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N.Y. Proposes Regulations For Medical Marijuana

New York officials on Thursday proposed regulations for a medical marijuana program expected to start in 2016.

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Hackers have now used a 9/11-style threat in an effort to punish Sony for the movie 'The Interview.' (Credit: CBS2)

Sony Calls Off Release Of ‘The Interview’ After Threat; Has No Other Plans For Film

The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

12/17/2014

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Lesser-Known NYC Spots To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Take a look at some lesser known, but equally as festive spots in New York City.

12/15/2014

Armed policeman are seen outside Lindt Cafe on Philip St, Martin Place on December 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  Police attend a hostage situation at Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Hostage Situation Erupts In Sydney, Australia Cafe

Police quickly closed off streets in the area and offices were evacuated.

12/14/2014

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Seen At 11: For Allergy Sufferers, Holidays Are Anything But A Wonderful Time

Many call the holidays the most wonderful time of the year, but for others the season is filled with things that trigger allergy attacks.

12/12/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2nd L) pose with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (2nd R), Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo (L) and Sr. Vice President, Community & Player Programs Kathleen Behrens (R) as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Prince William, Kate Middleton Enthrall Crowds At Nets Game

The Duchess of Cambridge shook hands with New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray before both entered the Northside Center for Child Development in Harlem.

12/08/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Tolls Going Up At Port Authority Crossings

It’s going to cost more to cross the bridges and tunnels operated by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

12/05/2014

A scam email to trick customers out of their personal information. (credit: FedEx)

Experts Warn Of Scam Emails About FedEx Shipments

The emails say a parcel was unable to be delivered, or ask recipients to update their passwords.

12/02/2014

Clothing donations will get shoppers a discount at Veda boutique in SoHo. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Retailers Offering Discounts For Donations To Charity

Black Friday and Cyber Monday offer consumers great deals, and now, some companies are going one better.

11/27/2014

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Rain, Snow Threatens Thanksgiving Getaway

Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor’easter that will bring rain and snow.

11/25/2014

Katniss Everdeen action figure (Photo: CBS 2)

Latest ‘Hunger Games’ Movie Renews Fascination With ‘Tough Girl’ Toys

Thanks in part to heroines like Katniss in “The Hunger Games,” a new trend in toys for girls has emerged. Move over Barbie. There’s a new gal on the shelves.

11/21/2014

World War I memorial wreath in Woodhaven, Queens (credit: CBS2)

Video Captures Vandalism Of World War II Memorial In Queens

A wreath adorned with small American flags are placed against the monument every Memorial Day — and usually stay put for the year without having to be secured.

11/20/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas.  (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby Declines To Comment On Rape Claims In Newly-Released Video

In an “Entertainment Tonight” interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was appearing.

11/19/2014

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Federal Authorities In N.Y. Charge 7 In Georgia-Based Debt Collection Scam

Federal authorities in New York say they’ve brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.

11/18/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Mull Private Surveillance Camera Registration Requirement

Video surveillance cameras are almost everywhere you look these days, and more and more people are installing them as security measures at their businesses and homes.

11/17/2014

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