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MLB Thanksgiving: Appreciating Jorge Posada

Sports Illustrated
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CBS US News

Empire State Building poem by Amanda Gorman: “The Republic Rising”

CBS News
For nearly 90 years, the Empire State Building has not only defined the skyline of New York, but it has also stood as a symbol of American ingenuity and determination. In honor of the soaring tower’s creators, the nation’s first Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, headed to the observation deck...
History

How New York City Found Clean Water | History

Smithsonian
Centuries before New York City sprawled into a skyscraping, five-borough metropolis, the island of Manhattan was a swampy woodland. Ponds and creeks flowed around hills and between trees, sustaining nomadic Native Americans and wildlife. But after the Dutch established a colony in 1624, water shortages and pollution began threatening the...
CBS US News

Willie Murphy bodybuilder: 82-year-old female bodybuilder beats down home intruder

CBS News
Rochester, New York, resident Willie Murphy is not your average 82-year-old. When a man decided to break into her home Thursday night, the award-winning bodybuilder used her strength to repel the intruder with the help of a table, baby shampoo and a broom. Murphy told local station WHAM-TV that the intruder...
CBS US News

Amazon rainforest wildfires: NYC and LA officials urge boycott of meat companies linked to Amazon fires

CBS News
City officials in Los Angeles and New York have proposed legislation that would require the country’s two biggest municipalities to cut ties with businesses linked to wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforests in Brazil.  Spurring the recently introduced bills are heightened concerns about wildfires in the Amazon, the largest rainforest...
CBS US News

Syracuse fraternities suspended: School halts frat activities after student reported called racial slur on campus

CBS News
Syracuse University has suspended all fraternity activities for the rest of this semester after several racist and anti-Semitic incidents were reported at the school, CBS New York reports. In one of the most recent incidents, a female student said several fraternity members and their guests verbally attacked her, calling her...
CBS US News

Jeffrey Epstein’s guards could face criminal charges, source says

CBS News
Federal prosecutors in New York are considering bringing criminal charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, a source familiar with the investigation told CBS News. Epstein, who was 66 at the time of his death, was found unresponsive in his cell...
CBS US News

Jeffrey Epstein’s guards could face criminal charges, source says

CBS News
Federal prosecutors in New York are considering bringing criminal charges against two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, a source familiar with the investigation told CBS News. Epstein, who was 66 at the time of his death, was found unresponsive in his cell...
CNBC - Real Estate

Video shows burglars at CEO Don Ghermezian’s New York mansion

CNBC Real Estate
The New York City Police Department released video footage on Tuesday showing a group of men who they say ransacked a mansion belonging to billionaire real estate mogul Don Ghermezian, stealing $140,000 worth of luggage and jewelry. The footage shows several unidentified male suspects walking past a security camera on...
CBS US News

Trump tax returns: Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit aiming to block House getting New York state returns

CBS News
Trump sues to block release of tax returns Washington — A federal judge has dismissed President Trump’s lawsuit against the New York attorney general and House Ways and Means Committee, adding to the president’s recent court losses in his fight to keep his tax returns under wraps.  U.S. District Court...
CBS US News

Trump Veterans Day parade speech: Trump tells veterans in New York the “nation is forever in your debt”

CBS News
President Trump offered a history lesson at the New York City Veterans Day Parade Monday, returning to his home city and state to mark the holiday. Mr. Trump and the first lady also participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in Madison Square Park. “To each veteran of the war, the glory of...
CBS US News

Trump Veterans Day parade speech:Trump tells veterans in New York the “nation is forever in your debt”

CBS News
President Trump offered a history lesson at the New York City Veterans Day Parade Monday, returning to his home city and state to mark the holiday. Mr. Trump and the first lady are also laying a wreath in Madison Square Park.  “To each veteran of the war, the glory of your...
CNBC Business

Saudi Aramco will offer less than 1% of shares to individual investors in IPO

CNBC
Saudi Aramco will offer less than 1% of shares to individual investors in IPO Source link: Click here for more
CNBC Business

‘Fighting for our lives’ — US apple farmers endure major crop and profit losses as climate changes

CNBC
Climate change is posing an existential threat to the precarious lives of farmers across the country. “We’ve seen such dramatic, frightening crop losses,” says Elizabeth Ryan, a longtime farmer in the Hudson Valley region of New York. Source link: Click here for more
Reuters - Business

UPS liable for shipping contraband cigarettes in New York, damages reduced: court

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court found United Parcel Service Inc liable to New York state and New York City for shipping hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes, but reduced its payout for damages and unpaid taxes to about $97.6 million from $247 million. FILE PHOTO:...
Reuters - Business

Exxon’s lawyer calls lawsuit a ‘cruel joke’ as climate change fraud trial ends

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for New York state and Exxon Mobil Corp delivered closing arguments in a closely watched trial accusing the oil company of hiding from investors the true cost of addressing climate change. Theodore Wells, the lawyer for Exxon, exits New York State Supreme Court in the...
CBS US News

Donald Trump tax returns can be turned over, New York federal appeals court says today

CBS News
Trump loses appeal over tax returns New York — President Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is certain to be challenged, follows arguments from Mr....
CNBC Business

How Christie’s and Sotheby’s dominate the $67 billion art world

CNBC
The auction house is one of the biggest drivers of the art market. Sales at public auctions exceeded $29 billion last year. Rivals Christie’s and Sotheby’s capture more than 40% of global auction sales. Source link: Click here for more
CBS US News

“I had to help them”: Single dad adopts 5 siblings so they can stay together

CBS News
Buffalo, New York — When 48-year-old Lamont Thomas became an empty-nester, it was the end of a parenting legend. Back in 2001, this divorced dad of two took on a foster kid named Michael Perez. “He was a good young man and I just hated to see him in the...

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