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Venezuelan Tourist Cleared Of Alleged Shoplifting At Macy’s

A Venezuelan tourist was acquitted Monday of shoplifting at Macy’s Herald Square flagship store, in one of several cases of shoppers saying they were wrongly accused of stealing at major New York City retailers.

03/31/2014

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Report: NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Avoids Extradition, Bound For Ecuador

An Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong believed to be carrying Edward Snowden landed in Moscow. On Sunday afternoon, WikiLeaks said Snowden was going to Ecuador to seek asylum.

06/23/2013

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Mets Expect Santana To Make Spring Training Debut Next Week

Santana took another step forward in a light bullpen Wednesday. It was the second time on a mound for the ace since Feb. 19, after which his workload was backed down over concerns his arm strength wasn’t where it needed to be.

03/07/2013

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who once called President George W. Bush “the devil” on the floor of the U.N. General Assembly, declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images News)

President Hugo Chavez, Fiery Venezuelan Leader, Dead At 58

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

03/05/2013

Former general partner of the Yankees Steve Swindal (left) and MLB commissioner Bud Selig laugh during a press conference in 2008. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Steve Swindal, Steinbrenner’s Once Heir Apparent, Finds New Success

Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.

03/07/2012