Sebastian Smith

Occupy Wall Street protesters give thanks

Occupy protesters got into the Thanksgiving spirit, congregating in the disputed New York square where their movement sprang up two months ago.

Anti-Wall Street march shakes up New York

Thousands of anti-corporate demonstrators backed for the first time by trade unions have raised the stakes in the revolt on Wall Street.

9/11 commemorations draw to a close

The name-reading ceremony of the nearly 3000 people killed on September 11 2001 ended on Sunday in New York with buglers playing taps.

Jittery US unites in grief during 9/11 anniversary

A jittery US has come together in grief during the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which killed almost 3 000 people and plunged it into war.

Terror threat casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

President Barack Obama has vowed that the US will never waver in its fight against terrorism as Americans mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks.

New Spidey is black Latino teen from New York

Spider-Man has peeled his mask back to reveal a new face: Miles Morales, a friendly neighbourhood teen from a black-hispanic family in New York.

Republicans round on Obama in TV debate

Republican presidential candidates led by frontrunner Mitt Romney used their first big televised debate to lash out at President Barack Obama.

For New York street artist, the city is his canvas

James De La Vega has a message for New York -- and he's writing it all over the city.

US politician ‘deeply sorry’ over online, phone sex

Pressure is building on New York congressman Anthony Weiner, who openly wept amid stunning admissions he lied about extramarital phone sex.

Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty

Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has pleaded not guilty to attempted rape, setting up a fierce courtroom showdown with his accuser in New York.

Strauss-Kahn launches fight to clear his name

Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn launched what promises to be a long campaign to clear his name on Monday, pleading not guilty to sex crimes.

Strauss-Kahn to plead not guilty to sex crimes

Fallen IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was to launch his fight to clear his name on Monday by pleading not guilty in a New York court.

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