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Amid search for the missing in NYC blast, friends, loved ones reflect on those killed

 In the mid-March chill Thursday, the victims and their stories continued emerging as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.

FDNY searching rubble of collapsed building for missing persons

More than 24-hours later, smoke is still rising from the scene of Wednesday’s massive explosion in Manhattan’s east Harlem area. It leveled two, five-story apartment buildings.

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek gets revenge on Conan O'Brien

Don't cross "Jeopardy" master Alex Trebek.

Paul Ryan's 'inner city' comments sparking backlash

Rep. Paul Ryan said comments he made on a conservative radio program about people in inner cities not valuing the "culture of work" were "inarticulate."

NJ teen returns home after losing lawsuit against parents

A high school senior who filed suit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition has returned to her home in Lincoln Park, New Jersey, the attorneys for her parents said Wednesday.

GA senate to vote on legalizing medical marijuana

Medical marijuana is another step closer to being legal in Georgia. A state senate committee voted unanimously to put medical marijuana to a vote in the full senate next week.

Amazon increases price of Prime

The price of an Amazon Prime membership was raised Thursday, but only half as much as the online retailer had said it was considering a month ago.

Millennial generation is changing rental market

It’s the fastest growing part of the housing market you may not see in your neighborhood. New apartment buildings, popping up everywhere, now at the largest share of total new home construction since the 1970s.

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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper charged with sexual assault in Arizona

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been charged in another sexual assault case -- this time in Arizona.