Contrary to popular belief, it's not unheard of to have a tornado in Queens, Brooklyn, or Manhattan. Skyscrapers do little to disrupt major storms, say meteorologists.
NYC Tornado: The National Weather Service planned to spend the day investigating whether a tornado touched down Thursday evening in New York City.
Controversy over the New York and other mosques underlines the struggle to balance values of religious tolerance with fears, real and imagined, in an age of terrorism.
The debate over the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” hit the streets of New York Sunday. The controversy has led to increasing talk of moving the site of the proposed center.
Geoscientists in Australia have discovered fossils of what could be the earliest known animals, tiny sponge-like creatures that lived in ocean reefs some 650 million years ago.
Has post-9/11 fear created a not-so-brave new world of bullies and fools?
The adventures of a mostly normal life – and why they make the best kind of books.
Basya Schechter, lead singer of Pharaoh's Daughter, draws on her ultra-Orthodox childhood to craft songs for the band.
Criticism of the so-called Ground Zero Mosque -- a symbol of tolerance – is generating fear of Muslims. In reality, New York is home to 800,000 hard-working Muslims who help make it the greatest city on earth.
In this photo from Walt Disney Studios, a great white shark is seen leaping out of the water.