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Harsh winter leads to more homeless on city streets

February 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Video | Leave A Comment »

The Grand Central Food Program delivers meals including an orange, a loaf of bread, a carton of milk, and hot soup. Photo by: Talia Avakian

With this year’s harsh winter overpopulating shelters, more homeless people are forced to live on the streets.

Possible new holidays for NYC schools

February 14th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Politics, Video | Leave A Comment »

Possible new holidays for NYC schools

The New York Department of Education will consider adding more scheduled school holidays.

Terrorism in Nigeria causes heartbreak here

February 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Audio, News | Leave A Comment »

Samuel Chukwueze,25  a Nigerian-American from Cherry Hill, N.J. said  he is very "shocked" by the ongoing violence against Christians in Northern Nigeria. One of his relatives was also attacked last year in Nigeria. Photo Credit:Samuel Chukwueze

Suicide bombings started in 2009 and the number of killings and attacks increased last year.

Underage models restricted on the runway

February 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Video | Leave A Comment »

Underage models restricted on the runway

A new child labor law signed by New York’s Governor Cuomo would restrict fashion designers from having underage models.

Polar Vortex has found a home in New York City

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

Polar Vortex has found a home in New York City

Frigid temperatures are not going away.

Counting the homeless

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

Counting the homeless

HOPE, the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate surveys the number of homeless people on the street of New York City.

Mother Nature to sucker punch New Yorkers with more cold after warm start to week

January 27th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News | Leave A Comment »

Tour bus ticket vendor Amara Fofana (right) talks to supervisor Johnny Morales (left) outside a tour bus in Times Square as temperatures start to drop. Photo by Rajeev Dhir.

New Yorkers got a little reprieve from the bitterly cold conditions that hit the city as well as different parts of the country over the last few weeks. The mercury hit a high of 45 degrees around lunchtime on Monday afternoon because of warmer winds coming in from the south. But that relief could be [...]

Common Core curriculam brings challenges and hope to Chicago teachers

December 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in News | Leave A Comment »

Common Core curriculam brings challenges and hope to Chicago teachers

Common Core is a national program establishing principles to be reached at each grade level in reading and math.

Killing of Shia people in Pakistan takes toll on Pakistani American families

December 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in News, Video | 1 Comment »

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.

New law upsets young smokers in New York

December 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in News, Uncategorized, Video | Leave A Comment »

Young smokers at New York University say the new law won't make them quit.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law in October a bill that prohibits New Yorkers under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes.