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Colleen Long and Jake PearsonAssociated Press

8 killed by driver on bike path in ‘cowardly act of terror’

NEW YORK (AP)— A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror.” The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand and shouting what witnesses said was “Allahu Akbar,” Arabic for “God is great,” authorities said. The man underwent was expected to survive. Officials who were...

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