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Manhattan (New York City)

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  • 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...
  • Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says

    Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says
    The fishermen who hooked a great white shark in Manhattan Beach on Saturday were trying to guide the fish to deep water and away from swimmers when it bit one, one of the fishermen said Sunday. Some beachgoers have been critical of the fishermen...
  • Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend

    Fourth of July is deadliest holiday weekend
    The Fourth of July is the most dangerous American holiday weekend of the year, experts say. The National Safety Council estimated that there would be 385 deaths and 41,200 injuries -- including car crashes,  swimming incidents and fireworks accidents --...
  • California man says was 'eye to eye' with attacking shark

    (Reuters) - A California man said on Sunday he was "eye to eye" with a great white shark before an attack he thought would kill him as he swam near Manhattan Beach in Southern California. Steven Robles, who suffered chest wounds in the attack on...
  • Rangers stop six-game skid

    The Sports Xchange By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange Rangers stop six-game skid NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers are less than three years removed from twice being one strike away from winning the World Series, so merely snapping two losing streaks...
  • Humor column: Urban living isn't what it's jacked up to be

    I thought I would like to put a store underneath my house. This is, as you know, the stylish 21st-century way of living. In many of the fancy, up-to-date "new urbanism" developments, you get rows of shops with places to live up above them, like the good...
  • Marvel unleashes superheroes for stunt-filled live shows

    By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., July 6 (Reuters) - Marvel in its latest superhero caper will expand its comic empire to live U.S. audiences this summer, with a tour packing Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man and two dozen characters into a family-oriented show...
  • Lee Child, David Ignatius on 'Face the Nation'

    Lee Child, David Ignatius on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list will include best-selling authors. How's that for mixing it up? Lee Child, David Ignatius and Jeffery Deaver talk to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. They are joined by Sandra Brown ("Mean...
  • Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music

    Paul Horn dies at 84; Grammy winner was a pioneer of New Age music
    Paul Horn, a Grammy-winning alto saxophonist and flutist whose career reached from mainstream contemporary jazz to pioneering efforts in music that came to be known as New Age, has died. He was 84. Horn died June 29 at his home in Vancouver, Canada,...
  • Great white shark bites swimmer in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 7 foot (2 meter) 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...
  • Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Paperback fiction

    THE LOWLAND By Jhumpa Lahiri (Vintage $15.95) "The Lowland" is an engrossing family saga steeped in history: the story of two very different brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn apart by revolution,...