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China Does Away with One-Child Policy, Will Now Allow Two Children

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The decision, made at the conclusion of a Communist Party summit, puts an end to a policy that was first introduced in 1980.

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Royals Win World Series Opener in 14th

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

This tied for longest Series game ever and ended at 12:18 a.m. From the get-go, it was wild and weird.

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Mayor de Blasio Calls for Bail Reform After Police Officer Killed

Friday, October 23, 2015

The mayor says judges should be allowed to consider a suspect's risk to the public when setting bail.

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Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee Drops out of Presidential Race

Friday, October 23, 2015

The announcement comes after Chafee delivered a widely panned debate performance earlier this month. He has also struggled to raise money and generate enthusiasm.

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Mets Sweep Cubs to Reach World Series

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Daniel Murphy homered for a record sixth consecutive postseason game, and the Mets brushed aside the Cubs 8-3 Wednesday night.

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South Korean Seong-Jin Cho Wins Chopin Piano Competition

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Seong-Jin Cho of South Korea has won the career-paving 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. See the pivotal performance.
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Mets Beat Cubs for 2-0 NLCS Lead

Monday, October 19, 2015

 The Mets breezed past Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta, 4-1 Sunday night for a 2-0 lead in a surprisingly one-sided NL Championship Series.

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Mets Win, Will Face the Cubs for the National League Pennant

Friday, October 16, 2015

Faced with a winner-take-all scenario against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, the Mets came through with a gritty 3-2 victory. A best-of-seven NLCS starts in Queens on Saturday.

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Mets Beat Dodgers to Take 2-1 Lead in NLDS

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Curtis Granderson drove in five runs with two doubles off the wall, Travis d'Arnaud and Yoenis Cespedes homered, and New York's dangerous bats busted loose for a 13-7 victory.

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Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio Reach Agreement on $26 Billion MTA Capital Program

Saturday, October 10, 2015

"Historic investment" should prevent further delays to major projects.

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New York Attorney General Opens Probe Into Fantasy Sports Websites

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Action was prompted by reports a DraftKings employee may have had access to valuable company data before winning second place in a FanDuel contest.

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N. Korea to Release Detained South Korean Student

Monday, October 05, 2015

 North Korea told South Korea that it will repatriate Won Moon Joo, 21, at the border village of Panmunjom on Monday, Seoul's Unification Ministry said in a statement.

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U.S. Hiring Slowed in September as Global Economy Weakened

Friday, October 02, 2015

The Labor Department said Friday that employers added just 142,000 jobs in September, depressed by job cuts in manufacturing and oil drilling.

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Hurricane Threat Decreases, But City Is Ready

Friday, October 02, 2015

Joaquin is likely to miss New York City, but Mayor de Blasio says an unrelated storm system is expected to cause heavy rain in the coming days.

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Tangled Web Surrounds United's Aborted Atlantic City Routes

Monday, September 28, 2015

United canceled routes to Atlantic City, but officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision requiring the airline to repay lucrative incentives.

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Donald Trump to Unveil Tax Plan Monday

Monday, September 28, 2015

The billionaire businessman is set to outline his much-hyped plan at a news conference Monday in New York.

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House Speaker John Boehner to Resign in October

Friday, September 25, 2015

One lawmaker said that Boehner "just does not want to become the issue." Boehner, who took over the speakership in 2011, has served 13 terms in the House of Representatives.

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Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra Dies at 90

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

WNYC reporter Jim O'Grady, a lifelong baseball fan and word maven himself, has this remembrance of the quotable catcher.

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James Blake and Mayor de Blasio Call Meeting Over NYPD Conduct 'Productive'

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The former tennis star, who met Monday with Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton, said he hopes his mistaken arrest can be a catalyst for change.

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Europe's Altice to Buy Cablevision for $17.7 Billion

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The European telecommunications and cable company Altice has agreed to buy the New York cable operator Cablevision as it expands into the U.S. market.

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