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  1. Sundance So Far: 'Digging For Fire' Is A Disappointment, Saoirse Ronan Shines In 'Brooklyn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    HuffPost Entertainment's stint at the Sundance Film Festival has come to a close. After squeezing in as many titles as we could on Monday and Tuesday, we still weren't able to catch everything this year's impressive lineup had to offer.

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  2. Alaskan Officer Allegedly Shocked 11-Year-Old Boy Because He Asked About DeviceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Switched

    A public safety officer patrolling a tiny Alaskan coastal community may have shocked an 11-year-old boy with a Taser or stun gun merely because the boy asked him about the device, the Alaska State Troopers said on Monday. The public safety officer shocked the child on the wrist or arm after the boy said he wanted to see what it felt like, the Juneau Empire newspaper reported, quoting the boy's mother.

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  3. Cop Shoots Dog, City Of Honolulu Refuses To Pay Vet BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Switched

    The City and County of Honolulu is refusing to reimburse Kristen Butac's $1,600 veterinary bill after a Honolulu police officer shot her dog in September. According to local news channel KHON-2, police officers were investigating a separate domestic disturbance call from one of Butac's neighbors when her dog, a three-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier named Bruce, escaped Butac's house and lunged at three policemen.

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  4. Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Disapprove Of Cops Turning Backs On Bill de BlasioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Switched

    New York City voters across racial lines disapprove of recent protests in which police officers turned their backs on de Blasio at the funeral of two police officers slain in the line of duty, a new Quinnipiac poll says . Black, white and Hispanic voters disapprove of the decision by police officers to turn their backs 69 percent to 27 percent, the poll says.

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  5. How Tattoos Are Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal & Conceal ScarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Switched

    For women who have survived breast cancer, breast or nipple reconstruction can be a first step toward looking like their old selves. A Colorado organization is helping some of those women, and others who don't choose reconstruction, in their emotional healing - through tattoos to help conceal their scars.

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  6. Why I Believe New York's Art Scene Is DoomedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Switched

    This is an article about art and gentrification, the inescapable topic . I have something new to add-that I think we may be coming to the end of a period where being an artist was synonymous with being urban, unless we are willing to fight for it-but before I start it, let me say that I have mixed feelings about my own conclusions.

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  7. Man Arrested For Not Handing Over His CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Switched

    A man who said he was an independent journalist filming footage of a car crash in Ocean County, New Jersey, had his camera confiscated and was placed under arrest. NBC10 reports that 23-year-old Andrew Flinchbaugh was arrested on Thursday after he refused to hand over his camera.

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  8. People In Poor New York Neighborhoods Wonder Where Police AreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Switched

    On the sidewalk of a public housing development in Brooklyn, New York notorious for gang violence and drug activity, the words "Fascist pig, go home!" in black spray paint are fading but still legible. These are the Marcy Houses, 27 brick H-block buildings, each six stories high, that are home to nearly 4,300 people, many of whom are black or Latino.

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  9. That Holiday Feeling in NYCRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Switched

    If you've never visited New York City during the holidays, put it on your list. Right now.

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  10. Off Duty Black Officers In New York Say They Fear Fellow CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Switched

    From the dingy donut shops of Manhattan to the cloistered police watering holes in Brooklyn, a number of black NYPD officers say they have experienced the same racial profiling that cost Eric Garner his life. Garner, a 43-year-old black man suspected of illegally peddling loose cigarettes, died in July after a white officer put him in a chokehold.

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  11. Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Felony Tax FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Switched

    Appearing in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Grimm's lawyers said the lawmaker would plead guilty to the fourth count of a 20-count indictment that federal prosecutors brought against the congressman in April. Grimm's guilty plea carries with it a maximum sentence of three years in prison, but whether or not he serves jail time will ultimately be decided by the sentencing judge in June.

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  12. New Yorkers Express Quiet Grief Over NYPD MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    A view of a memorial for slain NYPD officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, outside a police station in 301 Gold St., where the two officers were based in Brooklyn on Monday. Police officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, were sitting in a marked police car in front of 98 Tompkins Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn when the suspect, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, shot them ambush-style, officials said.

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  13. Michelle Williams' Short Hair Is A Thing Of The PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    Michelle Williams has been sporting a short pixie cut for years, debuting the edgy look at the New York Film Festival, in 2007, and again at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival . Photographed near her Brooklyn home on Sunday, sporting a bleached blond lob, it appears that Williams has grown out her "Twiggy" cut.

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  14. Watch The Moment These New York Homeless Kids See Their Brand New PlayroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Switched

    Homeless children staying at Bushwick Family Residences in New York were treated to a brand new playroom equipped with a flat screen television, treehouse, couches, comfy pillows and fresh splashes of paint on every wall. The Today Show and the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children teamed up to bring the renovation to life, and the kids' reactions were caught on camera during the morning program's live broadcast Dec. 18. New York City is in the midst of a youth homelessness crisis, as rates have spiked 63 percent in the last five years, a report by the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness found in October.

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  15. Meet Queer Fashion Designer And Artist Vincent TileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Switched

    This is the third installment in a miniseries that elevates the work of up-and-coming queer individuals working in the fashion world. Check HuffPost Gay Voices regularly to learn more about some of the designers of tomorrow and the way their work in fashion intersects with their queer identity.

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  16. Obama Condemns Killings Of New York City Police OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Switched

    DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Summit on Early Education at the South Court Auditorium at Eisenhower Executive Office Building December 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke on the expansion of high-quality early education opportunities for children across the country from birth through school entry.

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  17. Lawyers Stage 'Die-Ins' To Call Out Broken Legal SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Switched

    Hundreds of lawyers and members of the legal community are staging "die-ins" outside courthouses around the country in a mass effort to speak out against the legal system that employs them. More than 250 lawyers, law students, law professors and others lay outside Los Angeles' Stanley Mosk Courthouse in the pouring rain and blocked one lane of traffic on Tuesday, while about 200 public defenders did the same outside the criminal court building in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday.

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  18. Jewish, Muslim New Yorkers To Host Hanukkah Action Against Police BrutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Switched

    When many families are home lighting the menorah for the first night of Hanukkah , an interfaith coalition will use the spirit of the holiday to demand an end to racial profiling and police brutality. On Tuesday Dec. 16, Jewish and Muslim community members led by the Arab-American Association of NY , Jews for Racial & Economic Justice , and Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice will gather in front of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to urge Commissioner William Bratton "to end discriminatory and abusive Broken Windows policing."

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  19. Obama Writes His First Line Of CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Switched

    "moveForward ;" may now be the most famous line of JavaScript in history -- it's what President Barack Obama wrote Monday as he reportedly became the first United States president to write a computer program . The occasion was intended to mark the first day of 2014's Computer Science Education Week , which provides opportunities for students to learn computer science.

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  20. Nationwide Protests Condemning Police Brutality Continue With No End In SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Switched

    DECEMBER 06: Demonstrators stage a Die-In in Grand Central Terminal protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July on December 6, 2014 in New York, United States. Protests are being staged nationwide after grand juries investigating the deaths of Michal Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York failed to indict the police officers involved in both incidents.

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