Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.
Going from club bouncer in New York to a Kurdish Militia fighter in Syria, in the past few months Robert Rose has spent nights under mortar fire in intense heat, fighting ISIS in Syria. His story sheds light on how one Kurdish opposition group is recruiting Western fighters.
Former prison worker Joyce Mitchell pleaded guilty this week in relation to her role in the sensational June escape of two inmates in upstate New York. As part of her plea, she submitted detailed statements of her involvement with the convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt.