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Mr. Shigeta was a Hawaiian born third-generation American of Japanese descent. After studying drama at New York University, Shigeta served in the Marines during the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant.
A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.
Despite a history of rocky relations between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Obama administration could largely be counted on to watch Israel's back in the U.N. Security Council, where it succeeded for more than five years in blocking successive efforts by the Palestinians to gain more of the trappings ... (more)
If you are among the parents packing college students off to school for the first time, you may be tempted to equip their dorm rooms with all the creature comforts of home, including small appliances to satisfy their needs.
Babies can learn what to fear in the first days of life just by smelling the odor of their distressed mothers, new research suggests.
The inflation-adjusted net worth for the typical household was $87,992 in 2003. Ten years later, it was only $56,335, or a 36 percent decline, according to a study financed by the Russell Sage Foundation .
This summer the forum - along with its director, Thane Rosenbaum - moved to the New York University School of Law, where it will carry on its tradition of telling the story of the law through movies, novels and other cultural works.
West Texas A&M University President J. Patrick O'Brien named Michael Knox vice president for student affairs starting Aug. 11, pending approval by the university system's board of regents.
At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.
President Barack Obama likes to play class warfare and talk about the income divide.
The next edition of "MetroFocus" features The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, Toms River, Jane Pauley and Little Free Libraries.
With Chinese students flocking to schools overseas, students from other countries are, in turn, spending their summer vacations in China to prepare for college entrance tests.
With the U.S. importing more than it exports, shipping containers are piling up at American ports.
After she got a postcard in the mail about a seminar where she could work with Broadway percussionists, Meghan Carmody of Marshall decided to take the chance.
Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation recently welcomed board certified physiatrists from the Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group to the Casa Colina healthcare team at its 20-acre hospital and rehabilitation campus in Pomona, Calif.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:55 am
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