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Supreme Court: Same-Sex Couples Have Right To Marry Anywhere In U.S.

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have ...


Plane in Fatal Crash Belonged to Oscar-Winning Composer

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A plane registered to Oscar-winning "Titanic" composer James Horner has crashed in Southern California, but the identity of the one person who died has not been released.
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FDA Panel Backs First-In-Class Cholesterol Drug

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Update, 6/11/2015: On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended the agency approve Amgen’s Repatha, as well as Sanofi and Regeneron’s Praluent.

Correction: In the audio of our interview about the new cholesterol drugs, from pharmaceutical companies Sanofi and Regeneron, and Amgen, Professor David ...


New York Racing Association Gets New Chairman in Scandal's Wake

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Four days before the Belmont Stakes, Anthony Bonomo announced he's taking a leave of absence.


Death Toll Rises After Storms Barrel Through Plains, Midwest

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

Tornadoes struck, severely damaging an apartment complex in Houston, Texas. A firefighter in Oklahoma ...


Long-Time Actress And Comedian Anne Meara Dies

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. No other details were provided.

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Ireland Backs Gay Marriage in a Landslide

Saturday, May 23, 2015

With 62.1 percent in favor, the traditionally Catholic nation surprised both sides with its strong support of the measure.


De Blasio, Sanitation Union Reach Contract Agreement

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The city has reached a tentative contract agreement with a union representing more than 6,000 sanitation workers.


Former Christie Allies Plead Not Guilty to Role in Traffic Scandal

Monday, May 04, 2015

Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly say they'll fight charges that they helped plot the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

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Did North Korea Execute Four Orchestra Musicians?

Thursday, April 30, 2015

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly ordered the execution of four members of Pyongyang's Unhasu Orchestra last month.
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Iconic Portrait of J.S. Bach Returns to Germany

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A portrait of Bach considered one of the most important paintings in the classical music world is being returned to his home city after a 250-year odyssey.
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Inspired by Baltimore, Protests Spill into Manhattan Streets

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Following an evening rally in Union Square, scores of protesters were arrested throughout the city after police warned them on megaphones not to march in the street.


NJ Coyote Tests Positive for Rabies

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sunday's encounter was the second coyote attack in Bergen County this month.


Adjuncts and Other Workers Join Fast Food Movement for $15 Wage

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Organizers used Tax Day to expand their campaign for a higher minimum wage.

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Christie Would Push Back Eligibility Age for Social Security, Medicare

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Jersey governor says the age of eligibility should be pushed back for future retirees.

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New York Boy Scouts Hire Nation's First Openly Gay Leader

Friday, April 03, 2015

The move stands as a direct challenge to the national scouting organization's ban on openly gay adult members.

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Indiana Governor Wants Changes To Religious Freedom Law

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week, clarifying that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.

Pence said Tuesday he has been meeting with lawmakers “around the clock” to address concerns that the law will allow businesses to deny ...


A Sad Day for Ferret Fanciers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New York City's Board of Health decided to maintain a long-standing ban on keeping the animals as pets, but ferret advocates say the concerns about biting and escaping are overblown.

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Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Dead at 82

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The former Archbishop died in a New York hospital of cardiac arrest.


Netanyahu Assails Iran-Nuclear Talks In Congress Address

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would “all but guarantee” that Tehran will get nuclear weapons, a step that the world must avoid at all costs.

“Iran has ...