16-12
Josh Jacobs rushed for 116 yards, Aidan O’Connell connected with fellow rookie Michael Mayer for the game’s only touchdown, and the Las Vegas Raiders improved to 2-0 under interim coach Antonio Pierce, beating the New York Jets 16-12.
Wembanyama has a rough debut at Madison Square Garden as the Knicks rout the Spurs 126-105
Victor Wembanyama’s first game at Madison Square Garden was one of the worst of his young career, as the No. 1 draft pick managed just one basket in the first three quarters of the New York Knicks’ 126-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
Beyond Meat revenue falls as rising demand in Europe can’t overcome plummeting US sales
Beyond Meat’s revenue fell nearly 9% in the third quarter as higher sales of its plant-based meat in Europe failed to make up for plummeting demand in the U.S. Beyond Meat on Wednesday reported revenue of $75.3 million for the July-September period.
Domingo Germán cut by Yanks 5 months after perfect game, 3 months after starting alcohol treatment
Domingo Germán became a free agent when he refused an outright assignment to the minor leagues from the New York Yankees, five months after he pitched Major League Baseball’s 24th perfect game and three months after he entered alcohol abuse treatment.
The Supreme Court will hear an NRA appeal in a dispute with a former New York state official
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the National Rifle Association over comments from a former New York state official who urged banks and insurance companies to discontinue their association with gun promoting groups after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Retail trade group: holiday sales expected to slow to 3% to 4%, compared with 5.4% growth a year ago
The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, expects shoppers will spend more this year than last year, but their spending pace will slow given all the economic uncertainty.
Potential industry slowdown in toy sales weighs on shares of Hasbro and Mattel
Hasbro’s third-quarter revenue performance missed Wall Street’s expectations and the company cut its full-year revenue outlook again as signs of a possible industry slowdown in toy sales heading into the holiday season weighs on jittery investors.