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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

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

Pence said Tuesday he has been meeting with lawmakers “around the clock” to address concerns that the law will allow businesses to deny ...

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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

In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would “all but guarantee” that Tehran will get nuclear weapons, a step that the world must avoid at all costs.

“Iran has ...

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Senate Dems Agree To GOP Plan To Fund Homeland Department

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Senate Democrats on Wednesday signed onto a Republican plan to fund the Homeland Security Department without the immigration provisions opposed by President Barack Obama. The announcement by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid put the Senate on track to pass the bill as a partial agency shutdown looms Friday at midnight.

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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

Greece and its European creditors have reached a deal over the country’s request to extend its bailout.

An official close to discussions, who spoke only on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to comment publicly, says a deal was reached between the two sides at Friday’s meeting of finance ...

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Greece Rejects New Bailout Offer From Europe

Monday, February 16, 2015

The eurozone’s top official on Monday effectively gave Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to the country’s bailout program, a proposal Athens has so far rejected stridently.

Greece and its eurozone creditors have been at an impasse over how to lighten the country’s bailout loans.

Athens would like to ...

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Mayor de Blasio Proposes $77.7B Budget

Monday, February 09, 2015

There are no major cuts in the budget.

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Purported ISIS Video Shows Jordan Pilot Burned To Death

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

A video released online Tuesday purportedly shows a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria last month being burned to death by his captors following a weeklong hostage drama.

The Associated Press was not immediately able to confirm the authenticity of the video, which was released ...

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Suspects in Murder of New York Violinist Indicted

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Two men have pleaded not guilty to state charges stemming from the slaying of a New York City violinist who was killed at her upstate summer home last year.
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