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Former Donald Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening to harm himself, Florida police say

Police arrived at Parscale's home in Fort Lauderdale after his wife called saying he was threatening suicide and had firearms, according to reports.

Gwyneth Paltrow poses for Instagram photo in 'nothing but my birthday suit' to celebrate turning 48

Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her 48th by posing in her birthday suit for an Instagram photo.

Trump refuses to discuss returns after report he paid only $750 in income taxes in 2016 and 2017

Trump told reporters "actually I paid tax," but said he would not release returns on his own because they are under IRS audit.

Coronavirus updates: New York City principals union wants state to take over schools; WHO says mass vaccinations not likely until mid-2021

The leader of New York City's principals union has no confidence in school plan; COVID survey halted amid racial slurs.

Cars have hit demonstrators 104 times since George Floyd protests began

Amid thousands of racial justice protests nationwide since George Floyd's death, dozens of drivers have plowed into crowds marching in roadways.

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Cat Sanctuary Endangered: Is It Now RIOC Seeking Revenge?

The widely admired Roosevelt Island cat sanctuary in Southpoint Park is endangered. Known for its loving, unpaid animal care, it’s in trouble because its landlord, RIOC, suddenly wants money. After fifteen years of mutual support, is it legit or retaliation? By David Stone Roosevelt Island News After Fifteen […]

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Update: Sabotaging Westview Plan: Who’s Doing The Dirty Work?

Who’s sabotaging the Westview plan for exiting Mitchell-Lama into affordability? Four full years after tenants overwhelming approved the plan, it’s lost in Cuomo’s Albany. Two years there and two more RIOC wasted screwing around with ownership here before voting “Yes.” So, who’s doing the dirty work now? By […]

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RIVAA Vernissage XIX: The Art Is Now Finally Rising

RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy of Tad Sudol and RIVAA. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News When COVID-19 restrictions shut down […]

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Breathtaking Carbon Sink Now Imagined Changes Roosevelt Island Forever

A “carbon sink” now proposed for Roosevelt Island, if built, would change the community and New York architecture forever. But imagination can sometimes overwhelm resistance. By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small Roosevelt Island News Into: Roosevelt Island Carbon Sink Think, if you can, about a 160-floor […]

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