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  • An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet was among the coveted items sold at a New York City auction of space exploration artifacts
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  • Nursing home stripper
  • An 85-year-old nursing home patient was the victim of "disgraceful sexual perversion" when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will
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  • A Delta jet from Atlanta bound for LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport due to a problem with the plane's hydraulic system
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  • A 17-year-old Long Island student has applied to and was accepted at all eight Ivy League schools
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  • shooting
  • An 86-year-old man shot his grandson in the head, killed the grandson's girlfriend and then took his own life because he believed the couple was taking advantage of his ailing daughter and living in her home, the grandson said in an interview published Sunday.
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  • shooting
  • Authorities say an 86-year-old man shot his grandson in the head and then killed the man's girlfriend inside a home on Staten Island before fatally shooting himself.
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  • Plastic bag fees
  • The New York City Council is introducing a bill that would impose a 10-cent fee on plastic and paper bags used at grocery stores
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  • Jim Kelly
  • Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to undergo surgery following the return of oral cancer. His wife, Jill, says the cancer is aggressive and starting to spread.
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  • Early Universe
  • Researchers say they have spotted evidence that a split-second after the Big Bang, the newly formed universe ballooned out at a pace so astonishing that it left behind ripples in the fabric of the cosmos
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  • New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio was to become the first mayor in decades to sit out the city's traditional St. Patrick's Day parade over a dispute involving whether march participants can carry pro-gay signs. But Ireland's Prime Minister refused to be sidelined, saying he'll join the procession in Manhattan because the holiday is about Irishness, not sexuality
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  • staten island ruby slipper theft
  • Police are searching for a woman who stole replicas of the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz"
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  • Joe McGinnis
  • Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself
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  • Authorities busted a counterfeit ring that sold millions of dollars worth of fake beauty and health products in New York
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  • What was supposed to be a routine noise complaint has turned into a significant New York City drug bust
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  • Human hamster wheel
  • Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?
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  • Giant virus
  • Researchers have revived a giant virus more than 30,000 years old, recovered from the permafrost of northeast Siberia
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  • dogs shot in Queens
  • The officers reportedly fired their weapons in self-defense, killing the animals
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  • A man who works at a New York kennel has been arrested, accused of throwing a live dog into a dumpster
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  • Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
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  • Leatrice Brewer drowned her three young children in 2008 believing she was saving them from the deadly effects of voodoo. Afterward she tried to commit suicide twice, but failed
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  • State police say four were killed in a fiery crash in New York's Hudson valley early Sunday morning
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  • A fire tore through the home, spewing flames from the windows and killing four children, neighbors said
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  • Bird poop for beauty?
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  • Facebook's stock has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky public debut last May, crossing a symbolic hurdle that has eluded it for more than a year
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  • More than $45,000 has been raised online for the eight members of a Texas family who were injured in central New York when their van crashed during a vacation trip
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  • Jim Kelly
  • Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly says he has been told by doctors that he won't need to undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment after having surgery to remove cancerous cells in his jaw.
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  • Police and fire officials say eight people have been injured, one of them critically, after a car jumped a curb and slammed into a Manhattan store
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  • bronx mom baby
  • A 17-year-old mom pulled her baby girl from under a cab after they were both struck, and the incident was caught on camera
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  • Jim Kelly
  • The former Buffalo Bills Hall QB says recent tests show the cancer is isolated in his jaw and has not spread to other parts of his body
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  • Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has appointed retired Army general David Petraeus, who resigned as CIA director last year after an extramarital affair, as chairman of its newly created KKR Global Institute
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  • Anthony Weiner got a supportive reception Thursday during the first appearance of his New York City mayoral campaign
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  • Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on
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  • Barbara Walters
  • Barbara Walters is telling viewers she is retiring in another year following a television career that began in 1961.
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  • Two young siblings reported missing on New York's Long Island died Sunday after they were pulled from a neighbor's pool, police said
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  • long island teacher arrested
  • Police say four students reported seeing Aaron Kozlowski watching pornography and fondling himself in his school office
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  • queens beating suspect caught on surveillance
  • A suspect is under arrest on charges of severely beating a girl with a brick in New York on Tuesday.
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  • Halle Berry says she's a woman of compassion and Michael Kors says he's a man of action. Together, they want to make a dent in the battle against hunger around the world.
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  • The Health Department is warning patrons of a West Village restaurant of possible exposure to Hepatitis A.
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  • A security guard at a Brooklyn, NY hopsital helped police lasso a goat that was running wild in the city
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  • The woman in the video is Mamura Nasirova. She is now charged with endangering the welfare of a child
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  • A woman accused of shoving a man to his death from a New York City subway platform is expected in court
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  • More than 700 patients at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C because of accidental reuse of insulin pens, according to a hospital statement and published reports
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  • Police in Syracuse, N.Y., say a 17-year-old girl held up a bank by threatening tellers with what she claimed was a bomb detonator
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  • "121212 The Concert for Sandy Relief" was a star-studded fundraising event for the victims of Hurricane Sandy at Madison Square Garden.
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  • Authorities have reopened the Lincoln Tunnel leading out of New York City after two buses collided in New Jersey, injuring about 20 people
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  • Major U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed because of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday
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  • Going back to a bank you just ripped off to claim you'd been shortchanged isn't likely to end well
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  • A man in upstate New York finally has his wristwatch back, 53 years after it was stolen
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  • Police say the boy's mother led them to the his body after she was confronted by a social worker about the child's whereabouts
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  • Police investigating two gangs called the Very Cripsy Gangsters and the Rockstarz didn't need to spend all their time pounding the pavement for leads. Instead, they fired up their computers and followed the trash talk on Facebook
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