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Obama Decries Country's 'Routine' Response to Shootings

Friday, October 02, 2015

A grim President Obama said the U.S. has "become numb" to mass shootings like the one in Oregon on Thursday, where a 20-year-old killed at least nine people at a community college.

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Officials: Gunman Kills 9 At Oregon Community College

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Update 9:40 p.m. Eastern: Federal authorities say the gunman is among the 10 people killed in a shooting at an Oregon college. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin says seven others were injured when the gunman opened fire Thursday at Umpqua Community College. Earlier, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said 13 ...

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Special Coverage: Speaker Boehner Announces Resignation

Friday, September 25, 2015

Here & Now provided special coverage of House Speaker John Boehner’s news conference Friday afternoon in which he resigned as leader and representative. The audio includes his announcement and special coverage.

An emotional House Speaker John Boehner says he woke up Friday morning and decided to ...

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Pope Francis Begins 39-Hour Whirlwind Visit to New York City

Thursday, September 24, 2015

His chartered American Airlines plane touched down at John F. Kennedy Airport, bringing the pontiff to the largest city in the United States.

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Violence Once Again Mars West Indian Day Parade

Monday, September 07, 2015

It's not the first year violence has overshadowed the festivities.

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Sen. Cory Booker Backing Iran Nuclear Deal

Friday, September 04, 2015

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey says the deal is “our best opportunity among limited and flawed options.”

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New York City to Spend $100 Million on Flood Prevention

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The plan calls for temporary and permanent flood walls from the Lower East Side to Battery Park City.

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Rep. Carolyn Maloney Says No to Iran Deal

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Maloney is the latest New York lawmaker to oppose President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement, arguing that it doesn’t stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

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Sheriff: Virginia Suspect Dead From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Update 2:23 p.m.: Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton says the suspect in the shooting has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Virginia State Police say that as they were pursuing the suspect in an on-air fatal shooting, he ran off the road and crashed, and was found suffering ...

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Virginia TV Reporter, Cameraman Killed On Air

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Update 2:23 p.m.: Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton says the suspect in the shooting has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted ...

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Christie Wins Fight in Exxon Toxic Clean-Up Settlement

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Environmental groups and Democrats have criticized the deal, saying New Jersey is settling for pennies on the dollar.

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Legionnaires Outbreak Traced to Historic Bronx Hotel

Thursday, August 20, 2015

City health officials now know where the disease that killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 got its start. 

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Greece To Hold Election Next Month As PM Tackles Dissent

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will call early elections for next month, government officials said Thursday, as he tackles a rebellion by hardliners within his governing left-wing party who oppose the terms of the country’s new bailout.

The officials, who spoke only on condition of anonymity pending an announcement by ...

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Jimmy Carter To Undergo Radiation For Cancer On Brain

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is “at ease with whatever comes.”

“I’m ready for anything and looking forward to a new adventure,” said Carter, appearing upbeat and making jokes ...

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New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez Says He Won't Support Iran Deal

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Menendez is the second Democrat to come out against the nuclear deal.

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Jets' Geno Smith Out 6-10 Weeks After Being Punched By Teammate

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Smith has been sidelined by a broken jaw.

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Cuomo Details Plans for New LaGuardia Airport

Monday, July 27, 2015

The plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport will break ground sometime next year.

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Storied Butterfly Makes a Comeback

Monday, July 27, 2015

Once endangered, the Karner blue butterfly is making a comeback in Albany's pine barrens.

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Uber and City Broker an 11th Hour Deal

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced late Wednesday that Uber agreed to a four-month study on the impact of the cars on the city's traffic and the environment.

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Fast Food Workers One Step Closer to Making $15/hr

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A state labor board endorsed a proposal Wednesday to set a higher minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations.

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