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American soldier on patrol - Kirkuk, Iraq - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

One-Stop Service Center In Nutley Could Be A Life Saving Solution For Veterans

The scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs has stunned the nation. An investigation found that at least 40 veterans died while waiting for doctors appointments in Arizona.

05/19/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Reuniting Sandy Victims With Their Missing Treasures

Two friends in New Jersey are helping reunite victims of superstorm Sandy with their belongings that were washed away.

05/19/2014

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Seen At 11: When Does Chatting Become Cheating?

A disturbing trend is destroying marriages and ruining families. Experts say it starts as an innocent conversation, but evolves into a deep bond.

05/18/2014

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Sen. Gillibrand Urges Congress To Pass Paid Family Leave Legislation

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined parents and business owners outside of her Manhattan office on Sunday, and urged Congress to pass federal legislation that would create paid maternity leave.

05/18/2014

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911 Text Technology Coming By Year’s End Under Federal Statute

The text 911 technology rolled out Thursday in several upstate New York counties and will soon arrive closer to home.

05/15/2014

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State To Launch 2-Week ‘Buckle Up New York’ Effort

The state is launching a two-week Buckle Up New York effort as part of the larger national Click It or Ticket initiative. Nearly a dozen other states are also taking part in the effort.

05/15/2014

Experts say chronic nightmares can be a sign of serious health issues. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Chronic Nightmares Could Be A Sign Of Serious Health Problems

A good night’s sleep is vital for good health, but sometimes bad dreams and nightmares can interfere with a solid night of shut eye.

05/14/2014

Rates of anti-Semitism by region, as determined by Anti-Defamation League survey (credit: ADL)

Shocking Poll: More Than 1 In 4 Adults Worldwide Harbor Anti-Semitism

More than a billion people are estimated to hold deeply anti-Semitic attitudes, according to a global survey conducted by the Anti-Defamation League.

05/13/2014

FILE PHOTO: MTA police inside Grand Central Terminal

MTA Police To Be Armed With Heroin Overdose Antidote Under NY AG’s Effort

It’s expected the more than 650 MTA officers on the job across 5,000 square miles and 14 counties in New York and Connecticut will carry the opioid overdose antidote naloxone, sold under the brand name Narcan.

05/13/2014

A new study shows that cervical cancer rates in the U.S. may be higher than once believed. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than Once Thought

All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.

05/12/2014

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More Than Two Dozen Animals Turned In At Suffolk County Amnesty Event

The Suffolk County SPCA says more than two dozen animals were turned in Sunday at an amnesty event. They include both reptiles and mammals that cannot legally be kept as pets.

05/11/2014

Bar car aboard Metro-North New Haven line train (credit: CBS 2)

‘End Of An Era’ As Metro-North’s Bar Cars Make Final Run

The bar cars, which have been in operation on the New Haven line since 1973, were phased out as the railroad switches its fleet over to the new M-8 cars.

05/09/2014

Lilly Ledbetter (in green) with school safety agents on steps of City Hall demanding fair pay, May 9, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Lilly Ledbetter Rallies With NYC School Safety Agents Demanding Fair Pay

About 5,000 school safety agents, mostly women, say they’re paid $7,000 a year less than other similar workers.

05/09/2014

Experts say the risks and benefit of hormone replacement therapy should be weighed carefully before beginning treatment. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Experts Urge Caution When Using Popular Hormone Replacement Therapy

For millions of men who have been dragged down by aging there is a drug that claims to improve strength and virility. However, new life-threatening side effects have raised questions over whether fighting low testosterone is worth the risk.

05/08/2014

Some cancer patients have chosen to undergo hypnosis to ease the side effects of their regular treatments. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Cancer Patients Turn To Hypnosis To Ease Side Effects Of Radiation

A technique that magicians and entertainers have used for years may be useful as a form of cancer therapy.

05/08/2014

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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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