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Barbara Goldberg

Labrador retriever fetches top U.S. dog breed honor for record 28th year

Mar 20 2019

NEW YORK The loyal and dependable Labrador Retriever hung on for the 28th year in a row to the title of America's most popular dog in 2018, the American Kennel Club said on Wednesday. | Video

More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states

Mar 17 2019

There was no let up in sight for devastating floods across the U.S. Central Plains states that have already killed two people, torn apart homes and businesses and cut off small towns, forecasters said on Sunday. | Video

Hudson Yards redraws New York skyline

Mar 15 2019

NEW YORK Hudson Yards, a $25 billion complex of skyscrapers, shops and attractions reshaping the skyline on Manhattan's far west side, is throwing a coming-out party on Friday to mark the opening of New York City's newest neighborhood.

Commuter jet slides off Maine runway as East Coast digs out from snow

Mar 04 2019

New England dug out from more than a foot of snow on Monday that snarled commutes, canceled nearly 1,800 airline flights and was blamed for injuries to five people after a commuter jet slid off a snowy runway in northern Maine, forcing the airport to close.

Snow, sleet threaten U.S. East Coast, hinder hundreds of flights

Feb 20 2019

NEW YORK A winter storm bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Wednesday, threatening to snarl New York City's evening commute after hindering air travel along the East Coast and prompting the shutdown of federal offices in Washington. | Video

Assault report '100 percent factual', 'Empire' actor Smollett says

Feb 01 2019

Actor Jussie Smollett defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street by men who used racist and homophobic slurs and said on Friday he was cooperating with police.

'Empire' actor says assault report was "100 percent factual"

Feb 01 2019

Feb 1 Jussie Smollett, an openly gay African-American actor from the television drama "Empire," on Friday defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street by men who used racist and homophobic slurs, and said he was cooperating with police.

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold cancels other festivities

Jan 21 2019

Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday and our celestial neighbor was bathed reddish-orange during a Super Blood Wolf Moon. | Video

Flash freeze of melting snowstorm seen icing over U.S. Northeast

Jan 20 2019

NEW YORK Plunging temperatures after a wet winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast were expected to flash freeze much of the region on Sunday and make travel dicey during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday.

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