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NYCHA’s repair backlog surpasses 11,000 at Bronx’s Castle Hill Houses

The repair request backlog at the sprawling four-block NYCHA development has grown by more than 26 percent over the last year as NYCHA failed to keep up with deteriorating conditions.
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‘Betraying the American people’: Leaked video reveals Joe Biden’s ‘hush hush’ migrant invasion
Under the cover of darkness, the Biden administration is transporting illegal immigrants as fast as they can on secret charter flights into unsuspecting communities around the US — all on the taxpayer’s dime, Miranda Devine writes.
ESPN’s Jeff Van Gundy: Knicks need to tear up starting unit
A former Knicks coach thinks these current Knicks are broken. ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy said the Knicks’ starting unit is flawed on many levels and that changes need to be made.
Colorado musician entertains fox outside his home
Wild fox listens to banjo player in Colorado (Jan. 26)
Federal judge allows state investigations of WinRed's fundraising tactics to proceed
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by WinRed that had attempted to block attorneys general in four states from investigating its fundraising practices.
Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes Imprisoned Ahead of His Capitol Riot Trial
Jim Urquhart/ReutersPromises that the Oath Keepers’ founder made to show up at events in person might have to wait.Stewart Rhodes, 56, was ordered detained until his trial, according to a court order released on Wednesday. The militia leader was captured two weeks ago and charged for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.“The Court questions Defendant’s willingness to obey any Court-imposed conditions of supervised release… Defendant’s actions exhibit an extreme defiance to federal authority that raise doubt as to Defendant’s ability and willingness to comply with conditions of release.” the order reads. Read more at The Daily Beast.
Putin Is So Dangerous Now Because This Is His Last Chance to Seize Ukraine
Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/GettyRussia’s sudden escalation around Ukraine has taken some by surprise, but the logic behind it may be deceptively simple: This winter could be Russia’s last chance to attack Ukraine.Russian military forces are amassed to Ukraine’s east, north, and south, and Ukraine’s leadership is making preparations for war.The Biden administration believes that an invasion is imminent, evacuating the U.S. embassy and readying forces to be deployed. The greatest logistical barrier to Russia’s advance is mud, and that may be frozen over before long.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Enrollment in NYC public schools drops again — giving Adams, Banks opportunity to better serve students
The State Education Department revealed that city public school enrollment in kindergarten to eighth grade is down 12% since the last pre-pandemic year.
What Justice Breyer’s retirement means for the Supreme Court
Justice Stephen Breyer is expected to retire at the end of this Supreme Court term. CBS News legal contributor Jessica Levinson joined CBS News to discuss what this means for the rest of the Supreme Court and the nomination process ahead.
Tomi Lahren: Why is defending Ukraine's border the priority over securing our own?
Tomi Lahren discusses Biden considering sending troops to protect Ukrainian border as ours remains open.
Gerard Gallant wants his Rangers to ‘push’ until All-Star break
“You’re in a good spot, but you just like to push it a little further,” the coach said.
ATF Joins Investigation Into 13 Arson Fires Spanning Several Miles in Washington State
Police have increased patrols and federal investigators have been called in after 13 fires were ignited overnight in Tacoma.
New legal case may threaten Rep. Cawthorn's reelection bid
CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to the legal director of Free Speech For People, a group arguing that Rep. Madison Cawthorn's (R-NC) embrace of January 6 rioters may disqualify him from seeking office.
Remembering Kobe Bryant two years after his death
Wednesday marks exactly two years since NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant died. He was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people. Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier joins CBS News to discuss Bryant’s legacy.
Joe Schoen is Giants’ long-awaited agent of change
The new Giants GM is the breath of fresh air very much needed to vaporize a building and an operation gone stale.
Anti-Abortion Sen. Ron Johnson Opposes Funding Child Care: 'People Decide to Have Families'
One Twitter commenter said Johnson's position was, "I want to force you to have children no matter what, but I bear no responsibility for their health and wellbeing."
DHS Secretary Mayorkas gets cold shoulder from border agents during tense meeting: report
The US homeland security secretary met with border patrol agents Wednesday amid the crisis of Latin American migrants trying to enter the country.
Central Michigan University to Pay Tuition After Scholarship Error
Central Michigan University said the error was made by school staff members who were testing new messaging technology.
Jesse Watters dubs Nancy Pelosi the 'Wolf of Washington' for financial gain while in Congress
Jesse Watters uncovered how Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has amassed millions while in Congress.
Mom arrested for murder after 4-year-old son reported missing
Keara Cotton, 27, is also facing charges of concealing a death and cruelty to children although the human remains have not yet been identified as her missing son, Jayceon Mathis.
Julius Randle’s unimaginable spiral could lead to end of Knicks tenure
A very bright light for the Knicks in 2020-21, Julius Randle has become a distant and sometimes dour figure in 2021-22,
'It creates a lot of anxiety': Ahead of the Winter Olympics, athletes are doing everything to avoid catching Covid-19
For athletes competing at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, arriving at the Games with a clean bill of health is a crucial part of their preparation.
Astronomers discover mysterious space object emitting giant radio waves
"Somehow it's converting magnetic energy to radio waves much more effectively than anything we've seen before," team leader Dr. Hurley-Walker said.
Conservatives unlikely to go scorched earth over Breyer replacement fight
Operatives concede that the political drama isn’t quite there, at least compared to recent battles.
Tesla Says 'Full Self-Driving' Software Remains a Priority as Profits Boom
The company reported over $5.5 billion in profits over the last year as its software is being investigated by federal regulators for alleged safety violations.
'Succession' star tells Anderson about his new memoir
Brian Cox, aka Logan Roy of HBO's "Succession," joins Anderson to talk about the show, his six-decade career and his new memoir "The Rabbit in the Hat." Anderson Cooper Full Circle airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
Florida human smuggling suspect released without bond after migrants found dead in Canada
A Florida man who is facing human smuggling charges after four migrants were found dead in the snow and seven others were found near the Canadian border last week was released from jail Monday without having to pay bond, according to reports.
Former UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg enters Eagle FC 44 with a renewed, 'dangerous' focus
Ray Borg believes he has hit a new stride in his fight game, re-discovering the fire he had from his early UFC days.       Related StoriesFormer UFC flyweight title challenger Ray Borg enters Eagle FC 44 with a renewed, 'dangerous' focus - EnclosureVideo: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 4 feels inevitable, but should it be right away?Dana White explains to 'you idiots' why he didn't present Francis Ngannou's title at UFC 270
'Sold By Amazon' Program to End After Feds Find Price Fixing, Antitrust Violations
The consent decree filed Wednesday orders Amazon to shut down the program, as well as $2.25 million to the Washington attorney general's office.
Giants interview Patrick Graham as head-coaching search marches on
It was far from a day of all pomp and circumstances for Giants general manager Joe Schoen. After stepping away from behind the microphone, he went back to work, as the search for a new head coach was ongoing and reaching the final stages. Schoen, co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and Chris Mara, the...
WATCH: Chunk of concrete crashes into driver's windshield
A driver escaped serious injury after a huge chunk of concrete fell from a Massachusetts freeway overpass and crashed through his windshield.
WATCH: Endangered fin whale treats watchers to show
Whale watchers off the coast of California got up close and personal with an endangered fin whale, the second largest of the species behind blue whales.
As Tucker Carlson Heads Back to Hungary, NY Young Republicans Endorse Autocrat Orbán
The group called Orbán a "great defender of Western Civilization and the rights of the family."
WATCH: Lifeguards use jet ski to save dog
Lifeguards in Southern California used a jet ski to save a dog that swam too far from shore.
How a housewife became the opposition leader in Belarus
An exiled Belarus mother leads the opposition to her country's pro-Putin government. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
Ancient Bhutan trail set to open for first time in 60 years
Visiting the Land of the Thunder Dragon can be challenging, but there's new incentive to finally cross it off the bucket list in 2022 as its breathtaking Trans Bhutan Trail will be reopening to travelers for the first time in 60 years.
WATCH: Cat and elk come face-to-face in Colorado
A house cat and an elk come face-to-face in Estes Park, Colorado. The kitty's caretaker says his pet "has become very fond of the elk."
Iraqi national pleads guilty to defrauding US refugee program: Justice Dept.
A Iraqi national has pleaded guilty to defrauding U.S. refugee programs, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
North Korea fires two missiles toward East Sea, South Korea says
North Korea fired two missiles into the sea off its eastern shore on Thursday, a South Korean military official claimed.
Lawmaker on why DeSantis' surgeon general pick is so dangerous
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Democratic Florida State Senator Lauren Book about a contentious confirmation hearing for Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo that ended abruptly after Democrats walked out in protest, prompting Republicans to immediately vote to favorably recommend Ladapo.
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Westside Councilman Mike Bonin says he won't seek re-election
L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents Venice and other coastal areas, said Wednesday he will not seek re-election.
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Oath Keepers Founder Stewart Rhodes to Stay in Jail Until Seditious Conspiracy Trial
"The evidence in the record overall indicates [Rhodes'] release could endanger the safety and wellbeing of others," wrote Judge Kimberly C. Priest Johnson.
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Russia and Ukraine agree to continue ceasefire talks
Russian and Ukrainian negotiators agreed that a permanent ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be observed "unconditionally" following hours-long talks in Paris on Wednesday.
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Erika Jayne fires back at motion to surrender $750K earrings amid estranged husband Tom's bankruptcy case
Erika Jayne is responding to a motion from bankruptcy trustees who asked the reality star to turn over a set of diamond earrings valued at $750,000. The pricey piece of jewelry was a gift from her estranged husband Thomas Girardi, whose law firm was shuttered amid a fraud investigation.
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Lockdowns Expand in Greater Beijing 9 Days Before Olympics
Chinese Communist Party officials locked down much of the city of Sanhe, which borders Beijing, on Wednesday — just nine days before Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics — after detecting a new Chinese coronavirus infection in a Sanhe resident who commutes to Beijing daily, the Global Times reported.
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Roommate accused of killing man’s ferrets because ‘they smell like s–t’
A Minnesota man was arrested after killing his roommate’s four emotional support ferrets last week because “they smell[ed] like s–t,” a report said.
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Atlanta high school stabbings leave 2 students wounded; multiple suspects arrested
Two Atlanta high school students were wounded in a stabbing spree Wednesday morning and three suspects were arrested.
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Peter Robbins, OG voice of Charlie Brown in Peanuts holiday staples, dies by suicide at 65
Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown in beloved classic Peanuts cartoons, has died by suicide. He was 65.      
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New bill would force courts to clear cannabis convictions faster
Proposed legislation to speed dismissal of cannabis convictions comes two weeks after a Times investigation
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