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  • A clerk hands over a Powerball ticket for cash at Tower City Lottery Stop in Cleveland on Jan. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $429M Sold in New Jersey

    TRENTON, N.J.—Someone is holding onto the sole winning Powerball ticket that was sold in New Jersey and is worth $429.6 million, lottery officials said Sunday... Read more

  • Philip Kafka, founder of Prince Concepts, at his home in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan on April 28, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Young New York Entrepreneur Looks Forward to a Cool Detroit

    Can Detroit become a great city again? There is hope, as the once-thriving Motor City is attracting investors, entrepreneurs, and artists since its emergence from... Read more

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    Gang Member With Debt Troubles ID’d as Dead Man With ‘Cement Shoes’

    Police have identified a man whose body washed up on a Brooklyn beach with cement shoes on his feet. The man was identified as Peter... Read more

  • An L train arrives at the Broadway Junction subway station in Brooklyn, New York, on Jan. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    MTA: 1 1/2-Year or 3-year Shutdown for L Train Repairs

    NEW YORK—The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn’s hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City’s commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, file photo, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives at the courthouse in New York. Silver, who was convicted of fraud and extortion, was disbarred Tuesday, March 29, 2016, by the Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Ex-NY Assembly Speaker to Be Sentenced in Corruption Case

    NEW YORK—Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to learn how long he’ll spend in prison following his conviction in a $5 million... Read more

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo listens during a news conference announcement that new buses, like that shown in a background display, will be introduced in Queens starting early April equipped with wifi and rechargeable ports, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    NY Governor Defends Former Aide Under Federal Investigation

    NEW YORK—Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending a former aide and campaign manager who is under federal investigation. Joseph Percoco was the Democratic governor’s executive secretary... Read more

  • Firefighters battle flames at the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in New York. The church that was constructed in the early 1850s and was designated a New York City landmark in 1968. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Raging Fire Destroys Historic New York City Church

    NEW YORK—A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter. The fire that... Read more

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    Massive Fire Ravages Manhattan Church

    To @NYDailyNews fire on Broadway pic.twitter.com/OlPsH4Ucok — Jake Wells (@jakecwells) May 1, 2016 A large fire broke out in a church on 25th Street and Broadway... Read more

  • People enjoy a summer evening performance at Bryant Park in Manhattan on July 10, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    FBI Personally Contacting Thousands of Ordinary New Yorkers Targeted by ISIS Hackers

    Hackers linked to ISIS have targeted an estimated 3,000 New York residents and posted their personal information on the Internet, it was revealed on April... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners march in a parade in Flushing, New York, on April 23, 2016, calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

    Parade Gives Chinese in Flushing Second Chance to Learn About Falun Gong

    NEW YORK—Swirling dragon dances, a graceful procession of women in traditional Chinese dress, and the thundering brass and drums of a marching band were highlights... Read more

  • Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, addresses a news conference in New York on May 28, 2013. A series of loosely related public corruption investigations which Bharara coordinated have spilled into public view. Targets include high-ranking New York Police Department officials, the union representing New York City jail guards, and the political fundraising activities of several people with ties to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Sprawling Corruption Case With Humble Beginnings Roils NYC

    NEW YORK—After a successful attack on corruption in New York’s state government, the hard-charging federal prosecutor in Manhattan appears to have set his sights on... Read more

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    Ambulance Crash Kills Driver and Recovering Transplant Recipient

    An ambulance crashed on a Long Island highway in Nassau County on April 20, killing the driver and a transplant recipient who had recently undergone... Read more

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    NYPD Detectives Charged With Assaulting Postal Worker Karim Baker, Who Accidentally Directed Cop-Killer

    Two NYPD detectives, 31-year-old Angelo Pampena and 29-year-old Robert Carbone, have been indicted on assault charges after allegedly beating a U.S. postal worker on Oct. 21, 2015... Read more

  • Lawrence Orsini, president and founder of Lo3 energy in front of a rooftop solar panel installation on President St. in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Courtesy of Lawrence Orsini)

    Brooklyn Microgrid World’s First Peer-to-Peer, Blockchain Energy Transaction

    NEW YORK—The future in peer-to-peer consumer energy exchange is here. The world’s first small-scale power grid, a microgrid, to use consumer blockchain transaction (think Bitcoin) has begun in... Read more

  • A bi-lingual sign at a polling station at an elementary school, is seen in the Bronx for voting in the presidential primary April 19, 2016 in New York. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

    Celebrities Step Out to Vote in New York Primary

    Celebrities do not only use their social media networks to plug their latest movies, products, or day’s happenings—they also document that they are exercising their... Read more

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    Hillary Clinton Appears on ‘The Breakfast Club’, Says She Carries Hot Sauce in Her Bag

    Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton appeared on The Breakfast Club, a New York City based radio show who call themselves “The World’s Most Dangerous Morning Show,” and... Read more

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    Video Shows NYPD Officer Holding Woman by Throat

    WARNING: Video contains strong language. A video posted to YouTube captures what appears to be an NYPD officer choking a woman—not once, but twice. The video,... Read more

  • F. Paul Driscoll, editor in chief of Opera News, talks about cultural changes and current challenges impacting the world of opera at his office in Lincoln Center, New York, on March 21, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Demystifying the Opera

    NEW YORK—Opera may not be for everybody. It’s clearly artificial. No one would ever be fooled into thinking that it’s realistic, but the emotions have... Read more

  • Dr. Daphne Miller, author of "Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up," at Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York, April 7, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Why Our Health Depends on the Soil

    Emerging science has now recognized that the universal theme of man being created from clay may not be that far from the truth. At least... Read more

  • In this photo illustration, a man smokes an E-Cigarette at the V-Revolution E-Cigarette shop in Covent Garden on August 27, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    E-cigarette Explodes, Blinds 14-Year-Old Boy in Shop

    A 14-year-old has been blinded in one eye and damaged in the the other due to an e-cigarette explosion after a Vape shop clerk in... Read more


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