One of two window-cleaners  is pulled to safety by New York Fire Department rescuers 69 storeys above ground on the new One World Trade Center building. Photograph: Fred R Conrad/New York Times

Two window cleaners who were stranded 69 storeys above street level when their cradle partially collapsed have been rescued.The fire brigade cut panes(...)

Starbucks windown in the financial district in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images

The sign on the the Starbucks cafe on Dartmouth Street, about one block from the scene of Monday’s bomb blasts in Boston, summed up the mood in(...)