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  • 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...
  • Clara M. Luper dies at 88; Oklahoma civil rights activist led lunch counter sit-ins

    Clara M. Luper, a black civil rights activist in Oklahoma whose early leadership of lunch counter sit-ins helped break down racial barriers at restaurants and diners nearly two years before the Greensboro, N.C., sit-ins captured national attention in...
  • 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...
  • Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies

    Martin Marootian dies at 95; lead plaintiff in suit over Armenian genocide victims' insurance policies
    Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
  • NYPD Blows Up 5,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks

    NYPD Blows Up 5,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks
    New York, NY - NYPD bomb squad technicians Friday had an early Fourth of July of sorts, destroying 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.  Fire officials say the fireworks ranged in size from sparklers to professional pyrotechnics. "We want everyone to enjoy...
  • Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor

    Brady Bunch mom got crabs in affair with NY mayor
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - This would have made an interesting episode of "The Brady Bunch." Florence Henderson, the actress who played perky mom Carol Brady in the beloved family sitcom, says she once got crabs after a one-night-stand with career...
  • [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County

    [VIDEO] Deadly Small Plane Crash In Westchester County
    Authorities are trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash and burn in the tiny, Westchester County hamlet of Armonk. Holly Baker, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), says four people were killed. She says the...
  • Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats

    Vandalism mars Pride Parade: Tires punctured on 51 floats
    Chicago's 42nd annual Pride Parade got off to a rocky start this morning after 51 floats were vandalized overnight. But by day's end, the event had drawn a huge, perhaps record crowd. "It's the highest I've ever seen," said Marcus Brady, chairman of...
  • James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series

    James Arness dies at 88; TV's Marshal Dillon on landmark 'Gunsmoke' series
    James Arness, the towering actor best known for portraying Marshal Matt Dillon, the strong and commanding symbol of frontier justice on the landmark TV western series "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88. Arness died of natural causes at his home in...