Brooklyn Jewish community fears rising anti-Semitism
13 February 2020 | 6:46 am
Members of the Jewish community worried about the increased harassment and attacks. New York is home to a large Jewish community where the number of anti-Semitic incident has been on the rise in recent months.
23 Oct 2022
18 Feb 2022
Sotheby's presents in New York a blue diamond valued at 48 million dollars
16 Mar 2022
Police said they arrested a man after a series of shootings of homeless men in Washington, DC, and New York that killed two. The man was arrested early morning in southeast Washington, DC.
17 May 2022
Brooklyn-based duo Bottler (aka producers Pat Butler and Phil Shore) have created a unique soundscape blending a myriad of styles including pop, indie rock, trip-hop and club music. In 2020, they released a double bill of EPs, "Clementine" and "Grow". Now the childhood friends are back with their debut album "Journey Work", in which they’re on a mission to explore and express the full spectrum of human experience. They joined us on Encore! to tell us more.
13 Aug 2022
Indian-born novelist Salman Rushdie, who has lived under death threats due to his writing, has been stabbed on stage during a literary event. He suffered a wound to the neck and was rushed to hospital.
23 Oct 2022
Eight rare fancy blue diamonds valued in excess of $70 million were on display at Sotheby's in New York on Wednesday.
22 Nov 2022
A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York on Friday, dumping over 5 feet in some spots with more expected to fall through the night into Saturday. The storm was blamed for the deaths of two people stricken while clearing snow.
7 Dec 2022
As Donald Trump eyes a return to the White House, a jury has found the Trump Organization guilty of 17 counts of tax fraud. The company paid less in tax by compensating executives with "off the books" perks such as luxury apartments. In addition to a fine, the Trump Organization will find it harder to get access to financing.
28 Dec 2022
Biden has authorized FEMA to coordinate disaster relief efforts at the epicenter of a snow storm that has killed more than 27 people in Buffalo, New York.
Following the mass shooting in California's Monterey Park, users on social media falsely claimed that many people were injured during an attack in New York on January 22. The picture used in the post is actually from a 2017 failed suicide bomb attack. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Over the years, the New York Knicks have retired several jersey numbers. The first of which was Willis Reed’s number 19, which was retired in 1982.
In a first for a former US president, Donald Trump has been indicted in connection to a probe into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels.
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China's cold and flu season is in full swing. Images of full hospital waiting rooms and memories of Beijing's opaque response to investigating the origins of COVID have drawn global attention.
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A small town in northern Germany is the capital of marzipan. In Lübeck, the sweet treat is part of the city's long history. DW looks into this success story and tries to uncover some of its secrets.
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Congo plans to hold elections in December amid debates about the integrity of the country's electoral process and a spiraling conflict in the east of the DRC. How are Western nations reacting?
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Germany said there was a major opportunity to "very quickly" cut down on methane emissions with limited financial means. Meanwhile, Al Gore took aim at COP28 hosts UAE.
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In his meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will welcome a man whose importance as a mouthpiece for the Global South continues to grow.
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