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The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing rainwater (read more)


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Rep. Peter King harshly criticized fellow Republican Anthony Santino on Facebook and in emails for the Hempstead Town supervisor's "cowardly attack" on his daughter, a town councilwoman, and his role in the town's controversy over ethics reform that has rocked the Island's longtime GOP stronghold. (read more)

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Federal investigators have determined that the engineers in two recent, high-profile derailments involving the LIRR and NJ Transit suffered from a sleep disorder, according to newly released public documents (read more)

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President Donald Trump will hold a campaign fundraiser in New York City on Tuesday, according to his campaign website (read more)

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Snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, bringing a wintry look to the towering range shared by California and Nevada and making travel hazardous (read more)

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It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device -- one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K -- without actually owning a 4K TV (read more)

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The dystopian series "The Handmaid's Tale" was crowned best TV drama on Sunday at the Emmy Awards, also winning best drama writing and directing and earning Elizabeth Moss a best actress statuette and Ann Dowd a best drama supporting actress award (read more)

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Jones Beach State Park -- with the exception of some bathroom facilities -- reopened Thursday morning after being closed for a day because of flooding from Tropical Storm Jose, a state parks official said (read more)

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A Garden City Middle School student who researched a way to make solar energy more cost-effective is among 30 finalists in the elite Broadcom MASTERS contest for science, technology, engineering and math (read more)

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Newsday's Arthur Staple answered questions from Twitter followers for his latest Islanders mailbag Thursday as the Isles continue their preseason schedule (read more)

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In consecutive games at Madison Square Garden, two 18-year-old centers have given Rangers fans a glimpse of things to come (read more)

health

WASHINGTON -- The legislation that Senate Republicans hope to pass next week in a last-ditch effort to dismantle Obamacare would strip away some of the federal funds sent to New York and other states for expanding Medicaid to give to the states that didn't (read more)

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AP Interview: The Japanese creator of the first emoji wanted to add nuance to mobile phone messages and never imagined his 1999 work would become a global phenomenon (read more)

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Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim (read more)

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Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage (read more)

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See all the highlights, from red carpet arrivals to big winners, as Stephen Colbert hosts the 69th annual Emmy Awards, honoring the best in U.S. (read more)

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