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Race to Fill Skelos Seat May Be Unsettled

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The outcome of the special election on Long Island to replace disgraced former Republican leader Dean Skelos could determine control of the state senate.


Police Officer in Akai Gurley Shooting Given No Prison Time

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Peter Liang was sentenced to five years' probation and 800 hours of community service in the 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley.

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Deal Reached on NJ Supreme Court Stalemate

Monday, April 11, 2016

The bipartisan deal brings to an end the long-running standoff over the ideological makeup of the state's highest court.


Kerala, India: At Least 100 Killed In Temple Fire

Sunday, April 10, 2016

A series of fireworks were set off early Sunday against local orders, triggering a massive fire that injured at least 200. Most were killed in the collapse of a building that stored the fireworks.


Princeton Keeps Wilson's Name, Despite Protests on Campus

Monday, April 04, 2016

Despite controversy, Princeton's trustees have voted to keep the former president's name.


North Carolina Beats Syracuse To Advance To NCAA Final

Sunday, April 03, 2016

In their quest for a sixth title, the Tar Heels handily defeated the Orange, 83-66. North Carolina moves on to face Villanova, playing for their second championship, on Monday night.


Villanova Defeats Oklahoma, 95-51, In NCAA Final Four Blowout

Saturday, April 02, 2016

This was the biggest Final Four semifinal win ever, eclipsing the 34-point wins by Cincinnati over Oregon State in 1962 and Michigan State over Penn in 1979.


Grammy-Winning Latin Jazz Saxophonist Leandro "Gato" Barbieri Dies At 83

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Barbieri composed the Grammy-winning instrumental music for the Marlon Brando film "Last Tango in Paris." Last year, he received a Latin Grammy lifetime achievement award.


Albany Budget Deal Includes $15 Wage, Family Leave Plans

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The deal is part of a broader state budget proposal that also contains $1 billion in tax cuts that lawmakers hoped to pass late Thursday before a Friday deadline.


Largest Wildfire In Kansas History Continues To Burn

Sunday, March 27, 2016

The fire has burned hundreds of thousands of acres of prairie and ranch land in Oklahoma and Kansas. An Easter snowfall has provided some help to firefighters.


Prosecutors Won't Seek Jail Time for Ex-NYPD Officer Peter Liang

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson is recommending no jail time for Peter Liang in the shooting death of Akai Gurley in November 2014.

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Obama Pledges U.S. Support To Belgium After Attacks

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The president pledged to "do whatever is necessary" to help Belgian authorities seek justice for the people killed in the attacks.


Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Lead The Way; John Kasich Takes Ohio

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton gained crucial victories on Tuesday with both candidates winning Florida and John Kasich takes his home-state of Ohio. 

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Ray Tomlinson, Inventor Of Modern Email, Dies

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Raymond Tomlinson, the inventor of modern email and selector of the "@" symbol, has died.

Raytheon Co., his employer, on Sunday confirmed his death; the details were not immediately available.

Email existed in a limited capacity before Tomlinson in that electronic messages could be shared amid multiple people within a ...


Romney: GOP Should Pick Cruz, Rubio Or Kasich – Not Trump

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Mitt Romney says Donald Trump lacks the temperament and the integrity to be president – and that the GOP should pick one of the other three candidates.

He says, the only serious policy proposals that deal with the broad range of national challenges we confront today, come from Ted Cruz, ...


Denny Hamlin Wins Daytona 500

Sunday, February 21, 2016

With a Hail Mary move, Denny Hamlin ended Joe Gibbs' 23-year drought at the Daytona 500.

Gibbs made it clear that he had no use for the victories his drivers collected in the exhibition races leading into Sunday's season-opener. The three-time Super Bowl winning coach was focused only on the ...


Donald Trump Projected to Win South Carolina Primary

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Donald Trump is projected to win the Republican race in South Carolina, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio are in a close race for second.


'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Has Died At 89

Friday, February 19, 2016

Harper Lee, the elusive author whose “To Kill a Mockingbird” became an enduring best-seller and classic film with its child’s-eye view of racial injustice in a small Southern town, has died. She was 89.

HarperCollins spokeswoman Tina Andreadis confirmed the author’s death to The Associated Press on Friday.

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Not All Bedbugs Are the Same

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

While bedbugs in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn may all appear to be the same, scientists say there's genetic diversity.


Cruz Beats Trump in Iowa; Clinton, Sanders in Tight Dem Race

Monday, February 01, 2016

While both parties caucused on the same night in Iowa, they did so with different rules.