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    April 24, 2013

    New York Takes One Step Closer to Banning Shark Fin Soup

    Imagine your morning commute. You're riding the train when, suddenly, a guy jumps you and takes off your arms and legs. "See ya," he says, walking away with your limbs under his arm. "Have a nice day." That's sort of what it's like to be a shark that's been "finned"--harvested for its chewy appenda ... More >>

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    January 11, 2005

    If You're Going (Crazy) . . .

    Some great package deals at the inaugural

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    January 11, 2005

    The Crowning of Bush

    The lavish inaugural will cost you a lot—as if it's any of your business