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  1. Malala Yousafzai Announces Where She Will Go to UniversityBecause the Nobel laureate is also a millennial, she announced it on Twitter.
  2. And Now, Please Enjoy These 9 Photos of Animals Being WeirdSomething called the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards was announced this week. Maybe 2016 isn’t all terrible.
  3. Couple Rides the N Train So Much That They Decided to Get Married on It Only in New York!
  4. Young Woman Kidnapped in Philadelphia Miraculously Found AliveA happy ending to a horrifying story. 
  5. Little Boy Tests Negative for Ebola in NYCWhew.
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    Malala Yousafzai Wins Her Nobel Peace Prize. She’s Still Only 17.The youngest winner ever.
  7. Supreme Court Gives Gay Marriage Another Big WinBy declining to take seven different appeal cases.
  8. Journalist Held Hostage in Syria Is Back in the U.S.Peter Theo Curtis was reunited with his family in Boston.
  9. Kidnapped American Journalist Freed After Almost Two Years in Syria Peter Theo Curtis was held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria.
  10. Abducted Amish Girls Found Safe Despite Culturally Complicated SearchThere were no photos of the missing kids.
  11. Street Named for George Carlin Accidentally Includes a ChurchThanks to a clerical error that will take months to fix.
  12. George H.W. Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday Like a Badass (While W. Instagrams)The former president said he had one more jump in him.
  13. Missing Autistic Teenager Home Safe After 3 DaysVery good news!
  14. Dog Lost in Hurricane Sandy Miraculously Reunited With Owners 18 Months LaterThey saw a familiar face at a local animal shelter as they looked to adopt a new dog.  
  15. Photos: American Man Meb Keflezighi Wins Boston MarathonTake back that finish line!”
  16. Joe Biden Goes to a Soul Food Diner: America in 5 PhotosLike apple pie and stuffed animals.
  17. Utah Better Get Used to the Idea of Gay Marriage, Like, NowAnother federal judge struck down another ban.
  18. Blind Man Who Fell on Subway Tracks Can Keep His Guide Dog As a PetOrlando is nearing retirement age.
  19. Mailman Catches Twin Babies Thrown From Burning Bronx BuildingI was ready to catch.”
  20. Homeless Man Who Turned in $42,000 Rewarded With More MoneyThe Internet has raised more than $70,000 for him.
  21. N.J. College Kids Pay During ‘Burglary’: VideoNot everything is the worst.
  22. WWE Wrestler Casually Comes Out During TMZ Airport InterviewNo big deal.
  23. Larry Kramer Got Married in His Hospital BedCongrats.
  24. Iconic Gay-Rights Moments Through the YearsA look back.
  25. Subway Pole Dance-Off Somehow Ends PeacefullyYay.
  26. Roller Coaster From Annie Hall Returns to ConeyThe new Thunderbolt is a bit fancier.
  27. Upper West Side Parents of ‘Killer Nanny’ Victims Are Having a BabyThey announced the good news on Facebook.
  28. Times Square Barker Finds a Lost Long Island CatTwo years later.
  29. New York Classifieds Lead to Celebrity Meet-CuteThanks to Anderson Cooper.
  30. At Least One Subway Disaster Averted This WeekA group of people at Bowling Green worked together to pull a man from the tracks. 
  31. Homeless Boot Recipient Stashed His New FootwearHe’s not sure what to think of all this attention.
  32. Family of Homeless Boot Recipient Says He Is Welcome Anytime But “he’s chosen that life.”
  33. Who Cares What That Homeless Man Did With the Boots a Cop Bought Him?Let’s not get all cynical about this.
  34. NYPD Officer Caught On-Camera Doing Really Nice ThingA tourist’s photo of a cop buying boots for a homeless man has gone viral.
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    New Yorkers Refrained From Violently Attacking One Another for an Entire DayMonday saw no shootings, stabbings, or slashings in New York City.
  36. Sam Champion Is Gay, Getting MarriedThe Good Morning America weatherman has come out publicly to mark his happy announcement.
  37. Last Kiss Photog Loses Contest, Lands Real GigMo Gelber’s Last Kiss picture didn’t work out the way he planned, but it still worked out.
  38. Subway Hero Delroy Simmonds Got a JobHooray!
  39. Oprah Sells Penthouse for $7.75 MillionThereby saving a single mom.
  40. Long Island’s 92-Year-Old Movie Bootlegger Is Untouchable Because he’s basically a saint.
  41. New York City Middle Schoolers Rule at ChessThey won the National High School Championship.
  42. Shot Cop Going HomeKevin Brennan is a lucky man.
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    The Celebrity Apprentice Finale: Bret Michaels PrevailsIn spite of (because of?) his health problems, the former Poison front man and ‘Rock of Love’ lothario becomes the next ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’
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    Michael C. Hall Is ‘Fully Recovered’ From CancerWatch out, fictitious bad guys in Miami.
  45. Ricky Martin Comes OutThe “Cup of Life” is not what we thought he meant it was at ALL.
  46. All of These People Were Made Wonderfully Happy YesterdayThe Washington ‘Post’ has a great slideshow of pictures from yesterday, when gay marriage became legal in the District.
  47. A Festivus Miracle That Will Warm Your HeartThe story of a 9/11 first responder shows that good things do happen to good people sometimes.
  48. Ilya the Manatee Safe in Florida, Recuperating With Hot, Younger ChickWell, lukewarm. Manatees only like things that are lukewarm.
  49. Ivanka Trump Continues Stonewalling the Press About Her WeddingIt’s almost like she’s teasing us.
  50. Is This Teddy Bear Sad or Just Hanging Out?We can’t decide.
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