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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

New York critics lauded the performances of stage veterans Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham, but wanted more “sizzle” between the two leads

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Jets, Giants Players Lock Arms After Trump Derides Protests
Jets, Giants Players Lock Arms After Trump Derides Protests

Jets and Giants players locked arms at their respective games Sunday in a show of solidarity with NFL players across the country, dozens of whom demonstrated during the national anthem following inflammatory...

Man Beat Unconscious, Robbed Inside NYC Apartment: Officials
Man Beat Unconscious, Robbed Inside NYC Apartment: Officials

A man followed another man to an apartment building’s elevator in the Bronx and beat and robbed him, police say.

35 People Rescued off NJ Despite Swimming Ban
35 People Rescued off NJ Despite Swimming Ban

Nearly three dozen swimmers had to be rescued in the waters near Belmar Beach on Sunday, despite a ban on swimming due to dangerous rip currents caused by Hurricane Maria, Belmar’s mayor said.

Trump Replaces 90-Day Ban With New Travel Restrictions
Trump Replaces 90-Day Ban With New Travel Restrictions

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban.

Elderly Man Beaten in Minutes-Long Attack on Street: Cops
Elderly Man Beaten in Minutes-Long Attack on Street: Cops

A defenseless man was beaten repeatedly after refusing to hand over money to two men who targeted him on a Bronx sidewalk, police say.

Trump's NFL Criticisms Spark Protests From About 200 Players
Trump's NFL Criticisms Spark Protests From About 200 Players

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or...