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22 min ago | Beaver Countian
This article titled "New York residents speculate wildly about white flags on Brooklyn Bridge" was written by Kayla Epstein, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 17.52 UTC The white flag was run up on Brooklyn Bridge in New York on Tuesday.
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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The aggrieved stakeholders -people who had held Empire State Building shares that were sold privately in 1961 - had said they lost more than $400 million in potential profits when the managing owners rebuffed interested private buyers in order to sell public shares in the building immortalized in "King Kong" and "Sleepless in Seattle."
6 hrs ago | ProPublica
Court cases. A governor's moratorium. Pending health study. A quick guide to the state of fracking in New York.
10 hrs ago | Eater
Here's a look at the scene on Eldridge Street at around 5 p.m. yesterday, as people lined up around the corner to get their hands on a veggie burger.
Witty and eclectic novelist Thomas Berger, who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ... (more)
Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
Michael Weissenstein has been appointed The Associated Press chief of bureau in Havana, the third bureau chief the news cooperative has had in Cuba since it reopened an office on the island in 1999.
Human remains found in a shallow grave on the side of the road in Guerrero, Mexico were identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who has been missing for six months.
In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for a man who died after an apparent police chokehold.
A male NHS nurse with a cannibalism fetish has been found guilty of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl after sexually grooming her and promising to behead and eat her.
A group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.
In the past year, my first in a prestigious Ph.D. program in creative writing and literature, I have often felt conspicuous as a writer of color.
Thousands of music fans descended on the town for the main day the festival as Sticky Wicket kicked things off over in the Priory Marquee.
'Mr Putin, send them home, send them home, please': Grieving mother begs Russian leader to return her son and girlfriend as rebels snatch MH17 bodies and drive them to unknown location The trail of death: Moment surface-to-air missile was fired at MH17, blowing plane apart in mid-air and killing 298 people Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers.
Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:23 pm
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