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  • Newtown Families Grieve As Medical Examiner Works To Identify Victims In Sandy Hook School Shooting

      The victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings each had between three and 11 wounds, Chief State Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver III said Saturday afternoon. "This is a very devastating set of injuries," Carver said at a press...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • All tied up ahead of second Obama-Romney showdown

    All tied up ahead of second Obama-Romney showdown
    On the eve of the second presidential debate here at Hofstra University on Long Island, a new survey suggests that the race for the White House is a dead heat. A CNN Poll of Polls that averages seven non-partisan, live operator, national surveys...
  • Obama strong, and so is Romney in second debate

    Obama strong, and so is Romney in second debate
    (CNN) -- President Barack Obama fought back and Republican challenger Mitt Romney mostly stood his ground. A forceful Obama defended his record and challenged Romney on shifting positions in the 90-minute debate, arguing his Republican rival's policies...
  • Andrew Cuomo beats the Rent Is Too Damn High Party candidate

     
    The rent may have been too high and Carl Paladino may have hogged all the headlines, but in the end Democrat Andrew Cuomo became New York's governor. Cuomo was favored to win, and that expectation got only stronger when Republican......
  • Morning news TV on the rise in Baltimore

     
    TV news has mostly been defined by downward trends the past decade. Shrinking audience. Aging audience. Fragmented audience.But there's been one very bright spot amid the economic and ratings gloom for stations in Baltimore and across the country —...
  • More college students mentally ill

    More college students mentally ill
    The number of college students who are afflicted with a serious mental illness is rising, according to data presented Thursday at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Assn. in San Diego   The findings came from an analysis of 3,265 college...
  • Schedule of 9/11 Events on Long Island

    Saturday, September 11, 2010 COMMACK Commack High School, 1 Scholar Lane, Commack, will hold a candlelight ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Call 631-912-2165 EAST MEADOW The Court Officers Steuben Association of New York State will hold a Heroes Memorial Service...
  • BP Claims Process Enters New, Uncertain Phase

    BP Claims Process Enters New, Uncertain Phase
    Kenneth Feinberg, the formerly freewheeling administrator of BP Plc's fund to compensate victims of last year's oil spill, could be forced to revamp dramatically how he handles claims now that the fund has come under the jurisdiction of a federal judge in...
  • 7 New York Gubernatorial Candidates Hold First Debate

    7 New York Gubernatorial Candidates Hold First Debate
    The long-awaited debate on Monday in New York governor's race showed Democrat Andrew Cuomo, son of the former governor and Democratic icon, as steeped in how New York government works and how he believes it should be fixed. Meanwhile, his top rival,...
  • Drug may be near for cancer's companion condition cachexia

    Drug may be near for cancer's companion condition cachexia
    Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
  • Juanita M. Kreps dies at 89; first female secretary of Commerce

    Juanita M. Kreps dies at 89; first female secretary of Commerce
    Juanita M. Kreps, a Duke University economist and administrator who became the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of Commerce, died Monday in Durham, N.C., after a long illness, the school announced. She was 89. Kreps was the Commerce secretary...