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Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humi...

Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humidity Rise; Outage Brings Misery, Danger

People rest in the shade along a Manhattan street. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.
Snow Piles From Record-Breaking Buf...

Snow Piles From Record-Breaking Buffalo Storm Still Melting

BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 19, 2014: Greg Mitri shovels his way through nearly five feet of snow on November 19, 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. The record setting Lake effect snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours closing a one hundred mile section of The New York State Thruway as well as other major roads around Buffalo. Four deaths have already been  attributed to the storm and a second round beginning late Wednesday evening will bring up to three more feet of snow overnight. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)Two piles remain in one abandoned lot where trucks dumped it after the freak November storm buried neighborhoods in so much snow.
Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady?s 4...

Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady?s 4-Game Suspension For Role In ?Deflategate?

Tom Brady, Roger GoodellTom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles Had Off...

Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles Had Offseason Knee Replacement Surgery

Todd BowlesTodd Bowles is heading into training camp with his new team ? and a new knee.
Manhattan Borough President?s Repor...

Manhattan Borough President?s Report Finds Problems With Curb Cuts Designed To Help Disabled

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer (credit: Noam Galai/Getty Images)They found that just 115, or 9.5 percent, were fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Jets Sign Receiver Austin Hill, Rel...

Jets Sign Receiver Austin Hill, Release Kicker Andrew Furney

Austin HillThe New York Jets have signed wide receiver Austin Hill and released kicker Andrew Furney, one day before the team reports for training camp.

NY Times

Economic Scene: Wall St. Money Meet...

Economic Scene: Wall St. Money Meets Social Policy at Rikers Island

A bold experiment to fight teenage recidivism at New York?s infamous prison failed, but it may have helped set the stage for broader success.
Off the Menu: La Pecora Bianca Join...

Off the Menu: La Pecora Bianca Joins the Italian Crowd

In NoMad, Mark Barak affirms a connection with local growers; Chloe Coscarelli offers a fast-casual vegan showcase; Heartland Brewery opens a taproom; and more.
Joyce Mitchell, Ex-New York Prison ...

Joyce Mitchell, Ex-New York Prison Worker, Pleads Guilty to Aiding Killers? Escape

Ms. Mitchell was charged with providing the tools, including hacksaw blades and chisels, that two inmates used to break out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., in June.
Connector Between Randalls Island a...

Connector Between Randalls Island and Bronx Is to Open This Summer

The long-awaited pedestrian and bike route will link the island to the Port Morris neighborhood, giving borough residents easier access to the island?s playing fields, bike trails and nature areas.
Restaurants: Restaurant Review: El ...

Restaurants: Restaurant Review: El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette on the Lower East Side

A blend of California-Mexican cuisine with some of the less punitive flavors from the health-food and vegan disciplines.
City Room: New York Today: In the W...

City Room: New York Today: In the Wings

Tuesday: La Guardia?s makeover, Bloomberg?s new digs, and New York?s first mass civil rights protest.

ABC Local

Hail damages Dreamliner's nose duri...

Hail damages Dreamliner's nose during flight, prompts emergency landing

There was a big scare for passengers aboard an American Airlines flight from Beijing to Dallas early Monday when the plane was forced to turn back after running into a hail storm.
Baseball Hall of Fame to eliminate ...

Baseball Hall of Fame to eliminate voters inactive for more than 10 years

Baseball's Hall of Fame is cutting the number of voters in its annual election by eliminating writers who have not been active for more than 10 years.
Man Arrested in Alleged ISIS-Inspir...

Man Arrested in Alleged ISIS-Inspired Bomb Plot

Harlem Suarez, 23, of Key West, Florida, has been charged.
Police: Long Island mom, son held h...

Police: Long Island mom, son held hostage by dad, grandmother for 5 days

Two people are in custody and facing charges after police say a Long Island mother was held hostage for five days by the father of her son before managing to escape.
Woman arrested on shoplifting charg...

Woman arrested on shoplifting charge found dead in holding cell in Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon mayor said the 44-year-old woman had been arrested on a shoplifting charge for the third time recently. She was found unresponsive in her holding cell Monday.
Have you seen these missing childre...

Have you seen these missing children?

See the latest photos of missing children airing on WABC-TV as part of the "Protect Our Children" campaign.

NY Village Voice

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to D...

Dribbling Nonsense: FIFA Plays to Distract in the Risible United Passions

Update: On June 2, 2015, news broke that Sepp Blatter would resign as president of FIFA, as he became the target of a federal investigation. He said in a speech, "Although the members of FIFA have given me the new mandate, this mandate does not seem to be supported by everybody in the world o...
The Entourage Movie May Be a Brande...

The Entourage Movie May Be a Branded Romp But It's Easy Fun

The first line in Entourage is a good indication of what the next 104 minutes will bring. Peering through a pair of binoculars while a speedboat carries him toward a yacht in the dazzling waters of Ibiza, Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon), the big brother of megastar Vincent Chase (Adrian...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Lo...

'Artists Get Put in a Box,' Says Love & Mercy Star John Cusack

When John Cusack was launching his career in the Eighties, Brian Wilson had gone from rock star to living lore — a brilliant Bigfoot. “People would have Brian Wilson encounters,” says Cusack, who plays Wilson in the new biopic Love & Mercy. “In L.A., people w...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs f...

In Spy, Melissa McCarthy Triumphs for the Susans Everywhere

The Melissa McCarthy of Spy is different from the one who rose to prominence by shitting in a sink. Bridesmaids scored her an Oscar nomination, and for the ceremony McCarthy donned a glamorous rose gown with a diamond collar and belt. But in the years since, Hollywood continu...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveal...

Unsettling Doc The Nightmare Reveals the Horror in Your Mind

Twenty years back, at the height of the UFO boom, the truest believers in alien abduction scenarios would argue that their most compelling evidence was the commonalities between regular people's stories of nighttime visitations. Even under hypnosis, “abductees” testified to rem...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of ...

The Twitter-Based Comedy An Act of God Isn't All That Funny

If movies can be inspired by theme park rides, why not a Broadway play based on a Twitter feed? An Act of God, David Javerbaum's new comedy, emerged from a Twitter persona he created — @TheTweetOfGod, also available in book form ...

NY Daily News

Hedge funds want Puerto Rico to cut...

Hedge funds want Puerto Rico to cut spending to pay debts

Puerto Rico owes $72 billion ? a sum its governor has declared it can?t pay.
Spy Jonathan Pollard will get parol...

Spy Jonathan Pollard will get parole in November

Lawyers for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard say the U.S. has granted his parole and he will be released in November.
'No background check, no gun': pols...

'No background check, no gun': pols want to end gun loophole

Several senators want to tighten loopholes that let companies sell guns without background checks ? even if they can't get Congress to act.
Ivana Trump rejects rape claims, su...

Ivana Trump rejects rape claims, supports Donald's 2016 run

A day after allegations reemerged that Trump raped his ex-wife Ivana, his former spouse said the two are still ?the best of friends.?
Trump leads again in second poll of...

Trump leads again in second poll of NH Republican voters

Donald Trump has jumped out to a huge lead in the early-voting state of New Hampshire, another poll shows.
Huckabee claims support from Holoca...

Huckabee claims support from Holocaust survivors

Huckabee claimed he's received support from Holocaust survivors and their children in recent days, despite intense public blowback.

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