The group Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in Manhattan’s Financial District. More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming, and social inequality were arrested Saturday after they shut down a lane of traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge.
This Sunday (8 to 10 p.m. EDT) Ken Burns turns his prodigious research efforts and illuminating camerawork loose on America's failed attempt to sober up.
Occupy Wall Street protester Chris Philips screams as he is arrested near Zuccotti Park on Sept. 17, 2012, in New York. Multiple Occupy Wall Street protesters have been arrested during a march toward the New York Stock Exchange on the anniversary of the grass-roots movement.
New York City is bracing for a storm surge Sunday morning that could be four feet or more above the tides, according to storm surge models. It has evacuated parts of the city and shut down the airport and subways.
Trucks deliver The Christian Science Monitor to the airport where they are flown all over the country for delivery.
Homeland security budget dollars are critical to protecting large US metropolitan areas, like New York City. The proposed fiscal year 2012 federal budget for homeland security would see significant dollars headed to the Big Apple.
A couple walks on the waterfront in the borough of Brooklyn after an overnight snow fall on Jan. 21 in New York City. The Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge are visible in the background.
Three girls from Silverdale, Wash., scream as they ride an inner-tube down a hill at Ridgetop Junior High School in Silverdale Wednesday morning.
Boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the US Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.
A firefighter looks on as a fast-moving wildfire approaches Elizabeth Lake Road in the Leona Valley near Palmdale, Calif., on Thursday, July 29. Mandatory evacuations were issued for the community of Leona Valley on Thursday evening, Los Angeles County fire inspector Matt Levesque said.