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Acting New York state Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood (left) speaks in Albany, N.Y. on May 15. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal speaks during a news conference on Aug. 1 in Newark, N.J. Hans Pennink and Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to seven years in prison at a federal court in New York on Friday. He brokered deals for two decades before corruption charges ended his career. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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The South Pool of New York's 9/11 Memorial, which honors victims of the attacks. On Wednesday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, announced it identified the remains of Scott Michael Johnson, a 26-year-old securities analyst. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Yeni Gonzalez (center), a Guatemalan mother who was separated from her three children at the U.S.-Mexico border, is embraced by volunteer Janey Pearl Starks as pictures of other children separated from their families are displayed during a news conference on Tuesday in New York City. Gonzalez saw her children in a New York City facility for the first time since mid-May. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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Migrant Parents Face Major Obstacles Before They Can Regain Custody Of Their Children

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Harvey Weinstein at a court appearance last month in New York. Already facing first-degree rape and other charges involving incidents with two women, he has now been charged with allegedly committing a forcible sexual act against a third. Steven Hirsch/AP hide caption

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A May 2016 photo provided by the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign shows the candidate during a Bengali community outreach event in New York. Corey Torpie/AP hide caption

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Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

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Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates with supporters at a victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday night. Scott Heins/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-candidate Donald Trump is introduced by then-South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster at a campaign rally in Florence, S.C., in 2016. Now Trump is president and McMaster is governor and campaigning for a full term. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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As awareness grows about the environmental toll of single-use plastics, retailers and regulators alike are finding ways to decrease their use. And straws have become a prime target. Barbara Woike/AP hide caption

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Last Straw For Plastic Straws? Cities, Restaurants Move To Toss These Sippers

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The bagels for sale at Skokie's New York Bagel & Bialy, which opened in the Illinois town in 1962, are as good as any you'd find in the Big Apple. In the post-World War II era, the town became a hub for Jewish Holocaust survivors, and synagogues sprouted alongside Jewish delis. Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein hide caption

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a health care union rally at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 21. Cuomo is threatening to sue federal immigration authorities and accused them of violating the law. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The Fearless Girl statue stands facing Charging Bull as tourists take pictures in New York on April 12, 2017. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The engine on a Southwest Airlines plane is inspected as it sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after making an emergency landing there on Tuesday. Amanda Bourman/AP hide caption

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Atara Bernstein and Ariel Pasternak founded Pineapple Collaborative to create a space where women in food could share ideas. Benjamin Herskovitz/courtesy Pineapple Collaborative hide caption

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In December, New York tax department investigators seized 757 liters of untaxed liquor brought into the state in this vehicle. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance hide caption

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