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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Artistas alemanes izaron la bandera blanca en el puente de Brooklyn

    Artistas alemanes izaron la bandera blanca en el puente de Brooklyn
    NUEVA YORK - Tras semanas de misterio, dos artistas alemanes han asegurado que fueron ellos quienes el pasado mes colocaron dos banderas blancas en lo alto del puente de Brooklyn, y que lo hicieron con el Ășnico objetivo de celebrar "la belleza del espacio...
  • Poconos man to plead guilty in 'cheesy' counterfeit money case

    A Poconos man has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges alleging he conspired to pass counterfeit money with four other people arrested last year near Scranton, according to court federal court documents filed Monday. Calmen Stewart Jr., 23, was...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • No indication yet that rabbi's shooting was a hate crime, police say

    MIAMI On the same day hundreds gathered in front of the Chabad-Lubavitch headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y., for Rabbi Joseph Raksin's funeral, the Miami-Dade police department vowed to find the people responsible for his death and urged witnesses to step...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Bob Hastings dies at 89; 'McHale's Navy' actor

    Bob Hastings, a radio actor who found his footing in television, notably for portraying "yes man" Lt. Elroy Carpenter on the popular 1960s sitcom "McHale's Navy," died Monday of prostate cancer at his Burbank home, his family said. He was 89. Hastings...
  • New York City: Work out at private gyms starting at $9.95 a day

    New York City: Work out at private gyms starting at $9.95 a day
    Want to work out at a good gym in New York City but don't know where to go? For those who don't have a gym membership that works in the Big Apple, a new service called Fit Daypass sells one-day passes to New York City gyms starting at $9.95 a day. The...
  • Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86

    Daniel Keyes, author of 1966 novel 'Flowers for Algernon,' dies at 86
    Daniel Keyes, whose fascination with the workings of the mind drove a writing career that produced the classic 1966 novel "Flowers for Algernon," died Sunday at his South Florida home from complications of pneumonia, his family said. He was 86. "Flowers...
  • New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment

    New York firefighter dies in cluttered burning apartment
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday. Gordon Matthew...
  • Camping in Brooklyn

    Camping in Brooklyn
    When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed. "You can do that?" Wait a moment and then … "Why would you want to do that?"...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...