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Nation Aug 22Where Eric Garner died, changes in NYPD policing win little applause
In the years since Eric Garner's death, use-of-force complaints against the NYPD have fallen sharply, but residents say officers are finding new low-level targets.
Nation Mar 10Turbulence injures 30 on flight from Istanbul to New York
Severe turbulence tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin as it passed over Maine on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg before the flight landed safely at New York’s John…
Nation Dec 1953 journalists killed for their work so far in 2018, report finds
The number of journalists killed in retaliation for their work nearly doubled this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Politics Jul 30Sharpton: Trump comments encourage police violence
The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday accused President Donald Trump of "encouraging police violence" during a speech this week on Long Island to an audience of uniformed officers.