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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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Reputed Gambino Crime Boss Shot to Death in New York City

NEW YORK — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the custom-tailored tabloid regular John Gotti. Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, 53, was...
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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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Ginsburg Makes First Public Appearance Since Cancer Surgery

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Ginsburg, 85, had surgery in New York on Dec. 21...
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Judge Bars Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that while such a questio...