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Teen who lost everything in Hurricane Sandy gets into 7 Ivy League schools

Teen Gets Accepted Into Seven Ivy League Schools

Daria Rose, a Sacred Heart High School senior, has received 14 acceptance letters to colleges…

hurricane superstorm sandy Destroyed beach house in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on November 4, 2012 in Far Rockaway, NY

Are Black Communities Ready for Disaster?

When Ms. Sadie secured a coveted space in the New York City public housing system,…

2012’s Biggest News Stories

2012 will be remembered as a year that saw both great progress and reminders of…

When Being Thankful Doesn’t Come Easy

The holidays are upon us. For some that means spending time catching up with friends…

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Alicia Keys, Kanye West to Perform at Sandy Benefit

Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and the Who are…

Obama views Sandy recovery in tour of NYC

Obama Tours Sandy Damage

In the midst of a political tempest that has engulfed his former CIA director and…

Making (and Keeping) Time for My Mom

I'm not exactly what you'd call a "church person." I don't have anything against it.…

Macy Gray Covers Stevie Wonder, Artists Respond to Hurricane Sandy

In these times of political turmoil, socioeconomic inequities and environmental issues the songs of Stevie…

New Storm Approaching NYC, New Jersey

A nor’easter blustered into New York and Jersey on Wednesday, threatening to swamp homes all…

Gasoline prices post biggest fall in nearly 4 years: survey

Gasoline Prices Post Biggest Fall in Four Years

The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline took its biggest drop since…