Before world leaders head home on Friday from the United Nations General Assembly, New York City might consider hitting up the heads of state for the nearly $17 million their diplomats owe in outstanding parking tickets. Full story
Palestinian leaders say 20 years of peace talks have gotten them nowhere which is why they plan to ask for statehood at the United Nations General Assembly this week, despite U.S. opposition. NBC's Martin Fletcher reports.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Building, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.
TODAY -- NBC News -- Pictured: (l-r) Former President Bill Clinton and Ann Curry -- While in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, Former President Bill Clinton sits down for an exclusive interview -- Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBCU Photo Bank .
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Actor Sean Penn attends the premiere of Julian Schnabel's "Miral" hosted by The Weinstein Company and His Excellency Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations General Assembly Hall on March 14, 2011 in New York