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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • Former New York City hospital executive charged with $5.6 million painkiller theft

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former pharmacy executive at a major New York City hospital was arrested on Tuesday and charged with stealing $5.6 million worth of narcotic painkillers from the medical center, authorities said. Anthony D'Alessandro, 47, former...
  • Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world

    Andrea Marcovicci takes a spin around the world
    For more than a quarter century, cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci has been bringing the great American art song — and related fare — to audiences around the world. Her travels have been "sweet and bitter," she says, and she'll bring the show...
  • Mom charged after leaving baby on New York subway platform

    (Reuters) - A mother who pushed her baby in a stroller onto a New York City subway station platform and boarded a departing train was charged with felony abandonment on Tuesday, officials said. The North Carolina woman, Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • 'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach

    'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach
    A 7-foot great white shark bit a swimmer off the coast near Manhattan Beach in Southern California on Saturday, leaving the man with moderate injuries, a fire department official said. The shark bit the long-distance swimmer in the upper torso and...
  • Swimmer bitten by shark off Manhattan Beach describes ordeal

    A swimmer who was attacked by a shark near the Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday described the incident as terrifying, saying “I felt the shark biting into me and I thought this is it.” Steven Robles was out for a swim with about a dozen...
  • Maturity, patience pays off for the long-distance swimmer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-...
  • Easy-listening 'Begin Again' has appeal, but falters on authenticity

    With "Begin Again," writer-director John Carney delivers his latest charming romantic comedy/musical, following the Oscar-winning indie hit, "Once." This time, he has some bigger stars in the lead roles: Keira Knightley plays British singer-songwriter...
  • Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator

    Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator
    A long-distance ocean swimmer who was attacked by a great white shark at Manhattan Beach over the weekend said he stared the predator in the eye as it sunk its teeth into his chest before finally releasing him. Steven Robles, a 50-year-old real estate...
  • Video emerges showing shark attack off Manhattan Beach Pier

    A video has emerged showing a shark attack that left a swimmer injured near the Manhattan Beach Pier. One video, posted on by LoudLabs News on YouTube, shows the shark "jumping right on top" of the swimmer, as one of the people heard on the recording...
  • New York: A visit to the National September 11 Memorial Museum

    New York: A visit to the National September 11 Memorial Museum
    Perhaps you’ve heard the complaints about the National September 11 Memorial Museum: Some think it’s too expensive (admission is $24); others decry the inclusion of a gift store.   Some relatives of those of those who died in the Sept. 11,...