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Facing Federal Probe, Cuomo Taps Ex-Giuliani Aide to ‘Review’ State Contracting

Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that contractors close to his office may have “deceived” and “defrauded” the state, and that one of his top lieutenants may have engaged in “improper lobbying.”

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Afternoon Bulletin: Biggest Gang Bust in NYC History, New Blizzard Record and More

Nearly 700 New York City Police Officers and federal agents took down two rival gangs yesterday.

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Kelly Ripa and the Art of the Female Reputational ‘Rocky’ Moment

There’s a long history of women, from serious entertainers to reality stars to political candidates, being called lightweights, divas, tantrum-throwers, sluts, bimbos, or annoyingly treacly goody-goods—and then upending the worst of their bad press with a Rocky Balboa-like up-from-under victory:

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Chain Reaction: Beautiful, Deadly Necklaces on ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘The Good Wife’

Only on ‘Game of Thrones’ can jewelry double up as something pretty to wear and also conceal the thing that will kill your tormentor.

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New York Magazine Launches Online Tech Vertical ‘Select All’

The new section will offer analysis of social media trends, new gadgets and issues shaping Silicon Valley.

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Surprise, New York Turned Into One of the World’s Greenest Cities

Sounds like an oxymoron. Say “park,” and of course everyone thinks of Central Park in the middle of Manhattan.

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De Blasio Budget Will Triple Mental Health Units on Rikers Island

Mayor Bill de Blasio will triple the number of intensive-care units for mentally ill inmates at Rikers Island.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Premiere: Dorne To Be Wild

After months of anticipation, excitement, and following Kit Harrington into a bathroom, Game of Thrones’ sixth season has finally arrived.

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Art World Descends on Brussels Despite Attacks—Just Don’t Call It an Art Capital

Art Brussels continues to do it’s own thing

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Carlos Santana Gets the Band Back Together for His Best Record in Years

“I’m serious! If I’m going to die, with all the fire that I’ve got, to get to that note…then I’ll die.”

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Birds of a Feather? The Link Between BDS and Hamas

Naïve college students are due for a wake-up call.

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No More Purple Reign: RIP Prince, Pop Legend, Dead at 57

Perhaps more than any other artist of his time, Prince was the rare pop icon who consistently challenged music fans until his final day.

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William Randolph Hearst’s Old Penthouse Has (Finally) Found a Buyer

The triplex penthouse was part of the publishing magnate’s real estate empire in the city.

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89 People Wrote a Crowdsourced ‘Hamilton’ Parody About Jeb Bush

The full-length musical ‘Jeb! An American Disappointment,’ repurposes every song in Hamilton to make it about the embattled Bush brother.

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Is Cursing During a Workout the New Breakup Cure?

It’s definitely healthier than a pint of Ben & Jerry’s.

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Mark Bradford to Represent US at Venice Biennale

The artist is America’s foremost living Abstract painter.

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We Hold This Truth to Be Self-Evident: Primary, Caucus Rules Must Go

The protracted Democratic and Republican presidential nominating contests in 2016 have exposed an opaque, undemocratic political process.

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Bernie Sanders Promises Massive Federal Investment in Public Housing

Bernie Sanders released the outline of a plan to deal with NYCHA’s “leaky roofs, mold, unreliable heating systems, broken elevators and vermin.”

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PeopleMap: An Influencer Database Dream Come True, and a Must for Any Brand

Short List / Tools Boss Women Need to Download Now

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HBO Launches Immersive ‘Game of Thrones’ Art Show

The network is offering fans a chance to travel to Westeros through an interactive art installation and video series.

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