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Ford Workers Approve Contract With UAW By Slim Margin

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Ford workers narrowly approved a new four-year contract, wrapping up five months of negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit automakers.

The UAW said late Friday that Ford's contract passed with a 51.4-percent vote. The agreement covers 53,000 U.S. hourly workers at 22 plants.

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How They Voted: Local Lawmakers Weigh in on Syrian Refugee Debate

Friday, November 20, 2015

A look at how the Congressional delegations from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut voted on the American SAFE Act of 2015.

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Appeals Court: White House Can't Protect 5 Million From Deportation

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

President Barack Obama's plan to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally suffered another setback Monday in a ruling from a New Orleans-based federal appeals court.

In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas-based federal judge's injunction ...


Mizzou President Resigns Over Handling Of Racial Issues

Monday, November 09, 2015

The president of the University of Missouri System says he is resigning amid student criticism of his handling of racial issues. Tim Wolfe says his resignation is effective immediately. The announcement came at a special meeting of the university system’s governing body.

Black student groups have been complaining for months ...


Touting Rehab, Obama Calls for 2nd Chances After Prison

Monday, November 02, 2015

The President toured a drug rehab facility and met with former inmates Monday in Newark, New Jersey.

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Rutgers Student Charged with Attempted Murder in Stabbings

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Dorm confrontation leaves two people hospitalized.


NYPD Officer Dies After Gun Battle in East Harlem

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The NYPD says a police officer died after being shot in the head in a gun battle while pursuing a suspect following a report of shots fired.

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Philadelphia Orchestra Approves One-Year Musicians Contract

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The deal approved Monday increases the size of the ensemble from 95 to 96 members, while saving on health care costs.
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Some NYC Taxis to Lose TVs in Pilot Program

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The Taxi and Limousine Commission will outfit some cabs with new meter and payment systems that don't include the controversial TV screens

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Kirill Petrenko to Take Over Berlin Philharmonic in 2019

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Kirill Petrenko will take over as chief conductor at the Berlin Philharmonic in 2019. The orchestra had previously left open when he would start.
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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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.”


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

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 ...


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 ...