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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, on June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (Photo by NOAA/NASA GOES Project via Getty Images)

Flooding Remains The Big Concern As Andrea Remnants Pound Tri-State Area

Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.

06/07/2013

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234-Pound Baby Walrus Coming To New York Aquarium

A 234-pound baby walrus will soon have a new home at the New York Aquarium.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

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Rockland Teen Mauled By Grizzly Bear In Alaska Speaks Of Harrowing Ordeal

He was nearly killed by a grizzly bear. For the first time we’re hearing from the Rockland County teenager who was mauled in Alaska. Josh Berg is finally home from the hospital.

08/19/2011

Sam Melman,17, presented with Community Service Award at Good Samaritan Hospital on July 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Huntington’s Sam Melman, 17, Awarded For Heroism In Alaska Bear Mauling

A teenager credits skills he picked up as a junior volunteer in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in helping him think clearly during a brutal grizzly bear attack in Alaska over the weekend.

07/28/2011

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Joshua Berg, Rockland Teen Mauled By Grizzly Bear In Alaska, Recovering

Seven teenagers were nearing the end of a month-long survival course when 17-year-old Berg noticed the mama grizzly. Berg yelled “Bear! Bear!” but it was too late, the bear came charging at him and took him down.

07/26/2011

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Grizzly Bear In Alaska Mauls Teenager Josh Berg Of Rockland County

A local teenager is fighting for his life after being mauled in Alaska and he’s not the only victim. Josh Berg of New City was with a group of teens learning survival skills when the grizzly bear attacked.

07/25/2011

Dave Warden shows off marijuana seen at a dispensery - Los Angeles, CA - Oct 19, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

New Jersey Reacts To Federal Statement On Medical Marijuana

The U.S. Justice Department says that marijuana dispensaries and licensed growers in states with medical marijuana laws could face prosecution for violating federal drug and money-laundering laws.

07/01/2011

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Alaska State Troopers: Long Island Hiker Falls To His Death

A local man likely fell to his death while hiking in rough terrain on the Herbert Glacier trail system, officials said Wednesday. The body of Adam Webb, 30, of Hampton Bays, N.Y., was spotted on a rock face adjacent to the glacier on Tuesday.

06/15/2011

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Staff Sergeant Home For Holidays For First Time In 11 Years

After 11 years away, an army staff sergeant finally came home for the holidays.

12/26/2010

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Orphaned Otter Makes Way To N.Y. Aquarium

An orphaned sea otter found stranded in Alaska over the summer is preparing to make his public debut at the New York Aquarium.

10/29/2010

Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin speaks at a Republican National Committee event - Lake Buena Vista, FL - Oct 23, 2010 - Photo: Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

Sarah Palin Expected In New Jersey On Halloween

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is expected to attend a tea party event in New Jersey on Halloween.

10/29/2010