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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Former Woods Bassist Kevin Morby Lives The Opposite Of A 'Still Life'

    Former Woods Bassist Kevin Morby Lives The  Opposite Of A 'Still Life'
    When you're a working musician, rambling comes with the territory. The life consists of touring, strings of one-nighters in interchangeable bars and clubs punctuated by brief spells in studios. But the singer and songwriter Kevin Morby seems perhaps...
  • Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., ignore pleas to stay home

    As this troubled town awaited the arrival of U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., local officials pleaded for calm Tuesday, protesters ignored requests to stay home, and schools remained closed for fear of the violence that has clutched Ferguson for nearly...
  • Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight

    Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight
    After a night of virtual calm on Ferguson streets, the protests turned tense shortly before midnight Tuesday when someone threw a bottle and police swarmed to make arrests.  The night appeared on the verge of spinning out of control when some protesters...
  • Ferguson turns tense around midnight; protesters step in to keep peace

    Ferguson turns tense around midnight; protesters step in to keep peace
    After a night of virtual calm on Ferguson streets, protests over the Aug. 9 police killing of an unarmed black man turned tense shortly before midnight Tuesday when someone threw a bottle and police swarmed to make an arrest. The night appeared on the...
  • Man exonerated of murder settles suit against New York for $10 million

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man who was incarcerated for 16 years for a murder he did not commit has settled a lawsuit against New York City for $10 million, two months before his case was scheduled to go to trial. Jabbar Collins, 42, was sentenced in 1995 to...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies

    State Education Chief Leaving After Series Of Controversies
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Stefan Pryor, his controversial state education commissioner, will leave by January and is "actively seeking new professional opportunities'' — a move that critics branded as an election-...
  • A stylist's secrets for decorating your home

    A stylist's secrets for decorating your home
    Others collect stuff. Hilary Robertson, a native of London who now divides her time between homes in Brooklyn and upstate New York, takes objects to the next level. How? Simply by knowing how to arrange and display them. We talked with Robertson...
  • Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami

    Intriga navideña: Heat vs. Cavaliers de LeBron el 25 de diciembre/Calendario/Nónima de Miami
    MIAMI — Santa Claus traerá un regalo muy especial para los seguidores del Heat de Miami el próximo 25 de diciembre. Como parte de la jornada navideña de la temporada 2014-15 de la NBA, el Heat recibirá ese día mágico a LeBron James y sus...
  • UF freshman DT Thomas Holley undergoes season-ending hip surgery and other Gators' injury updates

    UF freshman DT Thomas Holley undergoes season-ending hip surgery and other Gators' injury updates
    First-year freshman Thomas Holley underwent season-ending hip surgery on Monday to repair a torn labrum dating to high school, coach Will Muschamp said. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound Holley was one of the highest-rated members of the Gators’ 2014...
  • Two suspects in Lehigh University student robbery arrested

    Two people are charged in a robbery Friday after they allegedly stole a cell phone and purse from a Lehigh University student. Police said the robbery happened around 9:40 p.m. on Asa Drive, just inside the property of the campus. Shadira Clarke, 20, of...