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50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights Are a Work in Progress

NEW YORK — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. "Mobs of gays and lesbians were running around angry and confused, but we all knew that something had sparked a change in our world. We've come...
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Suspect Arrested in Murder of Reputed Mob Boss

This 2008 photo shows Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali. "Franky Boy," the reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was shot to death Wednesday night in front of his home in Staten Island, New York, by a gunman who may have staged a car accident to lure him ...
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Bangladeshi Immigrant Convicted in NYC Subway Bombing

(New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP, File) NEW YORK — A Bangladeshi immigrant convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges after setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour told the trial judge he was angry at P...
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Cardi B Hands out Free Winter Coats in New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as rapper Cardi B handed out free winter coats. The Bronx-born rapper met with residents and fans on Thursday evening at the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn during brisk fall weather. The 26-year-o...