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Elderly Face Challenges Coping After Sandy

  Health care officials, social workers and volunteers are paying close attention to the elderly after the superstorm. ac Some say life experiences temper their…



Merchant Marine Graduation

Giffords, Kelly Honor NY Merchant Marine Grads

With his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, watching and cheering nearby, retired astronaut Mark Kelly exhorted graduates at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to…



In this April, 2, 2012 file photo, JetBlue pilot Clayton Frederick Osbon, right, is escorted by FBI agents as he is released from The Pavilion at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Tex.  Ten passengers filed a lawsuit, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in Garden City, N.Y. against JetBlue over the flight during which Osbon had to be physically restrained after after running through the cabin yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a New York-to-Las Vegas flight in March.They claim the airline was "grossly negligent" in allowing him to fly. (AP Photo/Amarillo Globe-News, Michael Schumacher, File)

JetBlue Fliers Sue Over Midair Scare

Ten passengers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against JetBlue Airways, claiming…



Many Take Belmont Disappointment in Stride

At the King Umberto Italian restaurant, just steps from Belmont Park, owner Bietro Fuschetto was optimistic his place would be jammed with customers buying pizzas…



Peter Schmitt

Nassau Pol Fined for Revealing Sealed Cop Report

A Long Island lawmaker who admitted revealing portions of an internal investigation about police failures in a domestic violence case that led a woman’s death…



Leakey Evolution

SBU Scientist: Evolution Debate Soon to be History

Richard Leakey predicts skepticism over evolution will soon be history. Not that the avowed atheist has any doubts himself. Sometime in the next 15 to…