New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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In Feud With Trump, Gov. Cuomo Calls President "Un-American"

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent part of his Sunday morning tearing into President Donald Trump.

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HUD Hits Facebook For Allowing Housing Discrimination

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is accusing tech behemoth Facebook of engaging in housing discrimination, according to a complaint filed on Friday. In it, HUD says the social media giant allows landlords and home sellers access to advertising tools that limit which prospective buyers or tenants can view certain online ads based on race, religion, sex, disability and other characteristics. "The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination including those who might limit...

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In a series of tweets over the weekend, President Trump responded to a story published in The New York Times, that detailed extensive cooperation between White House counsel Donald McGahn, and the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller into obstruction of justice and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

David Nightingale: Tycho’s Death

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Tycho Brahe
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Those giants of astronomy, Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, were both born in the 1500s. It’s never been clearly established how Tycho died, but there have been suspicions that the younger man, Kepler, poisoned him.

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NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the regional midday weather summary for Sunday, August 19, 2018.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent part of his Sunday morning tearing into President Donald Trump.

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   Officials in the third-largest city in Massachusetts are set to put restrictions on where e-cigarettes can be used.

Michael Doody remembers some things about his Columbus, Ohio neighborhood in the 1990s:

"Gunshots, helicopters, thefts, smashed out windows, burglaries, robberies, assaults and murders."

In addition to the crime, roughly 50 percent of the children were living in poverty in this area, known as Southern Orchards.

During the mid-20th century, construction of an interstate through the middle of the community separated many of the neighborhood's majority black residents from job opportunities in downtown Columbus.

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School will be open Sunday and Monday for grief counseling after the death of a student.

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The City of Saratoga Springs has moved a public forum on proposed changes to its governing document after a Friday night fire damaged a portion of the building.

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is accusing tech behemoth Facebook of engaging in housing discrimination, according to a complaint filed on Friday.

In it, HUD says the social media giant allows landlords and home sellers access to advertising tools that limit which prospective buyers or tenants can view certain online ads based on race, religion, sex, disability and other characteristics.

In August 1950, 14-year-old Ahn Seung-choon was still asleep at home early one morning when her mother woke her up, screaming that her 17-year-old brother had been taken by North Korean soldiers.

"Someone took your brother, and you are still sleeping!" Ahn recalls her mother shouting. Her mother had tried to chase the boy and his abductors, but she had babies to take care of at home and couldn't follow them for long.

"After that day, we didn't hear anything about him," Ahn says 68 years later in Suwon, a city south of the capital Seoul.

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WAMC, BTG To Host Live Berkshire County District Attorney Debate

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio and Berkshire Theatre Group will host a live debate among the Democratic candidates for Berkshire County District Attorney on August 28 from 1-2 p.m.

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