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It's Monday afternoon in New York City, where public schools will go remote Tuesday due to forecasts of snow.

Here’s what else is happening:

  • New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is requesting to be tried for bribery and corruption separately from his wife Nadine, possibly so he doesn't have to inadvertently testify against her.
  • Grandpa, a genetically blessed spider monkey at the Staten Island Zoo, has died at the age of 51.
  • Grain God Bob Moore, who turned his eponymous Bob's Red Mill empire into an employee-owned company back in 2010, has died at the age of 94.
  • Lit (as in rave-like) bingo, a favorite pastime in England, is coming to New York.
  • British archaeologists found a 1,700-year-old chicken egg that still has its liquid contents intact — and then carried it on the London Tube to a lab for testing.
  • Oasis was nominated for a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Liam Gallagher is not into it.
  • Speaking of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-worthy, P!nk paused her recent concert in Sydney because an audience member went into labor — marking the second time someone has given birth during one of her shows on this current tour.
  • More and more, people are breaking their bones playing pickleball.
  • The Spongebob Super Bowl broadcast got a little dark.
  • And finally, manners make the mutt:

MORE news

Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned smoking inside restaurants in 2003.

Published Feb 12, 2024 at 6:13 p.m. ET


Police say a train dispute unraveled, spilling out onto the subway platform.

Police say a train dispute unraveled, spilling out onto the subway platform.



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