Google street view now includes images of Sept. 11 memorial, Sandy areas

Google Maps' street view of one of the

(Credit: Google Maps' street view of one of the 9/11 Memorial pools. (Google))

Google's Street View feature received a major update Wednesday that gives Internet users a better look at the Big Apple.

The tech giant's street imaging function now includes updated photos from the Sept. 11 memorial, Central Park and Sandy affected neighborhoods.

"We want people to see the damage but also show that we're resilient. The street view images show what we've...

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Weiner makes morning-show rounds to boost campaign

Anthony Weiner

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Anthony Weiner's comeback campaign blitz continued Wednesday with an appearance on Fox 5's "Good Day New York." Here is some of the things he shared.

On his the effect of his lewd picture scandal on his campaign: "If someone wants to make fun of it because it's me, that's their prerogative. But I have to tell you, we had a debate yesterday on education -- these types of things...

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Neil Patrick Harris to host Emmy Awards

Neil Patrick Harris

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Television, film and stage actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, in September, organizers said on Wednesday.

It will be the second time the Emmy Award-winning performer, who stars in the television series "How I Met Your Mother," will host the live broadcast from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on September 22.

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FBI car with assault rifle in trunk stolen in Queens

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Cops are looking for a stolen FBI vehicle that was taken from Queens on Tuesday night.

The dark gray 2010 Toyota Camry was parked near an off-duty agent's home at Sutter Avenue in South Ozone Park and had a registered M4 assault rifle in its trunk. Police had no suspects or further information as of press time Wednesdayevening....

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Amanda Bynes to Sports Illustrated model: You're ugly compared to me

Amanda Bynes in 2010 and Christine Teigen

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The saga of Amanda Bynes' meltdown continues, as the bewigged former child star called out a Sports Illustrated model for being ugly Tuesday night.

Bynes, 27, has been involved in Twitter feuds all week, and she is now quarreling with Chrissy Teigen, who tweeted that it's "unsettling" anyone is still supporting Bynes.

"The fact that Amanda Bynes has any 'support' to retweet...

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Column: Why I've given up hope for Apple, Google, Microsoft to deliver better TV

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Unveiled last week, the Xbox One was dubbed "the ultimate all-in-one entertainment system." But we've heard that one before.

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Exclusive: Bushwick leads the city in illegal pet complaints

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If you're looking to see some exotic animals, look no further than Bushwick, Bulls Head and Long Island City, as those three neighborhoods had the highest number of illegal pet complaints over the past 12 months, according to an amNewYork analysis of 311 data.

Between May 2012 and May 2013, Bushwick had 25 complaints of illegal pets, with the majority being roosters, followed by Bulls Head...

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New Rutgers athletic director revealed to be involved in another sex discrimination suit

Julie Hermann takes over as Rutgers' athletic director.

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Yet another unflattering revelation has emerged about Julie Hermann, the new Rutgers athletic director charged with helping New Jersey's state university heal in the wake of the abusive coaching scandal.

Hermann, 49, was allegedly at the center of a 2008 sex discrimination lawsuit filed by assistant track and field coach Mary Banker when Hermann was senior athletic director at Louisville,...

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Get your meat on: Big Apple Barbecue is almost here

Don't skip Hill Country BBQ's brisket

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It’s almost summer and that can only mean one thing: time to barbecue.

Luckily, the 11th annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party (bigapplebbq.org) is on June 8 and 9. Pitmasters from as far away as Texas and as close to home as 26th Street will converge on Madison Square Park for a weekend of smoked meats, live music, barbecue seminars, camaraderie and a little friendly competition.

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Joba back from disabled list

Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees

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The Yankees activated right-handed reliever Joba Chamberlain before Tuesday night's matchup against the Mets, which ended too late for this edition.

Manager Joe Girardi said that Chamberlain, who had been placed on the disabled list on May 1 with a strained oblique muscle, will reclaim his role as the seventh-inning pitcher in the bullpen behind veterans David Robertson and Mariano Rivera.

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