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Students from a Queens school had their field trip cut short after a fire at a hotel outside of Washington D.C. (Credit: Cadet Major Supta Sarker via CBS2)

Fire At Hotel Outside Of DC Destroys Belongings, Sends Students Home Early

A fire just outside of Washington D.C. cut a field trip short and destroyed most of the belongings of about 100 Queens high school students.

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Demonstrators say Officer Peter Liang is being unfairly prosecuted for the death of Akai Gurley. (Credit: Roger Stern 1010 WINS)

Demonstrators: NYPD Officer Peter Liang Being Unfairly Prosecuted In Brooklyn Shooting

Demonstrators on Sunday said NYPD Officer Peter Liang is an easy target, being prosecuted unfairly to quiet public anger.

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Police responded to an apparent 'swatting' hoax in Bergenfield, NJ. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Bergenfield Hostage Hoax Appears To Be ‘Swatting’ Incident

Investigators say anonymous call reporting that two people were being held hostage in a northern New Jersey dry cleaning business and had bombs strapped to them turned out to be a hoax.

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Wildlife Officials: North Jersey Coyote Found Dead In Trap

An aggressive coyote that was recently shot and wounded by police in northern New Jersey has been found dead in a trap.

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Walkers participate in the March of Dimes' March for Babies on April 26, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

March For Babies Fundraiser Marches Through Manhattan

Thousands of people are marching Sunday in support of March of Dimes’ quest to prevent premature births and help those children who are born prematurely.

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Thousands gather at a rally in Times Square to remember the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 under the Ottoman Empire. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Times Square To Mark 100th Anniversary Of Massacre of Armenians

A rally in Times Square is marking the centennial of the killings of as many 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire — today’s Turkey.

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Project Sunshine Grows From Dorm Room To Global Volunteer Group Helping Sick Kids

Project Sunshine is a nonprofit group that helps children by organizing thousands of volunteers to bring them special programs while they undergo medical treatments.

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A woman vaping with an e-cigarette. (Credit: CBS2)

Schumer Says E-Cigarette Makers Are Marketing To Children

He cited a recent report indicating that while traditional tobacco use is down among teens, the use of e-cigarettes is up.

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Furry Friend Finder: Theo And Snowy

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS2’s Diane Macedo and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Theo and Snowy, who are looking for homes.

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Some Smoothies Can Help Manage Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month, and Estelle and Dale Williams say they have a few smoothies that can actually help you manage your stress in different ways.

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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on April 26, 2015. (credit: CBS News)

Bill Bratton: Relationship Between City Officials, Police Union Better

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says there’s “much less tension” between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.

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Report: Bronx Woman Found Dead After Allegedly Taking Ambien

There are questions and concern over the death of a 20-year-old woman in the Parkside Houses on Arnow Avenue in the Bronx.

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FILE -- A copy of the Daily News is seen at a newsstand in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Daily News Delivery Truck Driver Dies In Brooklyn Crash

The driver, identified as 24-year-old Jonathan Long, was traveling south on Nostrand Avenue approaching Flushing Avenue in South Williamsburg as a taxi driver was on Flushing Avenue approaching Nostrand Avenue.

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A Nepalese resident mourns the death of a relative following an earthquake in Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, 2015, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort. As the death toll surpassed 2,000, the US together with several European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in rural areas cut off by blocked roads and patchy phone networks. AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMA        (Photo: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Nepal Earthquake

A 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 2,200 people.

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Police investigate after a police-involved shooting in the East Village on April 25, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYPD: Suspect Fatally Shot By Police In East Village; 2 Detectives Injured

Two police detectives were also injured, suffering lacerations to the head.

04/25/2015