Hundreds of people rally in relation to an Islamic cultural centre proposed for New York City, United States; opponents to the building blare Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." over loudspeakers.
Prosecutors in the United States charge Sayfullo Saipov with a further six counts of attempted murder, in addition to the 22 other offences already charged in connection to a vehicle-ramming attack in New York. Saipov enters pleas of not guilty.
Over 100,000 protest the election of Donald Trump in Chicago; Los Angeles; Oakland, California; Philadelphia; Portland, Oregon, New York City; Seattle and other major cities, reflecting a deep political divide in the United States.
United States federal prosecutors in New York City arrest Martin Shkreli on securities fraud charges for allegedly plundering for personal gain Retrophin, a biopharmaceutical company he ran as CEO from 2012 to 2014.
Dr. Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders volunteer, was declared free of the Ebola virus and released from a New York City hospital. His was the last Ebola case being treated in the United States.
US businessman Donald Trump offers to buy out one of the major investors in the Park51 site in New York City where a Muslim group wanted to build a 13-story Islamic centre and mosque. [http:--www.startribune.com-business-102567884.html?elr=KArks:DCiU1OiP:DiiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUU (AP via "Minneapolis Star-Tribune")]date=August 2019