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

    Wednesday | 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.


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

    Monday Nov 23 | 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. New York City to pay $5.9 million settlement in Eric Garner death caseRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Almost a year after Eric Garner's controversial death, New York City settled a case brought by Garner's relatives, agreeing Monday to pay $5.9 million. Garner's July 17 death during a clash with police "forced us to examine the state of race relations, and the relationship between our police force and the people they serve," city Comptroller Scott M. Stringer said in a statement announcing the settlement.


  6. The cabbie and 'The Donald,' a very American storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Donald Trump's ugly comments about Mexican immigrants prove yet again that if you are a rich celebrity you can capture the nation's attention no matter how offensive you are. There is no single immigrant story that captures the contemporary immigrant experience.


  7. New York Police Officer Shot in the Head Has DiedRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Officer Brian Moore followed his father into the New York Police Department, rose to the ranks of an elite plainclothes unit tasked with confronting the city's most dangerous street crime and died on Monday, two days after a gunman opened fire on him in Queens. At the time that Moore, 25, was shot on Saturday evening, he was still young enough to be living in the Long Island home of his father, Raymond.


  8. At Least 19 Hurt and Two Buildings Collapse in Manhattan BlastRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A powerful explosion in Lower Manhattan on Thursday caused two buildings to collapse and ignited a large fire that quickly spread to neighboring buildings, leaving at least 19 people injured. As the fire raged in the East Village neighborhood, there were desperate attempts to flee, with residents jumping from fire escapes, and dramatic rescues, with one man climbing through the smoke to look for people who might have been stranded and others pulling a woman to safety.


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