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Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz

Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.

Trump launches 2020 campaign, Investigation into Raptors parade shooting: 5 things to know Tuesday

President Trump heads to Florida to kick off his 2020 campaign, funeral services are held for the pilot who died in the New York City helicopter crash and more news to start your Tuesday.

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison

Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.

Brighter, safer headlights are coming. The question is when.

Europe and Canada already allow brighter and more precisely directed headlights, but U.S.

Strikes, pay raises & charter protests: America's teachers' exhausting, exhilarating year

"There's so much more work to do." America's educators have survived a rollicking year in the public spotlight — and no slowdown is in sight.

Assorted Ideas

A Personal Cure for Cancer? Not as Strange as You Think

Is it possible you’re unaware of a cancer cure, a natural, non-invasive one, that’s protected you, maybe saved your life, working this miracle without your ever knowing anything about it…? The idea’s not as strange as you think. Spontaneous remissions — “an unexpected improvement or cure from a disease that usually progresses” — from cancer … Continue reading A Personal Cure for Cancer? Not as Strange as You Think →

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photography Pioneer

Originally posted on Assorted Ideas, Large & Small:
Even new to street photography, you’ll probably hear about Henri Cartier-Bresson. Cartier-Bresson didn’t invent street photography, not by any means, but his philosophy of the “decisive moment” defines it. Photo by Elina Sazonova on Pexels.com Cartier-Bresson Style/The Decisive Moment Cartier-Bresson grabbed me because what he wanted to…

#AscendWithPride, Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City

A remarkable moment in time, #AscendWithPride, a sun-soaked expression of barriers torn down, folks of all ages and genders walking into FDR Four Freedoms Park to appreciate and share gay pride on Roosevelt Island in New York City. On a landmark day, FDR Four Freedoms Park added a fifth pillar, the freedom of sexual expression … Continue reading #AscendWithPride, Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York City →

Poem: Binghamton

Originally posted on Assorted Ideas, Large & Small:
Binghamton On assignment, not grounded, mind racing, legs pumping, feet pulling, watching, importing, analyzing, wanting to get it, get to the bottom of it, the unbroken, tumbling narrative. Fleeing fear in the dark, after midnight, stars strewn across a black sky, Little Dipper cold and unreachable, singing…

New York City Today, the Biggest Gay Pride Flag Ever

Last month, FDR Four Freedoms Park officials announced #Ascent With Pride, a June 15th celebration during Gay Pride Month in New York City. Today, one day early, the largest Gay Pride Flag in city history was in place and ready to welcome tomorrow’s visitors. Photo provided by Roosevelt Island Historical Society President Judith Berdy.

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