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  • U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) listens as NYPD Commissioner William Bratton discusses the arrest of four people in connection with New York City's ongoing corruption probe during a news conference in New York on June 20, 2016. Two high-ranking NYPD officials and a police sergeant who oversaw gun license applications were among the latest arrests in a case that has cast a cloud over the nation's largest municipal police force. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Corruption Case Casts Harsh Light on NYPD Handgun Permits

    NEW YORK—A corruption probe at the New York Police Department has cast a harsh light on how people get handgun permits in a city that... Read more

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    Official: 3 Found With Weapons Cache Wanted to ‘Rescue’ Girl

    NEW YORK — A Pennsylvania man who lost his daughter to a heroin overdose earlier this year was arrested with two other people after they... Read more

  • Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco, Calif., on Nov. 4, 2015. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    New York to Ban Short Term Airbnb Listings

    Airbnb is under pressure in cities around the world. New York, one of its most important markets, passed a bill on June 17 that would ban Airbnb... Read more

  • Courtenay Hall, co-founder and editor-in-chief of BELLA New York magazine and special correspondent for Celebrity Page TV, in Manhattan on June 15, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    BELLA Magazine’s Courtenay Hall on Accomplishing the Seemingly Impossible

    NEW YORK—On a scale of intensity from 1 to 10, in the publishing business, launching a self-funded magazine in New York is pushing 11. Despite... Read more

  • A New York Police Department car. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Police Say Arrests at Holland Tunnel Likely Drug-Related

    Three people were arrested on Tuesday morning with several handguns and rifles, after police stopped their van near the Holland Tunnel in New Jersey, officials said... Read more

  • Cars travel into the Holland Tunnel under a sign warning of severe weather conditions on January 26, 2015 in New York City. Much of the Northeast is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 24 inches of snow. (Photo by Preston Rescigno/Getty Images)

    Police Find Cache of Weapons at NY’s Holland Tunnel

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Police say a cache of weapons has been found inside a van that was stopped at the Holland Tunnel, which connects New Jersey to... Read more

  • A New York Police Department car. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    NYPD Officials Arrested as Part of Corruption Probe, Complaint Says

    Four members of the New York City Police Department—along with a top fundraiser for Mayor Bill de Blasio, and a businessman—were all arrested Monday as... Read more

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    $3.5 Million Granted to 100 High Schools in NYC to Boost College Readiness

    Most students graduating from New York City public schools are not college ready, according to an initiative by the schools chancellor and mayor. “College ready”... Read more

  • Firefighters Lt. Michael Stack (white hat) and Brian Stack (dark hat) ride on the back of the fire truck during the funeral of their father Fire Department of New York Battalion Chief Lawrence Stack who was  killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks of September 11, 2001, outside Saints Philip and James Roman Catholic Church June 17, 2016 in St James, New York. (Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

    Fire Chief Who Died Saving Other Firefighters During 9/11 Finally Gets His Funeral

    It was the first month of his baby’s life—a busy time for a family man. Yet Michael Stack also had to find time to pursue another... Read more

  • Detective Ferguson, from left, William Brown and Detective Tanya Duhaney at Brown’s home in St. Albans, Queens. (NYPD)

    NYPD Officers ‘Adopt’ WWII Veteran, Give Him Heartfelt Send Off

    “Please excuse me,” Detective Tanya Duhaney said over the phone. She thought she sounded a little husky from crying. But she sounded fine.  Duhaney had just... Read more

  • A view looking west of Manhattanhenge, which was not visible due to clouds, on May 29, 2016 in New York City. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

    New York Puts up $36 Million for Energy-Efficient Buildings

    ALBANY, N.Y.—The state is putting up $36 million to increase the energy efficiency of commercial buildings such as office towers, universities, hospitals and retail stores... Read more

  • Exhibitor SproutsIO at the first inaugural Food Loves Tech innovation expo in New York on June 11, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Innovation Event Highlights Intersections Between Food and Technology

    The inaugural Food Loves Tech innovation expo over the weekend in New York showcased about 40 companies, many of them startups, but many readers may... Read more

  • Farm manager Andrew Casner at the 10,000 square foot Urban Farm developed by HELP USA in partnership with PROJECT EATS to provide fresh produce to HELP USA’s shelter cafeterias and its 6-8 week Culinary Arts Program which is available for shelter residents at Wards Island, June 11, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    The American Dinner Plate Is Getting Greener

    There is a growing consensus among food and health policy leaders in America that transitioning to a plant-based diet is essential for our health, and that of... Read more

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    Police: 5 Teens Wounded in New York City Playground Shooting

    NEW YORK—Police are searching for a gunman who shot and wounded five teenagers at a New York City playground. It happened just before 5 p.m... Read more

  • Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Swiss adventurer Andre Borschberg, flies over the Statue of Libery in New York Saturday, June 11, 2016 shortly before landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (Jean Revillard/ SI2 via AP)

    Solar Plane Makes Statue of Liberty Fly Over, Then Lands in New York

    NEW YORK—After crossing Asia, the Pacific Ocean, and America, Solar Impulse 2 arrived in New York at 4 a.m. on Saturday, June 11. The solar powered... Read more

  • An Airbus A380 operated by Air France lands at John F. Kennedy Airport. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

    New York State to Spend $10M on Airport Improvements

    ALBANY, N.Y.— Twenty airports around New York state will receive some piece of $10 million in new state funding. The money, which was announced Wednesday,... Read more

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    New York Temporarily Names Street ‘Muhammad Ali Way’

    The New York City street outside Madison Square Garden, where the late world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali once fought, has been temporarily renamed to honor... Read more

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    The Last 9/11 Search Dog Dies at Age 16

    The final remaining search dog who sniffed for Ground Zero survivors following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has died, officials said. Bretagne (pronounced Brit-nee),... Read more

  • Jean Shafiroff at her home in Manhattan, New York, on May 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Jean Shafiroff on Building a Culture of Successful Philanthropy

    NEW YORK—Having style doesn’t necessarily depend on the size of one’s budget but on the breadth of one’s mind and creativity. Likewise, enjoying the rewards... Read more

  • The future of the workplace pantry is about healthier food options, and more of them.  (Courtesy of Feast)

    Can Technology Help Workers Eat Healthier?

    For corporate America, offering workers access to healthy food is a win-win that leads to happier workers and fewer sick days. For leading tech companies like... Read more

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