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  1. Obama may create NY monument to the gay rights movementRead the original story

    Wednesday May 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    The White House is considering the creation of a national monument to the gay rights movement on a small piece of Greenwich Village parkland across the street from the Stonewall Inn, where a 1969 uprising helped inspire the push for equality, advocates said Tuesday. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal officials are scheduled to attend a listening session next week in New York, during which supporters of such a park will make their case.


  2. The list of cancers being taken down by immunotherapy keeps growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    New immunotherapy drugs are showing significant and extended effectiveness against a broadening range of cancers, including rare and intractable tumors often caused by viruses. Researchers say these advances suggest the treatment approach is poised to become a critical part of the nation's anti-cancer strategy.


  3. NRA and gun safety group join fight over guns on University of Alaska campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A bill moving through the Legislature that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on University of Alaska campuses has drawn attention from national organizations embroiled in broader debates over gun laws. The National Rifle Association sent a lobbyist to Juneau to press lawmakers to support the bill.


  4. Cruise ship that sailed in Atlantic storm headed back to New JerseyRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the ship suffered only minor damage, it's turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey.


  5. Denizens of 'Sesame Street' adapt to an upscale TV neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Big Bird's nest has moved to a tree. Elmo has moved from an apartment into a brownstone.


  6. Sheldon Silver, ex-New York Assembly speaker, found guilty on all corruption countsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sheldon Silver, an assemblyman who rose from the Lower East Side to become one of New York state's most powerful politicians, was found guilty Monday in a federal corruption trial, ending a case that was the capstone of the government's efforts to expose the seamy culture of influence peddling in Albany. Silver, 71, a Democrat who served more than two decades as the Assembly speaker before he was forced to resign after his arrest in January, will automatically forfeit the Assembly seat to which he was first elected nearly 40 years ago.


  7. Newborn is abandoned in a nativity scene at a New York City churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    For a few moments, the sight could have been confused for a miraculous arrival ahead of the Christmas season: A newborn baby, hours old and full term, appeared within a nativity scene at a Queens church on Monday. But the story of how the baby got onto the stage inside the Holy Jesus Child Church in the Richmond Hill neighborhood was much more earthly, the police said: A woman, seen on video, had arrived with the boy wrapped in a towel, his umbilical cord still attached, and departed without him.


  8. FAA task force wants even smaller drones registeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration, scurrying to prepare for hundreds of thousands of more drones flying into the air, released a list of recommendations for how to better monitor recreational use of the machines. Under the proposal, most drone owners would have to register the machines with the federal government, which would place the information in a national database, the first such requirements.


  9. Lunar eclipse is one to remember for Alaskans at Washington SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    I never realized an eclipse of the moon could be so entertaining until I saw the Sept. 27 eclipse from Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village.


  10. NYC sees surge in Spice use, with dire consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ignoring the police officers standing down the block and the disingenuous fine print on the foil packet peeking out of his front pocket - "Warning: Don't Smoke" - a homeless man openly lit up a synthetic marijuana joint and explained why it's not like the real thing. "It's a zero-to-60 high," said the 47-year-old, who gave his name only as J.C. because of his frequent run-ins with the law.


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