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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

"Bare" Fans Help to Design Musical's Set

"Bare" Fans Help to Design Musical's Set

Fans of the musical "Bare" sent in 7,000 Instagram photos, which Tony-winning scenic designer Donyale Werle used to create the show's set

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Suspect in Killing, Amber Alert Was Previously Deported: ICE
Suspect in Killing, Amber Alert Was Previously Deported: ICE

The missing 6-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday morning was safely located after an eight-hour multi-state manhunt, Pennsylvania police said.

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.

Firefighters on Scene of Upper West Side Fire
Firefighters on Scene of Upper West Side Fire

Firefighters are responding to a blaze at an Upper West Side building housing a popular restaurant.  The FDNY says about 170 firefighters are on the scene at 511 Amsterdam Ave., where Jacob's Pickle is located.  The fire appears to be contained to an upper-floor apartment. A civilian and four firefighters have sustained non-life threatening injuries, fire officials say. 

Mindboggling Bust Sculptures Stretch, Twist at NYC Gallery
Mindboggling Bust Sculptures Stretch, Twist at NYC Gallery

A New York City gallery is featuring the mind-bending works of an artist who trades plaster for paper to recreate classic sculptures. Artist Li Hongbo designed dozens of bust sculptures made entirely out of small pieces of paper for a 2014 exhibit at the Klein Sun Gallery, though the works are still housed there today. The sculptures were recently featured by BuzzFeed.  The unique materials are still attracting attention and acclaim nearly three years later.  All of the sculptures are flexible and can be stretched, twisted, and elongated before returning to their original shape. The demonstrations are typically done by gallery staff but occasionally visitors can test out the sculptures themselves, owner Eli Klein tells NBC 4 New York.  The majority of the pieces are bust sculptures created by gluing thousands of pieces of paper together, according t

Man Stabbed on Subway in Hamilton Heights: FDNY
Man Stabbed on Subway in Hamilton Heights: FDNY

Police are responding to a report of a stabbing on the subway in Hamilton Heights Friday evening.