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Radical Workplace Changes Being Tested In Parts Of Europe

Imagine working only six hours a day, but getting paid the same as you would for working eight. It may happen … in Sweden.

04/10/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Accounts Compromised After Skimming Device Found On Plainview ATM

The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.

04/10/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Schools Work To Make Water More Accessible To Students

Studies have shown that drinking water can help children maintain a healthy weight and stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study has taken a look at whether water is readily available in schools and if kids are actually drinking it.

04/09/2014

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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

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Michael Nash, 20, is accused of stealing a car then driving it into a nearby business in Patchogue, Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Patchogue Store Employees Spared When Allegedly Stolen Car Plows Through Front Window

Michael Nash crashed a stolen Honda SUV through the glass windows of Avenue Sound in Patchogue around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

04/09/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Behind-The-Wheel Stress Could Improve Driving Performance In Teens

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death for people aged 15-29, and the most dangerous time is during a new driver’s first few months behind the wheel.

04/08/2014

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, N.Y. (credit: kennedycatholic.org)

Religious Schools Call On New York State Lawmakers To Approve Tax Credits

Charter schools and pre-kindergarten are getting funding in the recently approved state budget. But tax credits that would have benefited private schools with up to $150 million a year have so far been denied.

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

A woman gets a mammogram (file/credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Heralded As ‘Groundbreaking’ Step In Treating Breast Cancer

The experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed ‘targeted therapy’ which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.

04/07/2014

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

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

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

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Lawmakers To Discuss Ending Wage Freeze

Some legislators are seeking assurances that revenue from new speed cameras will be available to help offset the cost of lifting the wage freeze. The assurance has not been given and state lawmakers haven’t yet approved the new cameras.

04/07/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Hit Bushwick Streets To Demand Crackdown On Notorious Landlord

The group demanded that the De Blasio administration enforce laws on affordable housing so that regular people aren’t chased out of neighborhoods.

04/06/2014

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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.

WEST NEW YORK, NJ - JULY 04:  Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012 in West New York,  New Jersey. Every year the celebration takes place on Independence Day commemorating the 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates The 4th Of July

A day of baseball, hot dogs, fireworks, patriotism, and fun.

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