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°F Slightly cooler today with showers possible this afternoon. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Mark Memmott

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Northwestern Football Players Want To Unionize: Is That OK?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The players say they work hard and bring in millions of dollars for their school. They want the right to bargain collectively. The NCAA says that would "undermine the purpose of college: an education." Who is right?

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VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., didn't like a reporter's question. With the camera still rolling, he said he would throw the journalist "off this [expletive] balcony." Also, said Grimm, "I'll break you in half."

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'Rush Hour From Hell' Drags On In Icy Southern Cities

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In Atlanta, Birmingham and other places, people who got on the roads Tuesday afternoon still weren't home Wednesday. At many schools, students and teachers slept overnight on wrestling mats and classroom carpets. Forecasters got it wrong — the storm hit further north than they expected.

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No, Queen Elizabeth Is Not Down To Her 'Last Million'

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

She's not going to be a pauper anytime soon. Yes, the royal household has drawn down its rainy day fund. But the queen is still worth about $500 million — not counting the billions more in assets that belong to the crown estate.

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Super Bowl Tickets Are 'Cheap,' And Weather Isn't Only Reason

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The forecast for temperatures near or below freezing on Sunday has likely kept resale prices down a bit, brokers say. But an even more important factor may be that the matchup — the Denver Broncos vs. the Seattle Seahawks — just isn't drawing interest from some fans.

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Opposition 'Gaining Ground' In Ukraine?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The prime minister is quitting. Anti-protest laws have been repealed. Moves are being made that may give protesters amnesty. But the opposition says it will remain in the streets until the government agrees to its demands, which include new elections.

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Emergencies Declared As Deep Freeze Hits Deep South

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Even in states along the Gulf Coast they're preparing for snow and sleet as brutally cold temperatures spread south. To the north, wind chills will once again make it feel like the temperature's well below zero.

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Top Stories: Pete Seeger Dies; Obama Prepares To Address Nation

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Also: The Deep South braces for a rare blast of winter weather; some Republican lawmakers shift on immigration; central banks move to boost emerging markets; and while the crisis in Ukraine continues, an anti-protest law there has been abolished.

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Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contracts

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The president will announce in his State of the Union address that he's signing an executive order to lift the pay in new federal contracts. A top adviser tells NPR that Obama has "warmed up to" the idea of using executive orders to move his agenda ahead.

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Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Seeger had been a mentor and an influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.

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Rat-A-Phooey! That Ghost Ship May Not Be Infested With Rodents

Monday, January 27, 2014

The salvage hunter who's been quoted around the world about what may be aboard the drifting wreck of a cruise ship now says he doesn't really think it's filled with rodents.

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CEO Of A Bitcoin Exchange Charged With Money Laundering

Monday, January 27, 2014

The charge: That he conspired to sell more than $1 million in bitcoins to individuals who used the virtual money to buy drugs on the Silk Road website.

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Relic Containing Pope John Paul II's Blood Stolen

Monday, January 27, 2014

The late pope often rested in the mountains of Italy's Abruzzo region, and worshiped at a small church there. A small relic containing a piece of gauze that had been soaked in his blood is now missing.

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Egypt's El-Sissi Promoted, Military Says He Should Run For President

Monday, January 27, 2014

Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should "answer the call of the people" and run for president. Elections are set for April.

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Rep. Radel Resigns; Pleaded Guilty To Cocaine Possession

Monday, January 27, 2014

The freshman member of Congress, a Republican from Florida, was found guilty of buying about $260 worth of cocaine from an undercover agent. He has been under pressure from others in his party to step down.

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UPDATED: Ukrainian President Offers To 'Scrap' Anti-Protest Law

Monday, January 27, 2014

The offer comes after anti-government demonstrations spread to cities where the citizens have shown support for the president. Meanwhile, the nation's justice minister has warned she may declare a "state of emergency" unless protesters leave her headquarters.

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VIDEO: Grammy Highlights, Including A Bit Of Paul And Ringo

Monday, January 27, 2014

Yes, they did come together. The two surviving Beatles performed Sunday at the Grammys. They're due to be together again for a Feb. 9 CBS-TV special celebrating the Beatles' first appearance, 50 years ago, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Looking To Escape The Deep Freeze? Head To Alaska

Monday, January 27, 2014

Another wave of brutally cold air is sweeping down from the Arctic across much of the nation. Meanwhile, in many places in Alaska the temperature has been popping up above freezing. That pattern's likely to continue into February.

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10 Years' Probation For NFL Player Who Caused Fatal Crash

Friday, January 24, 2014

Josh Brent was intoxicated when the car he was driving crashed and rolled over in December 2012. His passenger, teammate Jerry Brown Jr., died. The jury that convicted Brent of "intoxication manslaughter" could have sent him to jail for 20 years. Instead, he got a 180-day sentence, probation and a fine.

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How An 18-Year-Old Code Was Cracked On The Web In 13 Minutes

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dorothy Holm of Minnesota couldn't speak in the weeks before her death in 1996. She spent some of that time writing capital letters on the fronts and backs of 20 index cards. Her family couldn't figure out what she might have been trying to say. Crowdsourcing on the Web led to an answer.

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