Lee Hernandez

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A-Rod Says He Plans to Retire After 2017 Season

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The 40-year-old slugger, fourth the career home-run list with 687, revealed his intentions Wednesday during an interview with ESPN.


When This Former First Lady Was a DJ on WNYC

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped a freestyle in the Rose Garden, WNYC got presidential when First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt spun some beats on our airwaves in 1957.


Now Batting for Donald Trump...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A day after former Yankee slugger Paul O'Neill endorsed Trump, ex-Bomber Johnny Damon said he is also backing the GOP front-runner.

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World Trade Center Transit Hub Opens

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The opening comes after years of delays and billions of dollars in cost overruns.

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Donald Trump Wins, But Gov. Chris Christie Trends

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The hashtags #FreeChrisChristie and #Christieface caught fire on social media following Gov. Christie's appearance at Donald Trump's Super Tuesday victory speech.


Before Bernie, There Was Shirley Chisholm

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Before Bernie Sanders' accent turned heads on the campaign trail, Brooklyn's own Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman to seek a major party nomination.

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From Brooklyn to Queens... By Streetcar?

Thursday, February 04, 2016

In his "State of the City" address, Mayor de Blasio proposed a streetcar that would run from Sunset Park to Astoria. But competing priorities could make the project a tough sell.

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Wiseguys and Goodfellas

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi was published 30 years ago this month. Hear Pileggi talk about gangsters and a young Martin Scorsese discuss adapting books to film.


Big Changes for Big Bird: The New Sesame Street

Friday, January 15, 2016

The 46-year-old program debuts on HBO with a new look and feel.


Three Columbia Students Die in Honduras Bus Crash

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The crash happened on a highway east of the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. Officials reported that the bus was traveling from the town of San Juancito when it veered off a road.


A Transit Strike with a Side of Smack Talk

Thursday, January 07, 2016

During the longest transit strike in New York history, union leader Mike Quill stopped running the trains, but kept running his mouth. Hear an excerpt of Quill's words for Mayor Lindsay.

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Donner and Blitzen and Dancer and Mosey?

Thursday, December 24, 2015

In 1950, kids from city hospitals attended a Christmas party at City Hall with Santa. St. Nick couldn't quite get his own reindeer names right but the kids still got a nice treat.


Vilified Pharma CEO Arrested on Fraud Charges

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turin Pharmaceuticals who was criticized for raising the price of an HIV drug by 5,000 percent, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges.


Season Two of 'Serial' Debuts

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Check your feeds, podcast fans! 'Serial' is back. This season, host Sarah Koenig tells the story of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.


Why Definining Terrorism Matters

Thursday, December 03, 2015

An expert explains how the words we use to describe acts of violence impact our response.


Mayor La Guardia on How to Fit That Big Turkey in Your Little Oven

Thursday, November 26, 2015

With turkeys in 1945 coming in a little bigger than normal, the mayor took to WNYC's airwaves to make sure New Yorkers knew how to handle a big bird.


Life Before Alternate Side Parking Regulations Was Disgusting

Thursday, November 12, 2015

If you want to feel less annoyed about moving your car at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday, listen to this. 

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Lawmaker Who Crafted Protections for Nail Salon Workers Now Opposes Them

Monday, November 09, 2015

The New York Times reports that after receiving tens of thousands in political donations, Assemblyman Ron Kim of Queens changed his position on the regulations he helped create.

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Hear the Sweet Sound of a Mets World Series Victory

Thursday, October 29, 2015

As the Mets vie for another title, we travel back to 1969 and the team's first championship. WNYC interrupted a U.N. session to broadcast the team's reception at City Hall.


Defending Brooklyn Before Brooklyn Was Cool

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Before Brooklyn was a global brand synonymous with cool, people didn't think much of the borough. But in 1948, WNYC spoke with one Brooklynite who was trying to change that perception.

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