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has a Apartment apartment for rent

I am leaving for a trip and my beautiful, private room in a 3-bed room 2 bath apartment in Washington Heights is available.


Related Topix: Washington Heights, Entertainment, Television, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

Tue Jul 22, 2014


The Left's Dark Money Managers: Meet Philip Gara LaMarche

Philip Gara LaMarche is a secretive political operative who funnels billions of dollars from undisclosed donors to nonprofits and astroturf groups.


Related Topix: ACLU, Opinion

National Review Online

Malkin: Meet the Head of the Lefties' Koch Network

But you won't hear unhinged Harry Reid railing Queegishly about him on the Senate floor.


Related Topix: ACLU

BrothersJudd Blog

Little Big Man is his Best Novel...:

Admirers regarded Berger as unique and underappreciated, a comic moralist attuned to the American past and present.


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati

CBS Local

New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

Early this year, the FDA discouraged the use of morcellators during gynecologic surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sports


Herbalife Gains as Ackman Presentation Fails to Convince

Bill Keep, business school dean at College of New Jersey, and Columbia University's Fabio Savoldello examine Pershing Square Chief Executive Officer Bill Ackman's crusade against Herbalife.


Wall Street Journal

Study says about 1 in 370 who have hysterectomy with power morcellator have hidden cancer

New research published Tuesday by a prestigious medical journal estimates that nearly 1 in 370 women undergoing a hysterectomy with a common women's surgical device have a hidden uterine cancer, the largest assessment yet of the risk posed by a tool that is under scrutiny for its potential to spread undetected cancer.


Related Topix: Uterine Cancer, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Book TV

"The Punishment of Gaza"

Gideon Levy, columnist for Haaretz , talks about his coverage of the Israeli occupation of Gaza over the past two decades.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Empire State News

Smart Schools Commission hosts first public symposium

ALBANY The Smart Schools Commission sponsored its first Public Symposium in Albany where technology and education experts presented innovative, successful approaches to school and community connectivity and technology-enabled education practices.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Education Etc., Teachers College, Columbia University

Medical News Today

The effects of starvation can be passed to future generations

Evidence from human famines and animal studies suggests that starvation can affect the health of descendants of famished individuals.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Famine, Natural Disasters, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

National Review Online

Dennis Prager: Is There a Russian Conscience?

Both were tyrannies, the latter more tyrannical than the former. I agreed with the second view, that Communism was something radically new, not a logical, let alone inevitable, Russian path.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Brandon Sun

Novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined American West in 'Little Big Man,' dies in NY at 89

Witty and eclectic novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Luke Wilson, TX, University of Cincinnati, The New School

The Alternative Press

Sparta Middle School Teachers Attend MathCamp at Columbia University

Two Sparta Middle School Mathematics teachers spent a week at MathCamp. Susan Sawey and Jane Stahlman spent July 14 through 18 at Columbia's Teacher College.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Russia Taday

FBI entrapped suspects in almost all high-profile terrorism cases in US

A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses the FBI of using sting operations to entrap informants, creating terrorists out of law-abiding individuals and targeting American Muslims in the agency's counterterrorism investigations.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Free Republic

Send the Invading Illegals to DC, Manhattan & Beverly Hills

The illegal immigrant situation at our southern border is more than just a national crisis.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

Northwest Asian Weekly

Cuc Vu is director of OIRA

Cuc Vu, a refugee from the Vietnam War, relocated with her family to Olympia, WA based on an uncle's advice.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Pomona College, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender


MCI hands over renovated Community Youth Centre

The Millennium Cities Initiative of the Earth Institute, Columbia University of New York, on Sunday handed over a renovated community youth centre to the Voice in Community Empowerment , a non-governmental organisation.


The Year of James Baldwin now in full classic literary swing

James Baldwin's written works made him an important spokesman of the Civil Rights Movement.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Literature

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Refinery 29

This Food Photo Series Is Like Nothing You've Ever Seen

These days, the prop stylist and window dresser, respectively, are creating striking food images that are quite unlike the waffle-and-latte breakfast shots you're used to double-tapping.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life


Menswear gets casual-maybe too casual?

Even the suit is being dressed down in the latest trend, the Frankensteinian shorts suit.


Related Topix: Wedding, Fashion, Summer