Ricky Gervais: NY runners are 'doing marathon anyway'

British comedian Ricky Gervais said some New York Marathon runners are doing the event despite it being cancelled:


In Central Park watching all the runners just doing the marathon anyway. Brilliant. Hope everyone who sponsored for charity still pays up.


NY housing warning as cold hits

New York's political leaders warned that thousands could need to be re-housed as a cold snap hits the state. Near freezing temperatures are adding to the misery of communities devastated by superstorm Sandy across the east coast.