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This May 15, 2008 file photo shows Emma Cenholt, 3, of Trumbull, Conn., playing on a memorial at the site of the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y.
Mike Groll/AP Photo, File
April 25, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The much-anticipated sale of tickets for this summer's Woodstock 50 anniversary concerts have been put on hold for now. Tickets for the three-day festival on Aug. 16-18 were supposed to be available on Monday. The festival released a statement...
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This March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
April 22, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Mike Stobbe NEW YORK (AP) — Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. That brings this year's total to 626. That...
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AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
April 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead. “It was beautiful seeing it go through the rim.” @tobias31 describes...
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A woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Seth Wenig/AP
April 15, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. measles cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years. Health officials on Monday said 555 measles cases have been confirmed so far this year, up from 465 as of a week ago. While 20 states have reported cases, New York has been the...
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Kevin Wright
April 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are heading to the playoffs, but "The Process" might be missing in action. According to the official NBA injury report , star center Joel Embiid is listed as "Doubtful" with knee soreness for Saturday's game. While doubtful does not rule Embiid...
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In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo
April 11, 2019 - 11:08 am
By Brian Melley, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti has been charged in a 36-count federal indictment alleging he stole millions of dollars from clients, did not pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. Avenatti, 48, was indicted late...
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In this Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen walks out of federal court in New York.
Julie Jacobson/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — As Michael Cohen seeks another reprieve from his three-year prison sentence, there are mounting indications his usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. Several prosecutors assigned to his campaign-finance violation case...
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Bret "Hit Man" Hart
Rick Scuteri/AP, file
April 07, 2019 - 6:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wrestler Bret "The Hitman" Hart was tackled by a spectator Saturday while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The attacker was promptly subdued by several people, including other wrestlers, who came to Hart's defense. Hart, 61...
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Six months after a catastrophic limo crash killed 20 people in upstate New York, a son of the limo company's owner faces a litany of charges.
New York State Police via CNN
April 07, 2019 - 9:17 am
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- Six months after a catastrophic limo crash killed 20 people in upstate New York, a son of the limo company's owner faces a litany of charges. Nauman Hussain has been indicted on 20 counts of second-degree manslaughter and 20 counts negligent homicide, Schoharie District...
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Day announced a state of emergency that bars minors who were not vaccinated against measles from public spaces in Rockland County.
Peter Carr/The Journal News via AP
March 26, 2019 - 8:57 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem. "...
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