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New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio gives his victory speech on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Announces Star-Studded Inaugural Committee

Gabrielle Fialkoff was named the inauguration chairwoman. Fialkoff, the president of a jewelry company, served as finance chairwoman for de Blasio’s successful runs for public advocate and mayor.

11/30/2013

Protestors gathered in Albany on Jan. 23, 2013, demanding Gov. Cuomo reject hydraulic fracturing in New York State. (Photo: CBS 2)

Celebrities Lead Crowd Of 3,000 In Albany Protesting Hydraulic Fracturing

It’s the one political hot potato Gov. Andrew Cuomo dodged in both his budget proposal and his State of the State speech — to frack or not to frack.

01/23/2013

Filmmaker Michael Moore and actress Susan Sarandon speak at Tribeca Talks Directors Series during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Actress Susan Sarandon Says Government Is Tapping Her Phone

The Oscar-winning actress recently made that claim during a panel discussion with filmmaker Michael Moore at the Tribeca Film Festival.

04/24/2012

Whoopi Goldberg (credit: Susan Richard, 1010 WINS)

Whoopi Goldberg Joins Design Jury For AIDS Memorial Park In Greenwich Village

The memorial is planned for a triangle across the street from the former St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village. The property is now owned by Rudin Management.

12/14/2011

Occupy Wall Street (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Some Business Owners Ramp Up Distaste For ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters

On Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said “Occupy Wall Street” protesters can stay and have their say as along as they’re law-abiding. But also expressing themselves were the business owners around Zuccotti Park, who are angered.

10/10/2011

"Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators occupy a park near Wall Street in New York, October 3, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Movement Gains Momentum, Attention And Controversy

The movement has been getting support from some unlikely places and has spawned questions about what protestors are actually trying to achieve.

10/06/2011

Protestors end their march at Police Headquarters, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. (credit: (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Police Arrest Hundreds Of ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters On Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge were shut down for hours after participants of “Occupy Wall Street” took their demonstration right on to the car lanes Saturday.

10/01/2011

A protesters sign is viewed in a park where those affiliated with the 'Occupy Wall Street' demonstrations in the Financial District near Wall Street on September 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protestors Continue ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Demonstration In Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park is protest city. Demonstrators have been pouring in since the “Occupy Wall Street” began over a week ago.

09/29/2011

Yogi Berra, Jack Nicholson, and Joe Pesci attend the 3rd Annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Newark, NJ - May 2, 2010 - Photo: Bobby Bank/Getty Images

NJ Hall Of Fame Goes From Virtual To Physical

Until now, the 3-year-old Hall has honored inductees, including Einstein, Sinatra, and Springsteen, but its exhibition space has been restricted to the Web.

10/12/2010