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Greenspan Talks Economics at Council of Foreign Relations

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan says the nearly $800 billion stimulus program has fallen short of expectations, and that the government should get out of the way and let the market help fuel recovery.

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Trump Makes Offer on Building at Center of Controversy Near WTC

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Donald Trump is stepping into the fray over the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque.

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Kennedy Center Announces Five 2010 Honorees

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Sir Paul McCartney and Oprah Winfrey are among the recipients.

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Red Tide Spotted in New York Harbor

Monday, September 06, 2010

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A 10-mile-long ribbon of red tide has been spotted in the New York Harbor, according to the Associated Press.

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Israel's Holocaust Museum Gains Access to Polish Archives

Monday, September 06, 2010

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Israel's Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem, has signed an agreement with Poland to gain access to the country's World War II-era documents, according to the Associated Press.

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Four Jewish Patrol Members Recovering After Brooklyn Shooting

Friday, September 03, 2010

Four members of an Orthodox Jewish volunteer patrol in Brooklyn are recovering after they were shot last night by a man in a car. The patrol members had confronted the driver, saying he had been acting suspiciously.

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Hurricane Earl Downgraded to Category 1

Friday, September 03, 2010

The East Coast is still on watch for strong winds and rain.

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Gov. Christie Fires Bret Schundler, NJ's Education Commissioner

Friday, August 27, 2010

Ousted New Jersey Education Commissioner Bret Schundler says it was Gov. Chris Christie who got his facts wrong.

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Report Finds Paterson Testimony Over Yankees Tickets 'Inaccurate and Misleading'

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Independent Counsel appointed to look into Gov. David Paterson's acquisition of tickets for last year's opening game of the Yankees World Series has concluded that Paterson did not tell the truth when quizzed by investigators for the State Public Integrity Commission.

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Obama: 'No Regrets' on Mosque Comments; Majority of NYers Oppose Project

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

A majority of New Yorkers say they oppose the project, but support the developers' right to build.

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Blagojevich Convicted of Lying to FBI

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted Wednesday of making false statements to the F.B.I., a conviction that could carry a prison sentence of up to five years. Jurors, who had been deliberating for two weeks, failed to reach a consensus on 23 remaining counts against him.

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New York's Declining Obesity Rate Bucks the National Trend

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

A new report from federal health officials has found obesity is still on the rise across the country. But New York is bucking that trend.

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Conde Nast May Move to New World Trade Center Site

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Conde Nast Publications may move to the World Trade Center.

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Legendary Journalist Daniel Schorr Dies at 93

Friday, July 23, 2010

Schorr, an award-winning journalist who reported on many of the most important stories of the second half of the 20th century, including the Cold War and Watergate and worked on the launch of CNN, has died. He recently appeared on The Takeaway to talk about how the news business has changed.

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British Prime Minister Concludes First US Trip with Visit to NYC

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

In his first trip to the U.S. since his election in May, British Prime Minister David Cameron is wrapping up his two-day stay here in New York.

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New York More Likely to Lose Federal Medicaid Funding

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

State and city officials in New York are bracing for the loss of $1.7 billion in federal Medicaid funding, after Congressional Democrats dropped the funding in order to win GOP support for a bill to extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans.

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37 NYC Cabbies Surrender Licenses

Monday, July 19, 2010

More than three dozen cabbies who overcharged passengers are surrendering their licenses. The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) says they were among the worst of the drivers who charged double-rate suburban fares within the city limits.

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Paterson Changes Stop-and-Frisk Policy

Friday, July 16, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson signed a bill that changes New York City's "Stop-and-Frisk" policy on Friday. The new law does not put an end to the stop-and-frisk practice, but it does prevent the New York City Police Department from keeping data about people who have not committed any crime.

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Goldman to Pay $550 Million to Settle SEC Suit

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Goldman Sachs has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over charges it misled buyers of mortgage-related investments.

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200-Year-Old Ship Found at World Trade Site

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Excavation at the World Trade Center site has unearthed a massive relic from New York's past -- a 32-foot hull of a 200-year-old ship.

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