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New York City's 24-Hour Subway Service Could End, Ruining Lives, Under Proposal

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An influential think tank has proposed ending 24-hour subway service in New York City - a seismic change to the cornerstone of the identity for a city that never sleeps.
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New York City Ballet Chief Peter Martins Has Stepped Down Amid Accusations of Sexual Harassment

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Peter Martins, the influential leader of New York City Ballet for three decades, has taken a leave of absence pending an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment.
The company confirmed late Thursday that 71-year-old Martins had requested and was granted a temporary leave from both the company and the affiliated School of American Ballet until an independent investigation concluded. The probe, which is being conducted by a law firm, was launched after the company received an anonymous letter accusing Martins of past sexual harassment. City Ballet has said that allegation was not...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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New York City collects sales tax on even the smallest items, but it probably won't collect a cent in taxes on a nearly half billion dollar painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Italian Renaissance artist's “Salvator Mundi” sold for $450 million during a record-breaking auction at Christie's last month to a buyer reported to be a Saudi prince. But unless he decides to hang the work in a Manhattan pied-a-terre, or ships it using the wrong type of carrier, the city won't get any taxes.
That's because the state's laws are structured so that out-of-town buyers generally don't get hit with big tax...
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New York City not likely to tax $450 million art sale

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NYC Ballet chief accused of harassment takes leave from job

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Longtime New York City Ballet chief Peter Martins has taken a leave of absence from his post pending an investigation into alleged sexual harassment. The company confirmed late Thursday that...
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Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant families, federal authorities are still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800... Read more ...

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

A teenager inadvertently crossed the border into the United States while jogging. Read more ...

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say

DNA on napkin used to crack 32-year-old cold case, police say

DNA evidence from a discarded restaurant napkin was used to identify a suspect in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl in 1986, police in Tacoma, Washington, said Friday. Read more ...

Solid outing by Heaney leads Angels past Blue Jays 2-1

Solid outing by Heaney leads Angels past Blue Jays 2-1

ANAHEIM - Andrew Heaney pitched seven solid innings in another quality start, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Read more ...

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

From April 19 through the end of May, 1,995 children were separated due to the administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and 2,342 were separated from May 5 to June 9... Read more ...

Bichette homers but Reading wins

Bichette homers but Reading wins

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Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Multiple vehicles went up in flames at Carowinds amusement park Friday afternoon in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more ...

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

CNN said Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, "Parts Unknown." Read more ...

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government. Read more ...

Sabres select Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin first overall

Sabres select Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin first overall

DALLAS - The Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the first overall pick in the NHL draft, giving them a dynamic player who should spark their rebuilding... Read more ...