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FILE - In this Monday, April 18, 2005 file photo, U.S. Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick attends a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. On Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 the Vatican announced Pope Francis defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, files)
February 16, 2019 - 4:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior. The announcement...
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Ridgewood rape robbery
NYPD
February 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Police say a man raped and robbed a woman whose apartment he was staying at in Queens last month.
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Egyptian coffin
Dreamstime (File photo)
February 16, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it's returning a prized artifact to Egypt after learning it was stolen from the country in 2011.
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Beer
Dreamstime
February 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shake hands during a news conference in New York. Cuomo and de Blasio trumpeted Amazon's decision to build a $2.5 billion campus in the Queens borough of New York as a major coup. Neither one expected the near immediate local backlash that would cause Amazon to cancel their plans on Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
February 16, 2019 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon...
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Recreational Marijuana
Photo by Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA
February 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm
New Jersey has taken a major step forward legalizing recreational marijuana.
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Brian Simonsen tribute
NYPD/WCBS 880
February 16, 2019 - 12:38 pm
A second suspect has been charged in the robbery that led to the friendly fire killing of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.
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Lori Alhadeff
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
February 16, 2019 - 12:08 pm
This week marked the first anniversary of the murders of 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school. One of the victims is a former Bergen County resident, and her mother is pushing to make school's safer in the wake of the tragedy.
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Prison
Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to close three New York state prisons and make other cost-cutting moves.
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School bus
Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 6:32 pm
A Connecticut town has agreed to settle two lawsuits that alleged a student with behavioral problems sexually assaulted two other students on separate occasions on a school bus.
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