January 28, 2016 at 6:24 pm

New York real estate heir and subject of the HBO documentary “The Jinx” Robert Durst is currently sitting in a jail cell facing federal gun charges in Louisiana while awaiting a murder trial in California, and he could be West Coast-bound soon. CNN reports Durst is expected to plead guilty in New Orleans next month to unlawful possession of a […]

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January 28, 2016 at 6:24 pm

News organizations and social media are buzzing over Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s decision to skip Thursday’s debate on Fox News. The New York real estate mogul is leading the pack in the race and a front runner’s absence on stage is unprecedented, especially considering the Iowa caucus is right around the corner on February 1. Much stock is put into […]

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January 22, 2016 at 11:10 am

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for changes to the carriage industry and wants fewer horses on the job. Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal discusses the online lodging service Airbnb and explains why she claims it’s driving up rents in the city. We mark 73 years since the debut of “Casablanca” with actress Ingrid Bergman’s daughter, Pia Lindström.

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