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  • Slashing At McDonald's May Be Hate Crime

    Slashing At McDonald's May Be Hate Crime
    This man is not just another man waiting on line for his food at McDonalds. Police say he’s a homophobic criminal, who’s accused of getting into an argument with a gay couple while standing on line at the chain’s Greenwich Village...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Governor's brother disagrees on some election issues

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's brother has apparently split with the governor on two election issues, backing a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and signing a petition to put the state's same-sex marriage law on the November ballot. Patrick O'Malley...
  • An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?

    An NYC-style sugary-soda ban in D.C.?
    Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health. District of Columbia Councilwoman Mary M. Cheh said on Twitter that she is "open to...
  • 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...
  • NYC Activists For Trayvon Martin React To Controversial New Video Of Zimmerman

    NYC Activists For Trayvon Martin React To Controversial New Video Of Zimmerman
    New video of Trayvon Martin's shooter, George Zimmerman, recorded on a surveillance camera at a Sanford, Florida police station shortly after he fatally shot the unarmed 17 year-old is provoking the same reaction from a variety of people in the Tri-...
  • 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....
  • Thousands Turn Out for Queens Gay Pride Parade

    Thousands Turn Out for Queens Gay Pride Parade
    It was the usual spectacle: flashy, festive, cultural and colorful. But this years Queens Gay Pride parade had an added attraction: politicians on parade pushing to make New York the 17th state to legalize same sex marriage. "How do you have a state......
  • NYC Vigil For Puerto Rican Hate Crime Victim

    NYC Vigil For Puerto Rican Hate Crime Victim
    Thousands of supporters poured into the West Village Sunday to attend a prayer vigil for Puerto Rican hate crime victim, Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado. It was held at Pier 46 on Christopher Street. The 19-year-old's body was found Friday decapitated,...
  • Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally

    Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill. "My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...