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Sick leave bill sparks rally
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Sick leave bill sparks rally

According to The Bureau of Labor, 37 percent of the lowest-income workers in the New York City area can’t take a single day off and get paid.

To protest domestic abuse, a 7-mile march
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To protest domestic abuse, a 7-mile march

Domestic violence survivors, some wearing wedding veils, and anti-abuse advocates marched 7 miles through the Bronx.

Activists: ‘Save your plastic bottles’
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Activists: ‘Save your plastic bottles’

Every year, New Yorkers throw away 25,059 tons of recyclable plastic bottles in their household garbage, environmental activists say.

Retirement home residents protest wars
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Retirement home residents protest wars

Residents of a Manhattan retirement home protested the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on Saturday.

Eight months later, little relief in Haiti
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Eight months later, little relief in Haiti

Eight months after an earthquake devastated Haiti, millions are still suffering, protesters said at a Saturday rally.

After city layoffs, rats abound in Queens
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After city layoffs, rats abound in Queens

After city layoffs that slashed 75 percent of exterminators, some residents say they noticed an increase in rats in Queens.

Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.
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Thousands protest Ahmadinejad near U.N.

Thousands gathered Thursday morning to protest Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as he spoke at the United Nations.

Immigrant groups rally for DREAM Act
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Immigrant groups rally for DREAM Act

Supporters of the DREAM Act rallied Wednesday after the measure failed to pass the U.S. Senate the day before.

Climate change threatens Himalayas
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Climate change threatens Himalayas

Activists rallied near the United Nations to bring attention to the the effect climate change is having on the Himalayan Mountains.

Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins
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Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins

Mei Rong Song, who lives two blocks from the flower shop she runs in Chinatown, fought a $9,000 rent increase and won.