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nbcnewyork.com — The tombstone for former Mayor Ed Koch, who died in February after meticulously planning the details of his burial for years, was mistakenly engraved with the wrong birth date, NBC 4 New York has found. The marker, which stands more than 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide, lists Koch's birth date as Dec.
ap.org — June 14, 2013 NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathan Lemire, a political reporter with the New York Daily News, has been hired by The Associated Press to cover New York City Hall. Lemire, 33, will take the lead in providing distinctive coverage of New York City politics for a global audience, focusing immediately on this year's mayoral race, Michael Bloomberg's legacy and the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
news.yahoo.com — The White House announcement that President Barack Obama has decided to provide direct military aid to Syria's rebels didn't include the word "arms." And the word "weapons" only appears as part of "chemical weapons," as in "our intelligence community assesses that the Assad regime has used chemical weapons."
news.yahoo.com — Yes, yes, bombshell NSA surveillance revelations, civil war in Syria, the ailing economy, the IRS controversy-there are many, many more important stories to cover. But as someone who was a teen in the 1980s, the idea that a Supreme Court Justice might casually reference Tommy Tutone's 1982 smash hit "867-5309/Jenny" in a ruling is just [...]
news.yahoo.com — Eight months after attorneys for Abigail Fisher argued in front of the Supreme Court that The University of Texas' affirmative action admissions policy discriminates against white students, the justices still have not handed down their decision in the potentially paradigm-shifting case. The unusual delay has many court-watchers stumped, though as with everything Supreme Court-related, all [...]
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