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In the aftermath of violent tornadoes that tore through the Southeast, residents start to pick up the pieces.
By Larry Tung
In Chinatown, a proposed Business Improvement District or BID has become a point of contention – some say it’s time to band together to improve the neighborhood…others say the BID is a burden for small business owners.
Starting this Sunday, it’ll be illegal to rent out an apartment for less than 30 days in New York State.
Willow Belden grew up as an only child with a single mom. She was crushed when her mother died of cancer. But she’s finding her father’s death even more difficult to process — partly because she barely knew him.
The Space Shuttle Endeavor was scheduled to lift off at 3:47 this afternoon. But the mission was scrubbed after NASA officials discovered a faulty heater around noon.
The five-story Queens building known as 5 Pointz has been a canvas for graffiti artists from all over since the early 90s. Now, its owners plan to replace it with luxury apartment buildings. Graffiti artists and fans say its demolition could signify the end of an era.
Britain’s Prince William married a commoner named Catherine and they became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Across the world, and in New York many were in the throws of Royal wedding fever.
The royal wedding was watched by an estimated 39 million people around the world. But for couples in the throws of wedding planning, the event today was as much a business story as one of romance.
The new film version of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged has performed dismally, but Tea Party enthusiasm has seen sales of Rand’s books increase, with “Atlas Shrugged” taking number four on the Amazon Bestseller list on the film’s release day. Commentator Jonah Comstock says Rand’s work, and another fundamental tea party text – the Bible – are at odds.