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Pro-life and pro-choice protests escalates in New York City
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Pro-life and pro-choice protests escalates in New York City

Every first Saturday of a month, a group of pro-life protesters and church members of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral head to Planned Parenthood on Mulberry St. to protest abortions. Now pro-choice activists are holding their own counter protests.

Hudson Diner is Closing
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Hudson Diner is Closing

After 23 years in the West Village, Babu Fullsink’s cash register at the Hudson Diner will go silent at the end of the month. He decided to close because he was getting older and couldn’t keep up with the physical demands of restaurant work.

Counting the homeless
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Counting the homeless

In groups of three to five people, HOPE volunteers are assigned a certain amount of blocks to canvass in one of the city’s five boroughs. They spend roughly four hours — from midnight to 4 a.m. — asking everyone they encounter if they have a place to sleep that night.

Dreamers continue to live with uncertainty as government shutdown ends
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Dreamers continue to live with uncertainty as government shutdown ends

Six years ago, Aca was an undocumented immigrant working as a busboy at the Trump SoHo Hotel. Today, he has legal status and an associates degree in commercial photography. He is working towards a bachelors in international affairs at Baruch College.

Statue of Liberty Reopens Despite Government Shutdown
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Statue of Liberty Reopens Despite Government Shutdown

when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state would cover the costs to re-open the statue, eager tourists rushed to lower Manhattan to cross Liberty Island off their list of must-see attractions.

Thousands march for climate change
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Thousands march for climate change

On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers hit the street to protest climate change.

Terror Strikes Lower Manhattan Once Again
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Terror Strikes Lower Manhattan Once Again

Eight were killed and 11 injured when a 29-year-old man plowed a truck through a crowded bike path in Lower Manhattan. It was the deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11.

NYC City Council “Kneel In”
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NYC City Council “Kneel In”

The group of about 15 city officials joined together to display unity against the president’s tweets.

Street Squash After School Program Teaches More than a Game
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Street Squash After School Program Teaches More than a Game

Street Squash After School program in Harlem is a haven for kids.

East Harlem’s Street Games
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East Harlem’s Street Games

New York City Street Games in Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem, is an annual event that give families the opportunities to step into the past and play 80s and 90s style street games for the day.