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Hand Hygiene Day: Health Officials Say Clean Hands Save LivesHand washing saves lives. That's the message the World Health Organization is hoping to spread on Hand Hygiene Day, which is Thursday.
City Council To Vote On 5-Cent Charge For Plastic, Paper BagsSupporters of the bill argue that charging a nickel for shoppers using disposable bags is an easy way to reduce waste.
MTA To Hold Public Hearings On Possible L Train Shutdown PlansThe agency is presenting the options in the first of two public hearings on Thursday night in Brooklyn. Another meeting will be held in Manhattan.
WATCH: NYPD Officers Bust A Move In 'Running Man' Dance-Off ChallengeOfficers from the New York Police Department are shaking their booties in response to a challenge to participate in a trending social media dance-off.
NYPD: Shooting Suspect Mistakenly Released From Custody In BrooklynPolice are looking for a shooting suspect after he was mistakenly released from Brooklyn court.
N. Carolina Lawmakers Denounce Federal Threat On Transgender Bathroom LawThe Justice Department sent letters Wednesday to Gov. Pat McCrory, the head of the University of North Carolina system and another agency saying federal officials view the law known as House Bill 2 as violating federal Civil Rights Act protections.

Latest Sports Stories

Mets' Granderson Says He Wasn't Photographing Duda In Dugout, But He Is Pretty Much Everywhere ElseGranderson runs an Instagram account called "@wefollowlucasduda" that includes videos and photos of the slugger.
Biggest Long Shot Winners In Kentucky Derby HistorySaturday will mark the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. Here are the five biggest underdogs to ever win the race.
Giants Waive Tight End Cunningham, Safety KinneThe Giants have waived tight end Jerome Cunningham and safety G.J. Kinne, the team announced Thursday.
Remembering The 1996 Yankees: David Cone Talks One Wild SeasonIn advance of the Yankees celebrating the 20th anniversary of their 1996 World Series championship team in mid-August, we here at CBSNewYork.com are launching a retrospective look back at that special season.
Boras: Mets' Harvey Is Healthy, But Why He's Struggling Is A MysteryWhatever the reason may be for Matt Harvey's slow start, his agent, Scott Boras, is laying no blame at the Mets' door.
Schwartz: Ranking The Worst Playoff Losses In Islanders HistoryThere’s no sugarcoating it. The Islanders’ 5-4 overtime loss to the Lightning in Game 3 on Tuesday night at Barclays Center was painful and hard to comprehend. But there have been worse moments for this team in the postseason.

Best of New York

Fire Island Gears Up For Summer Tourism After Successful 2015According to a new report, visitors created $23 million in economic benefits for the Long Island vacation hot spot in 2015.
WATCH: Gwen Stefani Joined By George Clooney, Julia Roberts On Carpool KaraokeWatch "Late Late Show" host James Corden and Gwen Stefani team up with George Clooney and Julia Roberts in this special edition of "Carpool Karaoke."
Best NYC Rooftop Bars, Lounges With A View In 2016Now that the weather is finally getting nicer, it's time to grab a drink outside! Here are five rooftop bars that are serving up great food, drinks, and spectacular views.
Best Open Mic Comedy Shows In New York CityAre you looking to test out your stand-up material? Check out these NYC venues that host open mic nights.
Prince To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater's Walk Of FameThe late musician will join previous honorees such as Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson when he's officially inducted during the Apollo's 11th annual Spring Gala on June 13.

Best Of Boomer & Carton

Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: May 5, 2016A revealing discussion about Boomer proved to entertaining and informative, and as a result was turned into Thursday's highly anticipated "Moment of the Day."
Boomer & Carton: You Know What Boomer Always SaysWhen one speaks into a microphone as often as Boomer does, it's only natural to develop a few catch phrases.
Boomer & Carton: Jerry Provides Some Good News For A ChangeWhile Phil Jackson is in Montana doing God only knows what, Jerry Recco was in the Allstate Studio on Thursday morning updating his face off.

Best Of Mike Francesa

Horse Racing Writer: Don't Count Out Long Shots At Kentucky DerbyThis could be one of those years when a long shot horse emerges as the Kentucky Derby winner, New York Times horse racing writer Joe Drape said Wednesday.
LISTEN: Gammons, Francesa Talk Astros, White Sox, MoreThat was one of the questions WFAN's Mike Francesa had for baseball writer Peter Gammons on Tuesday.
LISTEN: Jets' Maccagnan Doesn't Rule Out Keeping 4 QuarterbacksWhen the Jets selected Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round of last week's NFL draft, many observers assumed the team would likely have to shed one of the QBs already on its roster.

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