Guns kill as many Americans every five weeks as did 9/11 -- yet Jeb Bush concludes after the Oregon massacre that nothing can or should be done. Lowry agrees while Reagan doesn't, citing his father. Then they debate Boehner, McCarthy, Planned Parenthood, Syria and Trump.
There are the obvious; coffee drinking, weak tea, large portions and juggernaut sized vehicles, but 4 years of living here has opened my eyes to many subtle, yet deeply intrenched, differences. Here are 15 of my observations on the cultural divide.
We are leaders and we need to create change - from Albany to City Hall to religious organizations, dedicated non-profits and the public at large. We are in this together and need to take collective action.
The vast majority of immigrants came to our shores to improve their lives, and as they did so, they improved the lives of all Americans. And as we've been reminded recently, many more Americans have been killed by domestic gun violence than by terrorists of any stripe.
It's that time of year again in New York, if you see Batman or one of the Ninja Turtles or Walking Dead heading down the street, it's not early trick-or-treaters, it's the crowd headed to the Jacob Javits Center for New York ComicCon, the annual fall ritual around these parts.
"Why are you doing this?" I asked myself as I handed over $10 to enter the infamous Coney Island Side Show. After all, as a person of short stature, I could easily have been exhibited there not so long ago. Yet something about the concept intrigued me.
If we indeed believe in diversity, reverence for life, and sustainability, no beings are more deserving of our compassion than members of our own species who have no habitat to call home.
Plays like Mercury Fur remind me why I love the theater above all other mediums. Philip Ridley's terrifying intermission-less piece brings us face to face with the darkest impulses of humanity without the comforting distance of the other.
This 500-year-old palace is breathtaking, beautiful and overwhelming. Jaw-dropping brick work. Manicured, rolling gardens. Rooms with ceilings as high as the clouds.
Going through such a seismic, existential shift in my life -- transitioning in a military prison -- presents real, meaningful, and daily challenges.
I am pleased to announce that our Foundation will launch our Hellenic Fund to support children in Greece at a reception on November 4 on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. We can no longer watch children wash up on the shore and not respond.
Eight hundred queer women and a smattering of men crowded into an auditorium at NYU Law School Friday for the annual Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) Summit, an event that rotates between San Francisco and New York City in the U.S. and has now branched out globally.
There was a time, not so long ago, when the oyster was poor man's subsistence food, cheap, available and plentiful, and eaten more often than not because one could not afford anything else.
Thanks to the generosity of the many attendees, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation -- Coach Coughlin's charitable organization which helps families financially, emotionally and in practical ways when a child is diagnosed with cancer -- reached its goal of raising $1.5 million.
Unlike the baroque trappings of their 1968 Odessey & Oracle masterpiece, Still Got That Hunger harkens back to the early days of a young, hungry St. Albans, Hertfordshire ensemble who submerged themselves in American music.
H&M has fallen behind schedule on securing life-saving safety upgrades in their Bangladeshi supplier factories. Such delays are risky for a company that saw 21 workers killed in a fire at their supplier, Garib & Garib, in 2010. H&M is the largest buyer in Bangladesh, and with great power comes great responsibility.
There's not much to see in Korsa K. Nzidee's office because he's just moved into it.