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New book: Hillary Clinton blamed Bi...

New book: Hillary Clinton blamed Bill's sex addiction on his abuse as a child

The comments were made to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks in a 1999 interview ? and Franks admits in her new memoir that she watered them down for publication.
Cuomo takes heat from challengers o...

Cuomo takes heat from challengers on Moreland Commission subpoenas

ALBANY ? Gov. Cuomo faced a firestorm of criticism from across the political spectrum Wednesday over allegations that his office interfered with an ?independent? commission he formed to investigate corruption.
FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel ...

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
Web search engines make federal age...

Web search engines make federal agency unnecessary: senators

A bipartisan duo of senators wants to kill a small government agency with a bill called the Let Me Google That for You Act.
Democratic senator plagiarized in c...

Democratic senator plagiarized in college: report

Sen. John Walsh, a Montana Democrat, appears to have plagiarized much of his master?s thesis, a report Wednesday said.
Rob Astorino hopes Chris Christie w...

Rob Astorino hopes Chris Christie will help his campaign for governor

ALBANY ? Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino went west Wednesday in search of support from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

WCBSTV

New Car Technology Leads To Concern...

New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?
Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Jason ...

Civil Rights 50 Years Later: Jason Collins Breaks Down Wall For Gay Athletes

Civil Rights DLOver two weeks, WCBS 880?s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.
VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The ...

VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The Week

Goat of the week 1010 WINSWho's your goat of the week? Vote here and listen in for the "winner" on Friday!
Suspect Charged In Death Of Brookly...

Suspect Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Woman Whose Dismembered Body Was Found On L.I.

Leah Cuevas, 42, is charged in the death of Chinelle Thompson Browne of Brooklyn, whose dismembered body was found on Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)A woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a Brooklyn woman, whose partially dismembered body was found on Long Island earlier this month.
FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Is...

FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To Israel

U.S. carriers at Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv. (Credit: CBS 2)The Federal Aviation Administration late Wednesday lifted the flight restrictions into and out of Israel by American carriers.
Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Cash-I...

Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Cash-In On Tourists During Busy Summer Travel Season

FILE - An illustration of some major United States credit cards (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)The summer travel season is in full swing and scammers are busting out new tricks to take advantage of tourists.

NY Times

Mourners Demand Justice for Staten ...

Mourners Demand Justice for Staten Island Man in Chokehold Case

Mourners of Eric Garner, who died on Staten Island after an officer apparently put him in a chokehold, said there were systemic problems in the relationship between residents and the police.
For Muslims in New York, Observing ...

For Muslims in New York, Observing Ramadan Is a Blend of Rituals Far and Near

New York City?s estimated 600,000 to one million Muslims mark the holiday with traces of the religious rituals of their home countries.
New York City Asks Cultural Groups ...

New York City Asks Cultural Groups to Help Enhance Municipal IDs

Cultural institutions have been invited to offer benefits to New York municipal ID cardholders, part of an effort to expand use of the new cards beyond undocumented immigrants.
8 Are Removed as Queens Library Tru...

8 Are Removed as Queens Library Trustees

The dismissed members voted in April not to fire the director of the library system, who is under investigation.
Port Authority Approves $90 Million...

Port Authority Approves $90 Million in Upgrades at Bus Terminal

Travelers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Midtown Manhattan bus terminal will see improvements, but a significant overhaul will have to wait.
A Celebrity?s Welcome in Italy for ...

A Celebrity?s Welcome in Italy for de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio was treated to a rock star?s reception in Sant?Agata de? Goti, the birthplace of his maternal grandfather. Thousands came out to watch the mayor receive honorary citizenship.

ABC Local

Fire consumes several Williston Par...

Fire consumes several Williston Park stores on Long Island

A row of stores were destroyed in an early morning fire on Long Island Thursday.
FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions to Is...

FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions to Israel

The FAA lifted restrictions on United States airline flights into and out of Israel's Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the agency announced.
Arrest made in Bay Shore partially ...

Arrest made in Bay Shore partially dismembered body case; remains identified

Police have identified the dismembered woman found in Bay Shore earlier in July and have made an arrest in connection with her death.
Arizona Inmate Dies 2 Hours After E...

Arizona Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began

An inmate's execution with lethal drugs in Arizona today took almost two hours as witnesses reported the man gasped and snorted, prompting his lawyers to request an emergency halt to the procedure.
Rangers send Joakim Soria to Tigers

Rangers send Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night for two pitching prospects.
Jamaal Charles agrees to extension

Jamaal Charles agrees to extension

Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs agrees to a two-year contract extension.

Queens Courier

BP Katz and Mayor de Blasio cut eig...

BP Katz and Mayor de Blasio cut eight Queens Library board members

Eight trustees of the Queens Library were banished from the board in a sudden email blitz Wednesday. Six members were dismissed by Borough President Melinda Katz and Mayor Bill de Blasio cut loose two board members.
Elmhurst community grows garden nex...

Elmhurst community grows garden next to LIRR tracks for over 20 years, agency unaware

Elmhurst residents living down 47th Avenue between 76th and 82nd streets have been keeping the gardens, growing everything from flowers to vegetables for more than 20 years, according to one of the urban farmers, who declined to give his name.
Rotting fruit washes up in Charles ...

Rotting fruit washes up in Charles Park

The shoreline of Jamaica Bay, bordering Charles Park, is home to shellfish, seagulls, seaweed, submerged shopping carts, abandoned baby strollers and now, rotting fruit.
Only gas station in Bay Terrace set...

Only gas station in Bay Terrace set to close in August

The only gas station in Bay Terrace, a Gulf and Dunkin Donuts combo outlet located near the Bay Terrace Shopping Center on Bell Boulevard, is set to close on August 28, after developer Cord Meyer decided not to renew a lease with the station?s owner.
Glendale beekeepers bring honey to ...

Glendale beekeepers bring honey to Queens

Glendale is home to two bee aficionados and their honey is making a buzz.
LIC comedy club founder hosting new...

LIC comedy club founder hosting new Fox stand-up show

A Queens native and founder of a Long Island City comedy club is bringing his years of experience producing laughs to a new show on Fox next month.

NY Village Voice

Trolling Hell

Trolling Hell

The most controversial new work of art in the United States is a sculpture that resides in an undisclosed warehouse location in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Hardly anyone knows where it is, and few have actually seen it. The people who commissioned the piece have warned the artist not to publicly identif...

True Blood's Cast Member Deathwatch...

True Blood's Cast Member Deathwatch Makes the Last Season Worth Watching

Below are spoilers up to the most recent episode.

True Blood hasn't been anyone's favorite show in a while. The once-addictive guilty pleasure is now a Hershey's Kiss from last year's Valentine's Day, a stale hunk of confection whose reappearance in your life inspires...

Ever Hear the One About Hamlet's Mo...

Ever Hear the One About Hamlet's Mother?

"People should take Gertrude seriously," declares the queen, speaking of herself in the third person. Howard Barker's 2002 rendering of Hamlet defends the title character (Hamlet's mother), by rethinking her tongue-tied collusion in her husband's murder. In Barker's abstract version...

Piece of His Heart: Bert Berns Is a...

Piece of His Heart: Bert Berns Is a Name You Need to Know

"I want to be known," says the magnetic young actor Zak Resnick, playing the part of songwriter Bert Berns. Bert who? Berns, the subject of this biographical jukebox musical, penned several of the best-known hits of the 1960s, including "Twist and Shout," "Hang On Sloopy," and the eponymou...

War Doc The Kill Team Finds Drama i...

War Doc The Kill Team Finds Drama in Evenhanded Telling of Brutal Events

Early in Dan Krauss's The Kill Team a soldier shares that when he was about to enter a firefight, Kenny Loggins's "Danger Zone" would pop into his head.

The emotional disconnect between a soldier's perception of reality and reality itself is the subject of this documentary, which ...

Beneath Traps Us Underground

Beneath Traps Us Underground

In August 2010, a collapse at the San Jose Mine in the Atacama Desert trapped 33 Chileans nearly 2,500 feet underground, where they languished, awaiting rescue, for 69 days.

"It's a bitter truth of mining," writes Hector Tobar in a recent New Yorker profile of the incident, "that ...

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