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Manhattan Youth Soccer Club Bans High-Fives Due To Flu Epidemic

Forget about shaking hands with anyone these days – the flu emergency has some people taking drastic precautions.


A crowd of people wait to cross the street in midtown Manhattan. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Census Bureau Projects Whites Won’t Be A Majority By 2043

The projection is part of a historic shift that is already reshaping the nation’s schools, workforce and electorate.


Gen. David Petraeus listens as his wife Holly Petraeus looks on during a confirmation hearing before the Senate in 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images News)

Gen. Davis Petraeus Resigns As CIA Director Over Extramarital Affair

David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who led the U.S. military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair.


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U.S. Soccer Team Beats Mexico 1-0 For First Time In 75 Years

United States defied expectations — and a rowdy crowd elated by Mexico’s Olympic gold — to break a 75-year winless streak


The United States celebrates with the American flag after defeating Japan by a score of 2-1 to win the Women's Football gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brash, American Winning Machines

Call them whatever you like, but the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team backed-up their perceived boastfulness by living up to expectations.


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No Medal For Bronx’s Orozco, Team USA In Men’s Gymnastics Final

After a first place ranking in the qualification round, the U.S. men’s gymnastic team could not repeat their performance in the finals.



Netanyahu, Obama Meet, Seem To Keep True Feelings Close To The Chest

They may not agree on much, but one thing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama had a certain ring of truth: Israel and the United States are both enemies of Iran.


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World Cup Champion Spain Shuts Out U.S. 4-0

It was the most one-sided loss for the Americans since a 5-0 defeat by Mexico in the 2009 Gold Cup final.


Omar and Dania Audi

Lebanese Couple Faces Deportation As Son Fights For Life

Omar Audi is a typical nine-year-old, except that he’s battling a deadly disease – and soon, he may be forced to do it alone, as his parents face deportation.


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Russia, Qatar Get World Cups In 2018 And 2022

FIFA sent the World Cup into uncharted territory Thursday, handing the 2018 edition to Russia and going to Qatar in 2022. America had hoped to be selected, but alas.


Jeremy Hall #17 of the New York Red Bulls battles for the ball with Kenny Mansally #7 of the New England Revolution at Red Bull Arena on October 21, 2010 in Harrison, New Jersey. The Red Bulls defeated the Revolution 2-0. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Reds Bulls Trade Jeremy Hall To Expansion Timbers

Jeremy Hall was traded from Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls to the expansion Portland Timbers on Monday for a third-round draft pick in January.


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Deported Immigrants Who Returned To U.S. Arrested

Officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the 54 arrests in the NYC area came as part of a four-day sweep conducted in recent days.


UConn Main Campus Now On Single-Stream Recycling

The days of sorting metal, plastic and other recycling items into separate bins are over on the University of Connecticut’s flagship campus.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ School Head Called Out By Christie Gets Raise

A New Jersey school board has approved a contract extension for a school chief singled out by Gov. Chris Christie for seeking a salary well above a pending superintendent pay cap.


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NY Politicians Speak Out Against Ahmadinejad

A group of New York elected officials spoke out Monday against Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is in NYC for the U.N. General Assembly.

CBS New York–09/20/2010