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Rowers Find Enormous Head in Hudson

Styrofoam structure looks like ancient sculpture

(Newser) - Today's mystery: What was a seven-foot-tall head doing floating in the Hudson River? Marist College crew members found the enormous noggin, made of Styrofoam and fiberglass and reminiscent of a Greek or Roman sculpture, while on the river on Tuesday, Newsday reports. It "looked like something out of... More »

Pollster Saves Woman's Life With Well-Timed Call

Bobby Berlin went into diabetic shock on the phone

(Newser) - Who says pollsters aren't good for anything? Not Bobby Berlin. The New York City woman had just gotten a call asking how she felt about Michael Bloomberg when she went into diabetic shock, NBC New York reports. "Something just sounded off," says the pollster, a Marist College... More »

Critics Call on Bloomberg to Run or Pipe Down

NY mayor's doing everything short of launching a presidential campaign

(Newser) - Mike Bloomberg is under increasing pressure to decide whether he's going to enter the presidential race or stay above the fray. New York's billionaire mayor has criticized the field of candidates, talked with potential running mates, and studied intricate polls—and is now beginning to test the public's patience, reports... More »

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