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Two cops pulled off streets, Staten Island DA looking into death of dad of six after NYPD cop put him in chokehold during sidewalk takedown

EXCLUSIVE: Thousands of NYCHA tenants in 46 buildings struggle without gas for months

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson remembered as ‘driven for justice’ at wake as many turn out to mourn his death

EXCLUSIVE: John Gotti’s grandson blames his youth, stupidity for drug arrest, but blasts cops for making a production out of the bust at his family’s Queens home

Woman Luv Gov. Spitzer accused of blackmail faces charges in Manhattan; prosecutors say she extorted $400,000

Thousands mourn at funeral for Michael Fahy, FDNY chief killed in Bronx drug house explosion

EXCLUSIVE: Grim signs point to foul play for Connecticut man who vanished after posh Manhattan party

Gold Star families, military vets denounce disrespectful Donald outside Trump Tower 

Activists attack BlackRock investments in gun company whose weapons were used in Aurora theater shooting

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner forcing residents out of East Village building so he can get higher rents: tenants



What Witchcraft Is Facebook? The Atlantic

How Solitary Confinement Hurts the Teenage Brain, The Atlantic 

Our Animal Side Shows in Songs About Sex, The Atlantic



Ten Billion Wasted: America’s Potty Poppy Policy, The Economist 

Shooting Skinned Cats in a Barrel, The Economist



The Last Office Taboo for Women: Doing Your Business at Work, The Daily Beast

Harnessing Social Media To Keep Moms Healthy, The Daily Beast

On St. Patrick’s Day, Beware Those Sly Green Eyes, The Daily Beast 

Yoani Sánchez: It’s Not Easy Being a Cuban Blogger, The Daily Beast



“You Pick It, We Kill It”: Giving “Fresh Food” a New Meaning in Morrisania, The Huffington Post



A Modern Day Slave Plantation Exists, and It’s Thriving in the Heart of America, mic.com

I Was Shot 4 Times in the Deadliest Massacre in U.S. History, mic.com

Executioners’ Reflections Reveal a Twisted Side of the Death Penalty, mic.com

How This Unlikely State Transformed Into America’s Heroin Hot Spot, mic.com

Welcome to the Silk Road: An Inside Look At the Darkest Corner Of the Internet, mic.com

Colin Powell’s 13 Life Rules For Any Future Leader, mic.com

NYPD Commissioner-Turned-Felon Has a Message For Us Now That He’s Been to Prison, mic.com


The Good Humor Man, The Bronx Free Press


‘French model’ turns heads as hottest TV-ad star du jour, The Columbus Dispatch