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  • For Murdoch, media has often been about friends and influence

     
    In 1996, the teenage son of a prominent political figure in Washington, D.C., got suspended from his tony prep school. Not wanting to see himself, his family or his boss embarrassed by his son’s actions, the father scrambled to keep......
  • Morning Fix: Kids and Hollywood hustles! Janet Jackson on 'X Factor'?

     
    Kids who want to be stars in Hollywood may learn some hard lessons. Silicon Valley is invading Madison Avenue. MSNBC has a new star -- Ed Schultz....
  • New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages

    New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages
    NEW YORK -- Wedding fever hit New York on Sunday, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to be married on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal in the state. In western New York, two grandmothers became the state's first legally wed...
  • New Yorkers Celebrate Marriage Law At Gay Pride Parade

    New Yorkers Celebrate Marriage Law At Gay Pride Parade
    Two days after the state legalized same-sex marriages, New York's annual Gay Pride Parade seemed more like a brash, colorful wedding procession on Sunday than an annual rally. Parade organizers estimated as many as 2 million spectators turned out to...
  • Upper East Side Residents Furious Over Proposed Trash Plant

    Upper East Side Residents Furious Over Proposed Trash Plant
    Residents from the Upper East Side in Manhattan gathered at the Stanley Issac Holmes houses on 93rd street to rally against a project that would bring more than 5000 tons of trash, 6 days per week, down streets where children play and just feet from the...
  • Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams

    Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo Picks Transition Teams
    New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo savored victory on election night almost two weeks ago. Now he's getting ready to govern. Cuomo's transition teams are expected to begin meeting as early as next week. The transition teams are meant to help the...
  • Study: 25 Percent Of NYC Parking Placards Are Fake

    Study: 25 Percent Of NYC Parking Placards Are Fake
    According to shocking new statistics, one out of every four parking placards in New York City is bogus. Transportation Alternatives released a report called, "Totally Bogus: a Study of Parking Abuse in New York City," which found that one in four permits...
  • Top 50

    Top 50
    Annise Parker has made it big... again. Not only is she the first openly-gay Mayor of a city with a population over 1 mil, she is now ranked in OUT Magazines Fifth Annual Power 50. Ranking the most influential people in the Lesbian/Gay community. Parker...
  • Mocker on MTA Fake Signal Inspection Hearing

    Mocker on MTA Fake Signal Inspection Hearing
    New York City Council will hold a hearing on Thursday, January 6 at 10 a.m. to discuss reports that workers faked subway signal inspections. The MTA Inspector General began another inquiry into this issue this summer. Reports criticizing the MTA's signal...
  • Wal-Mart Draws Ire Even In Poor Parts Of Brooklyn

    Wal-Mart Draws Ire Even In Poor Parts Of Brooklyn
    Wal-Mart's lengthy struggle to open in New York City has hit fresh problems -- a controversial report that said America's biggest discounter does not just sell cheap, it makes neighborhoods poorer. The report concludes that Wal-Mart, the biggest U.S....
  • Silent March To Protest NYPD's 'Stop-And-Frisk' Policy

    Silent March To Protest NYPD's 'Stop-And-Frisk' Policy
    Several thousand New Yorkers marched silently down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue from lower Harlem to the mayor's Upper East Side townhouse on Sunday to protest the New York Police Department's contentious stop-and-frisk policy. Civil rights leaders the...