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  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference in front of Trump Tower following a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Nov. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NYC Mayor de Blasio Meets With Trump

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio said he met with President-elect Donald Trump for an hour Wednesday at Trump Tower and told him that many New... Read more

  • Workmen remove the letters from a building formerly known as Trump Place in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Workers Pry Gold ‘Trump Place’ Name Off Apartment Buildings

    NEW YORK —What’s in a name? For three New York City apartment buildings, it’s no longer “Trump.” Workers pried 3-foot-high gold letters spelling “Trump Place”... Read more

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    Tens of Thousands of Dead Fish Found in a Canal in the Hamptons

    HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y.—Tens of thousands of dead fish have been found floating in a canal on New York’s Long Island and authorities are investigating what... Read more

  • Bellevue Hospital in New York on Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Public Hospitals a Growing Drain on NYC Budget

    NEW YORK—New York City has long boasted of its dense social safety net. Every homeless person is guaranteed shelter, the city has the largest public... Read more

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    School District Pays 11-Year-Old $6,500 for Keynote Speech

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.—A New York school district paid an 11-year-old child advocate $6,500 plus expenses for serving as keynote speaker for staff and hosting a student... Read more

  • Servicemen march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Veterans Celebrated in Upbeat New York Parade

    NEW YORK—The pop of the snare drum, the boom of the bass drum, and the sound of marching footsteps echoed down Fifth Avenue Friday, as... Read more

  • Workers cut down a 94-foot Norway spruce that will serve as the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in Oneonta, N.Y., on Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Cut in Upstate New York

    ONEONTA, N.Y.—This year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan. The 94-foot Norway spruce in Oneonta was cut... Read more

  • Smoke rises from a fire at a former Bethlehem Steel site, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Lackawanna, N.Y. The blaze broke out when a hot light bulb fell onto cardboard inside a business, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

    Fire Contained but Still Burning at Old NY Steel Mill Site

    LACKAWANNA, N.Y.—A massive blaze at a former steel mill site outside Buffalo has been contained, and authorities say the fire could burn for days. Fire... Read more

  • Matthew Chavez, 28, bartender and voiceover artist from Brooklyn, offers Subway Therapy to New Yorkers the day after Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, Nov. 9, 2016. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    ‘Subway Therapy’ Offered to Stressed New Yorkers After Election Day

    NEW YORK—The busy subway underpass on 14th Street between 7th and 6th avenues felt quiet on Nov. 9—the first full day after the election of... Read more

  • Smoke billows from the site ofa massive blaze at the former Bethlehem Steel Mill in Lackawanna, N.Y., on on Nov. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Hot Bulb Hitting Cardboard Sparked Massive NY Fire

    LACKAWANNA, N.Y.—More than 100 firefighters struggled to contain a massive blaze at a former Bethlehem Steel site that broke out early Wednesday when a hot... Read more

  • Flanked by New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill (3rd from L) and NYPD Chief of Police Carlos Gomez (R), New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (C) at a press conference in Times Square to discuss election day security issues,  in New York City, on Nov. 7, 2016. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    NYC Police Plan Show of Force for Election Day

    NEW YORK—Police officials in New York say they plan a show of force for Election Day equal to New Year’s Eve in Times Square and... Read more

  • Runners cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the New York City Marathon in New York, on Nov. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Kenya’s Keitany, Eritrea’s Ghebreslassie Win NYC Marathon

    NEW YORK—Eritrea’s Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Kenya’s Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Keitany became the first woman to win three straight... Read more

  • Nirmala Narine on her farm in the Hudson Valley. (Andrea Hayley/Epoch Times)

    Nirmala Narine Expands Her Spice World With Hudson Valley Shop

    Referred to as the “Indiana Jones of spices” by celebrity chef Eric Ripert, Nirmala Narine has built a brand and career on her love of... Read more

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

    FBI, NYPD Assess Possible Al-Qaeda Threat on US Election Eve

    NEW YORK—The FBI and New York Police Department say they are assessing the credibility of information they received of a possible Al-Qaeda terror attack against the... Read more

  • A general view of atmosphere at the 83rd Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting in New York City on Dec. 2, 2015. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

    Iconic Rockefeller Christmas Tree Has Been Chosen

    NEW YORK—A 94-foot Norway spruce from the northern foothills of New York’s Catskill mountain range has been chosen as this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree... Read more

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    New York City High School Student Beat Principal Because His Mother Died, Lawyer Says

    The lawyer for a student who allegedly beat up a New York City principal attempted to explain why his client lashed out. The student, identified... Read more

  • FDNY firefighters work on rooftops in the aftermath of a fatal apartment building fire on the Upper East Side in New York, on Oct. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    NYC Firefighter Stages Dramatic Rescue in Fatal Blaze

    NEW YORK—As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from... Read more

  • Cole, DuBoise, and Brue shared their stories in the first of a series of talks and networking events that focus on "incredible women at the top of their game."

    The Path to Unexpected Greatness Starts With a Single Step

    NEW YORK—In life and fitness, hard work and trusting the process are what matter, according to three New York fitness icons. Their businesses are market... Read more

  • U.N. members' flags at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City. (Aotearoa/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA)

    Chinese Billionaire in UN Bribery Case Asks to Explore NYC

      NEW YORK—A Chinese billionaire confined to a luxury Manhattan apartment while awaiting trial in a United Nations bribery case is asking a judge to... Read more

  • The casket of 4-year-old Christopher Lassiter III is taken from the New Hope Baptist Church in East Orange, N.J., on July 1, 2016, after a funeral service. (Robert Sciarrino/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    Accidental Shootings Claim Teens, Young Children in NY, NJ

    NEW YORK—One was a curious teenager who was looking down the barrel of a gun when it accidentally discharged. Another was a 4-year-old, killed by... Read more

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