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Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Ambitious Agenda in State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ethics reform, homelessness, rehabilitating youth offenders, and raising the statewide minimum wage are just part of the wide-sweeping agenda Cuomo presented to the legislature.

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Four Teens in Custody, 5th Suspect Sought in Brooklyn Rape

Monday, January 11, 2016

Authorities say the victim was attacked Thursday night as she and her father walked through Osborn Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

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Iconic Singer David Bowie Dies at 69

Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, died of cancer Sunday. Soundcheck's John Schaefer has this remembrance. 

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NYPD Officer Involved in Eric Garner Death Is Disciplined

Friday, January 08, 2016

The head of the Sergeant's Benevolent Association calls the charges ridiculous and political. 

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U.S. Economy Added 292,000 Jobs in December

Friday, January 08, 2016

The unemployment rate held steady at 5% for a third straight month. Employers also added a combined 50,000 more jobs in October and November than previously estimated. 

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Reports of Sexual Assaults Spike at Military Academies

Friday, January 08, 2016

 A senior defense official says the sharp increases were due largely to students' growing confidence in the reporting system and expanded awareness programs.

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Pierre Boulez, Noted French Composer, Dead at 90

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Boulez was the former principal conductor of the New York Philharmonic and a leading figure in modern classical music.

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Attack on US Troops Near Afghan Airport Deadliest in Months

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Among those dead include New York City police detective, Joseph Lemm.

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New York State to Overhaul Solitary Confinement in Prisons

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Under the agreement, the state will seek to move 1,100 prisoners in solitary to rehabilitative housing units in the coming months.

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Los Angeles Unified Schools Closed Due to Threat

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The district, the second largest in the nation, has 640,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade and more than 900 schools and 187 public charter schools.

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Hillary Clinton Outlines Immigration Plan

Monday, December 14, 2015

Clinton proposed Monday that people applying to be U.S. citizens should get a break in fees and said complex immigration laws can tear families apart.

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Trump's Name, Image Removed at Dubai Development Amid Uproar

Friday, December 11, 2015

The disappearance of Trump's branding from the multi-billion-dollar development on the outskirts of Dubai comes as concerns over his comments grow in the Middle East.

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Suspect Fatally Shot After Police Chase in Yonkers

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Authorities say a man was shot during the struggle and died at the scene. The chase started when two officers tried to stop a Nissan sedan in the Bronx.  

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DA: NYPD Detective Took Cash to Warn Club Owners About Raids

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Yatyu Yam was arrested Monday night on charges of bribe receiving, official misconduct and receiving reward for official misconduct.

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar Leads Grammys With 11 Nominations

Monday, December 07, 2015

Lamar, who won two Grammys earlier this year, was joined by Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who each earned seven nominations.

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San Bernardino Shooter Pledged Allegiance to ISIS

Friday, December 04, 2015

U.S. law enforcement official said Friday the woman pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and its leader on Facebook using an alias, then deleted the messages before the attack.

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U.S. Economy Adds 211K Jobs in November

Friday, December 04, 2015

The Labor Department said Friday hiring was led by big gains in construction and retail.

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Searching for a Motive in the San Bernardino Shootings

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Was it workplace violence? Or an act of terrorism? Authorities are trying to determine what motivated the shooters.

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Manhattan to Get New Area Code

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The New York State Public Service Commission announced Tuesday that the area code 332 will serve both residential and business clients.

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Pfizer, Allergan Combining in $160 Billion Deal

Monday, November 23, 2015

It's the biggest health care deal ever and the largest inversion in history, a tax-saving maneuver in which a U.S. company reorganizes in a country with a lower corporate tax rate.

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