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Life-sized Star Wars X-Wing starfighter is world's largest LEGO model

It took 32 master builders, over five million LEGO bricks, and more than 17,000 hours to put together a full-scale replica of a Star Wars X-Wing starfighter, but the finished model was well worth it. It's currently the world's largest LEGO model and it's sitting in the middle of Times Square in New Full story

Sara Haines tours the Big Apple, celebrity style

  TODAY’s Sara Haines joins Harvey Levin of TMZ for the newly launched TMZ celebrity tour of New York City to check out Times Square, where they catch a glimpse of where stars like Beyonce and Katie Holmes live, and even score a celebrity sighting.

Details of Boston carjacking victim's ordeal comes out in Globe interview

  Top Talkers: New information in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation indicates the Tsarnaev brothers had rough plans of driving to New York and attacking Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said during a Thursday press conference that New York "was next on their list of targets." The Morning

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  Boston bombing suspects discussed attack on Times Square

MSNBC hosts Chris Matthews, Alex Wagner, NBC’s David Gregory, and WNBC’s Jonathan Dienst report that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing had discussed an attack on New York City's Times Square.

  New details revealed about Boston bombers’ plan to attack NYC

NBC’s Pete Williams and former ATF agent Jim Cavanaugh discuss the new report that the Boston bombers were planning an attack on Times Square.

  Toure: 'We are inching toward substantive change' on gun control

Toure explains how a flash mob in Times Square remembering the victims of Newtown, Conn. is indicative of the fact that this time, it’s different. And this time, gun control has a real chance of succeeding.

  Activists keep Sandy Hook memory fresh, relevant

Rachel Maddow reports on a Times Square flash mob protest to memorialize the victims of the Sandy Hook gun rampage, continuing the public pressure on elected officials to do something to improve gun safety in America.

  After ball drops, crews clean Times Square

Even with temperatures near freezing, about a million revelers converged on Times Square in New York to watch the ball drop. Cleanup crews arrived immediately after to return the bustling center to its normal order, collecting an estimated 50 tons of trash. NBC’s Kate Snow has more.

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Gunther von Hagens ' anatomical horse and rider 'Rearing Horse with Rider' is seen on display at Times Square in New York
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Gunther von Hagens' anatomical horse and rider 'Rearing Horse with Rider' is seen on display at Times Square in New York
Gunther von Hagens' anatomical horse and rider 'Rearing Horse with Rider' is seen on display at Times Square in New York

Gunther von Hagens' anatomical horse and rider 'Rearing Horse with Rider' is seen on display at Times Square in New York July 24, 2013. The piece is part of the Body Worlds: Pulse anatomical art and science exhibition that displays preserved human bodies through a process called Plastination, which