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Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Mix blatant bigotry with poor spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe for the worst of online […]

12/26/2013

Police officers take a report in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NYC stop-frisk ruling halted by appeals court

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next […]

11/01/2013

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the cover of the book, "David and Goliath," by author Malcolm Gladwell. (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company)

Malcolm Gladwell book cheers underdogs

“David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants” (Little, Brown and Company), by Malcolm Gladwell Here are some facts to chew on: About one in three highly successful entrepreneurs — including the […]

10/07/2013

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Report: New Yorkers have longest commute in nation

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers have the longest commute in the nation. That’s according to a report released Tuesday by the Partnership for New York City. It says New Yorkers on average spend 48 […]

08/14/2013

Bert and Ernie mark DOMA decision on New Yorker cover

Referring to this week’s landmark Supreme Court decisions regarding same-sex marriage, the new cover of The New Yorker features famous “are they or aren’t they” couple Bert and Ernie of “Sesame Street” snuggled up on […]

06/28/2013

Ed Koch

Obama: Koch ‘extraordinary,’ ‘irrepressible’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising former New York Mayor Ed Koch as an “extraordinary mayor, irrepressible character, and quintessential New Yorker.”

02/01/2013

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