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Greece vows no default on loans at UN meeting

Greece's foreign minister has been telling leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly that his country is committed to paying back its loans and moving forward with economic reforms. Full story

Diplomats owe New York City nearly $17 million in parking fines

Before world leaders head home on Friday from the United Nations General Assembly, New York City might consider hitting up the heads of state for the nearly $17 million their diplomats owe in outstanding parking tickets. Full story

Palestinian 'moment of truth?'

   Palestinian leaders say 20 years of peace talks have gotten them nowhere which is why they plan to ask for statehood at the United Nations General Assembly this week, despite U.S. opposition. NBC's Martin Fletcher reports.

No more saggy pants for Ark. school children

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed a bill on Wednesday that bans students from wearing clothing that exposes "underwear, buttocks or the breast of a female." Full story

U.N. Dedicates 2011 to Forests' Health

The new year has a new name among environmentalists. The U.N. General Assembly declared 2011 to be the International Year of Forests. Full story

Ahmadinejad, Nukes & Big Business

   Ahmadinejad in his speech to the United Nations' General Assembly attacked the United States over its drive to stop Iran's nuclear program, with NCB's Martin Fletcher.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Actor Sean Penn attends the premiere of Julian Schnabel's "Miral" hosted by The Weinstein Company and His Excellency Mr. Joseph Deiss, President of the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations General Assembly Hall on March 14, 2011 in New York