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Chris Smith

May 20, 2002 | Feature
Cardinal's Rules

Edward Egan climbed fast thanks to his gifts as a canon lawyer -- "I think in Latin," he's said -- and as a "man's man" whose ease with the powerful makes him an expert fund-raiser. Rome may be happy with his work. But the crisis is in New York.

April 8, 2002 | Feature
The Yankees' YES Man
March 18, 2002 | Feature
The Smoldering Fires of 9/11

Six months after that terrible day, the FDNY's struggles -- with budget cuts, union leaders, intrusive tourists, health and emotional problems, and the painful work of recovering the dead and caring for their families -- require a different kind of heroism.

December 24, 2001 | New York Awards
New York Awards: Sports

Paul O'Neill

December 24, 2001 | New York Awards
New York Awards: Heroes

Ladder 105, Engine 219

November 26, 2001 | Feature
Grief -- and the Governor -- Come Uptown
November 19, 2001 | Feature
Driving Mr. Bloomberg

A lame duck's coattails have never given such a smooth ride as Rudy's did to Mike Bloomberg. But now, things may get bumpy.

November 5, 2001 | The Sporting Life
Be Like Mike (Mussina)

Replacing gregarious David Cone with taciturn Mike Mussina was a recipe for trouble, right? Wrong. A study in the Yankees' winning corporate culture.

October 29, 2001 | Feature
Facing their Fears

Some kids saw it in real time, others watched it on television. Now they want to know what happened to the jumpers. Or whether another plane could crash through the window. How do we frame an answer? We want to make them feel safe -- but we also want to tell them the truth.

October 1, 2001 | Feature
Braving The Heat

Who would storm into a burning building without a care for their own safety? Firefighters. That's what they do. But how do you carry on with 300 brothers missing?

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