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  • Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Dead at 82

    The former Archbishop died in a New York hospital of cardiac arrest.

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  • Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia

    An MD-80 went off the runway around 11:10 Thursday morning. The FDNY says 24 people suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Listen to 30 Years of Leonard Lopate in Under 3 Minutes

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    We created a montage of the many guests Leonard has spoken with over the years. Featuring: Barack Obama, Julia Child, Henry Kissinger and Liza Minnelli. 



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  • De Blasio: $150M for Hunts Point Market

    Mayor announces investment to fortify the city's food supply — and calls on business leaders to take up arms in the fight against inequality.

  • More Snow For the NYC Area: Check Our Transit Tracker

    A winter storm warning is in effect for New York City and Long Island through tonight. Between 3 to 6 inches of snow could fall in and around the city.

  • Nearly Half of NYC High School Applicants Accepted to First Choice

    About 92 percent of students got into at least one of their high school choices. But almost 6,000 students didn't get a match and will have to reapply in Round 2.

  • Neighbors Tire of Checkpoint Charlie in Chinatown

    For 14 years, a four-block section of Park Row near Chinatown has been closed to traffic. Residents say it's time to open up.

  • Four Dangerous NYC Streets Could Get $250 Million Safety Upgrade

    The de Blasio administration plans to give a handful of the city's most hazardous roadways the Vision Zero treatment.

Arts and Culture

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  • Empire Recap: Ride or Die

    Andre is off his meds and careening towards a gurney, while Anika's treachery with a rival record company leads to all-out war.

  • Larry David's First Time On Broadway: 'It's Not So Easy!'

    Fresh Air

    The comedian wrote and stars in Fish in the Dark, a play about rivalries and dysfunction when a family patriarch dies. David says the idea came to his "twisted mind" when his friend's dad passed away.

  • What to Do About Your Worst Work Enemy

    Money Talking

    It's a breeding ground for hatred and disgust toward your fellow man. It's the workplace, of course. Follow this fool-proof approach to fixing those broken office relationships.

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  • Winter Zen: Taking A Cue From Snow Monkeys

    Famous already for epic snowstorms, winter 2015 isn't done with us yet. Anthropologist Barbara J. King says she found much-needed calm in this film of Japanese snow monkeys coping with winter.

Tech and Media

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  • There's One Way to Actually Fight the Surveillance Machine

    New Tech City

    Security technologist Bruce Schneier, author of “Data and Goliath,” says you should stop feeling guilty about skimming the Terms of Service. Get mad instead.

  • Free Wi-Fi On Buses Offers A Link To Future Of 'Smart Cities'

    All Things Considered

    A new service in a Portuguese city not only provides commuters with free Internet connections but also helps collect data that make the municipality run more efficiently.

  • When Government Agencies Friend Tech Companies

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Journalist Robert Scheer discusses how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and offers a defense of privacy and democracy.

Music for your day

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  • Watch Torres Perform On Soundcheck


    The powerful singer-songwriter previews songs from her new record, Sprinter live in the Greene Space.

  • Kim Gordon: Redefining The 'Girl In A Band'


    In her new tell-all memoir, the Sonic Youth co-founder reflects on her career in music and art, and her life after the end of her marriage and the band.

  • Why it Took 20 Years to Write Modest Mouse's New Single

    Studio 360

    Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock was inspired to write "The Best Room" when he experienced a UFO sighting 20 years ago.

  • Watch: Dan Deacon, In The Studio


    Watch the endlessly exuberant electronic musician perform songs from his latest album, Gliss Riffer, in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Guster, Live In The Greene Space


    The band Guster is back with a denser, dancier version of their iconic 90s sound.

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