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IV bag shortage hits U.S. hospitals — just in time for flu season

The flu has hit early and hard — 46 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control — and this year hospitals face an additional hurdle to treat it: A shortage of IV bags. The scarcity leads back to Hurricane ...

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Winter storm hits NYC, paralyzing airports and highways

The year’s first snowstorm blasted the city with a wind-whipped wintry wallop Thursday, paralyzing local airports and highways as already bitter temperatures plunged. More than 2,000 flights at the area’s three major airports were scratched as a foot of snow ...

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Cuomo’s congestion-pricing plan to fund MTA subway hits roadblock

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s hope to impose a congestion-pricing plan to raise revenue for the beleaguered city subway system has hit a legislative roadblock — before he’s even proposed it. Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Suffolk County) said he does ...

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NYC Ferry boat with 24 passengers hits sandbar in Coney Island

An NYC Ferry boat struck a sandbar in Coney Island Channel on Wednesday, stranding two dozen passengers for hours in below-freezing temperatures — the second rescue in just a month for the $ 335 million service. The boat, named the ...

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Mariah Carey’s ‘Christmas’ finally hits Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

It’s a “Christmas” miracle 23 years in the making. Mariah Carey’s holiday megahit “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” released in 1994, has jingled all the way onto the Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10 for the first time. The ...

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Katrina Lenk hits the right notes in Broadway's ‘Band’s Visit'

The greatest singer on Broadway today is Katrina Lenk, and the greatest song written for the stage in decades is “Omar Sharif” by David Yazbek, which she sings in “The Band’s Visit.” Lenk is on a roll, having come off ...

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Jimmy Kimmel hits back at Roy Moore's Twitter taunt

Jimmy Kimmel is ready and willing to face-off with controversial Republican Roy Moore in person — as soon as Moore gets “some Christian values.” Moore — whose Senate campaign has been rocked by sexual assault allegations — called out Kimmel ...

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Net Neutrality Hits a Nerve, Eliciting Intense Reactions

But none of that has overshadowed the heated reaction to the agency’s proposal. “There doesn’t seem to be middle ground on this issue,” said John Beahn, a lawyer at Skadden Arps who specializes in regulation. At the center of the ...

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Trump hits golf course after White House promises busy day

LaVar isn’t the only ball the President slammed Wednesday. Despite promising to have a loaded working vacation through Thanksgiving, President Trump took to the links of south Florida on Wednesday during his “Winter White House” stay. The commander-in-chief’s motorcade rolled ...

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Man in stolen car hits 2 cops trying to flee traffic stop on L.I.

A Long Island man in a stolen car struck two cops while trying to escape a traffic stop, cops said Saturday. Markus McIntyre was driving a stolen silver 2007 Infiniti in Baldwin when a pair of cops pulled him over ...

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