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Big soda ban is thrown out by NYS’s highest court

The city’s fight to keep soda ban fizzled for the final time.

‘How I Met Your Mother’ creators, star view finale with NYC Fans

The writers behind the hit CBS sitcom celebrated its finale at the place that helped to inspire it and with the fans that made it a hit.

Ivan Pereira on the Debrief with David Ushery

Ivan Pereira discusses his articles on the City Council’s decision not to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade and Build it Back delays.

Citi Bike ridership stays strong nine months into the program

Mother nature can huff and puff all she likes, but she isn’t making a dent in the popularity of the city’s bike share program.

Apollo Theater looks forward to its 80th anniversary celebration

The legendary Apollo Theater will kick off its 80th birthday with celebrations that look back at its past.

Mayor orders gas ration plan to ease lines at the pump

Desperate times call for desperate measures as the city decides to ration gas.

Obama tours Sandy damage with Christie, pledges full support

The once political rivals put their party lines aside to help the Garden State recover from the hurricane.

Fire destroys more than 100 homes in Breezy Point

Hurricane Irene completely devastated the shore community that’s home to firefighters.

Hurricane Sandy winds damage crane in midtown

Hurricane Sandy’s effects were felt in Midtown just hours before it struck the city.

NYC prepares for Sandy during the calm before the storm

New York isn’t taking any chances with hurricane Sandy.

Gay rights groups toast Chick-fil-A for apparent change of heart

The fast food chain may have changed its stance on support groups opposed to gay marriage.

Crane slip causes damage at WTC construction site

An accident at 4 World Trade Center caused minimal damage but lots of delays.

Fire Lieutenant Dies Fighting Brooklyn Warehouse Blaze

The mayor and city’s fire commissioner are mourning the loss of a 17-year veteran firefighter who did more than just put out flames.

Video: Fans react to surprising start

Mets fans chat about their strengthened hope for the new season following a 4-0 start.

Astoria man arrested in elder’s street death

An 89-year-old woman is dead after a motorist hit her with his car while he was drunk, according to prosecutors.

UPDATE: Police arrest SE Qns. firebomb suspect

UPDATE: Police say they have arrested a man they say is responsible for the SE Queens firebombings.

Cops question man in connection with Jamaica firebombings

Cops hunt for a Molotov cocktail throwing suspect in Jamaica as religious leaders stand in solidarity against hate.

Tea Party co-founder arrested on gun charge

Investigators say a Tea Party head was going around NYC with an unlicensed gun.

Jamaica teacher charged with having affair with student

A Qns. middle school teacher has been accused of taking advantage of one of his teen students.

Video: First day of gay marriages

Christina Santucci captured the joy that couples felt during the first day of legal same sex marriages in Queens.