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Slavery's explosive growth, in charts: How '20 and odd' became millions

A twist of fate brought the first recorded enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619.

'We don't need it.' Donald Trump, in shift, says he's not considering tax cuts

President Trump said Wednesday he's not considering tax cuts to help boost the economy amid fears of a recession, just one day after saying he was.

Opinion: As Loyola's Sister Jean turns 100, she continues to be example of life well lived

The incredible life of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, was celebrated Wednesday as she turned 100 years old.

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale

"All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.

Prosecutor: Cannibalism victim was butchered 'like you wouldn't kill a livestock animal'

Joseph Oberhansley, 38, is accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and eating parts of her brain and organs in 2014.

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ADA, go to hell! says Roosevelt Island

ADA, go to hell! Thats the message, loud and clear, from Roosevelt Island. Once the “City of Tomorrow,” it’s now the “Village of We Don’t…

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Trump’s a loon, Part 2

Trump’s a loon, Part 2, jiggled out easily from the shell of Greenland proves Trump’s a loon. The mass media did its part, treating the…

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FIGMENT loves Roosevelt Island

FIGMENT loves Roosevelt Island enough to bring the participatory arts festival back to Lighthouse Park, next year. FIGMENT 2020 now seeks City of Dreams Pavilion…

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You don’t meditate? Why not?

You don’t meditate? Why not? You usually have better judgment. “If a pharmaceutical company developed a medicine akin to meditation–providing such broad health benefits with…

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Roosevelt Island bike chaos

Roosevelt Island bike chaos thumbed its nose at PSD‘s announced crackdown on traffic safety violations. High risk, reckless riding continues unchanged, and it happens right…

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