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GRIDLOCK SAM: Record airport area traffic due as city enters the holidays and gridlock season

GRIDLOCK SAM: Record airport area traffic due as city enters the holidays and gridlock season

Friday, November 22 – Sunday, November 24 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Airports expect record crowds for the next 10 days, the AAA is forecasting a 3% jump in traffic
Clipped Wings: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show angels come back to Earth as annual event is canceled

Clipped Wings: Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show angels come back to Earth as annual event is canceled

There will be no winged angels taking flight down the Victoria’s Secret runway this year, as the parent company has canceled the brand’s annual fashion show. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which
5 arrested while protesting Ann Coulter speech at University of California

5 arrested while protesting Ann Coulter speech at University of California

One person was injured and five people were arrested at the University of California Wednesday night while protesting before conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s speech on the Berkeley campus.
SEE IT: SpaceX prototype spaceship explodes during testing

SEE IT: SpaceX prototype spaceship explodes during testing

A SpaceX prototype partially exploded during testing Wednesday in Texas. Video of the test failure shows the top of the Mk-1 Starship rupturing and sending a huge cloud of cryogenic propellants around
Red panda escapes from its enclosure by climbing from tree to tree, French zoo says

Red panda escapes from its enclosure by climbing from tree to tree, French zoo says

There’s a furry-ous search underway in France. A red panda was on the loose after escaping from its enclosure at the Saint-Martin-la-Plaine Zoo last week by scaling tree branches, zoo officials said.
Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, The Rock and others to join Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour

Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, The Rock and others to join Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour

Oprah Winfrey is literally taking the show on the road. The media mogul’s upcoming Weight Watchers-sponsored tour will have some major A-listers along for the jaunt. On Thursday, a line-up of
Talking dirty: New survey says 23% of smart phone users never clean their devices; 43% put it in their mouths

Talking dirty: New survey says 23% of smart phone users never clean their devices; 43% put it in their mouths

A new survey conducted of U.S. cleaning habits has determined that some of us are not so smart when it comes to sanitary matters. One in every four Americans never clean their phones. Some 43% of the
Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer distances himself from booster once accused of visa fraud

Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer distances himself from booster once accused of visa fraud

Over the summer, city Comptroller Scott Stringer attended a meet-and-greet organized by a Queens man who wanted to boost support in the Asian community for Stringer’s likely mayoral run. But it
Smugglers cut massive hole in border wall, drive truck through it

Smugglers cut massive hole in border wall, drive truck through it

Smugglers cut a massive hole in a section of U.S.-Mexico border wall and then drove a truck through it Wednesday, federal agents said after tracking down and arresting all 16 people who had entered in
Civil rights advocates meet with NYPD brass over subway vendor arrests, push for ‘summit’

Civil rights advocates meet with NYPD brass over subway vendor arrests, push for ‘summit’

The NYPD’s top transit cop and civil rights advocates broke bread Thursday to discuss a string of contentious subway vendor arrests, in the hopes of planning a multi-borough “summit" over subway
Fiona Hill, former NSC aide, demolishes Trump impeachment defense with clinical account of Ukraine scheme: ‘This is all going to blow up’

Fiona Hill, former NSC aide, demolishes Trump impeachment defense with clinical account of Ukraine scheme: ‘This is all going to blow up’

Fiona Hill spoke in a quaint English accent — and took an iron rod to President Trump’s crumbling impeachment defense. Armed with steely determination and a powerful immigrant’s story, the daughter of
Florida women charged with animal cruelty for starving horses

Florida women charged with animal cruelty for starving horses

The owner of multiple malnourished horses was arrested Wednesday in Pasco County, Fla. after one of the horses died. Nicole Hutchins, 32, of Hudson was charged with animal cruelty, according to public
Anti-gay wedding photographer who never had LGBTQ client sues city; says law preventing discrimination is ‘unacceptable’

Anti-gay wedding photographer who never had LGBTQ client sues city; says law preventing discrimination is ‘unacceptable’

A Kentucky wedding photographer who has a strong opposition towards same-sex marriage is taking on Louisville’s decade’s old anti-discrimination ordinance to court. Chelsey Nelson, who believes that
USDA: E. coli-triggered recall of salad reduced to 75,233 pounds worth

USDA: E. coli-triggered recall of salad reduced to 75,233 pounds worth

A southwest New Jersey salad company’s massive salad recall isn’t as daunting as first announced. Missa Bay, LLC is recalling 75,233 pounds of product containing lettuce that may have been
Asian actress Brenda Song said she wasn’t ‘Asian enough’ to audition for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Asian actress Brenda Song said she wasn’t ‘Asian enough’ to audition for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Wanna hear something crazy? A former Disney star, who is Asian, claims she couldn't audition for the blockbuster romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” because her image was not “Asian enough.” Brenda
Mets reportedly sign left-hander Chasen Shreve to minor-league deal

Mets reportedly sign left-hander Chasen Shreve to minor-league deal

Besides hoping for improvement from Edwin Diaz and Jeurys Familia, the Mets must pick up some talent to boost a bullpen that finished 2019 with the third-worst ERA in the National League. So they’re
MTA does not know where new transit cops will be trained

MTA does not know where new transit cops will be trained

MTA honchos aren’t sure where they’ll train the 500 new cops they plan to hire to patrol the city’s subways and buses. There’s no room for the new hires at the NYPD academy, where Metropolitan
Animal rights activist suspected of stabbing woman who wore fur ... in a church

Animal rights activist suspected of stabbing woman who wore fur ... in a church

An animal rights activist is suspected of stabbing a woman who wore fur boots. The ironic assault occurred inside a Cleveland Heights church Wednesday afternoon. Meredith Lowell, the 35-year-old
Top Trump Organization deputy is target of DA’s Stormy Daniels investigation: report

Top Trump Organization deputy is target of DA’s Stormy Daniels investigation: report

The Stormy Daniels scandal has ensnared another longtime Trump associate, a deputy who has helped run the family business for years, according to a report. The Manhattan DA’s office, which is looking
Perv NYC teacher had sex with student, gave money, booze and good grades to others: city investigation

Perv NYC teacher had sex with student, gave money, booze and good grades to others: city investigation

A long-time Queens high school math teacher brazenly plied his students with money, drugs, alcohol and good grades while keeping up a sexual relationship with one, according to a city investigation