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Stolen Stradivarius found after decades comes to life again

NEW YORK (AP) — The Stradivarius stolen from the late violinist Roman Totenberg and miraculously found more than three decades later has a new life — under the chin of a budding 18-year-old virtuoso. ...

Roads where limo crash killed 20 are a menace, store says

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — The site of devastating accident that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party, including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has ...

New York finally corrects misspelling of Verrazzano bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — A mistake that caused the name of New York City's Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be misspelled for more than 50 years has finally been corrected. On Monday, New York Go...

Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse

NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of a police barrier sent thousands of people fleeing in a panic in Central Park, afraid of possible gunshots at a politically-charged show. Big-name pers...

Trump attorney blasts Iran's 'outlaws and murderers'

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, told members of Iran's self-declared government in exile on Saturday that the U.S. sympathizes with their efforts to overthrow that country's...

You've come a long way, baby: Wigstock now star-studded

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, chef and actor David Burtka, have brought back a festival of glam called Wigstock — a six-hour, 50-act drag-queen spectacle being staged Satu...

More change ahead for New York's shrinking garment district

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign ...

When NYPD horses lose shoes, the blacksmith comes to them

NEW YORK (AP) — It's like AAA for horses. When one of the New York Police Department's horses loses a metal shoe, or they just wear out on the gritty city streets, a blacksmith shop ...

Israeli 'Save a Child's Heart' doctors honored at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A group of Israeli doctors have saved thousands of Palestinian children and those from 57 other countries by operating on their diseased hearts. Their Save a Ch...

Drivers' union: Broke NYC yellow cabbie commits suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City taxi driver who spent 30 years behind the wheel hanged himself after running out of money to lease a vehicle. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance says ...

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended

NEW YORK (AP) — An Uber driver who booted out two women who kissed each other in his car has had his license suspended. New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission spokesman Allan Fr...

Federal judge temporarily blocks deportation of pizza worker

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked the deportation of a New York pizza shop worker in danger of being sent back to Ecuador. Attorneys for the Legal Aid Society o...

Bad timing: End to pot prosecutions comes too late for many

NEW YORK (AP) — They might be the unluckiest pot smokers in New York. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said last month that his office would stop prosecuting people for po...

Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate — challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andr...

22 world records set at Christie's Rockefeller auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-two world records have been set at a Christie's auction, including the $832 million for the priciest private collection of artworks and other treasures owned by Peggy and David ...