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Implications of the (False) Tweet Sent Round the ‘Verse

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A tweet from a hacked Associated Press Twitter account spread like wildfire on Tuesday, with users tweeting and re-tweeting the false report that a bomb had gone off in the White House and had harmed the president.

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Cooper Union to Send Out Tuition Bills in 2014

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

For the first time in more than a century, the Cooper Union will begin charging all its students tuition. Undergraduates will be expected to pay about $20,000, which is half the tuition to attend the college.

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The Mayor's Race: Scandal Upon Scandal

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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This week in politics, two aides to Comptroller John Liu faced the federal agent who wiretapped them allegedly committing fraud, and a formerly disgraced Congressman waded deeper into the mayoral waters. It almost makes you forget the guy who tried to bribe his way onto the mayoral ballot.

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Boston Bombing: WNYC's Full Coverage

Friday, April 19, 2013

The 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and alleged accomplice dead.

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Sen. Schumer: Blame NRA for Failure of Background Check Measure

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control.

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Brooklyn Site Wins Pulitzer for National Reporting

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A small, Brooklyn-based online news site dedicated to covering the environment won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

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To Expand, MoMA Must First Raze

Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Museum of Modern Art has decided to demolish a building that's only 12 years old to make way for the museum’s expansion plans.

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Newtown Families Lobby Lawmakers as Vote Nears

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

As the Senate prepares to vote on a gun control measure, relatives of victims of the Connecticut school shooting have been in the nation's capitol making a personal plea.

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Met to Receive $1 Billion Donation of Cubist Art

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

The Met has announced that it's about to receive one of the most significant gifts in its history.

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Eight NYC Districts Decide How to Spend Public Money

Sunday, April 07, 2013

While a few local politicians have been caught in bribery scandals this week, others are looking for an alternative way of doing city business.

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At Jersey Shore, Some Push for Buy Outs

Friday, April 05, 2013

While a strong contingent of people — from beach front homeowners to Governor Chris Christie — are all for rebuilding the New Jersey shore, some others are saying the properties should be bought out and restored as a natural habitat area.

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U.S. Immigration Officials Agree to $1 Million Settlement

Thursday, April 04, 2013

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has reached a $1 million settlement with 22 New Yorkers suing the agency for conducting raids on their homes without a warrant. 

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Corruption Arrests Turns Spotlight on GOP Nominating Process

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

The arrest of six people for conspiring to sell a spot on the GOP ballot for mayor is focusing new attention on the Republican nominating process. 

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Who Polices Prosecutors?

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Tony Bennett is a two-time felon. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. He's been free since 2008 because a former Queens Assistant District Attorney violated a basic rule-of-law; he withheld critical evidence from Bennett’s attorney.

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Analysis Finds Increase in ADHD Diagnoses

Monday, April 01, 2013

A new analysis by The New York Times found that over the past decade, there’s been a more than 50 percent increase in doctors diagnosing children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.

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Fleeing Syria: Caught Between the Immigration System and Reuniting a Family

Monday, April 01, 2013

It’s been two years since the uprising in Syria began. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled the country. One woman finds herself back in New York, caught at the intersection between the U.S. immigration system, war refugees and the conflict in Syria. 

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Calling It a Balance, Quinn Says She's 'Proud' of Sick-Leave Bill

Friday, March 29, 2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn reached a compromise Thursday night with supporters of a bill that would require companies to provide paid sick leave for thousands of employees in the city.

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Study Finds Fault with Grading System of Public Schools

Thursday, March 28, 2013

New York City’s system for awarding letter grades A through F to public high schools needs some tweaking, according to a study commissioned by the nonprofit New Visions for Public Schools.

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Newtown Search Documents Yield Few Answers, More Questions

Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Connecticut law enforcement officials released Thursday search warrant documents related to Adam Lanza and the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Lanza killed 20 children and 7 adults, including his mother, before taking his own life last December.

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State Takes Over Troubled Camden Schools

Monday, March 25, 2013

Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that the state is taking over the school system in Camden.

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