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East Harlem »

East Harlem High School Senior Named Presidential Scholar

Javier Spivey, a senior at LaGuardia High School, was one of 141 students selected nationwide.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General

The Senate voted Thursday to approve Lynch's confirmation.

Upper East Side »

De Blasio Dips Toe Into Presidential Politics With Meeting of Liberals

The mayor said he has no current national ambitions and plans to run for re-election.

Lower East Side »

YO! Bus Will Now Take You From Chinatown to Washington, D.C.

A spokeswoman for the bus company said the expansion comes after  "many, many requests to go to D.C."

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

Washington Heights »

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.