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In this March 27, 2019 file photo, signs about measles and the measles vaccine are displayed at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Measles continues to spread in the United States, with more 704 cases reported so far this year in 22 states. U.S. health officials on Monday updated the national tally. It has already eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, when 963 cases...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, St. Patrick's Cathedral is seen in New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
April 18, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By David Porter and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A man arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New...
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In this Thursday, April 11, 2019 photo, pedestrians walk past the Lucky Lee's restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York.
AP Photo/Patrick Sison
April 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
By Terry Tang, Associated Press A New York City restaurant owner who touted her "clean" American-Chinese cuisine and derided Chinese dishes as swimming in "globs of processed butter," sodium and MSG is renewing the long-simmering debate about stereotyping and cultural appropriation in the...
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Girls play in a yeshiva schoolyard, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in the Williamsburg section of New York. The city health department ordered all ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools in a neighborhood of Brooklyn on Monday to exclude unvaccinated students.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
April 10, 2019 - 7:23 pm
By Karen Matthews Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's effort to halt a measles outbreak by ordering mandatory vaccinations in one Brooklyn neighborhood is facing opposition, with lawyers for parents opposed to vaccinations promising to file a lawsuit challenging the order by Friday...
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The train car joins hundreds of artifacts from Auschwitz at the museum for an exhibit entitled "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away," that opens to the public on May 8.
Richard Drew/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On a Sunday morning, a crane lowered a rusty remnant of the Holocaust onto tracks outside Manhattan's Museum of Jewish Heritage — a vintage German train car like those used to transport men, women and children to Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps. The windowless boxcar is among...
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bagels
Dreamstime
March 28, 2019 - 9:29 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Midwest man who brought his coworkers bagels sliced like bread is getting an earful from New Yorkers and social media. Alex Krautmann on Monday tweeted a photo of his Panera purchase and called the vertical slices "the St. Louis secret." Today I introduced my coworkers to the St...
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In this March 6, 2019 photo, Lynne Patton, right, HUD executive, and Robert Madison, left, associate director of community organization Jacob Riis Settlement, tour Queensbridge Houses residencies in New York
Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Since she took over as President Donald Trump's top housing official in the New York City area, Lynne Patton has been criticized for bringing a reality TV approach to what's traditionally been a bureaucratic job. She's feuded with journalists,...
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Crime scene investigators load a car that appears to have been checked for fingerprints onto a flatbed truck in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Seth Wenig/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 7:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was shot to death in front of his home by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him outside, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, John Gotti. Police said Thursday they were...
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Brown rat
Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — You might want to make sure you have exact change next time you go to fill up your MetroCard. A video posted to social media Tuesday showed a rat trapped inside the change dispenser of a MetroCard vending machine. How much money would have to be in the change return for you to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, Michael Bloomberg speaks to workers during a tour of the WH Bagshaw Company, a pin and precision component manufacturer, in Nashua, N.H.
Elise Amendola/AP Photo, File
March 05, 2019 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, announced Tuesday that he will not join the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. Instead, Bloomberg said he planned to focus his energy and considerable resources on outside efforts aimed at...
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