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  • Female Employees Sue Gym Over Alleged Sex Harassment

    Female Employees Sue Gym Over Alleged Sex Harassment
    Five women slapped a New York City gym with a lawsuit Wednesday, claiming they were suddenly fired after complaining about sexual harassment they endured from a male manager. The employees - who worked at Battery Park Swim and Fitness - claim they were...
  • Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation

    Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation
    Must-see sites Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
  • Harbor East boomtown

    When she envisioned a deluxe newsstand, the kind of place to find glossy magazines in dozens of languages, obscure literary journals and fashion quarterlies that cost as much as $90, Christina Cieri thought of only one location. Harbor East. "If I...
  • Ten for Friday: Shame on Wall Street

     
    Obama called Wall Street's $18.4 billion in bonuses "shameful," but aside from a verbal tongue lashing he didn't say what he plans to do about them. Getting them back may be hard. New numbers show the economy shrank 3.8......
  • Bill Murray's poetry parade

     
    On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman......
  • New Castle, Delaware

    New Castle, Delaware
    Go here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
  • Workers Prepare to Hoist US Airways Plane From River

    Large cranes swiveled into position over the partially submerged US Airways jetliner shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday, as workers prepared to hoist the plane out of the Hudson River. The effort had been delayed because of icy conditions on the water. New...
  • NJ Cop Charged in Pedestrian Death

    NEW YORK (WPIX) - An off duty Jersey City police officer, accused of being drunk behind the wheel, was arrested Sunday for striking and killing a woman outside the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel in Manhattan. Martin Abreu, 25, who has been with the police force...
  • Mom of Alleged DWI Suspect Blames Victims For Crash

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- The mother of a drunken Jersey City cop who slammed into a young couple over the weekend - killing one of them - is blaming the victims for the crash. According to the New York Daily News, a woman who identified herself as the...
  • Hudson River plane crash investigation could last a year

    Monday, January 19th, 2008 The investigation of the emergency crash landing of a US Airways jetliner will last a year and the lessons will go on for decades. That's the word from Robert Benzon, the National Transportation Safety Board's chief...
  • U.S. monuments perfect for families

    U.S. monuments perfect for families
    Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...