Regional News

Farewell to Mayor Bloomberg

December 18, 2013 4:51 pm

New York Post editorial writer Rob George on the three-term New York City mayor’s legacy. Photos: Getty Images

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In Rare Bipartisan Move, Congress Passes Budget

December 18, 2013 4:43 pm

By a 64-36 vote, the Senate passed a bipartisan budget deal, sending the bill to the president's desk for his signature.

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The 10 Best Dog Vines of 2013

December 18, 2013 4:43 pm

Dogs are man's best teacher. Here's all the things dogs taught us on Vine this year.

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Trainer of Brave Seeing-Eye Dog Not Surprised By Canine´s Heroics

December 18, 2013 4:42 pm

INSIDE EDITION spoke to Jessy DiNapoli, the trainer of Orlando, the seeing-eye dog that saved his master after he feel onto subway tracks in New York City.

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Fake news story about SF school results in harassment, threats

December 18, 2013 4:29 pm

A story published on a satirical news site resulted in an elementary school in San Francisco being harassed with an overabundance phone calls and emails. The National Report, which describes itself as “a news and political satire web publication,” ran a story on Dec. 11 with the headline “9-Year-Old Suspended For Saying ‘Merry Christmas.’” The […]

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Harvard Student Accused of Campus Bomb Hoax

December 18, 2013 4:22 pm

Bomb threats that led to the evacuations of four Harvard University campus buildings this week were made by a student trying to get out of taking a final exam, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Wall Street Hits Record as Bernanke Pulls Back

December 18, 2013 4:22 pm

What's the value of economic confidence? $10 billion, according to the Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve showing confidence in the economic recovery – trimming bond purchases to $75 billion a month from $85 billion -starting January. But with strong assurance from outgoing Chairman Ben Bernanke:

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U.S. Senate Passes Budget Deal

December 18, 2013 4:22 pm

The U.S. Senate passed a two-year budget deal on Wednesday to ease automatic spending cuts and reduce the risk of a government shutdown, but fights were already breaking out over how to implement the budget pact. By a vote of 64-36, the Senate sent the measure to President Barack Obama to be signed into law, […]

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Getting emailed receipts can compromise consumer security

December 18, 2013 4:20 pm

The option to be sent an emailed receipt is being offered to shoppers by merchants as a convenience during the holiday shopping season can lead to compromised privacy online, according to consumer advocates. Many holiday shoppers are being asked if they would prefer an emailed receipt to a printed one after making a purchase. Before […]

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Apple-A-Day Doctor Theory Might Work Against Heart Disease

December 18, 2013 4:11 pm

Ever heard this saying, an apple a day keeps the … heart attacks and strokes away? Maybe not, but new research shows it’s true. ​”Researchers at the University of Oxford say that’s similar to giving the cholesterol lowering drug statins to everyone over 50 who’s not already taking them.” (Via BBC) Researchers in the U.K. compared the […]

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