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Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file/credit: Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

Dolan Becomes Cardinal Saturday, But Is Pope In The Future?

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.

02/15/2012

Yiddish Dictionary (credit: Gale S. Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Mazel Tov! Yiddish Making A Comeback On College Campuses

The language came close to dying out after the Holocaust as millions of Yiddish speakers either perished in Nazi concentration camps or fled to other countries where their native tongue was not welcome.

12/21/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Fmr. New Jersey Gov. Donald DiFrancesco, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office, AP, Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Christie Gives Bloomberg Earful Over 9/11 10th Anniversary Invite List

A published report says that an angry New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some choice words for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

08/18/2011

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Talk About Chutzpah: Michele Bachmann Tries Yiddish, Fails

Nobody has more chutzpah than New Yorkers. And we know that it takes chutzpah to say “chutzpah” and mispronounce it.

07/14/2011