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  1. Central Park Tourist Injured When Explosive Material Goes OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Connor Golden is wheeled to an ambulance after he was severely injured in Central Park by stepping on explosive material on Sunday. On a long holiday weekend in New York City, Central Park is a must-stroll destination for many tourists and locals alike.


  2. Invisibilia: For An Artist, A Room Of His Own Is A LifesaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Editors' note: It's Invisibilia bonus time! Sometimes we've got more wonderful stories than we can fit into the Invisibilia show and podcast . But we can't let them go.


  3. Fact Check: Trump's Speech On Clinton AnnotatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Donald Trump laid out a series of campaign promises and leveled a slew of accusations at rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday. Read more about the speech here .


  4. Why New York Is Better Prepared For Flooding Than BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The South Street Seaport area, on Manhattan's Lower East Side, saw some of the worst flooding during Superstorm Sandy. When Hurricane Sandy washed over Manhattan four years ago, the city's oldest seaport, on the lower east side, bore the brunt.


  5. Taxing Sugar: 5 Things To Know About Philly's Proposed Soda TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A Philadelphia City Council committee took a key step toward a citywide soda tax on Wednesday, voting to approve a 1.5 cents-per-ounce surcharge on sweetened beverages. The measure must go for a final vote, expected June 16. If it's approved, Philadelphia would become the first major U.S. city to impose a tax on sugary drinks.


  6. It Ends With Both A Bang And A Whimper For Clinton, Trump And SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Hillary Clinton speaks during a primary night rally in Brooklyn, N.Y. Clinton is the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of a major political party. "This is the way the world ends," mused the poet T.S. Eliot, "not with a bang but a whimper."


  7. Business Of Disaster: Local Recovery Programs Struggle To Help HomeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    This story is Part 2 of a two-part series. See our first piece about insurance firms that profited $400 million after Superstorm Sandy here .


  8. Geologists Find Clues In Crater Left By Dinosaur-Killing AsteroidRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Geophysicists announced this week that they have successfully collected key samples from the site of the asteroid strike that likely wiped out the dinosaurs. After weeks of drilling from an offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico, they have reached rocks left over from the day the Earth was hit by a killer asteroid .


  9. 'Awoken' By N.Y. Cop Shooting, Asian-American Activists Chart Way ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A bustling street in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., separated two groups. Each was fenced in by stone-faced police officers and steel barricades: an Asian-American community divided by Tuesday's sentencing of 28-year-old Peter Liang , the son of Chinese immigrants.


  10. Michael Bloomberg Outlines How Cities Can Combat Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Leaders of more than 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday, a deal that once seemed unlikely but now appears on track to enter into force years ahead of schedule. The signing is happening on Earth Day.


  11. Everybody Has A Prince Story (Or Should). Here Are OursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The Code Switch team was sitting in our daily team meeting when our editor looked up from Twitter and broke the news that Prince was gone. The rest of the hour was given over to reminiscing about our favorite memories of Prince: shrieking as he climbed into a limo in Greenwich Village, angering a Suge Knight-lookalike to snap a shot of The Purple One for Instagram, risking permanent foot damage for the perfect pair of purple Prince pumps.


  12. 5 Headlines That Explain The New York PrimariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    At the New York primary elections on Tuesday night, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big. Ted Cruz, who was lambasted by Brooklynites for his campaign comments about "New York values," was crushed.


  13. In Close Race, 'Unprecedented' Push For Asian-American Voters Comes To N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A bulk of New York's more than 903,000 eligible Asian-American voters lives in New York City, where 24-year-old Brenda Nguyen has been going door to door for the Bernie Sanders campaign in Sunset Park, a Brooklyn neighborhood with a growing Chinese-American community . Nguyen can't vote herself on Tuesday.


  14. #MemeOfTheWeek: Hillary Clinton, The New York Subway And AuthenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds her Metrocard as she goes through the turnstile to enter the subway in the Bronx borough of New York, Thursday, April 7, 2016. The latest example? Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, riding the New York subway through the Bronx, saying hi to babies and taking selfies along the way.


  15. Apple-Justice Department Standoff Over iPhone Access Goes On, In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Although the FBI says it has successfully unlocked the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, a separate legal standoff between Apple and the government continues - in a drug case in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Justice Department told a judge Friday that Apple's help is still needed to unlock an iPhone seized from a methamphetamine dealer . The DOJ is appealing a ruling from a magistrate judge, who sided with Apple in February.


  16. In Vast FIFA Scandal, Ex-President Of Honduras Pleads Guilty To Taking BribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Former Honduran President Rafael Callejas leaves federal court in New York City on Monday after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges in a wide-ranging FIFA soccer scandal. In the latest development in the FIFA soccer scandal, Rafael Callejas, a former president of Honduras and the head of the country's soccer federation from 2002 to 2015, pleaded guilty to corruption charges.


  17. Prosecutors Won't Seek Jail Time For Ex-NYPD Officer Who Killed Unarmed ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    In this Feb. 20 photo, protesters attend a rally in Brooklyn, New York, in support of former NYPD police officer Peter Liang, who was convicted of manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley. In New York City, prosecutors say they will not recommend jail time for a former New York City police officer who was convicted of manslaughter last month for fatally shooting an unarmed man in a public housing stairwell in 2014.


  18. Two Breakfasts May Be Better Than None For School KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    When it comes to school breakfasts, two is better than none, says a new report released Thursday in the journal Pediatric Obesity . Researchers tracked nearly 600 middle-school students from fifth to seventh grade, looking to see if students ate no breakfast; ate breakfast at home or school; or ate both - and whether that affected obesity rates.


  19. 'The Ballad Of Black Tom' Offers A Tribute And Critique Of LovecraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. When writer Victor LaValle was growing up in Queens, he loved reading the horror stories of H.P. Lovecraft.


  20. For NYC Firefighters Learning Mandarin, Service Starts With 'Ni Hao'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Lily Cheung teaches Mandarin to Greg Wong , Lt. Charles Flores and other New York City firefighters, EMTs and paramedics at an old firehouse.


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