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  1. Doctor pleads guilty in woman's botched abortion deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | CBS News

    A New York doctor who says he's done 40,000 abortions is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of a woman who was six months pregnant and . The case in Queens Criminal Court marks one of the rare legal instances of criminal prosecution of a doctor over a medical error, but Assistant District Attorney Brad Leventhal said that Dr. Robert Rho's mistakes went beyond civil malpractice.

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  2. Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | CBS News

    One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: Methadone is the oldest, and experts say, the most effective of the three approved medications used to treat opioid addiction. It eases cravings without an intense high, allowing patients to work with counselors to rebuild their lives.

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  3. Michael Bloomberg on a 2020 run: "At the moment I'm not running for president"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | CBS News

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose name has been floated as a possible contender to take on President Trump, says that while running for president would be a "great challenge," he's not considering a run in the 2020 election "at the moment." "Well if God said I'd appoint you-- I think it's a great challenge and you'd have to think long and hard, and you know, you're physically able to do it.

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  4. Natalie Portman to skip award bash over "events in Israel"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | CBS News

    U.S. actress Natalie Portman, this year's recipient of a prize dubbed the "Jewish Nobel," has pulled out of the June awards ceremony in Israel because of extreme distress over recent events in the country, the Genesis Prize Foundation said. The foundation said it was informed by Portman's representative that the Jerusalem-born Oscar winner "does not feel comfortable participating in any public events in Israel."

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  5. 10 years of following an Alzheimer's patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | CBS News

    As baby boomers move into old age and live longer, the potential number of Alzheimer's sufferers in the U.S. may reach record levels. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook follows an Alzheimer's patient and her caregiver husband for 10 years in an unprecedented report that shows future sufferers and their caregivers what they may face.

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  6. NYC mice carry drug-resistant bacteria, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | CBS News

    A team of microbiologists confirmed something New Yorkers have suspected for a long time: the wild mice that live in the city that never sleeps are furry little bundles of disease with feet. Nearly 1 in 4 mice running around New York City have potentially harmful, drug-resistant bacteria living inside them, according to new findings from Columbia University scientists published in the journal mBio .

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  7. Etan Patz case: Nearly 4 decades without a conclusion. Until now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | CBS News

    Murray Weiss is a "48 Hours" producer who has reported on the Etan Patz case since the day the boy vanished in 1979, while working at the New York Daily News, the New York Post and DNAInfo New York before joining CBS News. "48 Hours" investigates the case in the all-new episode, "The Lost Boy," airing Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

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  8. Police ID remains of dismembered woman found in NY parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | CBS News

    The mother of 26-year-old Brandy Odom told The New York Times on Wednesday that she identified her daughter, who had a tattoo of the word "Chocolate" above her left breast, through police photographs. Odom's remains were discovered in Canarsie Park on Monday.

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  9. Conor Mcgregor charged with assault after chaos caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | CBS News

    MMA star Conor McGregor turned himself in to police in the wake of a backstage melee he instigated that forced the removal of three fights from the UFC's biggest card of the year. CBS New York reports that a video posted on Instagram shows a man holding a metal barricade charging toward a bus full of fighters.

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  10. New Yorker turns garbage into art - and his home into a museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | CBS News

    They say one man's trash is another man's treasure, but for one resident of Queens, New York, trash isn't just an inspiration. It's also his artistic medium. 1 comment

  11. More than a dozen Kushner buildings under investigation by NYC agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | CBS News

    Senior Advisor Jared Kushner listens as US President Donald Trump speaks to the press on Aug. 11, 2017, at his Bedminster National Golf Club in New Jersey. Wednesday following an Associated Press report that the real estate developer routinely filed false paperwork claiming it had zero rent-regulated tenants in its buildings across the city.

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  12. Student walkouts across U.S. protest gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | CBS News

    Tens of thousands of students across the country participated in a National School Walkout one month after the Parkland, Florida school shooting, in which 17 students and educators were killed. Students from several Boston area schools - closed due to Tuesday's snowstorm - "walked out" of school anyway, to urge lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at stemming gun violence.

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  13. Does gentrification help or hurt our cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | CBS News

    It's not "90210," the TV series about the swanky Beverly Hills neighborhood, but the rich are definitely pouring into another Los Angeles zip code: 90014. That neighborhood is now America's "most gentrified" zip code in the country, even though it's next to the city's Skid Row .

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  14. Woman accused of poisoning look-alike with cheesecakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | CBS News

    A Brooklyn woman is accused of poisoning her lookalike with cheesecake, then stealing the victim's identity and other property, CBS New York reports . Viktoria Nasyrova, 42, of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, faces a slew of charges, including attempted murder.

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  15. Arrest in package bomb blast that killed NYC landlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | CBS News

    George Wray of Queens, New York, lies on a stretcher as he is wheeled to a nearby ambulance, after suffering severe burns from a package explosion on July 25, 2017. He later died.

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  16. Tourist may have exposed New Yorkers to measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | CBS News

    The New York State health department is warning people across three counties they may have been exposed to measles earlier this month, CBS New York reports . Officials said an Australian tourist with the The infected tourist started his Manhattan visit at a La Quinta Inn on West 71st Street on February 16 and stayed until the 19th.

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  17. The whimsy of decoupage artist John DerianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | CBS News

    "What's Old Is New" is the principle that guides the craftsman who turns classic prints into... well, we'll let Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" explain: "You never know -- it's like making a new discovery," he said, entering a century-old establishment on the Lower East Side named, aptly enough, The Old Print Shop. And what does Derian do with these expensive images? He cuts them up -- turning these long-forgotten pictures into 21st century collectibles.

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  18. 2 women slashed in face in separate attacks in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | CBS News

    Two women were slashed in the face Friday on New York City's Lower East Side, located in the borough of Manhattan, CBS New York reports . Police sources said they were separate, random attacks.

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  19. Bill de Blasio skips Groundhog Day event several years after he dropped a groundhog that diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | CBS News

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will not be attending the Staten Island Zoo's annual Groundhog Day ceremony - several years after he famously dropped a groundhog that later died. The Democratic mayor's spokesman, Eric Phillips, says the mayor hasn't attended in recent years and has many other events to attend.

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  20. NYPD officers among 16 injured in high-rise blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | CBS News

    Several members of the New York City Police Department were among 16 people injured in a high-rise fire in Queens, CBS New York reports. The fire broke out around 11:30 a.m. Friday on the 11th floor of a 13-story building on Shore Front Parkway in Far Rockaway.

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