Officer Ryan Nash, 28, was at Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon with his partner John Hasiotis responding to a call that a student was threatening to kill himself when people told them of the pandemonium a short distance away
Authorities in New York Wednesday questioned the driver of a rented pickup truck who mowed down people on a busy bike path Tuesday, attempting to learn his motive for the deadliest terrorist incident in the city since the September 11, 2001 attacks. Meanwhile, city officials and residents have vowed the attack will not intimidate New Yorkers. VOA's Jeff Custer reports from Washington
A majority of Americans now view North Korea as the most immediate threat to the United States. President Donald Trump will make the North’s rival, South Korea, the second stop (Nov. 7-8) on his Asia trip and how to deal with Pyongyang’s ongoing development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles is to be the dominant item on his agenda with leaders throughout the visit. VOA’s White House bureau chief Steve Herman, who will be accompanying the president on the entire trip, has this report.
At least eight people are dead and more than a dozen wounded in New York City's Lower Manhattan after a motorist veered head-on into pedestrians and cyclists Tuesday afternoon, in what authorities are calling an act of terror. Ramon Taylor reports.