Clear Backpacks Soon The Rule For Long Island School District StudentsMore than 500 students on Long Island will now have to use clear backpacks in school, a reaction to the Florida school shooting attack.
DNA Testing Helps Adoptees Track Down Their Biological FamiliesThe company MyHeritage has launched a new program to help adoptees reunite with their birth families -- and it's free.
‘Very Surreal:’ New Jersey Student Earns Full Ride To All 8 Ivy League SchoolsAnna Rezk's family emigrated from Egypt and her father died from pancreatic cancer when she was just 13. So now, she wants to find a cure.
‘Wonder Boy’ From Lithuania Gets Life-Changing Surgery On Long IslandThe hospital staff calls him their wonder patient, due to his similarities to the character, Auggie, in the book and movie “Wonder.”
NYPD Safety Officer Uses Heimlich Maneuver To Save Child At SchoolA school safety officer is being called a hero after saving the life of a Manhattan student.
Christians Mark Holy Thursday ObservancesCardinal Timothy Dolan spent the morning with Catholic charities at the Cristo Rey New York High School in East Harlem.
Social Media Consuming You? Try An 'Unplugged Vacation'There's a new travel company called "Off the Grid," where unplugging is the whole idea.
Spring Storm Means Unexpected Snow Day For Many StudentsFor working parents, snow days can be challenging when it comes to childcare. But many families CBS2’s Cindy Hsu spoke with Wednesday were out enjoying the day together.
3 Men From N.Y., Including 2 FDNY Members, Killed In Military Helicopter CrashThree of the seven people who died when a military helicopter crashed Thursday in Western Iraq were from New York, including two citizen-soldiers who also served the FDNY.
Bronx Girls Learn About Careers In CybersecurityStudents from Michelangelo Junior High School in the Bronx learned about cyber security Thursday at IBM’s Cyber Girls Day, like how to protect websites and devices from hackers.
Millennials Replacing Engagement Rings With Diamonds Embedded In Their FingersThere’s a new trend in engagement rings. Instead of a diamond ring around your finger, a diamond is embedded IN your finger.
Storm Causes Flight, Transit & Traffic Changes Across Tri-State AreaWhile flight activity is continuing at area airports, hundreds of flights have been canceled.

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