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FIFA Bites Back: Uruguay's Luis Suarez Suspended 9 Games

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The suspension comes two days before Uruguay faces Colombia in the round of 16 on Saturday. It begins immediately, FIFA says.

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Court Won't Reinstate City's Big Soda Restriction

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The state's Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the city's health department overstepped its bounds when it restricted the size of sodas.

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A Pill to Stop HIV: Here's What You Need to Know

Thursday, June 26, 2014

It’s called Truvada, and taking it every day can drastically reduce the chance that unprotected sex will result in an HIV infection. Like most drugs, there are medical side effects. But the cultural and behavioral side effects, like a potential decline in condom use, are more troubling for some. 

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A Reunion for Senate Democrats in Albany?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In a move that could shift the balance of power in Albany, two Democratic factions in the State Senate say they are joining to form what could be a strong Democratic Majority in the Senate. That could leave Republicans, who up until now have ruled the chamber in a coalition government, out of power

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Results in Primary Race Show Ethnic Divide

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Associated Press has called a closely contested Democratic primary in New York's 13th Congressional District for Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel. Rangel defeated state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in unofficial returns. Espaillat was bidding to become the first Dominican-American in Congress.

The often bitter contest divided the city’s Democratic establishment. At times it ...

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Rates Could Yo-Yo as Insurance Exchange Heads into 2015

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

New Yorkers who bought insurance from the state health exchange could see big price hikes next year.

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NJ Judge Rules in Favor of Christie's Pension Plan

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A New Jersey judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie can follow through with his plan to reduce the state's contributions to public workers' pension funds.

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EPA, Environment Groups Want Further Review of Tappan Zee Loan Proposal

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Environmental advocates are already asking a state panel to delay a vote on the governor's proposal to use more than $500 million in loans from the Clean Water Fund to help pay for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

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Hundreds of Homeless Get a Fancy Meal from a Chinese Billionaire

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

WNYC

Three busloads of residents from the homeless shelter New York City Rescue Mission arrived at Central Park for a three course meal at a restaurant on a lake — paid for by Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao. 

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Businesses Say Government Agency Helps Them Sell American Products Overseas

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

House Republicans want to de-authorize an institution that has many fans in the business community.

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Safe Swimming: The Best (and Worst) Beaches

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

WNYC

Report measures water contamination at beaches.

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Why Inmates Can't Afford to Make Calls from Jails in New Jersey

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

WNYC

Jail inmates in New Jersey pay almost 8 times as much for phone calls home than those in New York. We find out why. 

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A Man Who Changed Jazz and Journalism

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step covers the extensive — and sometimes controversial — career of Nat Hentoff.

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Rangel Declares Victory

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WNYC

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Rep. Charles Rangel is ahead of State Sen. Adriano Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent in a primary election to secure the Democratic nomination for the 13th congressional district.

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Listen: Rangel 'cautiously optimistic,' Espaillat supporters think chances are good in NY District 13 race

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WNYC reporters Sarah Gonzalez and Brigid Bergin report live on the closely-watched New York City race between Rep. Charles Rangel and state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

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Medical Community Calls for More Hepatitis Awareness

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WNYC

Experts are voicing support for a bill that would require New York City to issue an annual report on its efforts to stop the spread of hepatitis B and C, the leading causes of liver cancer.

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Exclusive: Logs Show Dozens of Calls Between Former Port Chief & Top Christie Aides

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Gov. Christie’s former top man at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, David Samson, was in frequent contact with top aides at the statehouse during the week lanes were shut down at the George Washington Bridge, newly released documents show.

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Here's the Whole Backstory on the Second Christie Bridge Probe

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The New York Times had some juicy details Tuesday of the Manhattan District Attorney's investigation into the Christie administration's use of Port Authority funds to pay for NJ roads. Among them: a memo trail of legal objections to the move, which may violate bondholder covenants. But on January 16, ...

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Crickets Chirping for NY's Small Biz Insurance Exchange

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

So far, the state has just 10,000 sign-ups for employer-based health plans.

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If a Tree Dies in the City, Will Anyone Notice?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New York City has almost finished planting a million trees. Now the question is, how many will survive?

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