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1 killed in fire at Trump Tower in New York
by Karen Matthews - April 8, 2018 - 12:13pm
A raging fire that tore through a 50th-floor apartment at Trump Tower on Saturday killed a man inside and sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president's namesake skyscraper.
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade
by Karen Matthews - November 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country.
Couples gather in Times Square to re-enact kiss at war's end
by Karen Matthews - August 14, 2015 - 4:00pm
With a countdown of "five, four, three, two, one, smooch," couples from across the world puckered up in Times Square on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the famous kiss celebrating the end of World War II...
Stepped-up Ebola screening starts at NYC airport
by Karen Matthews - October 12, 2014 - 5:38am
Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on yesterday in a stepped-up screening effort meant...
Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral
by Karen Matthews - September 8, 2014 - 10:10am
Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" and bagpipers played "New York, New York" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that — like the late...
Catholics react to pope remarks on gays, abortion
by Karen Matthews - September 23, 2013 - 6:24am
Catholics around the globe are reacting mostly positively to Pope Francis' recent remarks that the church has become too focused on "small-minded rules" on hot-button issues like homosexuality, abortion and con...
9/11 museum officials say admission fee needed
by Karen Matthews - May 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
Faced with hefty operating costs, the foundation building the 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center has decided to charge an admission fee of $20 to $25 when the site opens next year.
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