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  • Anthony Weiner gets into shouting match with New Yorker [Video]

    Anthony Weiner gets into shouting match with New Yorker [Video]
    NEW YORK -- Only in New York? On the eve of one of the most important days of the Jewish year, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner got into a shouting match with a fellow New Yorker at a Jewish bakery, an exchange that was caught on video and...
  • Review: The spirit of Coney Island is at stake in 'Zipper'

    Review: The spirit of Coney Island is at stake in 'Zipper'
    In "Zipper: Coney Island's Last Wild Ride," documentarian Amy Nicholson puts a human face on the deterioration of the iconic New York amusement park by focusing on the fate of her favorite ride. Consisting of a rotating boom orbited by free-flipping...
  • L.A. mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel wins backing of Emily's List

     
    Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel announced the backing of Emily's List....
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?

    An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?
    Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health. District of Columbia Councilwoman Mary M. Cheh said on Twitter that she is "open to...
  • Morning Fix: Kids and Hollywood hustles! Janet Jackson on 'X Factor'?

     
    Kids who want to be stars in Hollywood may learn some hard lessons. Silicon Valley is invading Madison Avenue. MSNBC has a new star -- Ed Schultz....
  • For Murdoch, media has often been about friends and influence

     
    In 1996, the teenage son of a prominent political figure in Washington, D.C., got suspended from his tony prep school. Not wanting to see himself, his family or his boss embarrassed by his son’s actions, the father scrambled to keep......
  • 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, the 'birthplace of hip-hop,' saved by government loan

     
    Imperiled by a potential sale from private investors, 1520 Sedgwick Ave., often labeled the "birthplace of hip-hop," has been saved by a $5.6-million loan from the city of New York's New Housing Marketplace plan, a program intended to aid multifamily........
  • Jose Torres dies at 72; former light heavyweight world champion

    Jose Torres, a former light heavyweight world champion and Olympic silver medalist, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Ponce, Puerto Rico, said his wife, Ramonita. He was 72. Torres won the light heavyweight title in 1965 by stopping Willie...