New York City

NEW YORK-Steangeli Medina a 17-year-old girl from the Bronx, allegedly beat bus driver, Marlene Bien-Aime, after the bus driver told her she couldn’t board the bus with the small dog she was carrying. The New York Daily News reports: The driver, Marlene Bien-Aime, 48, spotted a pooch tucked in the teen’s jacket and told her […]

VIA CNN: Authorities hunting for the suspect in the botched Times Square bombing dramatically beat the clock overnight, seizing a Pakistani-American citizen moments before he was set to begin a long trip to his strife-torn homeland. Faisal Shahzad, 30, was arrested around 11:45 p.m. ET Monday at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, said […]

VIA THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Three heroic cops and a quick-thinking street vendor stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor – a Vietnam vet – told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a […]

Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by: Elaine Pagels From the Feast of AGAPE to the Nicene Creed On a bright Sunday morning in February shivering in a T-shirt and running shorts, I stepped into the vaulted stone vestibule of the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York to catch my breath and […]