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Israeli Military Returns Fire After Rocket Attack From Lebanon

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Rockets from Lebanon struck northern Israel Sunday, causing no injuries but sparking an Israeli reprisal shelling in a rare flare-up between the two countries.

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Danny Burstein: From Broadway to the Met Opera

Saturday, December 28, 2013

For longtime Broadway actor Danny Burstein, the big challenge in preparing for his Metropolitan Opera debut has been "trying to find the funny."

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Four U.S. Military Personnel Detained, Released In Libya

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Four U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were taken into custody at a checkpoint and then detained briefly by the Libyan government before being released, U.S. officials said Friday night.

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School Shooting Is Another Tragedy For Colorado

Saturday, December 14, 2013

A Colorado high school student with an apparent grudge against a teacher wounded a classmate with a shotgun before killing himself, chilling a state that's still trying to make sense of mass shootings at Columbine High School and an Aurora movie theater.

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Metro-North Crash Raises Questions about Speed, Curve, Maintenance

Sunday, December 01, 2013

National Transportation Safety Board Earl Weener gave a press conference late on Sunday afternoon, saying that the investigation into what caused the train derailment that killed four and injured 63 on Sunday morning is just beginning. He said that NTSB investigative teams expect to be on the scene of the accident for the next week to 10 days.

 

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'Fast & Furious' Star Dies In Car Crash

Sunday, December 01, 2013

Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.

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NY and NJ Students Win Rhodes Scholarships

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Two New York residents and one New Jerseyan are among the 32 American students who have won prestigious Rhodes scholarships to study for several years at Oxford University in England.

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Updated: Paramus Mall Shooter Found Dead

Monday, November 04, 2013

Update: Authorities say they have found the body of the suspected gunman who opened fire late Monday night at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Northern New Jersey. The body was found in an area under construction and inaccessible to the public. The Bergen County Prosecutor says the alleged shooter, 20-year-old Richard Shoop of Teaneck, N.J. apparently killed himself.

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Breaking: SAC Capital Advisors to Plead Guilty to Fraud, Pay $1.2 Billion

Monday, November 04, 2013

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Federal prosecutors in New York say hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors has agreed to plead guilty to fraud charges and pay a $1.2 billion penalty.

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NJ Police: Dad Called, Worried about LAX Suspect

Friday, November 01, 2013

The young man from New Jersey believed to have carried out a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport had sent a sibling a text message mentioning suicide, leading their father to seek authorities' help in finding him, a New Jersey police chief said Friday.

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Obstruction Call Gives Cards 5-4 Win Over Red Sox

Sunday, October 27, 2013

St. Louis leads Boston in the World Series 2-1 after bizarre play.

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Shop and Frisk: NYPD and Barneys Accused of Racial Profiling

Thursday, October 24, 2013

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A New York teen has filed a lawsuit against Barneys New York, the city, and the NYPD claiming he was detained after making an expensive purchase at the high end department store because he is young and black.

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Breaking: NJ Gay Couples To Be Able To Marry Monday

Friday, October 18, 2013

A lower-court judge had ruled that same-sex weddings must be allowed starting Monday, and the state's highest court upheld that ruling Friday. It denied a request from Gov. Chris Christie's administration to delay the weddings.

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Oscar Hijuelos: 1951-2013

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Oscar Hijuelos, a Cuban-American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1989 novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" and whose work often captured the loss and triumphs of the Cuban immigrant experience, has died. He was 62.

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NJ Judge Won't Delay Gay Marriage; Christie Appeals

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A state judge refused Thursday to delay the start of same-sex marriage in New Jersey until a legal appeal can be settled. But the administration of Republican Gov. Chris Christie immediately sought and was granted a request to file an emergency challenge to the decision.

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Undercover Officer Faces Charges in Biker Attack

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

An undercover police detective accused of punching out an SUV window during a motorcycle rally that descended into violence was unmasked Wednesday in a courtroom where he was confronted with serious assault charges.

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Minnesota Orchestra Conductor Osmo Vänskä Resigns

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vänskä resigned Tuesday amid a labor impasse that has dragged on for more than a year as management pushed for deep cuts to musicians' salaries.

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Minnesota Orchestra Lockout Wipes out Carnegie Dates

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Orchestra on Monday canceled upcoming performances at Carnegie Hall due to its contract impasse with musicians — a move that could lead to the departure of its Finnish conductor, Osmo Vanska.


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Poll Shows Tightening of Booker-Lonegan Race

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A new Quinnipiac poll finds Newark Mayor Cory Booker continues to lead in the U.S. Senate race against his rival, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan. But Lonegan does seem to be picking up support.

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First Look: Stradivarius Hometown in Italy gets Violin Museum

Sunday, September 08, 2013

The northern Italian town where Antonio Stradivari and other master violin-makers worked will open a new museum celebrating the instrument.

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