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Court OKs rule requiring parental consent for oral-suction circumcision

The New York City Health Department recently placed a restrictive regulation on the religious tradition, requiring parents to provide actual consent prior to the performance of a particular type of circumcision that is common in the ultra-Orthodox community, and a Manhattan judge agreed.  … Full Article

Brooklyn's Miss America: Her journeys from small town girl big city star

LAS VEGAS  — From a hometown of 26,000 people to an adopted home borough of 2.6 million, Miss America's story includes a journey from a small town to the big city — but it doesn't start there. … Full Article

GIRLS NIGHT OUT! Lena Dunham's 'Girls' is Golden Globe's 'Best TV Comedy', she's 'Best TV Actress'

Lena Dunham said "it took a village to raise this very demented child" as she accepted the Golden Globe award for Best TV Comedy for HBO's "Girls" on Sunday night. … Full Article

Nets rally from 12 down in 3rd, beat Pacers 97-86

Deron Williams had 22 points and nine assists, Joe Johnson scored 20 points and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 12 points down in the third quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-86 Sunday night. … Full Article

BROOKLYN WHIZ KID SUICIDE: 'Intimidation and prosecutorial overreach' pushed Reddit co-founder over the cliff, family says

The family of a Reddit co-founder who committed suicide weeks before he was to go on trial on federal charges that he stole millions of scholarly articles is blaming prosecutors for his death. … Full Article

Alabama beauty finds fame in Park Slope — as Miss America 2013

LAS VEGAS — A woman who grew up in Alabama and moved to Brooklyn is the new Miss America, winning the title after tap dancing to a James Brown tune, deftly dealing with a question about guns, and raising the issue of child sexual abuse in her contestant platform. … Full Article

She's ideal! Park Slope beauty (an Alabama native) KOs southern belles, wins Miss America crown

UPDATED 1 AM— LAS VEGAS — A 23-year-old blonde from Brooklyn's Park Slope won the Miss America crown Saturday night after responding to a question about armed guards in schools, saying she opposed fighting violence with violence. … Full Article

26-year-old computer whiz, creator of RSS and founder of Reddit, kills himself in Crown Heights apartment

Computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, who helped develop RSS and co-founded Reddit, hanged himself in his Crown Heights, Brooklyn, apartment, his family in Chicago confirmed in a statement Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn attorney DiGiovanna launched Atlantic City seminar tradition

Barrister Larry DiGiovanna is known and respected for many achievements and has served as president of esteemed organizations such as the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association. … Full Article

Brooklyn councilwomen support oversight of rape cases

In light of revelations of the mishandling of rape cases in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), the City Council on Friday announced it will convene an emergency oversight hearing in the coming weeks.  … Full Article


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