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New York braces for gay wedding boom with lottery

After an vast number of marriage applications from gay couples, New York is conducting a lottery to decide who will be allowed to marry that day.

New York mayor under fire for handling of blizzard

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, a political independent whose reputation was built on competence, may have been defeated this time by a blizzard.

US holiday travel smooth despite new security

Millions of Americans took to the skies on Wednesday for the start of the Thanksgiving holiday but air travel flowed smoothly.

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