Nour Abbas was a translator for the U.S. military in Iraq when she and her father were shot by insurgents in 2005. He was killed. She still carries the scars, physical and otherwise.
Archive: May 2009
Even amid job cuts in news media, some of the nation's top journalism schools are reporting an increase in applications. Students say they see opportunity in emerging forms of journalism.
John Howe started keeping bees on his Fort Greene roof nine years ago and has been hooked ever since.
As Robert Lopez tells it, his legal troubles began when he plucked a bundle of fake dynamite from the trash and took it home with plans to turn the fake bomb into a piggy bank.
Residents and community leaders are pushing for the redevelopment of the city-owned public market to address the scarcity of fresh foods in East Harlem, where two in three adults are overweight or obese.
School trips to the Bronx Zoo and teacher training programs based at the renowned wildlife center face a lion's share of budget cuts.
Pedicabs aren't just for tourists anymore: Beginning in June, people in Harlem can come on and take a free ride.
Budget cuts are threatening after-school arts programs, like the ones offered by Free Arts NYC.