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A blue diamond on display at Christie's in New York is expected to sell for over $25-million in Geneva. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rare Blue Diamond On Display At Christie’s Will Be Put Up For Sale In Geneva

You may have heard of yellow diamonds, or even pink diamonds, but you may not have heard of blue diamonds.

04/12/2014

Easter Seals NJ Walk With Me 5K flyer (credit: easterseals.com)

Kind Stranger, Autistic Girl Reunite In N.J. After Thank You Note Goes Viral

Eric Kunkel was the man who never corrected 3-year-old autistic girl Kate when she called him “Daddy” and engaged her in conversation on a recent flight.

04/11/2014

East Harlem building explosion survivor Carmen Quinones hugs a member of FDNY Rescue 1 who helped save her, April 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Explosion Survivor Who Lost Daughter In Blast Thanks First Responders, Doctors

Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.

04/11/2014

Kids in a classroom (file/credit: CBS 2)

Millburn Parents Push For Hindu Holiday Diwali To Be Added To School Holiday List

Similar fights are going on throughout the country as parents fight to get many different cultural and religious holidays added to the school holiday list in their areas.

04/09/2014

Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: ‘I’m Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life’

Jonathan Fleming was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation.

04/08/2014

Ted Kennedy Jr. (file/credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Ted Kennedy Jr. To Announce Candidacy To Replace Retiring Ed Meyer In Conn. State Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. invoked the memory of his famous father in announcing that he’s running for the state Senate in Connecticut.

04/08/2014

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of "Equal Pay Day" on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NYC Elected Officials Rally, President Obama Signs Executive Order On National Equal Pay Day

Obama cited Census Bureau figures show that the annual earnings of women were 77 percent of what men earned in 2012, a difference that has barely budged over the past decade.

04/08/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Advocates Rally At DOE Headquarters Against ‘Unfair’ Charter School Co-Locations

Co-location opponents said charter schools are crowding out existing schools and hurting students who are already there.

04/08/2014

Lady Gaga performed at the Roseland Ballroom on Monday night, for the final time before the venue closed its doors for good. (Credit:CBS 2)

Fans Say Goodbye To Roseland Ballroom With Record-Setting Performance By Lady Gaga

The Roseland Ballroom closed its doors forever on Monday night following a record-setting performance by Lady Gaga.

04/08/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Northbound Pulaski Skyway To Close For 2 Years This Weekend For ‘Major Reconstructive Surgery’

The aging span is scheduled for a major makeover to replace the bridge deck and give the roadway another 75 years of life.

04/07/2014

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)/The Connecticut Huskies bench celebrates after defeating the Florida Gators 63-53 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Governors Of Connecticut, Kentucky Make Friendly Wager Ahead Of NCAA Title Game

Beshear bet a fully stocked Kentucky bourbon bar that the 8-seed University of Kentucky Wildcats will win; Malloy is wagering Connecticut wine, beer and chocolate on a Huskies victory.

04/07/2014

Map shows NYC public schools without any certified arts teacher, according to NYC Department of Education, U.S. Census Bureau. (credit: Google Maps via NYC Comptroller's Office)

Report Finds State Of The Arts At NYC Public Schools Lacking In Lower Income Neighborhoods

Comptroller Scott Stringer’s analysis of Education Department data has found that 20 percent of New York City public schools lack any arts teachers including one out of seven middle and high schools.

04/07/2014

Mick Foley (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Long Island’s Mick Foley Is Grappling For A Good Cause

It’s a fundraising event that benefits the PTA for Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, and Long Island native Mick Foley is one of the feature stars who will appear.

04/07/2014

Students at the Midland School volunteered at a local food pantry to give back to the community. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: N.J. Students Who Require Help Pitch In To Help Community

After hearing a story on WCBS 880 about a food shortage at pantries, a teacher at a school for the developmentally disabled in Somerset County, N.J. recruited her students to help.

04/07/2014

Pterosaur at American Museum of Natural History exhibit (credit: CBS 2)

New Interactive Natural History Exhibit Focuses On Prehistoric Flying Reptile

Pterosaurs ruled the skies when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Now, they’re taking over the Museum of Natural History as the focus of a new exhibit.

04/03/2014

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There's no doubt about which team this young fan is cheering for. (Credit: Rob Wallace)

Fans In Their Sunday Best

Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.

The 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Columbus Day Parade

The parade, held every year since 1929, honors Italian Americans’ contributions to New York City and draws around million spectators and 35,000 marchers.

Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

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