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  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 1940, the first televised college basketball games were broadcast by New York City station W2XBS as Pittsburgh defeated...
  • NY colleges taking part in national policy issue simulation

    Several New York universities and colleges are participating in a national competition that has students come up with a solution to a simulated health care policy problem facing local, state and federal legislators. The University at Albany's Rockefeller...
  • Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout

    Robert Benmosche dies at 70; led financial giant AIG after U.S. bailout
    Robert Benmosche, the former president and chief executive of AIG who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182-billion government bailout, died of lung cancer Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center, the company said. He was 70. Benmosche became AIG's...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Former AIG CEO Robert Benmosche Dies Of Cancer At 70

    NEW YORK — Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday. The company says Benmosche died Friday morning at...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull and instead of buzzers,...
  • Former AIG CEO Robert Benmosche dies of cancer at 70

    Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday. The company says Benmosche died Friday morning at NYU Langone...
  • 5 things Neil Diamond could do between shows while in Allentown

    5 things Neil Diamond could do between shows while in Allentown
    Singer Neil Diamond on Friday kicks off the world tour to promote his new album “Melody Road” at Allentown’s PPL Center – the first music artist to play two shows at the new arena, and Diamond has promised they will be full of hits...
  • Does the Supreme Court care that Americans support gay marriage?

    WASHINGTON As Noah Rothman of the conservative blog Hot Air put it Friday, polls show that "gay marriage is so popular that even Republicans are coming around." A new CNN/ORC poll found that 63 percent of Americans side with gay and lesbian couples on...
  • Williams and O'Reilly cases diverge

    Two prominent television personalities are accused within weeks of each other of misrepresenting their wartime reporting experiences in ways that made those experiences seem more dangerous than they actually were. That's what Brian Williams and Bill O'...