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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 09:12 PM EDT
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By Lauren Yee

'Paint While You Wait' Brings Commuters Together

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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:18 PM EDT

Fall Beachgoers Should Look Out for Dangerous Surf

Fall Beachgoers Should Look Out for Dangerous Surf

Warm weather may convince some tri-staters to head to the beaches. But Brian Thompson reports that they should think twice before getting in the water.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:56 PM EDT

How New Yorkers Can Help Disaster Victims

How New Yorkers Can Help Disaster Victims

Some of the best ways New Yorkers can help survivors of Hurricane Maria and the Mexican earthquake. Erica Byfield reports.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 09:31 PM EDT

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:00 PM EDT

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:00 PM EDT

FDNY Collects Donations for Maria Victims

FDNY Collects Donations for Maria Victims

The FDNY has set up 18 donation stations for desperately needed items in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Erica Byfield reports.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:32 PM EDT

11th Victim Dies After Hollywood Nursing Home Tragedy

11th Victim Dies After Hollywood Nursing Home Tragedy

An eleventh resident of a Hollywood nursing home that had to be evacuated after a power outage has died, the medical examiner's office confirmed Friday. Alice Thomas, 94, is the latest patient of the Rehabilit...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:34 PM EDT

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:49 PM EDT

Thieves Steal 9/11 Art From Subway Station

Thieves Steal 9/11 Art From Subway Station

Every year for the last 15 years, artist Keith De Cesare has posted images he created in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in a subway station steps from the new World Trade Center.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:57 PM EDT

Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?

Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?

Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life. The...

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