Fans Cheer World Cup Champs as Leaders On and Off the Field

NEW YORK — Adoring fans lined New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field — and as advocates for pay equity off it. Construction workers sounded air horns a...
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Looming Wave of Sex Abuse Cases Poses Threat to Boy Scouts

NEW YORK — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history. A bankruptcy by the...
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As Cashless Stores Grow, So Does the Backlash

NEW YORK — Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco. So he was surprised to learn the dollar bills in his pocket were no good at Dos Toros Taqueria in Manhattan, one of a small but growing number of establishment...
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Opinion: New York Abortion Law Allows Infanticide

As a child in the early 90’s, I would sometimes visit the old Valley Children’s Hospital at Shields and Millbrook avenues, where my father worked. The NICU unit was near my dad’s office, and there was an outsid...
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4 Charged in Plot to Attack US Muslim Community Named Islamberg

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Three men and a high school student were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives, authorities said Tuesday. The Rochester-area residents are accused of plotting to attack th...