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City Council to hold MTA oversight hearing

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and the City Council announced the Council's Committee on Transportation will convene an oversight hearing to examine the state of the subway system.

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New York was 'On Ten' at 'Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop'

MTV hosted another "Wild 'N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop" pop-up in New York on Sunday at Well Connected Barbershop in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

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Prostate Health Educational Symposium slated for Long Island

The fifth annual Prostate Health Education Symposium is scheduled for Bethel AME Church of Freeport on Long Island, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.

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First woman to head OPEC snared in multibillion dollar fraud scheme

Lavish lifestyles are nothing out of the ordinary in New York City, home of the rich and glamorous.

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After disqualifying opposition, Rwandan president sees victory in august polls

Rwandan President Paul Kagame may think he has a clear shot at winning the upcoming poll Aug. 4.

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Latino Alzheimer’s caregivers forum at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Approximately 400 families, caregivers and community organizations and a variety of agencies gathered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx for a health forum that provided insight into a disease that 5 million Americans are living with—Alzheimer’s disease.

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Eric Garner death commemorated

Monday, July 17 marks three years since the police killing of Eric Garner. Family members, activists and the community gathered for events.

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Touro College awards top honor to Payal Aggarwal for service, leadership, research and dedication

When Payal Aggarwal was just 6 years old, she visited her grandfather in India in the hospital.

Vendors in tears as Zambia's biggest outdoor market burns

A fire of unknown origins raced through the largest outdoor market in Zambia, destroying the livelihood of its many vendors.

Equal pay for equal work? Kenyan nurses push the envelope

Year after year, reports tell of a wide gap between the wages earned by men and those earned by women.

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