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Central Harlem »

Thousands Gather in Harlem to Watch Obama's Second Inauguration

Students and their parents performed acts of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Voters Encounter Long Lines on Election Day

Anxious voters turned out for election day and encountered long lines and new machines.

Brooklyn Heights »

How to Carve an Expert Pumpkin

Pumpkin master Hugh McMahon shares his tips for carving a traffic-stopping pumpkin.

New York City »

Arthur Sulzberger, Former Publisher of the New York Times, Dies at 86

Arthur Sulzberger transformed the newspaper before handing the reins to his son in the 1990s.

Central Harlem »

Apollo Theater Seeks to Become Political Hub With Voter Education Event

“Vote Like Your Life Depends On It" takes place on September 17.

Central Harlem »

Rangel Opponent Hopes D.C. Credentials Win Votes

Clyde Williams has worked for Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and now he wants to unseat Charles Rangel.

Midtown & Theater District »

Occupy Wall Street Protests Obama Fundraiser at Sheraton Hotel

Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered at the Sheraton Hotel to protest President Obama's fundraiser.

Downtown »

Obama, Bush to Participate in 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony

The anniversary marks the first time a president has participated in the ceremony.

Downtown »

President Obama Vows to Help 9/11 Teen Meet Justin Bieber

New Jersey teen Payton Wall, whose father died on 9/11, asked the president in a letter to meet Justin Bieber.

Manhattan »

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.

Manhattan »

Gabrielle Giffords Opens Her Eyes and Kirsten Gillibrand Was There to See It

It was the first time the Congresswoman has opened her eyes since she was shot in the head.

Manhattan »

Obama Signs 9/11 Bill Into Law

Without the usual fanfare, the president signed the Zadroga bill while on vacation in Hawaii.

Downtown »

President's Popularity Plummets as Mosque Controversy Heats Up

New poll says Americans do not like the way President Obama is handling the Ground Zero mosque debate.

Downtown »

Rudy Giuliani Calls Ground Zero Mosque 'Divisive'

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on the "Today Show" the plan to build a mosque near Ground Zero was "divisive."

Downtown »

Obama Supports Mosque, Doubts Wisdom of Building it at Ground Zero

President Barack Obama said support for the Muslim center was vital to America's principle of religious freedom.

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