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  • Black Mothers Judged Unfit at Higher Rate than White Mothers in NJ

    An investigation by New Jersey Public Radio finds black mothers have their children taken away for things like marijuana use and not having a well-stocked refrigerator.

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  • With New Look And More Energy, Rick Perry Tries To Move Past 'Oops'

    Do the glasses make the man? Four years ago, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential run was derailed by one word — oops. He admits now he wasn't healthy then, and he's trying to make up for it.

  • Gay Talese Tells Alec Baldwin About Sinatra's Cold

    Here's The Thing

    The celebrated author and journalist talks about the magazine piece that made him an icon, and reflects on sixty years of capturing American society on the page. 



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  • Poll Gives Thumbs Up to Start-Up NY Despite Criticism

    A slim majority of voters say they support Governor Cuomo's Start-Up NY tax-free program for businesses. But critics say it's just hype.

  • Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

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    State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

  • LOOK: Memorial Day Ceremony at the Intrepid

    In an emotional ceremony at the Intrepid, Mayor Bill de Blasio honored fallen service members — and vowed to end veteran homelessness in New York City "this year."

  • Some Immigrant Spouses Get an Opportunity to Work

    Starting Tuesday spouses of some highly-skilled immigrants can apply to work legally in the U.S.

  • Jurors Remember Etan Patz

    On the 36th anniversary of the date Etan Patz went missing, jurors who voted to convict a man of Patz's murder gathered to remember him.

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  • Hair Strands of Mozart and Beethoven Expected to Fetch $18,000

    Strands of hair that belonged to two of history’s greatest composers are expected to fetch a combined $18,000 this Thursday.

  • When Television and Science Collide in a Fiery Ball

    Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

    Sarah and Helena hash it out in captivity, Cosima's new girlfriend might be sinister and Paul takes on the government – until it blows up in his face.

  • Listen: August Wilson's 'Fences'

    The sixth installment of our August Wilson series brings us to 1950 and the story of Troy Maxson, a trash-collector and former baseball athlete struggling to provide for his family. 

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  • You Suck At Drinking: A Guide To Buzz Management

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    Dan talks Buzz Management with Matthew Latkiewicz, author of "You Suck At Drinking," and the founders of Bitch Beer pair beer with weather forecasts. Plus, beer ads hit peak stupidity.

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