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When model Nykhor Paul was nine, she fled her native South Sudan for a refugee camp in Ethiopia before coming to the United States with her uncle.
Opening arguments are set to begin today in the terror trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher accused of plotting to support al-Qaida.
4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor.
5 hrs ago | Switched
Most New Yorkers know their city used to be called New Amsterdam and was once super seedy and brothel-filled, but did you know that once upon a time, hammy beasts roamed the city's streets, stoners had their own grassy jungles and dead bodies were frolicked upon by New Yorkers every day? Actually, that last one still happens... and you've probably ... (more)
7 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
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7 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit
What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in Brooklyn, N.Y., ended up as grand theft auto.
10 hrs ago | The Pound Ridge Daily Voice
Another from my inbox: On April 7th, we posted a story on QC about deBlasio's, Liz Crowleys, and Community Board 5's inability or unwillingness to implement a one way conversion of 70 Street in Maspeth to a one way northbound that was recommended over 2 years ago !!! SO MUCH FOR dE BLASIO'S VISION ZERO PLAN One of the stories we have gotten from ... (more)
The Committee to Save Mount Manresa continues its quest on Wednesday to save the former spiritual refuge despite a second day of tree removal on the property in Fort Wadsworth.
New York City has halted work at a Manhattan office building where a construction worker plummeted to his death earlier this week.
He now runs Camp Orenda , an all-inclusive outdoor retreat that offers an "It's a place for people who appreciate traditional camping, but logistically need something a little more modern," says Webb, 37. "My clients care about fresh linens."
It's not everyday you read about a 60-foot-long, 60-ton whale found dead off Staten Island's West Shore.
The daily commute for one disabled Brooklyn student has become a struggle dealing with unreliable transportation.
Last week the mayor's office said he'd release the report Thursday during an event - and while there's no official word on where that event will be held, it seems likely it will be on Staten Island.
Today is a momentous day in your life: it is Derek Jeter's final season as a baseball player - a Yankee lifer! - and you are attending the game.
Backed with millions of dollars and potentially millions of supporters, a new group aiming to curb gun violence will launch Wednesday.