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School Reading List Riddled With Embarrassing Errors

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A Long Island school district has released a summer reading list riddled with spelling errors. F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Gre...

'I Wished Nobody Invented The Bus, So He Would Still Be Alive'

Newsday | Matthew Chayes | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

The panicked stepfather, wielding a sledgehammer, smashed out the window of the bedroom where one child was screaming and another lay dying. Both boy...

(WATCH) Secrets Of The Presidential Debates: Host-School Profs Provide Post-Debate Analysis

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

There's no doubt that this month's presidential debates had a major impact on the race for the Oval Office in 2012. President Barack Obama's lethargic...

(WATCH) Why Are Debates On College Campuses? Hofstra Historian Explains

Posted 10.15.2012 | College

Hofstra University will host the second debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney -- and the third debate between the Democratic and ...

Dawn and Claire Have an Idea

Alan Singer | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

Dawn and Claire find that their eighth-grade students remember little about American government from the previous year. They decided there had to be a better way to promote civic knowledge.

Paterson Launches Election Bid On Long Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — David Paterson launched his campaign for a full four-year term as governor Saturday with a combative campaign speech that mock...

Paterson Launches Governor Bid In Long Island Hometown

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Weeks after becoming the state's first black governor, David Paterson made a triumphant return to his childhood alma mater, He...

Shoebox Baby's Mom Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (AP) -- Police on Long Island have arrested the mother of a newborn found abandoned in a shoebox in the lobby of a Long island ...

Long Island: Newborn Girl Found In Shoebox

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A newborn girl was found alive in a shoebox at the entrance to a Hempstead, L.I., apartment building, cops said....