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'The Scream' to Go on View at MoMA

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special six-month exhibition of Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for nearly $120 million at auction in May.

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TSA to Remove Body Scanners From Busy NY Airports

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Transportation Security Administration says it is removing full body scanners from New York's airports and moving them to less busy airports.

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Officer Pleads Guilty to Stealing NYPD Guns

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

An NYPD officer pleaded guilty Monday to stealing guns from the lockers of fellow officers in his East Village precinct and selling them to pay for his addiction to painkillers.

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Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Donates $100M to Central Park

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A New York hedge fund manager who made billions from predicting the housing collapse has donated an unprecedented $100 million gift to Central Park Conservancy.

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Bowden Recounts the Hunt for Bin Laden

Monday, October 22, 2012

As the two presidential candidates meet to debate foreign policy issues on Monday, the hunt and killing for the world’s most wanted terrorist will likely be brought mentioned by President Barack Obama. In his latest book, author and journalist Mark Bowden discusses why the mission was a success.

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Bloomberg Offers Matching Grant to Support Same Sex Marriage Initiatives

Monday, October 22, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is offering to match donations made by the end of the week to campaigns to legalize same-sex marriage in Maine, Minnesota and Washington.

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Bloomberg Likens End of Term to End of Vacation

Friday, October 19, 2012

With just about a year left in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is feeling some trepidation as to what’s next — but not too much.

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How the Yankees Got Swept Out of the Post-Season

Friday, October 19, 2012

The Yankees were swept out of the playoffs for the first time in 32 years. The team that's usually at the top in terms of wins and salary was swept by the Detroit Tigers Thursday night in an 8-1 loss in the AL championship series.

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Board Says Bloomberg's 2009 Campaign Cash Did Not Violate Rules

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2009 campaign is no longer under scrutiny by the Campaign Finance Board for failing to disclose more than a million dollars in contributions to New York's Independence Party.

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Cuomo Tapped to Campaign in Swing States

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo will be hitting the campaign trail in the coming weeks for President Barack Obama.

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Green Party’s Stein Talks Arrest, Presidential Debates

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Most people would be hard pressed to name a candidate for president other than Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney, but a handful of other people are running for the country’s top elected office, including Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for president.

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Bloomberg: China Isn’t the Problem

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

At Tuesday’s presidential debate, both President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney took swipes at China. But the country found an unlikely defender in New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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NYC Mayor to Spend $10M for Moderate Candidates

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to spend more than $10 million in the final weeks before Election Day to promote moderate candidates around the country.

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Suspect Targets Federal Reserve in Foiled Terror Plot

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A Queens man was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to bomb the New York Federal Reserve bank in Lower Manhattan on behalf of al-Qaeda, authorities said.

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David Mitchell ‘Pole Vaults’ to Cloud Atlas

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Praised for being inventive and original, the 2004 novel Cloud Atlas written by David Mitchell tells a story through six separate but related narratives, each set in a different time and place, and written in a different style. He spoke with WNYC's Leonard Lopate about the inspiration behind the book.

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Citigroup's Performance Foreshadowed CEO's Departure

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Citigroup's CEO Vikram Pandit abruptly resigned Monday, surprising nearly everyone from bank employees to Wall Street. But given the company’s performance during Pandit’s tenure, perhaps his departure should not have been unexpected.

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Girl, 10, Sexually Assaulted in Queens Library, Police Say

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

A 10-year-old girl was sexually abused inside the Queens Borough Public Library on Monday afternoon, police said.

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Nets Win First Game at Barclays Center

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Nets won their first game in the team's new $1 billion Brooklyn home against the Washington Wizards on Monday night. 

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Video of NYPD Officers Beating Man Sparks Investigation

Monday, October 15, 2012

Authorities have launched a criminal probe against two NYPD officers who were caught on video beating a man in a Jewish Community Center in Brooklyn.

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What Tiger Fans Are Saying About the Yankees

Monday, October 15, 2012

The Yankees are traveling to Detroit for Game 3 of the ALCS, in what will be the second game without Derek Jeter, who broke his ankle in Game 1.

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