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Washington Heights Student Praised by Obama Attends State of the Union

Estiven Rodriguez was invited to sit near First Lady Michelle Obama during the Tuesday night speech.

Flushing »

Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng Attacked and Robbed in D.C., Police Say

The freshman lawmaker was walking back to her apartment when she was mugged, police say.

Broad Channel »

Lawmakers Propose Delaying Flood Insurance Increases on Sandy Anniversary

The legislation will be introduced on Oct. 29, which is the anniversary of the deadly hurricane. 

Midtown »

Amtrak Trains Face Severe Delays Out of Penn Station Due to Damaged Wires

Track equipment damage in Eastern Maryland snarled service on the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak said.

Claremont »

Online Donors Pay for Bronx Teen's Trip to the Presidential Inauguration

Nearly 30 donors, most of them strangers, helped Marcela Pinos raise the funds to head to DC.

Claremont »

Bronx Teen Struggles to Raise Money for Trip to Presidential Inauguration

Marcela Pinos, 16, has tried selling cupcakes, writing letters and launching a webpage to raise funds.

Chinatown »

Pvt. Danny Chen Fundraiser Seeks to Send Family to Military Trials

The fundraiser is intended to help Pvt. Danny Chen's supporters attend the courts-martial.

Chinatown »

Pvt. Danny Chen's Birthday Honored With Blitz of Cards to Washington Pols

Advocates for Pvt. Danny Chen plan to deliver birthday cards to Washington officials. 

Midtown »

Dozens of New Yorkers Rally to Keep Chemicals Out of Kids' Products

Parents from the Big Apple joined hundreds of other advocates and Sen. Charles Schumer in Washington D.C.

Manhattan »

Tax Day Deadline Extended to Tuesday

New Yorkers have until April 17 to file their taxes.

Harlem »

Rangel Announces Congress Reelection Bid

Rep. Charlie Rangel announced he is seeking another term, despite changes to his district.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Army Soldiers Charged in Pvt. Danny Chen's Death 'Must Be Found Guilty'

Advocates gathered Wednesday after eight soldiers were charged in the death of Pvt. Danny Chen.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Army Charges Eight in Chinatown Soldier Danny Chen's Death

Eight Army soldiers were hit with charges ranging from negligent homicide to assault, the military said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

March for Chinatown Soldier Danny Chen Draws Hundreds Calling For Answers

Hundreds marched in memory of Army Pvt. Danny Chen, calling for answers from the military.

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