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Like marriage itself, the laws of marriage are in constant flux. But one thing that has not changed is that a child born to a married woman
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New York State reformatory, plumbing shop, circa 1921.
Every year New York City sends of its most troubled teens hundreds of miles away, Far from
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Karen Barrueto created this artwork after visiting someone in a federal detention center for immigrants in south Texas.
Growing up in Mexico City, Ricardo Muniz dreamed about being
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Overturning lower courts, the state's highest bench issued a ruling that will allow Douglas Warney, who was convicted on the basis of what could have been
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Several years ago in a private conversation, a Fire Department paramedic explained the tension between the New York Police Department and EMS when their units respond
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In 2009, it was 16.
In both 2010 and 2011, the magic number grew to 20.
For the past three years, the Bloomberg administration has threatened to throw dozens of
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What happens when a man says he's guilty of murder, but state-of-the-art-science says he's not?
That is the question the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court,
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The Department of Buildings had issued 13 violations for this Manhattan site where a 2008 crane collapse killed seven people.
The tragic deaths this month of two veteran
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This time he means business.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a $65.6 billion budget Thursday, the 10th of his tenure, which reduces spending by 0.4 percent and threatens for
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Human Rights Watch, known internationally for fighting degradation and institutional suffering among the people of Africa, Indonesia, Latin America and other developing areas of the world, has