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Retirement home residents protest wars
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Retirement home residents protest wars

Residents of a Manhattan retirement home protested the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on Saturday.

Eight months later, little relief in Haiti
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Eight months later, little relief in Haiti

Eight months after an earthquake devastated Haiti, millions are still suffering, protesters said at a Saturday rally.

After city layoffs, rats abound in Queens
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After city layoffs, rats abound in Queens

After city layoffs that slashed 75 percent of exterminators, some residents say they noticed an increase in rats in Queens.

Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.
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Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.

Thousands gathered Thursday morning to protest Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as he spoke at the United Nations.

Immigrant groups rally for DREAM Act
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Immigrant groups rally for DREAM Act

Supporters of the DREAM Act rallied Wednesday after the measure failed to pass the U.S. Senate the day before.

Climate change threatens Himalayas
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Climate change threatens Himalayas

Activists rallied near the United Nations to bring attention to the the effect climate change is having on the Himalayan Mountains.

Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins
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Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins

Mei Rong Song, who lives two blocks from the flower shop she runs in Chinatown, fought a $9,000 rent increase and won.

Park51 protesters, supporters face off
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Park51 protesters, supporters face off

Supporters and opponents of the proposed Park51 Islamic cultural center gathered near Ground Zero to voice their opinions.

Tensions high on 9/11 anniversary
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Tensions high on 9/11 anniversary

As Americans marked the ninth anniversary of 9/11, one man lit a Quran on fire near Ground Zero.

Transgender activists win battle
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Transgender activists win battle

The Jersey Journal, a Jersey City-based tabloid, yanked an article about a transgender woman from West New York, from its Website earlier this week after a two-month-long battle with advocates.