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Death Toll Rises After Storms Barrel Through Plains, Midwest

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes. Three people were killed.

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Long-Time Actress And Comedian Anne Meara Dies

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Meara, who was married to Jerry Stiller and mom to Ben Stiller, had roles on Rhoda, Alf, Sex and the City and The King of Queens.

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Ireland Backs Gay Marriage in a Landslide

Saturday, May 23, 2015

With 62.1 percent in favor, the traditionally Catholic nation surprised both sides with its strong support of the measure.

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De Blasio, Sanitation Union Reach Contract Agreement

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The city has reached a tentative contract agreement with a union representing more than 6,000 sanitation workers.

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Former Christie Allies Plead Not Guilty to Role in Traffic Scandal

Monday, May 04, 2015

Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly say they'll fight charges that they helped plot the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

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Did North Korea Execute Four Orchestra Musicians?

Thursday, April 30, 2015

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly ordered the execution of four members of Pyongyang's Unhasu Orchestra last month.
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Iconic Portrait of J.S. Bach Returns to Germany

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A portrait of Bach considered one of the most important paintings in the classical music world is being returned to his home city after a 250-year odyssey.
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Inspired by Baltimore, Protests Spill into Manhattan Streets

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Following an evening rally in Union Square, scores of protesters were arrested throughout the city after police warned them on megaphones not to march in the street.

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NJ Coyote Tests Positive for Rabies

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sunday's encounter was the second coyote attack in Bergen County this month.

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Adjuncts and Other Workers Join Fast Food Movement for $15 Wage

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Organizers used Tax Day to expand their campaign for a higher minimum wage.

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Christie Would Push Back Eligibility Age for Social Security, Medicare

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Jersey governor says the age of eligibility should be pushed back for future retirees.

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New York Boy Scouts Hire Nation's First Openly Gay Leader

Friday, April 03, 2015

The move stands as a direct challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.

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Indiana Governor Wants Changes To Religious Freedom Law

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week, clarifying that the new law does not allow discrimination.

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A Sad Day for Ferret Fanciers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New York City's Board of Health decided to maintain a long-standing ban on keeping the animals as pets, but ferret advocates say the concerns about biting and escaping are overblown.

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Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Dead at 82

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The former Archbishop died in a New York hospital of cardiac arrest.

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Netanyahu Assails Iran-Nuclear Talks In Congress Address

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Israeli prime minister said the negotiations would "all but guarantee" Tehran will get nuclear weapons.

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Senate Dems Agree To GOP Plan To Fund Homeland Department

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department drops the immigration provisions opposed by President Obama.

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De Blasio Brings His Progressive Agenda to Albany

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Many of the items on the mayor's to-do list must first get the support of state lawmakers.

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City Takes New Tack Regulating Ultra-Orthodox Circumcision

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Health officials have linked oral suction to 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000.

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Greece And Eurozone Creditors Reach Deal, Official Says

Friday, February 20, 2015

An official close to discussions says a deal was reached between the two sides over the country's request to extend its bailout.

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