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Chess pro challenges willing opponents
Audio / Features

Chess pro challenges willing opponents

Sweet Pea fell into the chess profession during the ’60s when he couldn’t find a job. He’d wander around the city’s chess shops, looking for a way to occupy his time.

Haiti Earthquake: Veteran reporter speaks on disaster
Features

Haiti Earthquake: Veteran reporter speaks on disaster

It was sheer devastation, and USA Today national reporter Marisol Bello witnessed it all.

Features / Multimedia / Slideshows

Haiti Earthquake: Benefit concert promotes hope

While some chose to send money or texts to contribute, Save the Children thought of a different way: host a star-studded benefit concert.

Haiti Earthquake: Dominicans give, but hard feelings remain
Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: Dominicans give, but hard feelings remain

Some Dominicans can’t forget the past, despite the devastation.

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Haiti Earthquake: A Haitian church mobilizes

Some community-based organizations in New York City are sending independent convoys to scout for family members.

Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement
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Haiti Earthquake: Worry triggers involvement

When the Louis family learned their Haitian relatives home collapsed on top of them, they took action.

Haiti Earthquake: Wiring money in Flatbush
News / Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: Wiring money in Flatbush

Family and friends of the victims have been trying to send money, though it has not been easy.

Haiti Earthquake: A store owner tries to help
Features / Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: A store owner tries to help

Yvens Brizard, a native of Haiti, plans to travel to Haiti in the next couple of days to aid an orphanage, where more than 150 children are starving.

Slideshows / Special Reports

Haiti Earthquake: ‘I lost my family’

After recently losing his wife to diabetes, Gaspard Lynch lost his family and business in the Haiti earthquake.

Brooklyn tenants fight management firm
News

Brooklyn tenants fight management firm

Tenants of 266 Washington Avenue are fighting increasingly nasty battles against Dermot Management Company, the firm that manages their building. They allege the company practices “predatory equity.”