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OkCupid admits to Facebook-style experimenting on customers

OkCupid, a top U.S. matchmaking website, intentionally mismatched users to test its technology.

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MTA fares still increasing 4 percent in newly released $14.5B budget

The agency said the 4 percent increases, previously announced in December, will remain steady even as the MTA deals with increasing labor costs.

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Elected leaders commit to regulating Times Square’s costumed characters

Bill de Blasio told reporters on Monday that the costumed characters who flock to Times Square and trade photos with tourist for tips have gone "too far."

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De Blasio, Bratton defend city’s efforts after Eric Garner’s death

Mayor Bill de Blasio justified the city's response to the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died while in police custody earlier this month.

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September 11 museum allowed to display Ground Zero cross-shaped beam

A cross-shaped steel beam pulled from the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center in New York days after the September 11, 2001, attacks can be displayed in the national…

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Capsized kayakers penetrate John F. Kennedy Airport perimeter

Two kayakers who got in over their heads in the waters off New York have put authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport on the defensive after flipping their boat and…

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