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Five Things I Learned Judging and Hanging Out at The Shorty Awards

Sree Sreenivasan on the contest that honors excellence - such as it is - on Twitter.

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Geraldine Ferraro Remembered as a Pioneer for Women

Political leaders praised Ferraro for changing the world for women, and for outstanding service to New York.

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Donald Trump Says President Obama Should Prove His Citizenship

During an appearance on "The View" Trump said Obama should show his birth certificate to prove he was born in the US.

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East Village Graffiti Used for Lessons

A teacher will use the East Village's abundant street art as the basis for instruction in English language skills.

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Bloomberg Pushes for High Speed Rail

The mayor testified in favor of expanding high speed rail at a Congressional Hearing in Grand Central Terminal.

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State of the Union Address Draws Cheers, Jeers in Manhattan

President Barack Obama struck an optimistic tone in his State of the Union address Tuesday night.

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9/11 Healthcare Advocate Recommends 5 Reliable Lawyers

The FealGood Foundation is advising sick responders to sign up with their five-lawyer team as soon as possible.

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Group Works to Get 9/11 Health Law Facts to First Responders

The new 9/11 Health Law doesn't go into effect until July, so first responders do not need to make any hasty decisions.

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First Responders Celebrate ‘Christmas Miracle’ 9/11 Health Bill Passage

The $4.3 billion bill passed Congress Wednesday after years of advocacy.

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Paterson Says He Doesn't Want Rangel's Job

Paterson denied allegations he's eyeing Rangel's seat, but thinks Mayor Bloomberg wants Barack Obama's.

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Bloomberg Says Obama Needs Better Advisers After Ground Zero Mosque Flip-Flop

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said President Barack Obama alienated both sides in the debate over the mosque near Ground Zero.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ‘Very Optimistic’ on Passage of 9/11 Health Care Bill

The bill needs just one more Republican supporter to avoid a filibuster.

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Steven Rattner Fires Back at Andrew Cuomo Over Pension Fund Scandal

Steven Rattner went on the Charlie Rose show Monday to defend himself against lawsuits filed by the AG's office.

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Steven Rattner Sued by Attorney General in Pension Fund Scandal

The former Obama car czar agreed to pay $6.2 million to the S.E.C. Thurs., only to be sued two more times later in the day.

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President Obama Not Really Arrogant, Says Mayor Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg attempted damage control Monday while sharing insights from his recent trip to China.

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