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If you're interested in getting a local perspective on the big picture in news, then our National & World News will give you just what you're looking for. This section covers all the big stories that matter to the nation – from the perspective of a local like you.

Undeclared Peanut Butter in M&M’s Milk Chocolate Theater Box Results in Recall

Before pulling out your munchies for a movie, see if that box of M&M's is part of a recall, especially if you or someone you know is allergic to peanuts.

Movie Roundup: ‘The Maze Runner’ Dominates Weekend Box Office

Moviegoers were out and about this weekend with new releases 'The Maze Runner,' 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' and 'This is Where I Leave You.' Revenue at the weekend box office was up more than 25 percent ...

Climate Change March Takes Place in NYC

Activists marched today to raise awareness for climate change.

Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus, EV-D68, Confirmed in Children in NY

In addition to the flu season coming upon us, parents and children also need to be vigilant of a serious respiratory virus, called EV-D68. Its spread is causing some children to be hospitalized.

Get Your Flu Shot! Flu Season Begins as Early as October, Says CDC

It can take two weeks for your body to develop full protection after receiving a flu shot. Health officials are encouraging people to get their annual flu shot in before the start of October.

Empire State Lyme Disease Association Seeks to Raise Awareness

The Empire State Lyme Disease Association supports World Wide Lyme Awareness.

Tens of Thousands to Lose Health Care Coverage or Financial Aid under U.S. Health Care Law

Deadlines passed and others coming up have tens of thousands at risk of losing health care coverage or financial aid under U.S. health care law by the end of September.

Movie Roundup: Box Office Sees New Titles on Top with ‘No Good Deed’ and ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reigned for Several Weeks

New releases, 'No Good Deed' and 'Dolphin Tale 2' reinvigorated the movie box office this weekend.

Fireworks by Grucci Celebrates The Star Spangled Banner’s 200th Anniversary with Massive Firework Flag

Long Island’s own Fireworks by Grucci will be crafting a massive display above Fort McHenry to celebrate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.

1.2 Million Smoke & Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled

If you're home is armed with a Kidde smoke or combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarm detector, be aware there's been a recall on certain models. The recall affects approximately 1.2 million units.

Schumer, Durbin Introduce Legislation To Stem Recent Tide Of Corporate Inversions

By limiting earnings stripping – bill would curtail major incentive causing U.S. companies to merge with foreign companies to skirt U.S. taxes .

Home Depot Joins Other Major Retailers as Target of Payment Data Breach

Home Depot is the latest to join the line up of major retailers to face data breach.

Kate Middleton is Pregnant with Second Child

Adorable little Prince George will soon have a sibling! Prince William and wife Kate are expecting baby no. 2.

Movie Roundup: The Identical Bombed As Box Office Sees One of the Worst Weekends of the Year

The movie box office has seen much better days. This past weekend marked one of the worst for the year. New release 'The Identical' bombed.

Remembering 9/11: Ways To Commemorate & Teach the Importance of September 11th To Your Kids

This September 11th marks the 13th anniversary of the day that changed our state, our nation, and us forever.

Motorcyclist Killed in East Farmingdale Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a man in East Farmingdale early this morning.

Andrew Madoff, Son of Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff, Dies of Cancer

Bernie Madoff's last surviving son dies to cancer this week in New York.

Update: Joan Rivers Passed Away After Being Removed from ICU

Joan Rivers was in the intensive care unit since last week when she stopped breathing during a minor surgery; she passed away shortly after leaving the ICU

CVS Ends Sale of Tobacco Products Ahead of Schedule

Seven months after initially announcing the end of tobacco sales in its stores, CVS has removed all tobacco products from its shelves.

Birds Strike Three Planes at LaGuardia Airport in the Morning

It's not uncommon for bird strikes to occur near airports, but today there were three planes impacted at the same NY airport during the morning hours.
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