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  1. New York street corner named after late rapper Phife DawgRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 |

    The late rapper from the group A Tribe Called Quest was honored Saturday at the intersection of 192nd Street and Linden Boulevard in the St. Albans neighborhood in Queens. That stretch of the boulevard bears a sign with the name of the Queens native.


  2. New Jersey man arrested for 300 toll violations worth $20KRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 |

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in a statement that James Clicerio, of Old Bridge, New Jersey, was arrested on Thursday after failing to pay a toll at the Outerbridge Crossing connecting Staten Island and Pert Amboy.


  3. Ancient Ten Commandments tablet sold at auction for $850,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 |

    Heritage Auctions said the two-foot square marble slab sold Wednesday night at a public auction of ancient Biblical archaeology artifacts. It likely adorned the entrance of a synagogue that was destroyed by the Romans between A.D. 400 and 600, or by the Crusaders in the 11th century, said David Michaels, Heritage Auctions director of ancient coins and antiquities.


  4. Verdict: Michael Weatherly pleased with legal drama 'Bull'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 |

    Oh, there's no question Weatherly is the show's leading man. He's got the title role of Dr. Jason Bull , whose mix of psychological training, gut instinct and predictive algorithms has made Bull the nation's go-to jury consultant.


  5. Trump's election leaves American Muslims reeling and scaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 |

    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. 10 comments

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

    Nov 11, 2016 |

    "It's just being a minority in this country. That's hard as it is. And now having a president that is not going to stand up for those minorities, that's even worse," the Brooklyn, New York, eighth-grader said. 11 comments

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

    Nov 1, 2016 |

    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. They were arrested at the end of the clashes when they strayed into central Serbia.


  8. 4 years after Superstorm Sandy, coast continues to recoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 |

    But some areas have not recovered, nor will they ever. The Staten Island neighborhood of Oakwood Beach, improbably built on a salt marsh, is slowly being returned to nature after state officials concluded it would be foolish to rebuild in a place with so little protection from the sea.


  9. Divided America: Yearning for unity, enduring divisivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 |

    Though they live about 1,730 miles apart, though they've never met, though they are of different races and backgrounds, Lauren Boebert and Dorothy Johnson-Speight speak almost in unison when they lament the fracturing of America. Americans must "come together, be non-judgmental about people and their opinions," says Johnson-Speight.


  10. Baby dies when stroller plunges down NYC elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 |

    The infant's mother was waiting with the stroller on the 23rd floor of an apartment building in Coney Island around 11:40 a.m., officials said. When the doors opened, the woman stepped forward and both she and the stroller fell down the shaft and landed on the elevator car, which was out of service eight stories below, police said.


  11. Relatives' grief raw in 1st day of wrong-way DWI trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 |

    The grown children of 49-year-old Felecia Harris and 46-year-old Darlene McGee cried as they told the jury about their last interactions with their mothers and how they heard about the crash that killed them. Chandler Michael Kania, was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student when, authorities say, his Jeep Wrangler collided with a Suzuki driven by Harris near the split of I-85 and Interstate 40 in Orange County on July 19, 2015.


  12. 'Madam Secretary' star Carradine: 1 of many TV presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 |

    He's got a paper cup of coffee, a bit unpresidential but in keeping with his casual style. He takes his seat at his impressive desk, facing a camera where he will deliver an address about a foreign-affairs flare-up.


  13. New book brings Atlas Obscura site's wonders to printed pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. A museum in Kansas City, Missouri, for artwork made from hair.


  14. Probe underway in Manhattan explosion that left 29 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 |

    Mayor Bill de Blasio ruled out any terror connections, but called the blast an "intentional act." "Tonight, New York City experienced a very bad incident," de Blasio said at a news conference near the scene in Chelsea.


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

    Sep 16, 2016 |

    That seemed to be one of the mantras of New York Fashion Week. Tommy Hilfiger built a carnival on a Manhattan pier, including actual rides, a Ferris Wheel, arcade games, a tattoo parlor, and cotton candy for everyone. 20 comments

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

    Sep 14, 2016 |

    He was 65. Hofsiss died at his home in Manhattan after recently being hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital for respiratory distress. "He fell asleep and slipped away from us," McCann said Wednesday.


  17. ID cards used for a lot more these days in some citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 |

    And there's hope they can make immigrants feel more at home amid the unwelcoming rhetoric of this presidential campaign season. Pushed by immigrant advocates and others, the ID cards were first introduced almost a decade ago in New Haven, Connecticut.


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