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  • Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary

    Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary
    In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
  • PASSINGS: Charles Nolan, Doyce Nunis Jr.

    PASSINGS: Charles Nolan, Doyce Nunis Jr.
    Charles Nolan Fashion designer modernized American classics Charles Nolan, 53, a fashion designer who was known for modernizing American classics and acting on his interest in politics, died Sunday of cancer at his New York City home. The cancer he...
  • Hair Found In Hands of Murdered Nicaraguan Diplomat

    Hair Found In Hands of Murdered Nicaraguan Diplomat
    The NYPD has an international murder mystery on its hands with no suspect, no motive and at this point, no sign of an arrest. Police remain on the case of Cesar Mercado's homicide. The 34 year-old diplomat was the acting consul general of Nicaragua,...
  • Stop using baby sleep positioners, safety groups warn

    Stop using baby sleep positioners, safety groups warn
    Baby sleep positioners, a popular product for safety-conscious parents, were supposed to save lives by keeping infants from rolling onto their stomachs. Instead, they are now being added to the growing list of dangerous nursery products, all but banned...
  • Dramatic Multi-Vehicle Accident Leaves Several Injured in Queens

    Dramatic Multi-Vehicle Accident Leaves Several Injured in Queens
    An out-of-control city bus skidded off an exit ramp of the Grand Central Parkway Friday, careening down a hill and smashing into two vans and a tractor trailer. At least six people were injured in the accident that unraveled on Hillside Avenue in Queens...
  • President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero

    President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero
    In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago. The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
  • Terror Suspects Targeted NYC Synagogue, Empire State Building: Officials

    Terror Suspects Targeted NYC Synagogue, Empire State Building: Officials
    Two men suspected of plotting what would have been the first terror attack in New York City since Osama bin Laden's death were arrested late Wednesday, officials announced. The suspects were identified as 20-year-old Mohammad Mamdouh and 26-year-old...
  • Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget

    Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget
    Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon. It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...
  • Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis

    Maria Altmann dies at 94; won fight for return of Klimt portrait seized by Nazis
    Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94. Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
  • Bronx Zoo Cobra Gets Official Name

    Bronx Zoo Cobra Gets Official Name
    NEW YORK -- The Egyptian cobra that turned into a media darling after its escape and subsequent capture at the Bronx Zoo was named "Mia" on Thursday after a public vote. The name is a play off the days when it was "missing in action." The Bronx Zoo and...
  • Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

    Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...