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Civil War Union Army officer to receive Medal of Honor

A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.

Bucs trade for Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the Patriots

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick.

Young Jeezy arrested in Calif. on weapons charges

Rap star Young Jeezy was among a group of six people busted on weapons charges Sunday after a man was gunned down Friday backstage at a Wiz Khalifa concert in Silicon Valley, police said.

Sarah Silverman brings ‘liquid pot’ to the Emmys

Silverman, 43, explained to E!'s Giuliana Rancic that her vaporizer pen carried "liquid pot." The drug is legal in California, of course, to medical marijuana prescription holders.

Buccaneers plan to meet with Richie Incognito

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going to meet with Richie Incognito to determine if one of the central figures in the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal can help their struggling offensive line.

Exotic Arabian Wedding Inspiration

Being a 90s girl who adored Disney’s Aladdin and the live-action film The Jungle Book, you know that the exotic Arabian theme of today’s wedding shoot had me grinning from ear to ear!  The concept inspired by photographer April Robert’s love of travel, the scene was brought to life at Arizona’s Phoenix Zoo, where the sand and sun could […]

The Rosemary Moscow Mule

Earlier this week, the super talented Aleah and Nick of Valley & Co. shared their entertaining go-to’s and essentials. We just HAD to have their recipe for a Rosemary Moscow Mule  to share  with you today. The rosemary sprig adds just the perfect fresh touch (and makes the drinks so gorgeous!). Cheers!  Rosemary Moscow Mule […]

U.S. flags taken from Brooklyn Bridge returned to police

The stars and stripes swiped from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge are in the NYPD’s hands, authorities said Wednesday.

Tweet showing ways for kids to have ‘fun’ at gun range removed

Less than 72 hours after a 9-year-old girl killed her shooting instructor with an Uzi, the NRA Women tweeted ways for kids to have “fun” at a gun range.

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton made $1.35M last year: filings

Crime doesn't pay - but crime-fighting has for NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

Zephyr Teachout hits Andrew Cuomo's deal with building developer

Longshot gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout kicked off a statewide 'whistleblower tour' Wednesday in front of a residential tower in Midtown built by the developer Extell.

Four Giants who have plenty to play for vs. Patriots

Victor Cruz doesn’t need this game. Eli Manning doesn’t. And Antrel Rolle certainly doesn’t. But for a handful of Giants, no game will have more meaning than Thursday’s preseason finale against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium.

U.S. Open Insider: Maria Sharapova turns it around

Maria Sharapova stared down her racket when her forehand betrayed her early in a second-round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium Wednesday afternoon. She glared at judges for ruling in opponent Alexandra Dulgheru’s favor, and then she lost the first set, shrieking with every swing of the racket as if she’d just realized she’d forgotten something important.

'Bored' David Wright still sitting with neck problems as Mets fail to rally against Braves

David Wright cannot stand being on the bench. The Mets captain said sitting in the dugout as he nurses a sore/stiff neck bores him to death. Wednesday night Wright’s frustration had to be at an all-time high.

Venus Williams cruises to win at U.S. Open

That breeze you felt coming off the U.S. Open grounds in Flushing Meadows Wednesday night? That was Venus Williams moving through her first set before fighting through crosswinds in the second.

Fla. teen claims online date kidnapped her, locked her in home

Jazzima Barnes, 19, told Miami police that her first date with 25-year-old James Myles ended with her being held against her will and being violently assaulted after telling him she wanted to go home. Police said it took several hours to find her because she didn't know where she was,

Harlem educator fined $7K for changing son's grades

Thanks, Dad. A Harlem assistant principal who changed his son’s grades from failing to passing was slapped with a $7,000 fine by the Conflict of Interest Board, a report revealed Wednesday.

Bondy: CiCi Bellis is ready for next step at U.S. Open

This was a few hours before the U.S. Open would announce CiCi Bellis’ court assignment for Thursday, for her match against a Kazakhstani named Zarina Diyas. Bellis was walking toward the women’s locker room, and she was asked where she’d like to play this second-rounder, maybe away from the crowds and all the craziness.

Harlem-based group takes health campaign to residents' homes

THIS Harlem start-up makes house calls — and the city has taken note. City Health Works, a community health organization, has taken its campaign into people’s homes in an effort to educate East Harlemites battling a host of health w...

Sister of Charles Manson murder victim Sharon Tate speaks out

Forty-five years after Hollywood lost one of its most stunning starts in an unthinkable act of murder, her younger sister is speaking out against the 'little creeps' who killed her with a vow to never let them walk free again.

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