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File photo of Ex-NY Governor Mario Cuomo. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Rodale)

Ex-NY Gov. Mario Cuomo, Famed For Oratory, Dies At 82

Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as New York governor, has died. He was 82.

01/01/2015

Police Officers Memorial

NYPD Officer Mourned at Funeral as Tensions Linger

Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday’s service.

12/27/2014

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D.C. Ferguson Protesters Block Evening Commuters

Ferguson protesters in the District blocked traffic on Wednesday night following a separate grand jury decision not to indict the officer involved in the choke-hold death of an African American man in New York City.

12/03/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

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Democrats Name 3 Finalists To Host 2016 Convention

Democrats have narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities: Columbus in Ohio, New York and Philadelphia.

11/24/2014

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks to members of the media during a news briefing at the National Institutes of Health on Oct. 24, 2014 in Bethesda, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Health Official: Local Officials Within Legal Rights To Impose More Severe Ebola Restrictions

A top administration health official is defending U.S. policy on Ebola in the wake of criticism about conflicting federal-state rules.

10/28/2014

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White House: ‘We Have Concerns With Unintended Consequences Of Policies Not Grounded In Science’

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states’ governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation’s top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.

10/27/2014

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Doctors Without Borders: ‘Notable Lack Of Clarity’ From Officials About Quarantine Policies

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.

10/26/2014

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Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in NYC

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

10/23/2014

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9 Charged with Drug Trafficking in Md., Va.

A federal grand jury has indicted nine alleged members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Virginia, New York and Texas that prosecutors say is linked to a 2012 homicide.

10/15/2014

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