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Burned beyond repair

A family’s home is destroyed because of a downed power line during Hurricane Sandy.

Rockaways homeowners in limbo waiting for homes to be razed or aid to fix them after Sandy
Audio / News

Rockaways homeowners in limbo waiting for homes to be razed or aid to fix them after Sandy

There is no timetable for help.

From Assembly to Congress?
Election 2012 / Features

From Assembly to Congress?

Grace Meng is running to become the first Asian American elected to Congress from New York this November

Harlem Globetrotter helps kids stop bullies in Brooklyn and Queens
Features

Harlem Globetrotter helps kids stop bullies in Brooklyn and Queens

Anthony “Buckets” Blakes explained why basketball – and life – works better without bullying.

Features / Slideshows

Famous in Kathmandu, anonymous in New York

A rock star from Nepal finds new life in New York

South Asian-American youths struggle with cultural confusion
Audio / Features

South Asian-American youths struggle with cultural confusion

They are called ABCD or American Born Confused Desis.

Arab Americans tired of alleged racial profiling by NYPD
News

Arab Americans tired of alleged racial profiling by NYPD

Community claims to still be heavily monitored 10 years after 9/11.

NYC Marathon: Cheering on a 50-year-old son
Features

NYC Marathon: Cheering on a 50-year-old son

The pair stood among a modest but growing crowd this morning, cheering on wheelchair competitors and the earliest female runners before the race reached fever pitch across the river in Manhattan.

Queens kids replace textbooks with iPads
Features

Queens kids replace textbooks with iPads

Queens sixth graders enter the touch-screen world of Apple for assignments, note taking, tutorials and more.

After fire, Queens shop owner reminisces
Features

After fire, Queens shop owner reminisces

Thomas Kourakos remembers the morning his shoe shop caught fire and his career as a cobbler came to an abrupt end.