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Mets name Kevin Long new hitting coach

The Mets apparently did not have to look far and wide for a new hitting coach. Thursday, they officially hired Kevin Long, who had spent the last eight years working in the same capacity with the Yankees.

Fergie Shows Ellen Pictures Of Her Son Axl, Who Is So Cute It Should Be Illegal

I try not to play favorites with celebrity children, because they’re all sweet and adorable and dress way, way better than I ever will. But there are some celebrity kids who are just so cute I can’t figure out how it’s even allowed. More » Fergie Shows Ellen Pictures Of Her Son Axl, Who Is So Cute It Should Be Illegal is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

U.S. Marine accused of murder 'thought we were real women,' says friend of slain transgender Filipina

A transgender Filipina confirmed that the U.S. Marine accused of killing her friend did not know they were transgender when the women met him at a bar.

If You’re Tired Of Depressing, Rage-Inducing News, Watch This (And Bring Tissues)

Sometimes it's good to have an antidote to the madness swirling on the internet. Enter this lovely video starring Mo'Ne Davis, that kick-ass young woman who was the first girl ever to throw a shut out in the Little League World Series. More » If You’re Tired Of Depressing, Rage-Inducing News, Watch This (And Bring Tissues) is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Fox News Thinks Young Women Care More About Tinder Than Voting, Proving Why Most Young Women Are Democrats

Oh, Fox News. Do you ever shut up? A conversation about how women are voting in the fall midterms (Reminder: go vote on November 4!) once again veered into crazy territory when Kimberly Guilfoyle started ranting about how younger women...Show More Summary

New Yorkers on edge in wake of city’s first Ebola case

New York was a city on edge Thursday night after it was revealed a doctor who has Ebola rode the subway, walked on The High Line, went to a bowling alley, a music club and even took an Uber cab.

Bellevue Hospital is prepared to treat doctor who contracted Ebola

Now that we know this patient has Ebola, he will be intensely monitored for progression of the disease. Once symptomatic, patients with Ebola get worse quickly.

Ebola in New York: What you need to know

New Yorkers are concerned after it was announced Thursday that a Harlem doctor who recently traveled to Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, making him the first patient in New York City with the disease.

Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday.

Man, 27, gunned down during fight in Brooklyn nail salon

The man was shot once in the chest as he quarreled with another man at Finest Nails Inc. on Myrtle Ave. in Bushwick around 2 p.m., police said.

'Unacceptable' Metro-North trainee made fatal decision: boss

Omar Bell was hired six months before the May 28, 2013, death of Robert Luden and was training to be a rail traffic controller.

Hamill: New Yorkers can’t let Ebola grind their lives to halt

There is not an Ebola epidemic in New York. The closest we have to an epidemic is the contagious social disease called Ebola Panic.

Editorial: From a cell to the cell

Guns, handcuffs, batons, radios — for all their raw power, the standard items on the NYPD patrol belt can’t keep up with the gear in the pocket of any teen, or terrorist, on the street.

Parliament shooter linked to Canadian jihadists: police

A scarf-wearing shooter who gunned down a soldier Wednesday in Ottawa had jihadist ties to other Canadian radicals, including at least one who traveled to Syria to fight with terrorists, according to reports.

Hunt for suspected submarine in Swedish waters called off

Swedish authorities say they have called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago.

Malaysian man crawls 3 days through jungle after car crash

A Malaysian man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days before happening upon an isolated village, authorities said Friday.

Oct 24: Vocational schools, Sayreville football and Sandy relief

Flushing: As a recently retired vocational education teacher, I read with interest the op-ed by Kathryn Wylde and Michael Mulgrew on the reinvention of vocational schools.

Retired N.J. teacher charged with sexually abusing boy: DA

A retired New Jersey teacher who doubled as a Boy Scout leader, along with his house mate, were charged with sexually abusing a former student, going as far back as the boy's freshman year in 2002, prosecutors allege.

Tommy the Chimp Is an Animal, Not a Prisoner

A human child, even as young as two years of age, is head-and-shoulders above any ape intellectually. read more

Looking at Soccer’s Concussion Risk, and Asking It to Change

Talking to kids about personal safety is like talking about retirement planning. We can't expect them not to play the game to win—so if heading the ball puts kids in danger, then soccer has to change the rules.

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