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2 Women Die in Smoky NYC Fire, Several Others Rescued

A smoky fire has killed to women in Brooklyn and forced firefighters to rescue several others, some elderly.

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In NRA Fight, Delta Finds There Is No Neutral Ground - New York Times

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In NRA Fight, Delta Finds There Is No Neutral Ground
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ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines, one of Georgia's largest private-sector employers, is among the glossiest corporate jewels in the state, contributing billions of dollars a year to the economy. Its hundreds of daily flights in and out of Atlanta's airport ...
Georgia Republicans are crossing an ethically murky line by threatening Delta over its NRA boycottWashington Post
Some Georgia Republicans Seek to Punish Delta for Change on NRA DiscountsWall Street Journal
Delta tax break at stake in spat with Georgia GOP over NRAABC News
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Allegations on Voter's Minds in Arizona Race for US House - U.S. News & World Report

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Allegations on Voter's Minds in Arizona Race for US House
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Arizona's Maricopa County Recorder's Office says only a few problems have been reported in the Republican primary to replace a U.S. congressman from Arizona who quit amid charges of sexual misconduct last year. Feb. 27, 2018, at 9:02 p.m.. Feb. 27 ...
Former Arizona state senator wins primary for vacant House seatReuters
Arizona Republicans reject candidate tainted by text
Candidate's text messages roil race to replace congressman ousted in sex scandalAOL -New York Post -The Hill -New York Times
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Majority Of Commuter Railroads May Not Meet Deadline To Install Anti-Crash Tech

The technology automatically stops a train to prevent a derailment or crash.

Jared Kushner Mercilessly Mocked Over Reported Security Clearance Downgrade

"Now, by law, Jared has to stick two fingers in his ears and hum during family dinners."

Michael B. Jordan Sets Fire To First ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Trailer

The politically charged adaptation of the 1953 novel is coming to HBO.

Congress looks for more clarity from Trump as it weighs response to Florida school shootings - Washington Post

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Congress looks for more clarity from Trump as it weighs response to Florida school shootings
Washington Post
President Trump has backed off his call on raising the minimum age for rifle purchases — or at least that's what Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) believes. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), meanwhile, thinks the administration is seriously weighing expanding ...
Congress Looks for Guidance From Trump on Gun LegislationWall Street Journal
The path on guns is narrow, but emergingCNN
Gun proposals percolate, but Congress isn't eagerABC News
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Man in Black Throws Girl to Ground in Sneak-Attack Robbery

Police say a teen girl was thrown to the ground and robbed in the middle of the day in a sneak attack in Brooklyn.

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Port Authority Chief Revives Talk of Extending Subway to NJ

The dream of extending the no. 7 subway line all the way across the Hudson River to New Jersey apparently remains alive.It was an idea first floated by then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg back in 2010, as the...

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Woman Booted From Met for Wearing Historic Clothes: Report

A New Jersey woman was asked to leave the Metropolitan Museum of Art last weekend after a security guard mistakenly thought she stole clothing from the museum's Costume Institute, according to a published...

Conn. Teen Had 'Thoughts' of Executing Mass Shooting: Police

A Westport, Connecticut high school was dismissed early out of "an abundance of caution" after a student had thoughts to execute a mass shooting, police said during a press conference on...

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Super Uses Ladder to Watch Girl Through 2nd-Floor Window: PD

A 53-year-old married building superintendent in New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly using a ladder to peer through the second-floor window of a girl, a tenant, as she was getting dressed, authorities...

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Person of Interest in Custody After Shooting Spurs Lockdowns

The security measures were ordered as cops searched for a possibly camouflaged man who was believed to be armed following a deadly shooting at an apartment complex.

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Poughkeepsie Schools Closed Wednesday Over Shooting Threat

A New York school district will be closed Wednesday after officials say they uncovered a social media threat about a school shooting.

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360-Degree Camera Accidentally Films Proposal in Brooklyn

A New York City real estate technology company was filming b-roll at a Brooklyn park when a feature-worthy event invaded got in the shot.

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Long Island School Renamed for Joseph McNeil

A Long Island elementary school was renamed for Joseph Mcneil, a member of the Greensboro Four who now lives in Hempstead. Greg Cergol reports.

New Yorkers Freak Out Over Twins' Beatles Cover on Subway

New Yorkers are freaking out about a pair of subway performers who sound eerily like the Beatles.Matt Whitlock, a former music writer, tweeted a video Sunday of the buskers performing "She Loves You"...

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Charges Dropped After Girl Is Shot in Head in Van: NYPD

Charges have been dropped against a man arrested Tuesday after a girl was shot in the back of the head outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.

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NYC Residents Spike Massive LED Billboard

Residents in the Bronx's Co-Op City successfully petitioned to have construction stopped on an LED billboard. Jummy Olabanji reports.

Regulators Push to End Prescription Gag Clauses

You have insurance, but you could be paying more for the co-pay than the cash price of a prescription. Roseanne Colletti reports on the fight to end so-called prescription gag clauses.

Tenants File Suit Against NYCHA

Tenants in New York City Housing Authority buildings are filing suit against the city-run agency. Erica Byfield reports.

Job Fair for Underserved Young Men

Teenagers and young men in one of our area's toughest cities are getting a helping hand onto the pathway to success. Brian Thompson reports.

School Districts Lock Doors for Hours

Five Westchester County public school districts went into lockout or lock-in mode for hours Tuesday as cops searched for a possible gunman. Rana Novini reports.

LuLaRoe Seller Waits Months for Refund From Company

When a Warren County woman shut down her home business last year she returned some unsold merchandise, expecting a check for more than $4,000. But she waited for months and didn't get a refund from Lularoe.

Woman Discovers JFK Window Washer's Hidden Talent

As the sun came up over the John F. Kennedy International Airport tarmac on Tuesday morning, traveler Jennifer Harrison heard a sound.

Scavenger Falls Through Floor at Vacant NYC Building: DOB

The first floor of a vacant building set to be demolished in Brooklyn collapsed Tuesday afternoon, burying a scavenger under debris, according to officials.

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Woman Desperate to Have Baby Turns to Panhandling

A woman in Utah has taken to the streets to try and raise money to have a baby.

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These Are the 5 Best Beaches in the World, TripAdvisor Says

It's never too early to start thinking about hitting the beach -- especially if you're considering making a vacation of it.

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Josh Duhamel Catches Mouse in 'Today' Show's Green Room

Sounds like the “Today” show might need an office cat.

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Anti-Semitic Incidents in NY Skyrocketed in 2017: Report

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the state of New York surged by over 90 percent last year compared to 2016 , according to a report released Tuesday. The 2017 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents report...

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Local Curling Clubs Gain Popularity After the Olympics

The televised coverage of curling has peeked interest in the sport.

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Connecticut Man Threatens to Be Next School Shooter: Cops

A 24-year-old Vernon, Connecticut, man is accused of sending an email that said he was going to be the next school shooter and has been arrested, according to state police.

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NJ Students Walk Out in Protest of Teacher's Suspension

Hundreds of students at a New Jersey high school walked out Tuesday in protest of the suspension of a teacher who spoke out about school safety in the aftermath of the deadly Florida high school...

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Bathroom Peeper Busted in Sandwich Shop by 14-Year-Old Girl

A Michigan man is facing a peeping charge after a 14-year-old girl spotted a cellphone recording in the restroom of a Grand Rapids sandwich shop.

Jimmy Kimmel Cried Over Ellen's Dedication To His Son, And TBH So Did I

Sometimes Ellen has good surprises!View Entire Post ›

What's The Most Helpful Thing A Fellow Woman Has Done To Support You?

Women supporting other women is my permanent vibe.View Entire Post ›

Justice Dept. Backs High-Stakes Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers - New York Times

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Justice Dept. Backs High-Stakes Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers
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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is throwing its weight behind plaintiffs in a sprawling, high-stakes prescription opioids lawsuit in Ohio, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday. Mr. Sessions said that the Justice Department plans to file ...
Justice Department to target opioid manufacturers, distributors to curb epidemicThe Denver Post
Justice Department to target opioid manufacturers and distributors in a new push to curb deadly epidemicLos Angeles Times
Sessions: DOJ inspector general to probe FISA abuse allegationsFox News
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11 ill after suspicious letter arrives at military base - CNN

11 ill after suspicious letter arrives at military base
Washington (CNN) Eleven people fell ill after a suspicious letter was opened in an administrative building at Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday, according to the Arlington County Fire Department. A law enforcement ...
11 people sickened after hazmat incident at Fort Myer in ArlingtonWashington Post
11 Marines affected in hazmat incident at Ft. Myer near PentagonABC News
Letter opened at Virginia's Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall triggers hazmat situation; 11 feel illFox News
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The path on guns is narrow, but emerging - CNN

The path on guns is narrow, but emerging
(CNN) Key bipartisan senators worked to secure an agreement Tuesday that could allow for several votes on gun-related amendments possibly next week, even as most of the proposals being discussed face long odds in Congress. The emerging agreement came ...
Democratic lawmakers, gun-control groups huddle to plot political strategyWashington Post
Congress Looks for Guidance From Trump on Gun LegislationWall Street Journal
Democrats Flip 2 More GOP-Held State House SeatsHuffPost
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White House Has Given No Orders to Counter Russian Meddling, NSA Chief Says - New York Times

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White House Has Given No Orders to Counter Russian Meddling, NSA Chief Says
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WASHINGTON — Faced with unrelenting interference in its election systems, the United States has not forced Russia to pay enough of a price to persuade President Vladimir V. Putin to stop meddling, a senior American intelligence official said on ...
NSA Chief: US Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian InterferenceNPR
Most Americans think Trump hasn't done enough on Russian interferenceWashington Post
Mueller team asking about Trump's business dealings in Russia: reportThe Hill
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Officials reportedly worried ‘naive’ Kushner could be manipulated by foreigners.

The story dropped the same day it became known that Jared Kushner had lost his top-secret security clearance.

HUD Secretary Previously Said He’d ‘Monitor Every Penny’ Spent By His Department

The purchase comes amid proposals to slash HUD programs for the poor and elderly.

Hope Hicks Reportedly Admits To Lying, And Now People Want Answers

The White House communications director made the statement while testifying before the House Intelligence Committee.

Father Of Florida Shooting Survivor Admits He Altered Email From CNN

Glenn Haab told The Associated Press he unintentionally omitted some words.

Republicans May Finally, Reluctantly, Do Something On Guns

The political calculus could be different this time.

Poll: Most Voters Think The NRA Is Bad For America

More Americans are also leaning in support of gun law reform.

Russians Reportedly ‘Compromised’ Systems In 7 States Before 2016 Election

Intelligence officials say no ballots or information were changed.

Democrats Flip 2 More GOP-Held State House Seats

In Connecticut, Democratic challenger Phil Young won a seat Republicans had held for the past 44 years.

Conservative Republicans Push For Retreat On Food Stamp Fight ― For Now

They fear other Republicans aren't ready to cut benefits in an election year.

Despite Harassment Allegations, Ryan Seacrest Is Still Hosting Oscars Red Carpet

Ryan Seacrest has been accused of years-long sexual harassment and assault by a former stylist.

Actress And Conservative Firebrand Stacey Dash Is Running For Office

The “Clueless” actress landed in the spotlight for her outspoken conservative commentary,.

Paul Begala: Trump’s A ‘Wuss’ Who’s Afraid To Challenge Russia

"Our president is compromised and we want to know why," the commentator said.

Hicks Declines To Answer House Committee’s Questions About Trump White House

“This is not executive privilege, this is executive stonewalling,” Rep. Adam Schiff said of the testimony.

Alex Jones Really Wants To Debate Teen Parkland Survivor

Previously, Jones had accused the school shooting survivor of being a "crisis actor."

How The Pentagon Devours The Budget

Normalizing budgetary bloat.

The Conservative Supreme Court Majority Was Built To Crush Unions

And that's just what it'll do.

Deal Reached To End West Virginia Teacher Strike

Teachers will get a 5 percent raise, and state employees will get a 3 percent raise.

The Guy Bringing Mideast Peace Can’t Even Read Secret Reports About The Place

Jared Kushner’s failure to get a top-level security clearance raises questions about how he can do his job.

No Jail For Texas Teen Who Lied About Being Raped By 3 Black Men

She has pleaded guilty, saying she made up the story after cutting herself and her clothing.

Wondering What Vero Is? Here’s A Primer.

The ad-free, privacy-oriented Instagram competitor exploded in popularity this week.

Patton Oswalt Brings Late Wife’s Newly Published Book To Her Grave

"You did it, baby."

Serena Williams’ Husband Did The Sweetest Thing For Her

"Find someone who loves you as much as Alexis loves Serena."

Chuck Johnson Gave Reality TV A Shot. Reality TV Said ‘No Thanks’

CBS' mistake is the world's loss.

Kevin Smith Opens Up About Death, Fat-Shaming And Chris Pratt’s Prayers

The "Clerks" director, who suffered a major heart attack, recorded a hilarious and emotional Facebook Live.

Papa John’s Is No Longer NFL’s Official Pizza

The relationship has been sliced.

Barbra Streisand Had Her Dog Cloned Twice

Apparently the diva just couldn’t let her beloved pooch go.

This STD Is Reportedly The Top Reason People Can’t Get On ‘The Bachelor’

And more Americans have it than you would think.

Tennis Legend Althea Gibson To Be Honored With Statue At U.S. Open Site

Gibson was the first African-American to win the Grand Slam title.

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China Is Said To Be Using A Database To Identify And Detain People As Potential ThreatsView Entire Post ›

A Teenage Boy Pleaded With Triple 000 For Help After Finding His Relative's Dead Body

Kirralee Paepaerei was 37 and pregnant when she was allegedly stabbed to death by her partner in 2015.View Entire Post ›

People Are Laughing At This Girl's Boyfriend Struggling To Buy Her Leggings

"I fail to understand the need for eight thousand different types of black leggings."View Entire Post ›

A "Rehab Mogul" Has Been Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Patients At His Treatment Centers

Christopher Bathum, a self-proclaimed "rehab mogul" with no background in healthcare, was found guilty of sexually abusing seven female patients in California drug treatment facilities he owned.View Entire Post ›

A Mother Says A Daycare Center Waxed Her Daughter's Eyebrows

"I didn't take my daughter there for them to alter the way she looks because she is absolutely beautiful the way she is."View Entire Post ›

Sorry Millennials, Only Gen Z'ers Are Passing This Quiz

Generation Z, this one's for you!View Entire Post ›