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Alana Horowitz

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New Yorkers Express Quiet Grief Over NYPD Murders

(79) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 9:21 PM

As New York City reels in the aftermath of the assassinations of two NYPD officers, protesters and loved ones gathered Monday night to honor the lives of the victims.

At a candlelit gathering in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, a half-mile from where officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were...

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ヒラリー・クリントン氏の支持率がやや落ちる ダークホースと見られる女性候補は?【アメリカ大統領選】

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 8:27 PM


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Tom Brokaw In Remission From Cancer

(14) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 11:49 AM

Tom Brokaw revealed some good news on Sunday: he is officially in remission from cancer.

In a statement posted to, Brokaw celebrated the prognosis.

"A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New...

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Hillary Clinton Support Dips In New Poll

(986) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 9:25 AM

Hillary Clinton's lead over potential 2016 Democratic rivals has shrunk considerably, a new poll finds.

According to the poll, from ABC News and the Washington Post, 61% of likely Democratic voters say they would vote for Clinton. This is down from last month's lead of...

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Chris Hughes Lashes Out At Former 'New Republic' Staffers

(120) Comments | Posted December 7, 2014 | 7:42 PM

'New Republic' owner Chris Hughes spoke out on Sunday about the recent mass exodus of dozens of the magazine's writers and editors.

Over 50 'New Republic' staffers and contributors stepped down this week after word got out that Hughes and CEO Guy Vidra were...

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Rolling Stone Walks Back Apology Letter Blaming Alleged Rape Victim

(70) Comments | Posted December 7, 2014 | 11:50 AM

Rolling Stone has updated a memo it posted to its site on Friday, addressing concerns about its recent bombshell investigation of campus rape.

In the original letter, published on Friday, Rolling Stone Managing Editor Will Dana apologized for apparent factual discrepancies in their report about an

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Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan Wants To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Docs

(88) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 7:07 PM

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan said that he is seeking court permission to release documents used by the grand jury in the case of a man's choking death.

In a statement, Donovan said that he "was committed to a fair, thorough, and responsible investigation" into the...

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Midway Airport Security Line Reportedly Over 1 Mile Long

(151) Comments | Posted November 30, 2014 | 2:25 PM

Holiday travelers faced a literal nightmare on Sunday morning when the line for security checks at Midway Airport in Chicago was reportedly over a mile long.

KOMO reporter Denise Whitaker said that the line was 1.2 miles long. An airport spokespersonsaid that she wasn't surprised by...

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Bill Kristol: Rand Paul 'Is Totally Overrated' For 2016

(97) Comments | Posted November 30, 2014 | 1:08 PM

Rand Paul, you're going to want to call your office.

Conservative pundit Bill Kristol said that Paul is "totally overrated" as a potential 2016 candidate.

"I predict Rand Paul will get fewer votes than his father got in 2012," he said. "He's more dovish than...

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New Yorker's Ferguson Cover Speaks Volumes

(76) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 1:29 PM

The New Yorker revealed its Dec. 8 cover image in the midst of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

The cover depicts a distorted version of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, broken into two parts -- one black, one white.

“I wanted to comment on the tragic rift...

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Ferguson Prosecutor Robert McCulloch Gives Bizarre Press Conference

(1835) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:04 PM

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced on Monday night that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in a press conference that many found baffling, unwieldy and inflammatory.

McCulloch said the grand jury "gave up their lives"...

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Janice Dickinson accuse Bill Cosby de l'avoir agressée sexuellement (VIDÉO)

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 9:52 AM

Le top model Janice Dickinson a accusé Bill Cosby d’agression sexuelle. Au cours d’une entrevue accordée mardi à Entertainment Tonight, Dickinson a déclaré que l’incident s’était produit en 1982, lorsque les deux stars s’étaient rencontrées pour discuter d’un rôle potentiel dans The Cosby Show.

«Il m’a donné du vin et...

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Janice Dickinson Alleges That She Was 'Sexually Assaulted' By Bill Cosby

(821) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 7:54 PM

Iconic supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in an interview broadcast on Tuesday. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, Dickinson said that the alleged incident occurred when the two met to discuss a potential role for her on "The Cosby Show" back in 1982.

"He gave me wine...

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Bill Cosby Refuses To Answer Sexual Assault Questions On NPR

(861) Comments | Posted November 15, 2014 | 9:53 AM

Bill Cosby remained silent after being asked on NPR to respond to claims that he sexually assaulted several women.

According to host Scott Simon, Cosby shook his head and didn't say a word.

Cosby and his wife Camille had been discussing their collection of African art on...

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Gay Blood Ban Could Be Significantly Reduced In The U.S.

(270) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 6:55 PM

A federal advisory committee on Thursday recommended for the first time that the U.S. soften its ban on blood donations from gay men.

Under the new recommendations, made by the U.S. Health and Human Services' Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability, gay men would...

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Obama To Announce Immigration Action Next Week: REPORTS

(868) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 8:01 PM

President Barack Obama will take action on immigration reform as early as next week, Fox News reported on Wednesday. The decision, which Fox said may be announced as soon as Nov. 21, could prevent millions of deportations under a policy known as "deferred action."

Obama's plan would apply...

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Rosetta's Spacecraft Successfully Lands On Comet

(245) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 11:30 AM

European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe on Wednesday successfully deployed its robotic lander Philae on the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

This is the first time a spacecraft has ever landed on the surface of a comet. The mission was ten years in the making.

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Scott Walker Teases 2016 Presidential Run

(333) Comments | Posted November 9, 2014 | 12:29 PM

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) dropped hints on Sunday that he is considering a run for president in 2016.

Appearing on NBC's 'Meet The Press', he told host Chuck Todd that "I care deeply about not only my state but my country. We’ll see what the...

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Ted Cruz Still Won't Endorse Mitch McConnell For Senate Majority Leader

(170) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 11:49 PM

Ted Cruz refused to say whether or not he would support Mitch McConnell for Senate majority leader even after his party secured control of both chambers on Tuesday night.

Appearing on CNN, Cruz (R-Texas) was discussing the midterm election results when Wolf Blitzer asked if he would get behind McConnell...

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