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House Republicans pull health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

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From 68 to here—Madison Square Garden hosts Sweet 16

If you bet the top ranked Villanova Wildcats, the defending NCAA Men’s Champions, to be the first No. 1 seed eliminated from this season’s tournament, you were correct.

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NCAA Tournament reignites the pay for play flame

Last October, two weeks before the first game of his senior season as a forward for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, then 21-year-old Nigel Hayes carried a sign on the school’s campus as students and other revelers were partaking in the festive atmosphere before kickoff of the football team’s game against Ohio State.

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New York loses a treasure in Dr. Norbert Sander

The passing of Dr. Norbert Sander last week is the loss of a true New York treasure.

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London attack: Khalid Masood named as perpetrator

Police investigating the deadliest terror attack to hit the UK in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood.

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It’s a simple solution for now—Rest players at home

Friday’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center not only pissed off some NBA fans but also pissed off several of the media members who had specifically come to see Celtics’ guard Isaiah Thomas play.

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Knicks toil toward a reconstructive offseason

Under ideal conditions, the Knicks’ current four-game, four-state, six-day road trip, which began with a 114-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Monday evening and continued last night (Wednesday) versus the Utah Jazz, would be one in which they were jostling with two or three other teams for a more favorable playoff position.

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St. John’s only NY/NJ D-I team still in action

Postseason isn’t the prettiest of pictures for Division I women’s basketball teams from New York and New Jersey. Not a single team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.

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Queens College returns to glory

When Elizabeth Naumovski took the job as head coach of Queens College women’s basketball, she made sure to thoroughly understand the program’s history.

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NYC Health + Hospitals hosts immigrant health care rights panel

NYC Health + Hospitals is hosting “Immigrant Health Care Rights” panel discussions to help educate immigrant communities and provide access to information and resources.

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You’ll lose with pneumonia and booze

While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit patients with pneumonia.

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‘Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean’

Eight years ago while on assignment in Curaçao, photographer Wyatt Gallery stumbled upon the oldest Jewish synagogue in the Western Hemisphere, dating back to 1732.

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If effort counted for a little something more

If there was an additional column in the NBA Standings for "effort" adjacent to the right of the wins and loss column, the Brooklyn Nets would still lag in wins, but their effort points would mount.

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Screw the poor—One border wall coming up

Growing up in the Caribbean, it was not uncommon for me to hear elders say, “If you can’t hear you will feel” or “Hard ears you won’t hear; hard ears you must feel.”

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Trinidad moves to resume hangings

Authorities on both political sides are so fed up with the number of murders in Trinidad that they are moving to make the oil and gas-rich nation among the first of the Caribbean Community countries to resume hangings of criminals convicted of heinous crimes.

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US mayors fight back against President Trump’s ‘Big List’

Mayor’s from Los Angeles, Providence, R.I., Seattle and Anaheim, Calif., held a teleconference March 21 to explain their Day of Action in support of immigrants and immigration reform.

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Colette Pean: Serving and saving the community

“Since I was in high school, I have always been involved in making my community better,” said community activist Colette Pean.

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Activist Leola Maddox makes her transition

Activist and educator Leola Maddox (second from left), wife of famed attorney and activist Alton Maddox, has died.

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Seven Black traveler accounts you should be following on Instagram

Don’t you wish you could be on a permanent vacation, traveling from various cities to exotic islands and back again?

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A new show on WE tv

“Hustle & Soul,” WE tv’s new docuseries, is stirring up drama Thursday nights. The show’s recent red carpet reception at The Cutting Room was a successful, star-studded event. “Hustle & Soul,” a six-episode, one-hour series from Big Fish Entertainment actually premiered on WE tv Thursday, March 16, at 10 p.m.

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