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Walter Blum of Great Neck has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame for his actions on D-Day. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. D-Day Veteran Inducted Into State Veterans’ Hall Of Fame

Top state honors were issued Friday for a Long Island man who risked it all in the D-Day invasion that led to victory in World War II.

06/13/2014

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8 Notable Players Missing The World Cup

Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …

06/09/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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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

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Report: Bloomberg Orders Pricey Copper Bathtub From France For His Home

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning on installing copper bathtub reported to be worth more than $13,000 in his townhouse on the Upper East Side, according to a published report.

08/12/2013

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Froome Riding To Victory In 100th Tour de France

Froome has dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and coolly adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

07/21/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird of United States celebrate against France during the Women's Basketball Gold Medal game on August 11, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

U.S. Women Win Basketball Gold In Rout Over France

The American women captured their fifth-consecutive Gold Medal at the Olympics by defeating France, 86-50.

08/11/2012

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Knicks’ Tyson Chandler: All-Defensive First Team Snub ‘Ridiculous’

“I don’t understand how I can win Defensive Player of the Year by the media and get second team,” Chandler said.

07/30/2012

The United States during a break in play against France during their game at the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Hartnett: No Point In Comparing 2012 USA Basketball To ‘Dream Team’

It’s pointless to compare the 2012 Men’s Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 “Dream Team.” USA’s current roster has their own challenge in front of them.

07/29/2012

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Le Bernadin Marks 25 Years On Top; Chef Eric Ripert Says NYC Deserves Some Credit

Manhattan restaurant Le Bernadin has had a four-star rating from the New York Times for the past 25 years.

05/23/2012

Head of Paris Institute for Political Studies Richard Descoings seen on June 2, 2009 in Paris. (Photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Questions Surround Death Of Renowned French Academic At NYC Hotel

The body of Richard Descoings was found on the 7th floor of the Michelangelo Hotel around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, but are still treating his death as somewhat suspicious.

04/04/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly delivers his pre-Passover briefing - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Around Jewish Sites Ahead Of Passover

The recent deadly attack at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France has prompted an extra layer of vigilance in New York City ahead of the eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover.

04/04/2012

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Security Still Tight At Jewish Sites In NYC Following France Attack

The NYPD stresses there is no specific threat against New York City, but has added extra patrols at 50 locations in response to the seemingly religiously motivated murders in Toulouse, France.

03/20/2012

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