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Inae Oh is the New York Editor at The Huffington Post.

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駐車場代だけでも1億円かかる超豪華マンションがマンハッタンに建設中

(4) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 1:36 AM

ニューヨーク市では現在、深刻化する所得格差や、手頃な値段の住宅物件の不足により、多くの住民が苦しんでいる。そんな中、マンハッタンで現在建設中のある高級マンションでは、住人専用の駐車スペースを100万ドル(約1億円)で提供する予定だという。

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911に立ち向かったヒーローたちの厳しい現実がわかる16のデータ

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 5:42 AM

2001年9月11日のテロから13年が経ち、初動対応した人々やレスキュー活動に携わった人々の中に、今もなお適切なケアや補償を望む人々がいる。

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16 Sobering Numbers That Remind Us To Honor The Sacrifice Of 9/11 Responders

(28) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 7:33 AM

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, some first responders and rescue workers are still waiting to receive proper care and compensation. From increased rates of cancer and other diseases to a continued failure by lawmakers to pass clear legislation to manage benefits, their burden has mounted with...

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10 NYC Parking Spots Are Going For A Mind-Boggling $1 Million Each

(11) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 8:09 AM

As worsening income inequality and a serious lack of affordable housing place ever more strain on vast numbers of New York City residents, a new luxury apartment building in Manhattan is offering several $1 million parking spots for uber-wealthy buyers.

The 10 spots, located underground...

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Andrew Cuomo Finally Hits The Campaign Trail, Where No One Seems To Know His Challenger

(5) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 3:09 PM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's key challenger in the New York state Democratic primary may have been on the campaign trail for weeks, but if a union rally for the incumbent on Monday was any indication, she's hardly made a dent in voters' lives.

Members of New York City's hospitality union...

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Andrew Cuomo: Debates Can Be 'A Disservice To Democracy'

(185) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 12:51 PM

With just four days until New York's gubernatorial primary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and his running mate Kathy Hochul have yet to publicly acknowledge their most prominent Democratic challengers, Zephyr Teachout and her running mate Tim Wu -- beyond trying to have Teachout's name removed from the ballot,...

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See One Of NYC's Trendiest Neighborhoods Transform In This Dramatic Photo Series

(8) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 4:21 PM

Over the past few decades, the East Village has witnessed one of New York City's most dramatic transformations, one that has seen the neighborhood's former grit overtaken by trendy restaurants, divey watering holes and sky-high rent prices.

Photographer Daniel Root's images documenting this change offer...

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Hurts Education To Help Big Banks, Says Challenger

(5) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 2:37 PM

Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham University law professor challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in next week's Democratic primary, called Cuomo's policies "indistinguishable" from those of Ronald Reagan, particularly when it comes to public education in the state.

"We have larger class sizes, less funding than we've had...

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Ronald Singleton's Death Is 2nd Recent Restraint-Related Homicide For NYPD

(37) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 2:42 PM

The death of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died after being placed in a police chokehold earlier this summer, sparked national outrage over allegations of racial profiling and the use of excessive force routinely employed by officers of the New York Police Department.

The city's...

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Andrew Cuomo Loses NY Times Endorsement, Paper Cites Ethics 'Failure'

(67) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 3:49 PM

The New York Times editorial board announced it would not be endorsing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in the upcoming September primary for governor.

Mr. Cuomo became governor on that platform and recorded several impressive achievements, but he failed to perform Job 1. The state government remains...
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5Pointz Demolition Is Happening. Here's What Tearing Down A Graffiti Mecca Looks Like

(3) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Demolition on New York City's 5Pointz, perhaps the most iconic graffiti spot in the street art community, officially began over weekend as large-scale backhoes began removing the work of the countless artists who've tagged the building since 1993.

The milestone marks the point of no...

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Man Vandalizes Jeff Koons Retrospective With Own Blood, Because He's An Artist Too

(31) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 11:41 AM

An artist was removed from the Whitney Museum of American Art's colossal Jeff Koons retrospective after he splattered what was reportedly his own blood on one of the exhibition walls, forming the shape of an "X."

Hungarian-born performance artist Istvan Kantor, who has a well-documented penchant for utilizing his...

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Michael Brown Family To March In New York For Eric Garner, Man Killed By Cop Chokehold

(6) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 4:49 PM

The parents of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, will attend a rally in support of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died after being placed in a chokehold by police last month.

Around

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NYC Council Speaker Reveals She Has 'High-Risk HPV'

(35) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 11:58 AM

Through a series of tweets Sunday, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito revealed she had been recently diagnosed with "high-risk HPV."

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Violence At Rikers Island Surged During Bloomberg Years, According To Report

(2) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 3:17 PM

The current crisis of brutality and mental illness overwhelming Rikers Island, one of the country's most notoriously violent jail complexes, can be traced back to systematic policy failures and staff reductions seen under former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), a new report claims.

The report,...

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Here's Who (Probably) Put Those Mysterious White Flags On The Brooklyn Bridge

(16) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 5:56 PM

Two German artists have come forward, claiming to being the pranksters who scaled the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced a pair of American flags with two plain white flags. That stunt, which apparently took place in the wee hours of July 22, sent the New York City Police Department...

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Sorry, Andrew Cuomo. Zephyr Teachout Will Stay On Ballot.

(8) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 4:33 PM

A judge has ruled against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) bid to remove challenger Zephyr Teachout from the Democratic primary ballot, arguing lawyers for the governor failed to prove Teachout did not meet the state's constitutional residency requirements.

The ruling, announced Monday, comes as a blow to...

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'Broken Windows' Defender Rudy Giuliani Distancing Himself From 'Zero Tolerance' Approach

(8) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 4:21 PM

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, one of the most aggressive proponents of a "zero tolerance" approach to "broken windows" policing, is now reversing his stance, saying the controversial method “doesn’t have to be rigidly enforced."

"You don’t enforce every rule, you don’t enforce it, you don’t enforce a...

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Snack On Lucky Charms While Contemplating How Your iPhone Has Ruined Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 4:14 PM

Back in the latter half of the 1800s, cereal was thought of as a dietary revolutionary, healthy, even godly. But by the 1960s, clever and sometimes deceptive advertising had helped hook consumers on cereal brands that were actually packed with unhealthy ingredients.

Artist Rachel Lee...

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Zephyr Teachout Fights For Recognition Against 'Machine' Andrew Cuomo

(23) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 9:49 AM

Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor vying to become a formidable candidate in the upcoming Democratic primary for New York governor, slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for what she called an attempt to silence her campaign with a lawsuit challenging her state residency.

"Andrew Cuomo does not want...

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