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  • Turbulence Ahead: Chris Christie and the 'Chairman's Flight'

    Here's how United Airlines sought big fee reductions from the Port Authority, greased by a special flight route, fancy meals and campaign contributions — and how it all fell apart. 

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  • New York City's Hotel Boom Is Keeping Prices Down

    More than 13,000 hotel rooms are under construction, the same as Houston, Miami and Chicago combined. All those new hotels are keeping prices low. For New York City at least.

  • Leaping Higher Than Tall Buildings

    The documentary 'Sunshine Superman' follows Carl Boenish, father of the BASE-jumping movement, who captured on film his increasingly spectacular and dangerous feats of human flight.



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  • PHOTOS: No Rats, No Pillars, No People in This Peek at the 2nd Ave. Subway

    The city's first new subway line in 60 years is supposed to open next December. It's 82 percent complete. Now, things are getting interesting.

  • Animal Rights Group Says MTA Rejected its Ad

    The MTA approved a new rule barring political ads. But the group says its advertisement is a public service announcement.

  • Bratton Dodges Questions About More Cops

    The City Council has proposed adding 1,000 more police officers to the NYPD ranks, but the police commissioner avoided saying specifically what he'd do with those officers.

  • U.S. Attorney Moves to Seal 1.5 Million Pages of Bridgegate Documents

    A ruling in Paul Fishman's favor would make it harder to understand the role of Gov. Chris Christie and other high-level government officials.

  • Chancellor Tisch Stands By Charter School Rejections

    While the decision by New York officials to reject 15 new charter schools raised concerns for some, Board of Regents head Merryl Tisch shut down criticism with a few choice words.

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  • Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

    Studio 360

    After losing the internet for years, Letterman finally triumphed in his final week. Nintendo, the MTA, and "Do Not Disturb" signs did well, too. 

  • The Mad Men Finale We Needed, But Didn’t Deserve

    The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

    While we at the Mad Men Pre-Game Show are loath to Monday- (or Friday-) morning quarterback the show's final episode, we’d like to humbly point out what we got right.

  • Hari Kondabolu: Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Demographics

    Studio 360

    Comedian Hari Kondabolu thinks the coming of a majority minority America is a good thing. With fewer than 50% of the population “white,” will pot roast become an ethnic food?

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  • Memorial Day Cooking with Melissa Clark

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    In advance of Memorial Day, Melissa Clark helps us kick off the summer season with a few recipes! She’ll take calls about early summer cooking, cooking for friends, and more. 

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