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Scientists predict 8 hurricanes for rest of Atlantic season | WNYW

Two months into the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, not one tropical storm has strengthened into a hurricane. But don't get complacent. The Atlantic could still see as many as eight hurricanes form in the Atlantic before the season ends in November, according to one predictor.

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FBI agent hurt in flash grenade accident in federal building | WNYW

A flash grenade accidentally discharged at a federal building in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, injuring an agent, officials said.

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Hannah and Derek Jeter welcome first child | WNYW

Future Baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter and fashion model Hannah Jeter are proud parents to a baby girl. Bella Raine Jeter was born Thursday, August 17, 2017.

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WATCH: International Space Station flies past sun during eclipse | WNYW

NASA released several photos and a video of the International Space Station seen in silhouette as it transited in front of the sun during the eclipse.

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President Trump vows to destroy MS-13, calls members 'animals' | WNYW

President Donald Trump came to Long Island Friday to speak about the fight against gangs, especially the violent gang known as MS-13, which federal officials have labeled a "transnational criminal organization" because of its ties to Central America and its reach within immigrant communities.

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10 cocktail recipes that will make you the star of a hot summer party | WNYW

After publishing a guide to festive drinks in the winter, I'm back this summer with a sequel: refreshing cocktails to make and enjoy while soaking in the sun and the season's vibe. Better still, if you master a few of these drinks you can confidently share them with your friends at a summer get-together. They will be plenty impressed.

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All aboard the Library Train: Subway stations offer free e-books | WNYW

Ride the subway, read a book. New Yorkers do that every day. But now the MTA and the city's public libraries are making the commute even wordier, so to speak, by offering free access to hundreds of e-books and e-book excerpts.

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Tourist with measles rode Maid of the Mist boat at Niagara Falls | WNYW

A tourist from India who visited Niagara Falls and went for a ride on the famous Maid of the Mist tour boat this month has measles, the New York State Department of Health said.

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Red fox and pups in the wild in New York | WNYW

An upstate New York landowner, conservationist, and wildlife photographer used trail cameras to capture stunning images of a family of red foxes living on his property in Canandaigua.

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Macy's has high hopes for outlet brand, digital retail | WNYW

Lower in-store sales dogged Macy's in the first quarter of 2017, but the retailer saw some success in experimenting with lower-priced offerings, self-service sales, and online sales. That is why Macy's hopes to improve its financial health by focusing on digital business, the outlet brand called Macy's Backstage, and expanding self-service in its shoe departments.

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Feds: No selfies with seals, please | WNYW

The federal government wants you to stay away from seals and other marine animals. And that includes trying to take selfies with them. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is for the animals' safety -- and yours.

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New York, get ready for the weird 332 area code | WNYW

New York City, specifically Manhattan, is getting yet another area code. The 332 area code will join a crowded field that already features the 646, the 917, and the classic granddaddy of all area codes, the much-coveted 212.

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Twins with different skin color have message of love | WNYW

Twin girls from Illinois who gained national attention after they were born celebrated their first birthday on Sunday. Kalani and Jarani Dean are fraternal twins. Kalani has light skin and blue eyes while Jarani has dark skin and brown eyes.

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Sea lion pups on display at the Bronx Zoo | WNYW

Two California sea lion pups born at the Bronx Zoo in June 2016 are now on display for visitors.

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Comedy legend Don Rickles dies at 90 | WNYW

Don Rickles died Thursday morning of kidney failure at his home in L.A. The legendary comic and actor was 90. His wife, Barbara, was by his side.