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Aretha Franklin covers Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep’

Aretha Franklin is respecting Adele. The legendary singer covered the 26-year-old British star's chart-topping hit "Rolling in the Deep" on her latest album "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics."

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sits down with President Obama

WASHINGTON — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of popular support Monday to the White House, where he kicked off a two-day visit with President Obama.

Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney dazzle with wedding-day fashion

Barrister bride Amal Alamuddin, 36, dazzled in a white wedding dress while marrying actor George Clooney, 53, at the Aman Canal Grande hotel in the romantic city of Venice.

Gola: Phil Mickelson could have used more touch in critique of Tom Watson

It was all rather sad and unseemly, Phil Mickelson throwing Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson under the bus at the post mortem presser Sunday, damning him with high praise for 2008 captain Paul Azinger.

Fergie releases first song in six years ‘L.A. Love (La La)’

Iggy Azalea, who? Fergie has returned with her first single in six years, "L.A. Love (La La)" and proved she's got it.

Airbnb orgy victim sues NYC condo for super's comments

A Manhattan man who rented his apartment through Airbnb to a person who turned out to be an orgy organizer is now suing his condo building for ruining his good name and — worse — costing him TV appearances.

Washington Heights hospital needs Rx, pol says

The conditions at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center made one uptown lawmaker sick.

Chris Pratts stars as Princess Leia in 'SNL' spoof of 'Star Wars'

Chris Pratt was the guardian of "Saturday Night Live's" season premiere, celebrating the show's 40th anniversary.

US-led airstrikes hit Syria oil refinery held by ISIS

Airstrikes likely carried out by a U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group Sunday, a witness said, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border.

GLAAD survey finds TV tuning into diversity issues

Do not adjust your television set: There’s more rainbow pride on the screen now than ever before. For the first time ever, three cable networks have been rated “excellent” by the GLAAD in its eighth annual Network Responsibility Ind...

EXCLUSIVE: Claimants in FDNY discrimination case to voice objections

Judge Nicholas Garaufis will get an earful Wednesday in Brooklyn Federal Court from 37 claimants who signed up to attend a hearing that will allow them to tell the judge they believe they deserve more money.

Ex-cruise ship worker admits to beating and raping passenger

An Indonesian cruise ship worker who beat, raped and attempted to throw a female passenger overboard during a Holland America excursion from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday.

Editorial: Focus on the kids, Bill

Eager to impugn the motives of a group seeking to expand educational opportunity for disadvantaged New York children, Mayor de Blasio is calling on a pro-charter-school advocacy organization to disclose its donors.

Cool Brooklyn Engagement Session

Call us hopeless romantics, (or call us nosey!) but we just love hearing about how couples meet. Rachel and Jared are, “an artsy girl from Long Island, and a preppy guy from Massachusetts,” who met online, romanced in New York, and four years, two apartments and one cat later, they’re as loved up as ever. […]

Editorial: Playing field, praying field

One player stands accused of child abuse. Another few, of hitting women. Head injuries plague players past and present.

Sarah Brown: The world’s children belong in classrooms

A neatly pressed uniform, a warm breakfast, a short walk or a bus ride, the bell, friends, laughter, books, teachers. Tomorrow and every day, millions and millions of children across the globe will do what they do every morning and think nothing of it. They will go to school.

Words of Wisdom from Occasions Brides: Fall 2014 Issue

When wading through the joys and stresses of wedding planning, it’s easy to get a bit (or a lot!) overwhelmed.  And when those times come, there is little more encouraging to a bride-to-be than the sound advice of brides who have blazed the trail — or in this case, walked the aisle — before her.  Helpful […]

Oct. 1: San Gennaro, Cuomo’s debate stand and Jeter

Manhattan: In his Sept. 27 Op-Ed “A feast for fraud, past and present,” Curtis Sliwa joins an ever-growing list of people with huge egos and mouths to match but pea-sized brains.

Fracking water tanker wrecks historic Pa. bridge

What the frack! Water wrecked a historic Pennsylvania bridge in stunning fashion. A 136-year-old truss bridge in Greene County was no match for a water tanker truck used by a natural gas driller, which partially collapsed the roadway on Sunday.

Queens student sold classmates Xanax that sent them to the hospital: authorities

A Queens student sold classmates Xanax that sent them to the hospital Tuesday, authorities said.

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