Joseph Capriglione


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In a Week of Courtroom Landmarks, Attention Shifts to Trayvon Martin Trial

Friday, June 28, 2013

This week, the country reacted to several landmark Supreme Court decisions that had huge implications for the civil rights movement. But in a Sanford, Fla.  courtroom, it was the first week of testimony in the high profile murder trial of George Zimmerman for shooting and killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.


Sen. Bob Menendez Applauds Passage of Immigration Bill

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Senate passed its compressive immigration bill on Thursday. The bill would offer a path to citizenship to 11 million unauthorized immigrants and provide extensive security along the Mexican border.

The bill was drafted by a bipartisan group of Senators, the so-called Group of Eight. One them, New ...


What Exactly Would an NYPD Monitor Do?

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The New York City Council approved some of the most sweeping plans in years to impose new oversight over the NYPD. There were two bills passed with a veto-proof majority. One would expand the definition of racial profiling and a second would establish an inspector general with subpoena power to recommend changes to the NYPD's policies and practices.

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Possible Tsunami Observed Along NJ Coast

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Scientists are reviewing tsunami-like waves that were observed along the southern New Jersey coast earlier this month.

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Ex-NBA Teammate: What Jason Collins Can Expect On and Off the Court

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Many players have publicly voiced their support for Jason Collins - LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, to name a few. But will the goodwill continue? And what can Collins expect on and off the court from his peers? "Obviously you can't say 100 percent of the people are going to be OK with it or 100 percent are not," says Brian Scalabrine, a friend and former teammate.


How Can Social Media Affect the Markets?

Monday, April 29, 2013

It was the Tweet heard 'round the world...for a few moments anyway.


Part of 9/11 Plane's Landing Gear Discovered, Cops Say

Friday, April 26, 2013

A part from one of the commercial airliners used in the September 11th, 2001 attacks has been discovered in Lower Manhattan, police said.


How Vulnerable is Times Square to Attack?

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Officials say Times Square was a possible target for the brothers allegedly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. This revelation comes almost three years after an attempt to detonate a car bomb in the tourist hub. A security expert discusses the risk to the city landmark, as well as how the NYPD has sought to protect it.


Why This Year's NFL Draft Makes us Feel Meh

Thursday, April 25, 2013

“This draft is seen as fairly deep, but not at the top, not really excellent,” said NPR’s Mike Pesca. “There aren’t those franchise quarterbacks.”


Remembering the Country's Forgotten Presidents

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt: The names and legacies of our country’s greatest presidents are ingrained in the minds of every American. But what of the forgotten presidents?

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Congress, Like the Rest of America, Losing Interest in Gun Control

Monday, April 01, 2013

For a period of time after December's elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Americans felt a collective sense of outrage that something had to be done about gun violence in this country. But that support appears to have waned. Joe Nocera, author of the the Gun Report in The New York Times, explains why.

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Scotland Takes On Donald Trump

Friday, March 29, 2013

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and now he's courting it overseas. The real estate mogul has been engaged in a years-long battle with the residents of the Scottish city of Aberdeen, but now the project has hit another snag.

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Meet the Atheism Movement's Big Spender

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Atheism is a growing movement in America. Campaign ads encouraging humanism and free-thought are slowly becoming more prevalent, yet atheists remain one of the most disliked groups in the country. Can money make a difference?

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America's Infrastructure Crisis

Thursday, January 03, 2013

One in eight bridges in the United States have been categorized as structurally deficient and many more are reaching the end of their lives. Attorney and author Barry LePatner tells us what can be done about America's infrastructure problem. Where will the money come from in an era of tightening budgets and is there enough political will to prevent the country's infrastructure from falling farther behind? Kristian Foden-Vencil is a reporter for OPB News.

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photographer on Capturing Tragedy

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Boston Globe staff photographer Essdras Suarez describes what it's like to actually be on the ground after an event like Newtown and to experience the grief of victims first-hand.


President Obama Expected to Sign Fiscal Cliff Bill

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

After passing the Senate 89-8, the House approved the fiscal cliff compromise negotiated by Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, concluding a battle over fiscal policy that's lasted two years. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich has been following the deal.

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Reexamining America's Mental Health System

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

How truly cohesive is the U.S.'s mental health care system? And what can be done to ensure that those who need care most have access to it? Dr. E. Fuller Torrey discusses the shortcomings of the country's resources for the mentally ill.

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Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich on the Latest from DC

Monday, December 31, 2012

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich takes a look at the latest news on the fiscal cliff negotiations, and updates us on the condition of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after she was admitted to a New York hospital due to a blood clot. 

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After the Election Comes the Fiscal Cliff

Thursday, November 08, 2012

With the presidential campaign season coming to an end, the media is desperately looking for something else to endlessly obsess over. Luckily, we'll have to look no further than the so-called “fiscal cliff,” that combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect after the New Year. Felix Salmon, finance blogger at Reuters, explains.

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The Ryder Cup and Other Euro-American Competitions

Thursday, September 27, 2012

An American economic boom or European downturn? What can we discern about the strength of the United States or the European currency union based on their results at golf's Ryder Cup?

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