NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square.

Flames stated shooting out of the LED billboard just after 3 p.m.Read more on

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Hundreds of couples gathered in Times Square to celebrate the victory over Japan in World War II the same way one of the American sailors did 70 years ago—by a kiss.
The reference is, of course, to the picture by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, taken in Times Square right after President Harry S. Truman announced on August 14, 1945, that Japan had surrendered.
Despite a cheerful atmosphere, today’s recreation wasn’t altogether accurate, since Eisenstaedt remembered the sailor grabbed a woman he didn’t know. This time, participants were specifically encouraged to come with a partner or, at the very least, ask for permission.

A man who portrays Winnie the Pooh in Times Square was busted Friday at the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut and will face a murder rap for a Midtown deli stabbing,…

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New Year, Old Memories, in Times Square

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 by

What happens when you combine Burning Man, Independence Day fireworks, the last day of school and a full-contact Black Friday sale-a-bration? New Year’s Eve in Times Square.

The day in photos

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

Snow decorates much of Europe, protesters stand with the police, Times Square preps for New Year’s Eve and more.

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