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Thursday, May 15, 2014
The exhibits include pieces of the twin towers and other artifacts. But the museum has been criticized by some for the way it houses remains of unidentified victims, and for an exhibit on al-Qaida.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Nearly every state has a prescription drug monitoring program that's meant to end abuse of opioids and other powerful pain medicines. But many of these programs have a big loophole: they're voluntary.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Brewskee-Ball has built a league of competitive Skee-Ball players, but the owners of the name Skee-Ball are not amused. They're suing for trademark infringement, but the league isn't rolling over.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Rep. Michael Grimm of New York turned himself in to face federal charges related to a health food restaurant he ran before he was elected to Congress. The Republican congressman says he's innocent and plans to run for re-election this fall, but Democrats have have high hopes of flipping the last GOP-held seat in New York City.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Twenty-three students from Columbia and Barnard say that the university is mishandling allegations of sexual assault. They filed federal complaints with the Department of Education on Thursday.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Four years after his death, Alex Chilton, the former singer of the Box Tops and Big Star is enjoying a level of popular acclaim that eluded him in life.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Rev. Al Sharpton's past work for the FBI is under new scrutiny. On Monday, the website The Smoking Gun published documents that it claims detail Sharpton's work as a confidential informant during mafia investigations in the 1980s. Sharpton admits recording conversations with alleged mobsters for the FBI, but he denies doing anything wrong.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
China's new package is designed to keep the country on track to reach target growth rates of 7.5 percent for this year.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Amazon is making an aggressive move toward your living room TV with a new video-streaming device. Amazon Fire TV joins a crowded field of devices vying for the same spot.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie's administration has released the results of an internal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures. The report clears Christie of wrongdoing, but New Jersey Democrats question its validity.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The winner of this year's architecture prize has designed museums, homes and concert halls. But he's best known for the temporary structures he's built for refugees and evacuees all over the world.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Both New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are Democrats, but they've clashed on several issues. It may be evidence of a rift between populists and centrists within the Democratic Party.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
College Station, Texas, is losing countless companies to towns with faster Internet, one councilman says. It's now one of several cities considering a more aggressive approach to securing broadband.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed fines of nearly $2 million against Viacom, ESPN and NBCUniversal for broadcasting an ad that misuses the warning sounds of the emergency system.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Is One World Trade Center now the tallest building in North America, or does that distinction belong to the Willis Tower in Chicago? The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is going to settle the debate. One thing everyone can be sure of: There's only one.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Democrat Bill de Blasio is poised to become the next mayor of New York, in part because he made income inequality the central issue of his campaign. His "tale of two cities" narrative has resonated with voters. But there's debate about what he could do as mayor to narrow the income gap.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
A federal appeals court has put on hold a judge's ruling curtailing some aspects of the New York City police department's "stop and frisk" policy. The court also ruled that Judge Shira Scheindlin should be removed from the case because she "ran afoul" of the judicial code of conduct.