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Abbie Fentress Swanson

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Afghan President Sworn Into a Second Term

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai was sworn into a second, five-year term today.

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Afghanistan Ramps Up Security

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Afghan government has increased helicopter flyovers and patrols in Kabul in preparation for President Hamid Karzai's inaugural ceremony tomorrow.

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Bloomberg Says No New Taxes

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he won't raise taxes to help close New York City's projected $5 billion budget deficit for the next fiscal year. 

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German Troops To Stay on Afghan Soil

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Germany's troops in Afghanistan will stay there for another year, according to an anonymous source.

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Obama Heads to South Korea

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Before President Obama heads to Seoul, he will meet with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today.

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Green Composers Wanted

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A luxury goods retailer and an orchestra are sponsoring a competition for the best "green" score.

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U.S. Army Begins to Investigate Hasan

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Did the Army miss warning signs about Major Nidal Malik Hasan?

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Obama Wraps Up China Visit

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

President Obama and Chinese President Jintao finished their second day of talks today.

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NYC Ballet Has a New Executive Director

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

WNYC's Katherine E. Brown will become the new executive director at the New York City Ballet.

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City Council Will Consider Paid Sick Leave

Monday, November 16, 2009

The New York City Council considers a paid sick leave bill tomorrow.

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City Unions Protest Paterson's Budget Plan

Monday, November 16, 2009

AFSCME D.C. 37 heads to Albany today to protest Governor David Paterson's 2009-2010 Deficit Reduction Plan.

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Palin Publishes Her Memoir

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sarah Palin's new book, Going Rogue: An American Life, will be published today.

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Good Turnout at NYC's H1N1 Clinics

Monday, November 16, 2009

Nearly 16,000 people showed up to get the H1N1 vaccine last weekend.

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WQXR's Washington Report

Monday, November 16, 2009

David Sanger of The NYT talks about what Barack Obama hopes to tackle abroad, and what's on tap for the president when he gets back.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, November 16, 2009

David Sanger of The New York Times talks about what Barack Obama hopes to tackle abroad, and what's on tap for the president when he gets back.

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McCartney Recipient of 2009 Gershwin Prize

Monday, November 16, 2009

The Library of Congress will award its 2009 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to Paul McCartney.

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Obama Asks China to Loosen Internet Controls

Monday, November 16, 2009

President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting in China early Monday in the next stop on his four-country Asia tour.

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What's On Tap at NYC Museums?

Friday, November 13, 2009

Culture critic Lee Rosenbaum talks about early modernist abstract exhibits at the MoMA, the Whitney and the Guggenheim.

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Tropical Storm Ida Hits New Jersey

Friday, November 13, 2009

Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are pounding the East Coast, and flooding coastal areas in New Jersey after slamming the Carolinas and Virginia. Strong winds and waves are causing severe beach erosion along the New Jersey shore.

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16 Dead in Pakistan's Northwest

Friday, November 13, 2009

At least 16 people are dead and 80 more wounded this morning after attacks in Pakistan's northwestern region.

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