Ed Koch

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People walk along the East River on Monday, US Memorial Day, in New York. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

Just over a year ago, before the modern plague descended, Manhattan’s Hudson Yards threw a launch party that was Versailles-like in its overabundance (...)

With many Democrats despairing over the findings of the special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Jerrold Nadler insisted the president had not been exonerated. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Jerrold Nadler’s pledge to call William Barr, the US attorney general, to testify before Congress about the Mueller report sets the stage for what pro(...)

‘Who would have thought the most boring thing about this was the f**king?’

Ruling on whether or not a film qualified as obscene, in 1964, one US Supreme Court Justice was famously candid about his definition of pornography: “(...)

Mario Cuomo, a three-term governor of New York known for his forceful defence of the liberal tradition in the Democratic Pary and his long hesitations(...)

Legendary Irish actor Maureen O’Hara has placed her beloved west Cork home on the market for €2.3 million. In 2012 the 94-year-old star of the silv(...)

The United Nations building in New York lit with the red Aids ribbon in 2001 to highlight the general assembly special session on HIV/Aids. Photograph: Eskinder Debebe/Reuters

In May 1983, the ABC television show 20/20 broadcast a feature on Kenny Ramsauer, a 29-year-old who was in the death throes of a seemingly indefinable(...)

Trial by media: the New York Daily News the day after the attack. Photograph: Daily News Archive/Getty/PBS

The bare fact of the story is chilling almost a quarter of a century on. In the dusky light of April 19th, 1989, a young white woman was accost(...)

Members of the Emerald Isle Step Dancers, from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, make their way up New York’s Fifth Avenue as they take part in the St Patrick's Day Parade. Photograph: Tina Fineberg/AP

St Patrick’s Cathedral is filthy. Cardinal Timothy Dolan said as much on Sunday as he stood on the steps of the Fifth Avenue landmark and detai(...)