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State Officials Sue EPA, Seeking More Hudson River Cleanup

State Officials Sue EPA, Seeking More Hudson River Cleanup

New York officials who are pushing for additional cleanup of the Hudson River followed through Wednesday on their promise of a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2 hours ago

Head Chef at Renowned Grand Central Restaurant Goes Missing

Head Chef at Renowned Grand Central Restaurant Goes Missing

The head chef at a popular Grand Central restaurant has not been seen since the weekend, concerning his family and friends

5 hours ago

Landmark NYC Pepsi Sign Gets New Addition, Upsetting Locals

Landmark NYC Pepsi Sign Gets New Addition, Upsetting Locals

A landmark Pepsi sign along New York City's East River will also promote JetBlue for the next six weeks, and critics are finding it hard to swallow

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Fast Storms Topple Trees as Rain, Lightning Hit Tri-State

Fast Storms Topple Trees as Rain, Lightning Hit Tri-State

Storm Team 4 is tracking the chance for severe weather Wednesday, a line of storms that could bring lightning, destructive winds, damaging hail and flash flooding to parts of the tri-state area. Tornadoes are...

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Inslee to Re-run for Gov. After Ending 2020 Dem Bid: Sources

Inslee to Re-run for Gov. After Ending 2020 Dem Bid: Sources

Jay Inslee plans to run for a third term as governor of Washington after ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, two sources close to the governor said. Inslee will announce his plans Thursday in an...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:26 AM EDT

18-Year-Old Charged in Wild NYC Red Light Crash; 1 Dead

18-Year-Old Charged in Wild NYC Red Light Crash; 1 Dead

An 18-year-old driver has been arrested on a litany of charges -- from manslaughter to vehicular assault and criminal solicitation -- in a wild Brooklyn crash that killed a bicyclist and hurt a pedestrian...

4 hours ago

March for Our Lives Unveils New Proposal for Gun Control Legislation

March for Our Lives Unveils New Proposal for Gun Control Legislation

Student activists from the March for Our Lives movement took a tangible stand against gun violence on Wednesday by unveiling a bold new plan they say will cut gun-related deaths by half over the next decade, NBC...

5 hours ago

UN: Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

UN: Don't Worry About Drinking Microplastics in Water

The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don't appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on the environment and...

5 hours ago

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Vice President Mike Pence stepped up pressure on Congress to support the Trump administration's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, taking his pitch Wednesday to a congressional swing district in New...

5 hours ago

Environmentalists Sue Over Endangered Species Act Rollbacks

Environmentalists Sue Over Endangered Species Act Rollbacks

Seven environmental and animal protection groups teamed up to file the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the Endangered Species Act. The environmental law nonprofit Earthjustice...

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