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Does a powerful new protest group's ties to city government and wealthy celebrities make it nearly indistinguishable from the power it's trying to change? Reported with Raven Rakia.
Less than a day after politicians in Albany failed to extend New York City's rent regulation laws, two of the biggest forces in Brooklyn real estate met in Fort Greene to present radically different visions for the borough's future.
New York's Nepali community is reeling with shock and sadness from the country's worst earthquake in 80 years, but the instinct to send assistance has helped to temper the dread of not knowing whether friends and family back home had survived.