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Former NYU finance director pleads guilty to $3 million fraud scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — A former finance director at New York University has pleaded guilty to a more than $3 million fraud scheme that authorities say helped fund renovations to her home in Connecticut. Cindy Tappe, 57, of Westport, Connecticut, used her position at the Manhattan school to divert ...

A New York City medical school goes tuition-free thanks to a $1 billion gift

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City medical school will be tuition-free for all students from now on thanks to a $1 billion donation from a former professor, the widow of a Wall Street investor. Ruth Gottesman announced the gift and its purpose to students and faculty at Albert Einstein College ...

New York Democrats reject bipartisan congressional map, will draw their own

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats in the New York Legislature on Monday rejected a congressional map drawn by the state's bipartisan redistricting commission, setting the stage for the party to craft lines that help Democrats in battleground House races ...

Man killed in New York City subway car

NEW YORK (AP) — A 45-year-old man was killed in a New York City subway car early Friday morning, police said. The New York Police Department said the man was killed around 5 a.m. as he was riding a southbound D Train that was pulling into the 182-183 Streets station in the Bronx. Michael ...

When Winter Weighs Heavy: The Reality of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Chantelle Kincy | Wealth of Geeks undefined An estimated 10 million American adults each winter suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a widespread yet often misunderstood condition. As winter tightens its grip, Jessica Allen finds herself caught in a challenging battle against time, ...