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  • Joan Rivers, 81, hospitalized; daughter Melissa Rivers en route

    Joan Rivers, 81, hospitalized; daughter Melissa Rivers en route
    Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan's Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after suffering complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor's office. "This morning, Joan Rivers was taken to the Mount...
  • Double-decker tour buses collide in New York's Times Square

    Double-decker tour buses collide in New York's Times Square
    NEW YORK — Two double-decker tour buses collided in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people at the height of the summer tourist season, police and firefighters said. The open-top buses collided near 47th Street and 7th...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Fire breaks out on 30 Rock deck, injures 6

    The Top of the Rock, the observation deck of Rockefeller Center, was evacuated Sunday evening as more than 60 firefighters responded to a fire caused by a camera. Five adults and one child sustained "minor burns" from the fire that broke out about 7:43...
  • New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment

    New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday. Gordon Matthew...
  • Deerfield students get glimpse of Sept. 11 tragedy

    Deerfield students get glimpse of Sept. 11 tragedy
    Many Americans remember where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists flew U.S. jetliners into locations including the World Trade Center towers in New York City. But North Shore children who weren't alive at the time...
  • Fire truck from 9/11 in Costa Mesa

    Fire truck from 9/11 in Costa Mesa
    A fire truck used to respond to the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display at the First Fridays Road Show at the Costa Mesa Civic Center on Friday. After being decommissioned by the New York Fire Department in 2011, the fire...
  • New York police, firefighters brawl at charity hockey game

    If only New York had a large, disciplined group of government employees whose job it was to prevent giant fights. Law and order was briefly suspended on the ice at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday when hockey players from the New York...
  • 'Superman Hall of Heroes' to Honor Extraordinary Citizens

    DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have launched the "Superman Hall of Heroes" as an online portal through which individuals can gift their own heroes with Man of Steel-themed merchandise. The companies have inducted some notable names of their own --...
  • Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show

    Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show
    Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens. Authorities toiled overnight,...
  • Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million

    Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million
    Black and Latino applicants to the New York City fire department who alleged that they lost out on jobs because of racially discriminatory written exams settled a long-running lawsuit for $98 million in back pay, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday....