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Brooklyn Prosecutor Lynch Is Obama's U.S. Attorney General Candidate

Friday, November 07, 2014

Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman in the position.


Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved By Judge

Friday, November 07, 2014

A judge has approved Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy by cutting pensions, erasing billions of dollars of debt and promising nearly $2 billion in better services for a city desperate for a turnaround.

Detroit’s exit from the largest public filing in U.S. history took less than 16 months, ...


Special Coverage: Remarks From President Obama And Sen. McConnell

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Note: Here & Now is providing special coverage of these two news conferences, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Audio for this special coverage will be posted here shortly after 4 p.m. Eastern time.

President Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Congress are adjusting to a new political ...


Giant Bit Drills Subway Car

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The construction drill bit pierced the ceiling of a subway tunnel in Queens, coming into contact with an occupied train a short distance away from a station platform.
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Biking While Quarantined

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Nurse Kaci Hickox defied Maine's mandatory isolation again Thursday when she went on a bike ride with her boyfriend.


Fed Keeps Rate At Record Low, Ends Bond Buying

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that’s improving but still isn’t fully healthy and help lift inflation from unusually low levels. As expected, it’s also ending a bond purchase program that was intended to keep long-term ...


Police: Student Shooter Dead After School Attack

Friday, October 24, 2014

A lone shooter was dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said.

Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said the shooter was a student, but he did not have any additional information including where the shooting took place and if anyone else was killed or ...


Highlights From NY Governor Debate

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy, corruption, and race politics during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race.

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Soldier, 1 Suspect Dead In Shooting At Canada's Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Note: This is a developing story and we will post updates as they become available.

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said ...


What's Behind Falling Stock Prices?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Stocks are falling sharply as traders dump risky assets and park their money in investments seen as relatively safe, such as U.S. government bonds.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 272 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,042 as of 11:51 a.m. Eastern time Wednesday. It plunged as much as ...


French Economist Wins Nobel Prize

Monday, October 13, 2014

French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market regulation that has helped policymakers understand how to deal with industries dominated by a few companies.

His work is credited with helping drive the deregulation of industries in developed economies in the 1980s and 1990s, ...


New Jersey School Cancels Football Season

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Prosecutors says there is evidence of wide-scale harassment, intimidation and bullying on the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team.


A New View from the Rainbow Room

Sunday, October 05, 2014

The landmark nightclub atop Rockefeller Center is back.


NTSB Releases Details, Not Cause, of Deadly Metro-North Derailment

Friday, October 03, 2014

Blood stained the seats, floors and doors of several commuter rail cars after a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx in 2013, the NTSB reported Friday.
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For Rent: Former Mayoral Residence

Thursday, October 02, 2014

New York City's First Family is looking to rent out their Park Slope town home. The monthly price tag? $4,975.

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Joshua Bell to Play Again in D.C. Metro Station after 2007 Stunt

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

In 2007 Joshua Bell busked for spare change in the D.C. Metro and almost no one paid attention. He's doing it again, and this time, he's announcing it in advance.
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Expert to Review Autopsy of Chokehold Victim

Friday, September 19, 2014

The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy of the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Missouri will be reviewing Eric Garner's final autopsy report.


Second Conductor Resigns from Vienna State Opera

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks, after Franz Welser-Moest announced on Sept. 5 he was stepping down.
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Lightning Strike Injures 3 at New York Beach

Monday, September 01, 2014

A lightning strike at a New York City beach injured three people on Sunday.


You Can Pop Champagne at a Manhattan Denny's -- for $300

Friday, August 29, 2014

Eggs. Bacon. Pancakes. Sausage. Dom Perignon. It's all part of a balanced breakfast at the new Denny's in the Financial District.