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Topic - New York City Subway
of routes, In 2010, the subway delivered over 1.604 billion rides, averaging over five million (5,156,913 rides) on weekdays, over three million (3,031,289 rides) on Saturdays, and over two million (2,335,077 rides) on Sundays. - Source: Wikipedia
The Boston Marathon bombings have ignited a debate in Washington and among terrorism analysts over how the wider threat facing the U.S. has evolved since the 9/11 attacks of 2001.
Nearly 4 out of 5 Americans now think temperatures are rising and that global warming will be a serious problem for the United States if nothing is done about it, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
A 34-year-old New York man who joined al Qaeda, then plotted and attempted to commit suicide terrorist attacks was sentenced Friday in federal court in New York to life in prison for multiple federal terrorism offenses.
Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm Sandy steamed inland, still delivering punishing wind and rain. The U.S. death toll climbed to 34, many of the victims killed by falling trees.
The central character in Paul Theroux's "The Lower River" is a man who ran a high-end men's shop in Medford, Mass., for many years, It stocked Scottish tweeds, argyle socks and even "Tyrolean hats in velour, with a twist of feathers in the hatband." Hock's was the sort of place "where clerk and customer discussed the color of a tie, the style of a suit, the drape of a coat."
It was the one place that New Yorkers could go to get away from singing cellphones, beeping BlackBerries and torrents of tweets. And now it's disappearing.
Andy Warhol is known for soup cans and celebrity images, not so much for painting headlines and abstract works.
In the 21st century, parenthood and paranoia often walk hand in hand.