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Report: Low-Wage Workers Face Longest Commutes

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

When commuting time is added, New Yorkers have the longest work week of people in other major cities. And the less you're paid, the longer your travel time is.

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Cleaning Up More Than 100 Years of Spilled Oil in New Jersey

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Between the Bayway and Bayonne refineries, 600 different contaminants have been found in the soil. But ExxonMobil might just pave over the marshes and walk away.

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Photos: Historic St. Patrick's Day Parade Brings Out Celebrants — and Controversy

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

An openly gay group marched in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade — a first in the event’s more than 250-year history.

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Trafficked to Play, Then Forgotten

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Alley Ene was 17 when a basketball scout brought him to the U.S. Ene dreamed of earning a college scholarship; two years later, he was off the court and homeless. This is his story.

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Jewish Americans Watch Israeli Election Closely

Monday, March 16, 2015

Jewish Americans on the right and the left will be watching to see what kind of government is formed after the election, set to be held Tuesday.

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Premier NYC Non-Profit Went from Blue Chip to Sinking Ship?

Monday, March 16, 2015

City and state regulators failed to foresee the financial troubles of a city non-profit that serves more than 100,000 residents a year.

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NYPD Now Has Ears To Go With Eyes in the Sky

Monday, March 16, 2015

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Police are trying out a gunshot detection system, again.

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Abortion Provision is Removed from Women's Equality Act

Monday, March 16, 2015

Lawmakers are moving ahead with approving other portions of Gov. Cuomo’s package of measures for women's rights.

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Real Estate Scion and Suspected Killer Arrested After Documentary

Monday, March 16, 2015

Real estate heir Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans and charged with murder on Saturday, just one day before the finale of an HBO series in which he appeared to confess to killing.

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Lone Female Legislative Leader Left Out in the Cold

Monday, March 16, 2015

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Gov. Cuomo seems to be snubbing Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins during private talks as the April 1st deadline to pass the state budget draws near.

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EXTRA! EXTRA! Teddy Roosevelt Goes Digital!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt is considered one of the great presidents, but he doesn’t have a presidential library. His papers are scattered, so a group of scholars are creating a virtual one.

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Vote on Lynch for Attorney General Faces More Delays

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he may not hold a vote unless a dispute over a human trafficking bill is resolved.

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NYC Teen Thespians Confront Human Trafficking

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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An all-girls theater company performed at an event to get teens talking about how to detect and stop trafficking, as the state Assembly considers a bill to tackle the problem.

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The Looks and the Mind of Mad Men

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The shoe-box holding the truth about ad man Don Draper and journals from the TV show creator are among the items in a new exhibit. 

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The Fun and Dark World of Makeup

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Like her daughter Lena Dunham, photographer Laurie Simmons offers a fresh look at our notions of beauty with her new exhibit at the Jewish Museum.

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Mirrors, from Mosques to the Museum

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The sculpture and drawings of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian are inspired by Persian architecture, the geometric forms in Islamic patterns, and Sufi cosmology.

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Architect Michael Graves Transformed Ordinary Architecture and Objects

Friday, March 13, 2015

His colleague, architect Peter Eisenman, called Graves "the consummate artist." 

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Guarded Optimism on Reopening Sandy-Related Flood Claims

Friday, March 13, 2015

Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair.

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Christie Supporters Launch Super PAC

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lest there be any doubt his presidential prospects are alive, Christie's supporters announced the launch of the PAC "America Leads" that can raise unlimited money.

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Helen Mirren Plays the Queen on Broadway

Friday, March 13, 2015

The play "The Audience" comes from the same team as the Academy Award-winning film "The Queen."

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