Adrian Ma

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Coronavirus Travel Tips: To Fly Or Not To Fly? What Happens If You Cancel?

Friday, March 06, 2020

Questions are coming up as travelers cope with the threat of COVID-19. Here are some answers that may help.

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Coronavirus Affects Bottom Line For Businesses In U.S. Chinatowns

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is creating turmoil for businesses — and not just those in China. In some Chinatowns in the U.S., many business owners say the normal flow of customers has evaporated.

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Dunkin' Drops Styrofoam Cups, Effectively Ending Practice Of 'Double Cupping'

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Dunkin' is dumping Styrofoam cups-- and that means stamping out what's called "double cupping" — the habit of requesting a Styrofoam outer cup around your cold drink cup.

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The Great Cranberry Crash Of 1959

Thursday, November 21, 2019

How did the cranberry go from a seasonal, Thanksgiving favorite to an all-year round, ubiquitous supermarket staple?

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How The Trade War Crushed A Growing Chinese Market For U.S. Cranberries

Sunday, October 06, 2019

The U.S. has spent millions to get China to embrace the unknown fruit — and it did. Now, tariffs have driven China to buy its cranberries from other countries, leaving U.S. farmers in the lurch.

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The State of The Union: Our New American Moment

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

On Tuesday, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress. Though he made a bipartisan pitch, he also played to his conservative base.

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Cuomo, Schneiderman Threaten Lawsuit if Trump Tries to End DACA

Monday, September 04, 2017

Over 40,000 New Yorkers are protected from deportation under DACA.

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A Charlottesville Priest Goes from Protest to Pulpit

Friday, August 18, 2017

"In all my years in Virginia," says Rev. William Peyton, "I have never seen armed Nazis marching through the streets."

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The False Equivalence Between Trump's "Alt-Left" and White Supremacists

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trump's assertions about the "alt-left" don't jibe with reality, says political writer Peter Beinart.

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Hashing Out a Compromise Health Bill Over Late Night Beers

Monday, August 07, 2017

"Instead of trying to kill this thing with a thousand cuts, let's stabilize it," says NJ Rep. Josh Gottheimer.

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Christie's Secret Arrangement With FBI Nominee Draws Scrutiny

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Outraged about Gov. Chris Christie's attorney-client relationship with Christopher Wray, the nominee for FBI director, Democrats in New Jersey are introducing legislation in response.

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A Hospital's Offer to Treat a Terminally Ill Baby Raises Ethical Questions

Friday, July 07, 2017

"Even though the parents are trying to do what they can, their love might blind them to his suffering," says a professor of bioethics.

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Hudson River Tunnel Project Gets a New, Higher Price Tag: $13 Billion

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Officials say no they're counting the cost of rehabbing the existing tunnel, damaged by Sandy.

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Pew! Pop! Pow! Where to See Fireworks Tonight

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Get your dose of patriotic pyrotechnics. 

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In 13th Hour Deal, De Blasio Gets 2 More Years With Direct Control Over Schools

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The kitchen sink bill gives something for everyone, including a bridge named after the governor's father.

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200 Firefighters Contain Five-Alarm Blaze in Greenwich Village

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Over 40 fire engines and trucks responded to the fire, which is now contained.

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One Dead and Six Hospitalized from Legionnaires' Disease on Upper East Side

Friday, June 16, 2017

The culprit, as in the 2015 outbreak in the Bronx, is suspected to be a cooling tower.

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City Aims to Reduce Heat-Related Illness in the Hottest Neighborhoods

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

"Climate change is a dagger aimed at the heart of our city, and extreme heat is the edge of the knife," says Mayor de Blasio.

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Episode 769: Speed Dating For Economists

Friday, May 05, 2017

We visit a job market created by economists, for economists. It's a hyper-efficient, optimized system, tested by game theorists, tweaked by a Nobel Prize winner, but it requires comfortable shoes.

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NYC's School Choice Program Hasn't Closed the Education Gap

Friday, May 05, 2017

The gap in high school graduation rates continues to fall along lines of race and class.

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