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 2020-11-19 13:47 

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Joe Biden approaches a record 80 million votes...

Biden currently has an Electoral College lead of 290-232, the Associated Press reports....

 2020-11-19 13:44 

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Unemployment claims increase to 742,000 as COVID-19 cases surge...

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that the resurgent viral outbreak is likely slowing the economy and forcing more companies to cut jobs....

 2020-11-19 13:40 

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How to bet Eagles-Browns...

Carson Wentz and Baker Mayfield meet for the first time as Philadelphia tries to keep the lead in the NFC East....

 2020-11-19 13:26 

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Woman attacked after telling suspects to put on masks, says police...

The NYPD wants to find two people who viciously assaulted a woman who told them to put on masks....

 2020-11-19 13:04 

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Owl found inside Rockefeller Christmas tree after 3 days without food...

A small owl was found among the branches of this year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree....

 2020-11-19 06:38 

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FOX 11 obtains exclusive photos of Gov. Newsom at French restaurant allegedly not following COVID-19 protocols...

FOX 11 obtained exclusive photos on Tuesday night of Governor Gavin Newsom allegedly eating at the French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, California at a dinner party he attended on November 6 not following his own COVID-19 protocols he set forth for th...

 2020-11-19 04:09 

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Knicks select Brooklyn native Obi Toppin with 8th pick in NBA draft...

The New York Knicks selected Dayton forward Obi Toppin with the 8th pick of the coronavirus-delayed NBA draft on Wednesday night....

 2020-11-19 03:31 

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NYC schools shutdown leaves parents scrambling, frustrated...

Parents of NYC public school students described Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to close schools for in-person learning beginning Thursday as "terrible," "a lack of leadership," and "disappointing."...

 2020-11-19 02:39 

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Rep. Thomas Suozzi wins reelection bid in tight race...

Democratic U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi has survived a tough challenge to win a third term representing a district that includes Long Island's wealthy north shore....

 2020-11-19 01:46 

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Long Island non-profit helps autistic adults find homes...

Finding a place to live can be difficult for people on the autism spectrum, but an organization on Long Island is trying to make the process a little easier....

 2020-11-19 01:41 

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Minnesota Timberwolves select Anthony Edwards with No. 1 pick in 2020 NBA Draft...

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Anthony Edwards with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday....

 2020-11-19 01:38 

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Carnival Cruise Line suspending all US sailings through January...

Carnival Cruise Line has officially suspended all US sailings through January 2021, while bumping its Carnival Legend departures from Tampa even further back to the end of March....

 2020-11-19 01:33 

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2,755 uncounted votes found on memory card in Fayette County, officials say...

As the election audit continues in Georgia, the Secretary of State's Office announced there were 2,755 uncounted votes on a memory card in Fayette County....

 2020-11-19 00:28 

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2020 Rockefeller Christmas Tree more reminiscent of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' tree, 'stumps' social media...

Online critics were shocked and "stumped" when footage and photographs suggested that this year's iconic Norway spruce was more reminiscent of a "Charlie Brown" catastrophe....

 2020-11-18 23:53 

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The challenges of pregnancy during a pandemic...

The coronavirus pandemic has created a whole new series of challenges for expectant parents of newborns....

 2020-11-18 23:34 

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Delta Air Lines middle seat blocking extended through March 2021...

Delta will continue to provide more space for customers as the only U.S. airline blocking middle seats for flights departing now through March 30, 2021....

 2020-11-18 23:01 

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COVID-19 deaths in US surpass 250,000 as states add new restrictions...

More than 250,000 deaths in the United States are now blamed on COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-11-18 22:55 

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Starbucks to give raises to all US store employees...

All Starbucks baristas, supervisors and cafe attendants in the U.S. will receive an increase of at least 10%, according to a company spokesperson....

 2020-11-18 21:29 

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LIVE UPDATES: Coronavirus pandemic enters new phase...

The FOX 5 NY Digital Team is maintaining this live updating blog to bring the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City and the rest of the country....

 2020-11-18 21:21 

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'I strongly disagree' - Nassau County Exec. slams NYC school closures...

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has said that she 'strongly disagrees' with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision to close schools in New York City....

 2020-11-18 20:54 

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More uncounted votes found in 2 Georgia counties as election audit nears deadline...

The total number of uncounted ballots found in the audit of Georgia's 2020 presidential election has increased to over 3,000 after two more counties say they've found discrepancies....

 2020-11-18 20:05 

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Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon...

Pfizer says new test results show its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective....

 2020-11-18 19:51 

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66 days of near-darkness: Alaskan town won't see the sun until 2021...

According to the National Weather Service in Fairbanks, Alaska, Wednesday will begin a 66 day period of near-darkness in this city along the Arctic coast....

 2020-11-18 19:27 

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NYC schools closing Thursday as NYC on verge of entering COVID orange zone...

All New York City Public Schools will temporarily close to in-person instruction beginning Thursday due to increasing coronavirus cases, announced school officials....

 2020-11-18 19:00 

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Revenge porn on rise during pandemic...

As more people turn to online relationships due to social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities in New York warn there is a growing problem of revenge porn....

 2020-11-18 18:28 

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Trump campaign to file for vote recount in Milwaukee, Dane counties...

President Donald Trump's campaign will file a petition on Wednesday, Nov. 18 for a recount in two Wisconsin counties Milwaukee and Dane....

 2020-11-18 17:03 

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Pfizer to seek clearance soon; new data shows its COVID-19 vaccine is 95% effective...

Pfizer announced more results in its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study that suggest the shots are 95% effective....

 2020-11-18 16:28 

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Judge drops drug trafficking charges against Mexico's former defense secretary...

A US judge has approved a request to drop drug trafficking charges against Mexico's former defense secretary....

 2020-11-18 16:23 

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NBA Draft comes Wednesday night after much delay...

The NBA draft finally arrives Wednesday....

 2020-11-18 16:14 

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Iowa State looks to stay atop Big XII race when it faces Kansas State...

The 17th ranked Cyclones face the Wildcats Saturday on FOX....

 2020-11-18 15:38 

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FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again after deadly 2018, 2019 crashes...

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing's 737 Max for flight after nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes....

 2020-11-18 14:46 

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MTA warns of severe service cuts, layoffs without federal funds...

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is warning mass transit riders that severe service cuts and layoffs of agency employees are possible....

 2020-11-18 14:22 

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People magazine dubs Michael B. Jordan as Sexiest Man Alive...

Actor Michael B. Jordan has been crowned as 2020's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Jordan, known for his critically-acclaimed performances in "Fruitvale Station," "Creed" and "Black Panther," was revealed as this year'...

 2020-11-18 14:05 

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Mayor blames coronavirus for huge spike in NYC shootings...

Mayor de Blasio blames the coronavirus pandemic for the increase in shootings this year in New York City....

 2020-11-18 13:54 

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams enters mayoral race...

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams officially entered the mayoral race Wednesday with an announcement on FOX 5 NY morning program, Good Day New York....

 2020-11-18 13:44 

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Teachers unions across US demand stop to in-person learning amid rising coronavirus cases...

Teachers' unions across America are calling for the halt of in-person learning as coronavirus cases climb once again....

 2020-11-18 11:05 

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2 suspects surrender in Queens home invasion and standoff...

Two men surrendered to police after a hostage situation that began as a home invasion and standoff in Richmond Hill, said police....

 2020-11-18 04:00 

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New York City's tourism-based economy will take years to recover...

New York City's multi-billion dollar tourism industry took a major hit from the coronavirus pandemic. With full recovery at least four years away, the Convention and Visitors Bureau is outlining plans to bring tourists back slowly and safely....

 2020-11-18 03:09 

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Wanted: Volunteers to test other types of COVID-19 vaccines...

Scientists say that volunteers helping to finish studying other vaccine candidates is crucial....

 2020-11-18 01:45 

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Video: Rapper shoots flamethrower from top of MTA bus...

Dupree G.O.D says he was making a tribute to Wu-Tang Clan by shooting a flamethrower from the top of an occupied city bus....

 2020-11-18 00:38 

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Don't dip into your retirement savings — do this instead if you need quick cash...

Borrowing from your future may have lasting negative implications....

 2020-11-18 00:25 

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5 ways to pay off credit card debt accrued during coronavirus...

The right strategy can make managing credit debt during the coronavirus pandemic easier....

 2020-11-17 23:51 

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Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, 87, tests positive for COVID-19...

On Tuesday evening, he tweeted that he had tested positive....

 2020-11-17 23:49 

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Stock market comeback on pause amid coronavirus surge...

The numbers underscore how the coronavirus pandemic is worsening and threatening to drag the economy lower, at least in the near term....

 2020-11-17 23:49 

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8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications submitted on behalf of homeless people in LA...

Two men have been charged in a 41-count criminal complaint for allegedly submitting more than 8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications on behalf of homeless people in Los Angeles County, the District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday....

 2020-11-17 23:16 

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Pa. Supreme Court rejects Trump campaign's claim regarding lack of access to Philadelphia vote count...

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Philadelphia County Board of Elections acted within state law in its handling of election observers....

 2020-11-17 23:11 

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How Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC pivoted in the pandemic...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City serves 5,000 children in the city. Once the pandemic hit, things had to change to keep the relationships and mentoring going....

 2020-11-17 23:01 

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Student loan payments set to resume Jan. 1, 2021 — here's what you need to know...

For millions of student loan borrowers who have benefited from payment relief during the coronavirus pandemic, the payments will resume beginning Jan. 1, 2021....

 2020-11-17 22:45 

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PSEG management wasn't prepared for Isaias, task force says...

A LIPA task force blamed PSEG management for not adequately preparing for the storm and failing to test computer and telephone systems....

 2020-11-17 22:04 

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Biden selects campaign veterans to fill top White House positions...

Campaign co-chair Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond and campaign adviser Steve Ricchetti will play senior roles in the new administration....

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