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New York-Bound Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

An Amtrak train overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others — some of whom had to scramble through the windows of toppled cars to escape.

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Remember Print Magazines? Here's a New One

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A New York art critic is launching Even, featuring essays, reviews and interviews.

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De Blasio Seeks Support for Progressive Agenda

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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The mayor called on leaders and candidates to go beyond the rhetoric and join a "movement" to combat income inequality.

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Christie Presents His Economic Plan in New Hampshire

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Gov. Chris Christie compared President Obama to Jimmy Carter and the next president to Ronald Reagan in a speech on the American economy.

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All About Those Ads: Why Verizon Is Buying AOL

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Verizon has announced it will purchase AOL for $4.4 billion. Analysts say Verizon was particularly attracted to AOL's ad-delivery business.

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A Poet with a Pulitzer in Bed-Stuy

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Pulitzer board described Gregory Pardlo's work as "clear-voiced poems that bring readers the news from 21st century America." 

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Latest Albany Scandal Spotlights Cuomo

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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Gov. Cuomo railed against corruption during his first gubernatorial run four years ago, but since he took office, two of Albany's top lawmakers have fallen to corruption scandals.

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City Wants Stricter Rules for Visiting Rikers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The city says stricter rules are needed for individuals visiting Rikers Island to keep out contraband and reduce violence. Advocates, however, question the notion of necessity.

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New York's Leadership Shakeup

Monday, May 11, 2015

Jimmy Vielkind, chief of Capital New York's Albany bureau, talks about will happen now that Sen. John Flanagan has been selected to replace Dean Skelos.

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"American Idol" to End After Making an Enduring Mark on American Culture

Monday, May 11, 2015

WNYC's Julianne Welby talks with John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, about the show's legacy.

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Most NY Dems Not Attending de Blasio's D.C. Event

Monday, May 11, 2015

Many New York Dems won't be with the mayor in the nation's capitol Tuesday as he officially unveils his progressive Contract with America.

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New Squad Would Expedite Repairs at NYC Homeless Shelters

Monday, May 11, 2015

The city is creating a SWAT team of workers to improve health and safety standards at the city’s 500 homeless shelters.

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NYC Jails Health Provider Fails at Better Rating

Monday, May 11, 2015

Ratings by the city health department show the Brentwood, Tennessee-based Corizon Health Inc. received an overall rating of "fair" in 2014 for the second straight year.

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'It’s the Loneliest Job in the Planet'

Monday, May 11, 2015

As the Brooklyn Museum is looking for a new leader, we explore what museum directors do, and what we expect from them.

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Indian Point Transformer Fire Leads to Oil Spill

Sunday, May 10, 2015

A transformer at the Indian Point nuclear power plant not only caught on fire, it also released thousands of gallons of oil into the Hudson. 

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Chinese Fashion Takes Over the Met

Sunday, May 10, 2015

A new show features Chinese-inspired gowns by designers like Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and Guo Pei, who created that yellow dress for Rihanna.

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Rooting for the Devilish Chita Rivera

Saturday, May 09, 2015

 At 82, the actress can command an audience with a tilt of her head, and get us to root for greed and revenge.

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Nepal Grapples With Loss of Life, Sacred Spaces

Friday, May 08, 2015

Many of Nepal's sacred spaces and ancient structures were hit hard by last month's earthquake.

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Thousands Gather To Remember Slain Officer

Friday, May 08, 2015

Officers from California, Louisiana and Illinois attended the funeral of Officer Brian Moore, who died Monday, two days after he was shot in Queens.

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Phone Rates in NJ Prisons Cut in Half

Friday, May 08, 2015

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Making a 15-minute phone call from a state prison is New Jersey will soon costs inmates 66 cents — down from $1.95.

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