Local Newscast 180511

In New York, I’m Bo Hamby. More than a dozen people were taken to local hospitals in Queens this morning when two separate fires broke out. One at an apartment building in Jackson Heights and the other at a two-story home in Elmhurst. According to the Fire Department, more than one hundred firefighters responded to […]

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Millennials reconnect with religion at Met exhibition

At the Met Gala last weekend, celebrities in elaborate costumes paraded up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. They were there, dressed as trendy monks and Catholic icons, to raise money for the museum’s newest Costume Institute exhibit. That exhibit, called Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, opened today. Reporters Wendy Rhodes and Sarah Wyman report the exhibit is landing well with young audiences.

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Commentary: Dropping out of medical school

  HOST: When reporter Juliette Jabkhiro was 17, she thought she wanted to be a doctor. Or, actually, her father told her she did. Almost a decade after, she reflects on her decision to give up medicine. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Growing up in France as the daughter of a Moroccan immigrant, there were certain things expected of […]

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