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Wall Street Journal reporter Katie Rosman recalls witnessing party guest mistake Barack Obama for waiter at 2003 Tina Brown party in New York

By Leslie Larson With unprecedented candor, President Obama spoke about the prejudice he has faced as an African-American man — prompting Wall Street Journal reporter Katie Rosman to recall witnessing Obama being mistaken for a waiter at a Manhattan soiree … Continue reading

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Man knocked unconscious, cracks skull in Manhattan after racial slur: witnesses

By Thomas Tracy An unidentified man was hospitalized with a massive head injury Friday following an apparent bias-fueled attack in the West Village, witnesses and officials said. Witnesses on Greenwich Ave. near W. 12th St. said the white man — … Continue reading

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Bernhard Goetz on George Zimmerman: ‘The Same Thing Is Happening’

By Harry Siegel and Filipa Ioannou “I’m surprised,” said Bernhard Goetz, outside of his 20-story apartment building on Manhattan’s 14th Street, the same street he lived on back in 1984, when he shot four black teenagers on a downtown No. 2 … Continue reading

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Disease Alley: Bronx Zip code 10457 has the highest numbers of dual STD sufferers in the city

By Jennifer H. Cunningham Here’s one neighborhood where you definitely shouldn’t have unprotected sex, share a needle or stand next to someone coughing. The 10457 ZIP code in the Bronx — which includes Tremont, portions of Crotona, Belmont and Claremont … Continue reading

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Hackers stole $45 million in ATM card breach

They didn’t use guns, masks or even threatening notes passed to bank tellers.But an alleged international gang of cyberthieves managed to steal $45 million from thousands of ATMs in carefully coordinated attacks conducted in a matter of hours, federal authorities charged Thursday. … Continue reading

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Margarita Recipe Taste Test: Are Expensive Tequilas & Orange Liqueurs Worth The Price?

By Joe Satran America doesn’t give the margarita the respect it deserves. Most margaritas served in the States are treacly, salty, gooey abominations: 24 ounce swamps of half-melted ice sweetened with corn syrup and tinted bright green with food coloring. … Continue reading

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