Federal officials issued an unusual warning to New York City banks on Friday: Be on the lookout for a man wearing only one glove.
Here is a slide show of photographs from the past week in New York City and the region. Subjects include a heat wave, the first day of same-sex marriage in New York, and the public appearance of Nafissatou Diallo.
More than a week after a sewage discharge contaminated New York’s waterways, city officials have finally told residents the magic words: Your rivers’ fecal coliform readings have returned to acceptable levels.
It is a reality TV phenomenon, watched by audiences from Los Angeles to Qatar, but for Philip Sauma, 33, watching on the flat screen in his brother’s living room in Hell’s Kitchen, it is the family business. “Those are our feathers,” he said Thursday night, pointing to black plumes. “Those are ours!”
The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be a grand but subdued affair in New York City that will involve two United States presidents, poetry readings and visits by victims’ family members to the new memorial, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Friday.
The most recent controversy in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case has exposed an area in the criminal justice system where questions regularly arise: translations.