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Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Manhattan Democrats Pushing Voters to Fight Tea Party Wave

As fears over Republican gains grow, Democratic advocates are pushing voters to get involved before the Nov. 2 election.

Manhattan »

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar Storm Off 'The View' After Bill O'Reilly's Ground Zero Mosque Comments

Two of the co-hosts of 'The View' walked off the set on Thursday in response to comments made by Bill O'Reilly.

Midtown & Theater District »

Naked Cowboy Announces Run for President on Tea Party Platform

Naked Cowboy Robert John Burck said he wants to lead the Tea Party to the White House.

Midtown & Theater District »

Naked Cowboy Announces Run for President

Times Square fixture, the Naked Cowboy, announced his candidacy for president of the United States in 2012.

Downtown »

House Passes Zadroga Bill For 9/11 Responders

The Zadroga Bill passed 268-160 Wednesday, prompting cheers on the House floor.

Manhattan »

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore Seek to End Online Slave Trafficking

The Twitter power couple announced their new anti-trafficking campaign during a Manhattan press conference.

Manhattan »

Obama's Speech at the U.N. Adds to General Assembly Gridlock

President Obama's speech at the General Assembly Wednesday added to the gridlock that has gripped Manhattan this week.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Bill Clinton Endorses Carolyn Maloney While Russell Simmons Backs Reshma Saujani

Bill Clinton endorsed Carolyn Maloney even though Reshma Saujani was a staunch Hillary Clinton supporter.

Manhattan »

No Talk of 2012 During Obama, Bloomberg Golf Outing

President Barack Obama and Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have lost a bet on the golf course, but not about 2012.

Manhattan »

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, President Barack Obama Play Golf Together

Bloomberg and Obama hit the links on Martha's Vineyard, Friday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shepard Fairey's Mural Taken Down 'Like the Berlin Wall,' Says Artist

Shepard Fairey said the repeated vandalism of his work proved a "powerful" moment for his art.

Harlem »

Charles Rangel Says He's President Obama's 'Best Friend,' After Ripping Him

Charles Rangel reaffirmed his affection for President Obama two days after criticizing him at a candidate forum.

Manhattan »

'Obamacare' Goes Into Effect in New York

The New York Bridge Plan is now accepting applications from uninsured locals with preexisting medical conditions.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shepard Fairey Heads to Court, Accused of Stealing Obama 'Hope' Image From the AP

The case of the Associated Press against Shepard Fairey is expected to go to trial in March.

Downtown »

Michael Bloomberg Says Defeat of Mosque Would Be A 'Sad Day For America'

Bloomberg praised the president for defending the project and said that its defeat would be a "sad day for America."