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There is a lot of debate over the power of prayer, generally along lines of how religious or spiritual one might be. While it might not be immediately clear how much praying can help someone, what many of us already know is that it certainly can’t — and doesn’t — hurt. Except in one context. And there, it hurts a lot. more
It’s hard to find a leader like Father Ted Hesburgh. He led the University of Notre Dame for 35 years — transforming the school from just a football favorite to one with academic prowess. He worked under a number of presidents beginning with Dwight Eisenhower, and he even joined hands with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., singing “We Shall Overcome.” more
There may not be a lot of positive things to say about Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance — like the free pass he seems to give to anyone named “Epstein” or “Trump” — but even a broken clock is right twice a day. more
When Margaret Sanger opened her “birth control” clinic at 46 Amboy St., in Brooklyn, not only were contraceptives practically unheard of, they were illegal. more
Donald Trump may have been born and raised in New York City, and there may be several prominent real estate holdings here with his name on it, but the president is not very popular here more
It’s time for that regular doctor’s appointment at Montefiore Medical Center in Wakefield, and you need to get there from your home in Spuyten Duvyil. more
If we’ve spent any time on social media, then we’ve certainly come across one of the platform’s primary currencies: the meme. more
It’s really difficult to pinpoint the exact moment money became such a crucial factor in political campaigns, but measuring cash stacks has been part of our election process long before any of us even existed. more
In the weeks following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the nation suffered through see-saw emotions of fear, sadness and anger. Our country had been attacked, in one of the most vicious ways imaginable, and it was vital we find a way to prevent such atrocities from happening on American soil again. more
We look back at the early history of our country as one that — at least as far as mental health goes — represented a dark period in history. more
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