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  1. Photographing the Complexity of the Mummers ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Time

    The annual spectacle of the Mummers Parade is a circus of elaborate costumes and fancy footwork. Every New Years Day for the last 116 years, Philadelphians have pranced the streets to pay homage to community tradition.


  2. Read a Rare Alexander Hamilton Love Letter to Elizabeth SchuylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Time

    Or at least that's the hope of Seth Kaller, a historical document dealer who is currently offering a collection of original letters, documents and imprints penned by Alexander Hamilton, which Kaller says is valued at $2.7 million. The collection is now One document that may particularly interest fans of the Tony Award-winning show is Hamilton's Aug. 8, 1780, letter to his future wife Eliza - one of the few love letters between the two that survive from this period.


  3. New York Muslims Encouraged By Mass Support as Thousands Protest Trump's Immigration BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Time

    People attend an afternoon rally in Battery Park to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's new immigration policies on January 29, 2017 in New York City. Since Trump's election. 12 comments

  4. Actress Mary Tyler Moore Dead at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Time

    Though no cause of death has been reported yet, Moore had suffered from various ailments in recent years, including heart and kidney problems and vision loss. She underwent brain surgery in 2011 to remove a benign tumor, and her health woes were exacerbated by the toll of Type 1 diabetes, a diagnosis she received in her early 30s.


  5. Pay Women More If You Want a Stronger EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Time

    Ivanka Trump speaks as her father, Donald Trump, stands with her on stage during the opening ceremony for the Trump International Hotel, Old Post Office, in Washington on Oct. 26, 2016. Rep. Maloney represents sections of Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn and served as Ranking Member of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee in the 114th Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D., is an economist and president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, a nonprofit think tank based in Washington, D.C. to improve the lives of working women.


  6. Brooklyn Train Was Traveling at Twice the Speed Limit When it Crashed, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Time

    Members of the New York City Fire Department carry an injured person away at the scene of a train derailment at Atlantic Terminal, Jan. 4, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York City. - A packed rush hour commuter train erratically sped up and slowed down before it crashed at a rail terminal this week while traveling double the speed limit, injuring more than 100 people, federal officials said Thursday.


  7. I Took A Psychedelic Drug for My Cancer Anxiety. It Changed My LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Time

    Surviving cancer is a milestone every patient wants to reach, but waiting to hear if the cancer has recurred is its own nightmare. In 2010, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and even though my chemotherapy was a success, my anxiety made me a mess.


  8. Sydney School Kids Just Made Martin Shkreli's Overpriced Drug for About $2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Time

    Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer for Turing Pharmaceuticals AG, leaves Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, U.S, on July 14, 2016. Last year Martin Shkreli, a former hedge fund manager and founder of biotech company Turing Pharmaceuticals, purchased the rights to a critical anti-parasitic drug and jacked up the price by more than 5,000%.


  9. The Sheppard Sisters Are Sports Illustrated Kids' 2016 'SportsKids of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Time

    Sports Illustrated Kids has named Tai, Rainn and Brooke Sheppard, of Brooklyn, New York, the 2016 SportsKids of the Year. Three sporting sisters from Brooklyn have been named Sports Illustrated Kids ' 2016 SportsKids of the Year in the award's 10th year of celebrating young athletes.


  10. Bruce Arena Replaces Jurgen Klinsmann as U.S. National Soccer Team CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Time

    Los Angeles Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena on the night of his 200th win during Los Angeles Galaxy's MLS match against Columbus Crew at the StubHub Center on September 3, 2016 in Carson, California. - Bruce Arena is returning to coach the U.S. national soccer team, a decade after he was fired.


  11. Man Arrested on Terrorism Charges After Discussing Attack on Times SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Time

    A New York City man has been arrested on terrorism charges accusing him of expressing support for a potential truck attack in Times Square like the one by the ISIS in France. A criminal complaint filed Monday in federal court in Brooklyn says Mohamed Rafik Naji traveled last year to Turkey and Yemen in an attempt to fight for the group.


  12. The History of Recycling in America Is More Complicated Than You May ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Time

    As environmentally conscious Americans mark America Recycles Day on Tuesday, many may assume that recycling is a product of the environmental movement of the 1970s, the decade that saw the first Earth Day and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. But, though that time was an important turning point in the history of the idea, recycling in America goes back much further than that.


  13. Sports Illustrated Debuts First-Person VR Experience of New York City MarathonRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2016 | Time

    Sports Illustrated, Life VR and CyberLink have joined forces to create a first-person virtual reality experience that allows users to see the 2016 New York City Marathon through the eyes of 10-time participant Alex Christison. The New York City Marathon is the largest and most iconic marathon in the world with nearly 50,000 finishing the race each year, and millions more cheering from the sidelines and tuning in to watch the runners as they traverse the city on their 26.2 mile journey across the five boroughs.


  14. The Real Elena Ferrante Surfaces-In BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Time

    Big-name book releases are typically greeted with fanfare and enthusiasm. Midnight Harry Potter release parties? Sure.


  15. What Women Are Telling their Therapists About Election StressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Time

    This campaign season, news of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been almost entirely avoidable - and it turns out that's true inside therapists' offices, too. Surveys show most Americans are stressed out about the election.


  16. The Absolute Best Stranger Things Halloween CostumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Time

    Netflix's not-that-scary series Stranger Things has become a cultural phenomenon. Having already inspired its own costume party in Brooklyn, New York, the show scored a devoted fan base early on.


  17. Now You Know: What Was the First Credit Card?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Time

    Do you have a question about history? Send us your question at [email protected] . com and you might find your answer in a future edition of Now You Know.


  18. Watch Nicki Minaj Bow Down to Her Hero Lauryn Hill When She Meets Her for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Time

    Nicki Minaj attends TIDAL X: 1015 on October 15, 2016 in New York City. Nicki Minaj might be one of the hottest MCs in the game, but that doesn't mean that she's exempt from being a fan herself.


  19. Not Even a Bleeding Ear Can Stop Beyonce From Giving a Flawless PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Time

    Beyonce attends TIDAL X: 1015 at Barclays Center on October 15, 2016 in New York City. During this past weekend's Tidal charity concert in Brooklyn, NY, the Lemonade singer wore an extra-long braid that, while very fierce, ultimately ripped out her earring and left her ear openly bleeding.


  20. How Planned Parenthood Changed EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Time

    More than one hundred years ago, Sadie Sachs tried to give herself an abortion . The 28-year-old mother of three knew she and her husband could not afford another child.


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