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E-cigarettes banned in public places

May 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Video | Leave A Comment »

E-cigarettes  banned in public places

New York City is cracking down on the increasingly popular e-cigarettes.

In pursuit of spiritual freedom

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In pursuit of spiritual freedom

Falun Gong practitioners find freedom in the United States.

Catholic schools struggle to survive

May 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News | Leave A Comment »

Catholic schools struggle to survive

The schools have seen a major decline in enrollment that has forced them to close.

Tackling child slavery in Haiti

April 29th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News | Leave A Comment »

Photo: Courtesy of Restevek Freedom Alliance

Haiti ranks second on the 2013 Global Slavery Index of countries where human trafficking is an issue. Child slavery is a significant part of the problem.

East Harlem gas explosion victims are still waiting for more help

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East Harlem gas explosion victims are still waiting for more help

Displaced residents still waiting for aid.

Pre-K proposed expansion could help city kids close achievement gap

March 25th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | 1 Comment »

Elizabeth Carlson stands in her pre-k classroom on the Upper West Side. By Zoe Lake

Wealth disparity among residents has been linked to gaps in academic achievement.

Ukrainian women taking a stand in NYC

March 22nd, 2014  |  by  |  published in Multimedia, News, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

Mariya Soroka, Razom member, in the East Village

Mariya Soroka, 25, is sitting outside a coffee shop in the East Village on a crisp, blue- skied Saturday afternoon.

NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore

March 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Business, News, Video | 1 Comment »

NYU students protest sale of sweatshop apparel at NYU bookstore

The students staged the “die in” to highlight the many workers killed and injured in garment factory accidents.

Same-sex marriage debate heats up in the South

March 15th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | Leave A Comment »

Greg Myers (left) and Marc Mitchel (right) fell in love in Alabama. The two men moved to New York City ten years ago and got married when same-sex marriage became legal in the state. Photo by Rajeev Dhir.

Mitchel and Myers moved to New York City they said because it was easier to live as an openly gay couple.

Aging with HIV

March 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, Features, News | 1 Comment »

Richard Kelso,71, has lived with HIV for 30 years. He says becoming an expert on your own health is a survival strategy. Photo credit: Leticia Miranda

Patients with HIV and their physicians have a more complex challenge ahead as they treat HIV along with the typical illnesses that come with aging.