Witness Mark Cardona describes the scene of a commuter train crash near the Hudson River. Nancy Solomon of member station WYNC also reports what she's seeing and hearing.
Commuter Ben Fairclough says he had just gotten off a different train and was walking toward the station when he found his path blocked by the crashed train. He describes the scene to Steve Inskeep.
Steve Inskeep talks with NPR's David Schaper about what might have caused a commuter train to overshoot the terminal Thursday morning. At least 100 people were injured, and one death was reported.
Attorney Claudia Bernal was on her way to work in New York City when she was detoured due to the crash. NPR's Joel Rose says the New Jersey terminal is a main point of entry to Manhattan.
Today instant ramen is consumed in at least 80 countries around the world and even considered popular currency in American prisons.
A quota system for public universities and government jobs was meant to increase the number of Afro-Brazilians. But it has been abused and now a committee will decide an applicant's race.
As West Coast cities have seen a boom in homelessness, some have declared emergencies. But debates have broken out over how much tolerance should be shown to illegal camps in public spaces.
In 1936, Country Home magazine sent its "rural correspondent of the year" Susan Eisele on a trip to NYC. With a 6-week-old in tow, she soaked up the city and hit it off with hard-bitten newspapermen.
After former Israeli President Shimon Peres' death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel's last remaining founders.
Parents of a young man who pleaded guilty to trying to join ISIS met with community leaders this week. They made the case for why parents should report their kids if they suspect them of radicalizing.