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  1. Trumpa s election leaves American Muslims reeling and scaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Tribune

    On the morning after the election, Alia Ali had a sickening feeling as she headed to her job as a secretary at a New York City public school, her hijab in place as usual. Ali is a Muslim who lives and works in one of the most diverse places in the U.S., and yet the ascension of Donald Trump to the White House left her wondering how other Americans really viewed her.


  2. Some children fearful of what a Trump presidency will meanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Tribune

    Thirteen-year-old Sophia Davis, who is black and has friends who are Hispanic, Muslims and gay, is worried that Donald Trump's election will lead to the acceptance of a "culture of violence and hateful speech." "It's just being a minority in this country. 2 comments

  3. Pence enjoys election night, win with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Nancy Pence-Fritsch, left, and her husband Basil Fritsch, mother and step-father of vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence, applaud as Gregory Pence, brother of Mike Pence, finishes his speech during a Trump-Pence rally at the Exit 76 Antique Mall in Edinburgh, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Around 70 supporters attended the rally held by the Pence family and members of the Trump-Pence Indiana campaign.


  4. Hundreds march in NYC to protest TrumpRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Over a thousand protesters marched in the streets of Manhattan and demonstrated outside Trump Tower to denounce the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. One group began at Union Square Wednesday night, while another converged at Columbus Circle.


  5. Brother of 3 Americans slain in Serbia in 1999 seeks justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Tribune

    A brother of three American citizens slain after fighting in Serbia in 1999 accused the Balkan country's leaders on Tuesday of protecting the killers and refusing to bring them to justice despite repeated pledges to U.S. officials to do so. The Bytyqi brothers, Ylli, Mehmet and Agron, left their Brooklyn, New York pizza business to fight with ethnic Albanian rebels against Serbia's rule in Kosovo. 1 comment

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    Oct 30, 2016 | The Tribune

    This year's presidential race could have big implications for New York state government if voters recoiling from Donald Trump hand the state Senate to Democrats. That's the scenario envisioned by top Democrats who say the GOP nominee's unpopularity could boost down-ballot Democrats.


  7. 4 years after Superstorm Sandy, coast continues to recoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Tribune

    People have worked hard, and mostly successfully, over the past four years to restore the New York and New Jersey coastline to what it was before Superstorm Sandy crashed ashore, causing widespread devastation. But some areas have not recovered, nor will they ever.


  8. Whata s left of New Yorka s Little Syria a short but rich tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Tribune

    Visiting what remains of New York City's original "Little Syria" neighborhood is a short tour that's long on fascinating, largely forgotten history. "It's a bit tricky to do a walking tour when in some senses there's only one destination," said Todd Fine, leading a tour earlier this month to coincide with the opening of an exhibition, "Little Syria N.Y.: An Immigrant Community's Life and Legacy," at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.


  9. NYC launches archaeological repository and digital archiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Tribune

    Nearly 1 million antiquities including ceramics, a bayonet, perfume and medicine bottles - even a 200-year-old douche device - have been unearthed at construction sites in New York City, artifacts that help shed light on local history and the people who once lived there. Excavated from 31 sites across the city's five boroughs, the objects - frequently in fragments - had been stored for decades at 14 locations across the city - until now.


  10. Weird and wonderful moments of fashion weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Tribune

    "If you build it, they will come." That seemed to be one of the mantras of New York Fashion Week. 20 comments

  11. Tony-winning stage, screen director Jack Hofsiss dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    Stage and screen director Jack Hofsiss, who won a Tony Award in his first outing on Broadway while helming "The Elephant Man" and kept working despite an accident that left him without the use of his arms and legs, died Tuesday, according to producer and longtime friend Elizabeth McCann. He was 65. Hofsiss died at his home in Manhattan after recently being hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital for respiratory distress.


  12. Urban makeover: steel and concrete, meet grass and flowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    Across the country, urban landscapes known for concrete and glass have been embracing foliage and flowers. And not just the occasional geranium-filled flower box.


  13. Ceramic artists ride designa s trend toward the handcraftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    Lisa Jones founded her ceramics company, Pigeon Toe, eight years ago with an emphasis on petite pottery pieces like her three-legged "tripot" bowls and teensy stacking bowls. Artistic, accessible and affordable, small-scale handcrafted ceramics can appeal to young singles decorating first-time apartments, or to older folks and families looking for a more personalized look than mass-produced items provide.


  14. Tuskegee Airman, who marched with MLK from Selma, dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | The Tribune

    Dabney Montgomery, who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and marched with civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., has died. He was 93. His wife, Amelia Montgomery, said he died of natural causes Saturday morning at a Manhattan hospice care facility.


  15. Fred Hellerman, member of Weavers folk group, dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Weavers were formed in the late 1940s by Hellerman along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Ronnie Gilbert. They helped to popularize folk music in the United States with recordings including "Goodnight Irene" and "On Top of Old Smoky."


  16. The new downtown: Lower Manhattan reborn 15 years after 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Tribune

    The revitalization of the city's downtown, powered by $30 billion in government and private investment, includes not just the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site, but also two new malls filled with upscale retailers, thousands of new hotel rooms and dozens of eateries ranging from a new Eataly to a French food hall, Le District. The statistics alone are stunning.


  17. WWII dog tags found on beach in a 66 returned to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Tribune

    It took 50 years for a Long Island woman to finally complete her quest to return a World War II veteran's lost dog tags she found on a New York City beach. Laurie Lubin, of Bellmore, began her search by poring over phone books in the 1960s and continued into the internet era.


  18. Clinton campaign halfway to $1 billion fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Tribune

    Hillary Clinton's campaign is halfway to its goal of raising a billion dollars for the 2016 race, according to her finance director. Dennis Cheng announced the achievement on Thursday in a meeting with staff at the campaign's headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, according to a campaign aide who was present for the meeting but wasn't authorized to discuss internal campaign strategy and spoke on condition of anonymity.


  19. Bolt saved his sport a " and kept the Olympics relevantRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Tribune

    It began in a rain-drenched 5,000-seat stadium on an island between Manhattan and Queens. Some Jamaican kid with the improbably awesome name of "Bolt" was in the Big Apple, not so much to announce his presence to the world, but to figure out who he was.


  20. APNewsBreak: Amtrak settlements silencing crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. The railroad reached the first settlements last week, quietly resolving cases brought by two women who suffered head and other injuries in the May 2015 wreck, court records show.


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