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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Review: "Act One" Improves in Second Act

Review: "Act One" Improves in Second Act

James Lapine’s adaptation of Moss Hart’s autobiography fails to pick up steam early enough to hold our attention.

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Little Girl Rescued After Amber Alert, Dad in Custody: Cops
Little Girl Rescued After Amber Alert, Dad in Custody: Cops

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old girl who police believe was taken by her father following a deadly stabbing in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and authorities think the two are in New York City.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Doing Well, Still Pregnant

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

Obama Spotted in NYC, Greeted by Screaming Fans
Obama Spotted in NYC, Greeted by Screaming Fans

Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance in New York City Friday afternoon.

Daring Rescue of Potential Jumper Closes GW Bridge
Daring Rescue of Potential Jumper Closes GW Bridge

A man threatening to jump off the George Washington Bridge closed off traffic Friday morning, and police were forced to make a high-risk rescue to snatch the squirming man before he fell.

Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'
Trump: 'Our Victory Was a Win for Conservative Values'

President Donald Trump returned to many of his campaign promises, and hinted at some new action the White House will soon take, in a speech to thousands of conservatives gathered Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. "Our victory was a win for conservative values," Trump said, pledging to support members of law enforcement, repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and build a wall "soon, way ahead of schedule." The call-back to the campaign trail included some popular phrases — and a jab at Hillary Clinton that elicited chants of "lock her up!" Trump reiterated his assurance that he will "put American first," saying there is no global flag, so that terrorism doesn't strike in the U.S. And in looking forward, Trump vowed that would "never apologize" for protecting the safety of American people and promised "brand new action" in the coming days to protect the nation.

Guests Dangled From Windows as Fire Swept Through NJ Hotel: Fire Chief
Guests Dangled From Windows as Fire Swept Through NJ Hotel: Fire Chief

A blaze that shot through the roof of a South Jersey hotel overnight left two people, including a police officer, injured. The blaze at the Ramada Inn on Landis Avenue in Vineland broke out in a second floor room around 2 a.m. Friday and it took firefighters more than two hours to get the flames under control. All 28 guests were accounted for, firefighters said.