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NYC Sets Minimum Pay Rate For Uber, Lyft Drivers

(CNN) - The wild west of ridesharing is getting reeled-in back east. New York's taxi and limousine commission voted in new regulations for Uber and Lyft Tuesday. The new rules establish a $17 .22 per hour minimum wage for…

Lord and Taylor NYC Flagship Store Closing

(CNN) - It's the end of an era for a historic Manhattan department store. Lord and Taylor will be closing its doors for good after the holiday season. The century-old store is already starting to say goodbye at its…

East Coast Braces for 'Bomb Cyclone'

(NBC News) A viscous winter storm that dumped snow in the South Wednesday, is now making its way up the East Coast. Forecasters warn it could strengthen into a "bomb cyclone," potentially bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal…

GM to Test Self-Driving Cars in NYC

(CNN) - Self-driving cars are making their way to New York City. GM says it will begin testing Chevy Bolt prototypes inside five square miles of Manhattan next year. New York state regulations require drivers to keep a hand on…

Walmart May Soon Launch Same-Day Delivery in NYC

(CNN) - Walmart is looking at launching a same-day delivery service, but it would be limited to New York City. The retail giant announced on Tuesday it acquired parcel, a 24-hour-a-day service that delivers groceries and other items from third-party…

NYC Officer Ambushed in the Bronx

The new york city police department is mourning the loss of one of their own today. Investigators are meticulously combing the scene where 48-year-old Miosotis Familia was shot and killed while sitting in a marked police vehicle overnight in the…

Bloomberg to Pull Together $15 Million for Paris Climate Agreement

The United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change, the arm of the UN that coordinates the Paris pact, needs $15 million to take care of "support operations" and Bloomberg Philanthropies is prepared to pull it together. When President Trump decided…