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PhotoBlog: Crane on boat hits Brooklyn Bridge scaffolding

WNBC reports: Crane being carried on a vessel has struck scaffolding attached to the underside of New York City's Brooklyn Bridge.The Fire Department of New York says there are no reports of injuries in Tuesday night's accident. Full story

NY protester's tweets at heart of clash on privacy

An Occupy Wall Street protester and prosecutors are tussling over his tweets, and the clash is raising legal issues of privacy in an age of living online. Full story

Charges against some NY Occupy protesters dropped

New York City prosecutors have been dropping criminal charges against many of the Occupy Wall Street protesters who were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge last October in a demonstration that helped bring national attention to the movement. Full story

Occupy protester's Twitter posts subpoenaed

Prosecutors have subpoenaed the Twitter records of an Occupy Wall Street protester who was arrested in October during a mass protest on the Brooklyn Bridge. The subpoena from the Manhattan District Attorney's Office seeks "user information, including email address," along with three months' worth of Full story

Police: 300 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested

At least 200 people have been arrested during clashes between police and Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in New York City, part of a day of mass gatherings in response to efforts to break up Occupy Wall Street camps nationwide. Full story

U.S. must invest now to safeguard leadership: diplomat

The status of the United States as the world's dominant power will be at risk if it does not meet the immediate challenge of overhauling its economy, a top U.S. diplomat warned on Monday. Full story

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  Protesting Wall Street turns chaotic

Hundreds of protesters were arrested crossing the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday night. NBC's Michelle Franzen reports.

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Sheet metal hangs from the Brooklyn Bridge after a crane being carried on a vessel struck the scaffolding attached to the underside, Monday, March 13, 2012, in New York. Officials say there doesn't appear to be any structural damage to the bridge, which crosses the East River and connects Manhattan

Protesters sit on the road in plastic handcuffs after being arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street march in New York
Protesters sit on the road in plastic handcuffs after being arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street march in New York

Protesters sit on the road in plastic handcuffs after being arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street march in New York October 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)