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Monday, December 22, 2014

Here are the stories we're following today.

Artistic, Ambitious and Addicted

Monday, December 22, 2014

The deaths of actors Robin Williams and Philip Seymour Hoffman earlier this year linked to drugs and alcohol re-surfaced the question of why artists struggle with substance abuse.

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Cardinal Showcases Support for NYPD at Sunday Mass

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Dolan singled out the NYPD's leadership from the pulpit and expressed solidarity with the police.

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From Georgia to Brooklyn, NYPD Works to Assemble Cop Killer's Profile

Sunday, December 21, 2014

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The NYPD said Sunday the ambush killer of 2 Officers told passers-by "watch what I'm going to do."

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Bed-Stuy Mourns Slain Officers

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Residents gather to memorialize Officers Liu and Ramos, and some worry about what comes next.

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After Deadly Shooting, Wedge Grows Between de Blasio and Police

Sunday, December 21, 2014

"There's blood on many hands tonight," said the head of the Police Benevolent Association Saturday. "[It] starts on the steps of city hall in the office of the mayor."

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Watch: Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Bratton Address Police Shootings

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Calling the shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant "an execution," a somber Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was joined by the mayor last night for a press conference.

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Two NYPD Officers Shot and Killed In Brooklyn

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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An armed man walked up to two officers inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide.

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American Credit Cards in Cuba?

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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WNYC's Julia Longoria talks to frequent visitors to Cuba about what the new regulations might mean — and what's still missing.

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NYC Considers Segregated Housing for Violent Prison Inmates

Friday, December 19, 2014

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But activists say it's just solitary by another name.

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First the Bill, Then the Appetizer

Friday, December 19, 2014

Battling those "profit-killing no-shows," Per Se plans to make guests pre-pay starting next year. That means shelling out at least $300 before you even see a piece of bread.

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President Obama's Year-End Press Conference

Friday, December 19, 2014

President Obama will likely address protests in Ferguson, Mo., the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba, and the fight against ISIS. 

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Freelancers Union Outsources Insurance

Friday, December 19, 2014

Some 22,000 members must decide whether to use Freelancers' new partner, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, or shop around for a better Obamacare plan by Saturday's deadline.

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Inside a Golden Container, Talking to Tehran

Friday, December 19, 2014

Strangers in New York and Iran create connection across the continents in a new exhibit.

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Embargo or Not, Castro Made a Habit of Visiting NY — Ask Bumpy the Bookie

Friday, December 19, 2014

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Castro honeymooned at the Waldorf in 1948. His 1960 visit, as the U.S. embargo loomed, was a political turning point.

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Justice Dept to Sue City Over Rikers Abuses

Thursday, December 18, 2014

US Attorney sues city to get faster reforms at Rikers Island. 

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Suspect Wanted for Punching Cop Turns Himself In

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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A man wanted for his alleged role in assaulting two police officers during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge was in police custody Thursday.

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Will Cuba's 'Beisboleros' Flock to American Shores?

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Major League Baseball fans hoping for an influx of Cuba's mythical talent will have to wait a while longer.

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Police Arrest Rapper Bobby Shmurda, 14 Others on Murder, Assault

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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20-year-old Brooklyn-born rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested for his alleged role in a series of gang-related shootings.

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NY Outlines New Medical Marijuana Regulations

Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Twenty dispensaries around the statewide will have prices controlled by Albany.

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