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A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

The federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the FDA.

04/24/2014

FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Victims Testify At City Council Superstorm Sandy Recovery Hearing

The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.

03/31/2014

Confederate flag tweet. (credit: Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis)

Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.

03/06/2014

Officials pose with Johann Conrad Seekatz's "St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki" on Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: U.S. Department Of Homeland Security)

U.S. Officials Return Painting Stolen By Nazis During World War II To Poland

The Johann Conrad Seekatz painting — titled “St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki” — was looted from the Polish National Museum in Warsaw in 1938.

02/06/2014

Corey Dunton is escorted by police from the Midtown South Precinct station on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Indicted In Connection With Shooting At Bryant Park Skating Rink

Corey Dunton, of the Bronx, was charged as an adult with attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon.

12/03/2013

Andrea Bargnani #77 of the New York Knicks sets a pick for teammate Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks to drive during a game against the San Antonio Spurs.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Is Defense Really The Knicks’ Problem? Look A Bit Closer…

The ball movement has either been nonexistent or turnover prone. Until that changes, and the Knicks’ best players start to shoot better, there’s going to continue to be rough basketball at MSG.

11/13/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: No Chemical Issues Today… Just Numbers

For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.

08/19/2013

Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Teti: An Inside Look Into The Battle For The Big City’s Hoops Crown

This will be the season when the Nets-Knicks rivalry will blow up and evolve into one of the greatest in pro sports.

07/22/2013

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

Bloomberg Blasts NYPD Oversight Bills, Calls Them ‘Dangerous, Harmful’ Legislation

Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.

06/27/2013

Bobby Valentine (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Back With The Amazin’s: Bobby Valentine Hired As Mets Studio Analyst For SNY

SportsNet New York, better known as SNY, announced on Thursday that it has hired Valentine as an analyst for the Mets’ pre- and postgame shows before and after game telecasts.

03/28/2013

A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed September 11, 2001. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

It’s Official: 50 Types Of Cancer To Be Covered Under Zadroga Act

The federal government announced Monday that dozens of types of cancer will be now be covered under a healthcare fund for first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

09/10/2012

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown (file/Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown Dead After A Brief Hospitalization

The editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.

08/13/2012

FILE - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Mary arrive to funeral services for U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help August 29, 2009 in Boston. (credit: Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Private Memorial Service For Mary Richardson Kennedy Held In Manhattan

The estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who was found dead of an apparent suicide at her home in Bedford, was remembered for her generosity of spirit by family and friends on Monday.

05/21/2012

Kenneth Chamberlain (credit: Family Handout)

Lawyer For Family Of Kenneth Chamberlain ID’s Cop Who Allegedly Shouted Racial Slur Before Shooting

The lawyer for the family of shooting victim Kenneth Chamberlain said he’d like to see an indictment against White Plains Officer Steven Hart.

04/20/2012

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