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Yankees, Flyers Drop Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ After Hearing Singer's Racist Lyrics
Kate Smith, who shot to fame during World War II, had a repertoire that included songs containing harmful caricatures of African Americans.
Judge Rejects Anti-Vaxxer Lawsuit Against New York City's Vaccine Mandate
A group of anonymous parents filed the lawsuit on Monday against local health officials over their new mandatory measles vaccination order.
New York City Passes Historic Climate Legislation
Alexander C. Kaufman
The Climate Mobilization Act lays the groundwork for New York City's own Green New Deal.
NYC Celebrated First Undocumented Rhodes Scholar With 'Jin Park Day'
“This place is our home and it doesn’t really matter what comes after. This is where we belong,” Park said during his ceremony at Gracie Mansion.
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Anti-Vaxxers Sue New York City Health Department Over Vaccine Mandate
New York City ordered mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of Brooklyn earlier this month amid a broad outbreak of the virus.
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Here Are The Movies Coming To Netflix This Week (April 15-21)
Todd Van Luling
Gina Rodriguez stars in a new movie about partying in New York City.
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Yemeni Bodegas Launch Boycott Of New York Post Over 9/11 Front Page
The merchants say the newspaper "aims to harm" Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)
New York City Charges Ahead With Its Own Green New Deal
Alexander C. Kaufman
The nation's largest city is poised to enact what may be the most ambitious municipal emissions reduction bill in the world.
New York Post Attacks Ilhan Omar For 'Dismissive' 9/11 Comments
The Murdoch-owned tabloid joined conservatives bashing the lawmaker with an out-of-context snippet from a speech.
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New York City Announces Mandatory Measles Vaccinations In Parts Of Brooklyn
“We are absolutely certain this is an appropriate use of our emergency powers,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
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Halsey Recalls Considering Sex Work As A Homeless Teen In New York City
The "Without Me" singer discussed her experience as a homeless teen during a benefit in Hollywood.
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4 Lessons Learned From Renovating Our New York City Apartment
By Farnoosh Torabi and RYOT Studio
No matter how many hours of HGTV we’d watched (and believe me, there were many), nothing could have entirely prepared us
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Teacher Fired After Students Found Topless Selfie She Sent To Boyfriend
Lauren Miranda said she doesn't understand why she was terminated: “It’s my breasts. It’s my chest. It’s my body. It’s something that should be celebrated.”
Magician David Blaine Accused Of Sexual Assault By 2 Women
David Blaine is under investigation after sexual assault allegations were made against him.
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New York Poised To Be Second State In The Nation To Ban Plastic Bags
States around the country have taken on single-use plastic products in recent years in an attempt to protect the environment.
Politician's Claim As Tallest Might Be A Stretch
North Dakota’s insurance commissioner, Jon Godfread, said he will contest New York City councilman Robert Cornegy Jr.'s title.
This Woman Was Fat-Shamed While Running A Marathon
Latoya Shauntay Snell has experienced fat-shaming her whole life. Her response to it? “Fat-shaming can go f**k itself.”
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Emily Ratajkowski Defends Her Husband's Decision To Not Pay Rent
"I’m proud he’s fighting the good fight," the model and actress said of Sebastian Bear-McClard.
Muslims Invited To Pray Inside Synagogue After Fire Damages Their Mosque
Nearly 600 Muslims prayed inside New York's Central Synagogue last Friday, after being displaced from their own worship space.
Man Kicks Woman On Subway. Bystanders Shoot Video. Police Make Arrest.
The woman was kicked six times before the attacker left the train.
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Adele And Jennifer Lawrence Party With Surprised Fans At New York City Gay Bar
"Hi my name is Adele," The "Hello" singer said on stage at the Greenwich Village bar.
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Fox News Unwittingly Exposes Its Free Speech Hypocrisy
In back-to-back segments, Laura Ingraham championed the First Amendment, then attacked it.
Courteney Cox Returns To Real-Life 'Friends' Apartment, And She's Got Jokes
We couldn't BE any more excited.
8 Elite Public Schools In NYC Only Accepted 190 Black Students
Just 4 percent of the accepted students are black, despite most of the city’s public school students being black or Hispanic.
Mafia Boss Murdered
The reputed head of the Gambino crime family, Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, was gunned down outside his home on Staten Island, NY.
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Over 1,000 Arrests Nationwide After Authorities Test Backlogged Rape Kits
By Jennifer Peltz, AP
It’s estimated that another 155,000 or more sex assault evidence kits still await testing.
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