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Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Blind man, guide dog struck by NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) — A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both […]

12/17/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Convicted Boston mob boss ‘Whitey’ Bulger moved

BOSTON (AP) – Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved to another lock-up. According the website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Bulger is now at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, […]

11/27/2013

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Clippers and Grizzlies rivalry remains more of the same

LOS ANGELES – More of the same intensity. More of the same vitriol. And more of the same contrasting styles. The coaches may have changed and the Clippers (7-3), who have started 5-0 at home […]

11/18/2013

Crime scene personnel work at a crime scene in the Brooklyn section of New York, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NYC musician-gunman had 100 rounds of ammo

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman was carrying about 100 rounds of ammunition in five magazines when he set out on a bloody rampage through a Brooklyn apartment, killing two brothers who played in an […]

11/12/2013

Former England national soccer team captain David Beckham poses for photographs with a copy of his new photography book entitled "David Beckham" after being interviewed by The Associated Press at a studio in Hampstead, north London, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Beckham hopes son could play on team

LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is finalizing plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise, and hoping son Brooklyn could one day take the field for the team. While wary about putting pressure on his […]

10/30/2013

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Cats have won the Internet

NEW YORK (AP) — Game over. Cats have won the Internet. At least that was the conclusion among the many attendees of the Internet Cat Video Festival in Brooklyn, New York on Friday. Decked out […]

10/28/2013

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, right, visits a math classroom at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, to highlight the importance of education in providing skills for American workers in a global economy. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama urges Congress to spend more on education

NEW YORK (AP) — With budget talks set to resume next week, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to hammer out a spending deal that puts more money into education. At a high school in […]

10/25/2013

‘New Girl,’ new sitcom get post-Super Bowl spots

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox says the plum post-Super Bowl slot next February will be filled by two of its comedies. “New Girl” and freshman series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” will air on Fox after the […]

10/18/2013

An armed officer who said he is with the Department of Defense, works near the gate at the Washington Navy Yard, closed to all but essential personnel, in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Mother of Navy yard shooter ‘so, so very sorry’

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of the man who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard says she is “so, so very sorry that this has happened.” Cathleen Alexis said Wednesday in New […]

09/18/2013

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NYC drug dealers observed Shabbat

NEW YORK (AP) — A drug crew strictly observed the Jewish Sabbath each week while dealing prescription painkillers, heroin and other drugs in New York City, authorities said Tuesday in announcing charges against five men. […]

09/10/2013

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