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  • newCuomo taps Miranda, Liu, MLK III to chair Census Council

    Cuomo taps Miranda, Liu, MLK III to chair Census Council

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new Census Council that will oversee outreach and other efforts to make sure the upcoming as many .The Democrat said that Lin-… Miranda, Lucy Liu and Martin...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 15 mins ago, 21 Jan 20, 8:20am -
  • newWhen it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2

    When it comes to unanimous Hall picks, Jeter could be No. 2

    When it comes to unanimous picks for baseball's Hall of Fame, quite appropriately has the chance to be No. 2.Yankees&l…; closer Mariano Rivera became the first player to appear on every ballot...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 24 mins ago, 21 Jan 20, 8:11am -
  • newSchumer navigates rocky terrain as impeachment trial unfolds

    Schumer navigates rocky terrain as impeachment trial unfolds

    Sen. stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping high-fives. Then he was off to Washington for a meeting about the of President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, he...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 40 mins ago, 21 Jan 20, 7:55am -
  • newGrand Central project shows how Cuomo is leaving mark on de Blasio's city

    Grand Central project shows how Cuomo is leaving mark on de Blasio's city

    Sen. stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping high-fives. Then he was off to Washington for a meeting about the of President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, he...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Jan 20, 7:17am -
  • newWhat to look for in Cuomo's new budget

    What to look for in Cuomo's new budget

    It's time for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to show us the money.New York has been staring at the contours of a 2020 budget the governor sketched out in his earlier this month.On Tuesday, he's due to fill...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 7:00am -
  • newReal estate money still rolling in for some Senate Dems despite vows to avoid industry

    Real estate money still rolling in for some Senate Dems despite vows to avoid industry

    Sen. stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping high-fives. Then he was off to Washington for a meeting about the of President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, he...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 6:17am -
  • newBichotte elected to lead Brooklyn Democratic Party

    Bichotte elected to lead Brooklyn Democratic Party

    Sen. stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping high-fives. Then he was off to Washington for a meeting about the of President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, he...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 6:06am -
  • newIMF predicts global economy will rebound in 2020

    IMF predicts global economy will rebound in 2020

    Sen. stood at the finish line of a half-marathon in New York City, slapping high-fives. Then he was off to Washington for a meeting about the of President Donald Trump. By the end of the night, he...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:59am -
  • newHSS moves closer to kicking off $300M River Building project

    HSS moves closer to kicking off $300M River Building project

    Hospital for Special Surgery plans to start construction this year on its River Building to add inpatient rooms and physician offices in a structure spanning the FDR Drive, according to a...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:30am -
  • newSubway notches best on-time performance in six years

    Subway notches best on-time performance in six years

    To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 10:38pm -

Huffington Post: New York

New York Daily News

    New York Post

    • newNew York voters have turned against bail reform, new poll says

      New York voters have turned against bail reform, new poll says

      New Yorkers have turned against bail reform. Support for the new law eliminating cash bail for most misdemeanor and some “non-violent” felony crimes has plummeted, and now 49 percent of New York State voters say the new policy is “bad” for Ne…
      - 3 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 5:41am -
    • newWatch: Shirtless suspect stabs man with scissors in Brooklyn fight
      A man wielding a pair of scissors tore off his shirt and stabbed another man during a fight in a Brooklyn house, police said Tuesday. The suspect was in the Sunset Park house near Eighth Avenue and 53rd Street at about 1:40 a.m. on Jan. 16, when he g…
      - 6 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 2:28am -
    • new11-year-old girl killed in Brooklyn house fire
      A fire tore through a Brooklyn home on Monday night, leaving an 11-year-old girl dead, sources said. The blaze broke out in a residence at 757 Ocean Parkway in the Kensington section of the borough at around 10 p.m., according to police. “I was at…
      - 7 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 2:01am -
    • newMichael Avenatti being held in El Chapo’s former cell in Manhattan

      Michael Avenatti being held in El Chapo’s former cell in Manhattan

      Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti was transferred from a federal lockup in California to the notorious Metropolitan Correctional Center in lower Manhattan last week — and is now being held in Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s former cell, it was re…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:27am -
    • newState assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte elected to head Brooklyn Democratic Party

      State assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte elected to head Brooklyn Democratic Party

      Rodneyse Bichotte became the first woman to head the Brooklyn Democratic Party on Monday night. The State assemblywoman was elected chairperson of the group during a meeting held at the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club in Canarsie. The assemblywoman…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:12am -
    • newMan guns down his mother in Brooklyn housing project, cops say
      A 43-year-old man shot and killed his mother in a Brooklyn housing project on Monday night, police said. The suspect, who was not immediately identified, shot his 63-year-old mother in the face at the Sumner Houses at about 8 p.m., cops said. He then…
      - 10 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 10:29pm -
    • newCamera fines for 14th Street bus-lane blockers set to begin

      Camera fines for 14th Street bus-lane blockers set to begin

      Bus-lane blockers, beware — automated cameras along the 14th Street busway will start doling out fines Tuesday. Drivers who illegally park, load or idle in 14th Street’s two-and-a-half miles of bus lanes have been subject to warnings courtesy of…
      - 13 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 8:05pm -
    • newTeachers at troubled Queens school no fans of embattled principal

      Teachers at troubled Queens school no fans of embattled principal

      The principal of a troubled Queens middle school — where a wild cafeteria brawl was recently caught on video — is flunking with his own staff. Just 25 percent of teachers at MS 158 Marie Curie said their boss, Henry Schandel, allows them any infl…
      - 13 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 7:29pm -
    • newSubways had best on-time performance in six years during 2019

      Subways had best on-time performance in six years during 2019

      Subway trains were on time far more often in 2019 than the year before, according to newly released MTA stats. Weekday on-time performance — the percentage of trains arriving within five minutes of their scheduled time — topped 80 percent for the…
      - 14 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 6:37pm -
    • newBrooklyn Dems are $226K in debt — including $50K owed to outgoing boss

      Brooklyn Dems are $226K in debt — including $50K owed to outgoing boss

      Frank Seddio is stepping down from his role as the Brooklyn Democratic Party boss — but he’s still weighing down the cash-strapped group’s balance sheet. The embattled political machine owes more than $226,000, including $50,000 to Seddio’s o…
      - 14 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 6:33pm -

    The Economist: New York

    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    The Guardian: New York News

    • newJimmy Heath obituary
      Jazz saxophonist, composer and brilliant arranger nicknamed Little Bird who enjoyed a seven-decade careerThe saxophonist Jimmy Heath, who has died aged 93, flew the flag for bebop – that hyperactive, melodically cryptic, highwire-act of a jazz idio…
      - 22 hours ago, 20 Jan 20, 10:38am -
    • ‘Miracle on Hudson’ pilot slams Lara Trump for mocking Biden's stutter
      Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger tells president’s daughter-in-law to ‘grow up’ and ‘show some decency’ in New York Times columnChesley Sullenberger, the pilot who performed the “Miracle on the Hudson”, has told Donald Trump’s daughte…
      - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 12:17pm -
    • The 'hot milkman' delivers the goods – but small business owners can't do it all themselves | Gene Marks
      The founder of Manhattan Milk does the heavy lifting – but you can’t grow a business unless you bring others into the fold I finally figured out why the sales of my company have been so flat over the past few years. It’s because I don’t look…
      - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 6:00am -
    • Harvey Weinstein trial: how finding an impartial jury became a spectacle
      A surprise appearance from Gigi Hadid, the threat of prison for an ill-judged tweet and protests have plagued jury selectionA surprise appearance from a supermodel, the threat of prison for a tweet and the intense search for an impartial jury has tur…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 20, 3:30am -
    • US states sue Trump administration over drastic cuts to food stamp program
      13 states file lawsuit over new measure they say could disqualify nearly 700,000 from federal food assistanceA coalition of 13 states, New York City and Washington DC are suing the Trump administration over new restrictions for food stamp benefits fo…
      - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 11:35am -
    • ‘Huge amount of ego’: how Bloomberg and Trump ended up fierce rivals
      The New York billionaires can be best described as mortal enemies – but that wasn’t always the caseThese days Donald Trump and Mike Bloomberg can best be described as mortal enemies.The former New York mayor’s campaign against the president is…
      - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 20, 3:30am -
    • Harvey Weinstein trial is 'not a referendum on #MeToo', says judge
      James Burke issued directive as jury selection entered its final stage on ThursdayThe judge presiding over the rape trial of fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has instructed potential jurors that the proceedings are not a referendum on the #MeToo m…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 2:36pm -
    • Gigi Hadid dismissed as juror in Harvey Weinstein trial
      Weinstein’s legal team wrote in a motion that the model was friends with Cara Delevingne, who has accused him of misconductGigi Hadid will not be sitting in judgment over Harvey Weinstein after the supermodel was discharged as a potential juror in…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 11:42am -
    • Weinstein tries to move trial out of New York City, claiming 'deluge' of bad press
      Tactic likely to fail but indicative of aggressive approach Weinstein’s defense team taking in sexual crimes trialHarvey Weinstein, the fallen movie mogul facing possible life imprisonment for an alleged history of sexual crimes, is making a renewe…
      - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 20, 7:12pm -
    • Blenheim Palace to display paintings of 'broken England' by Cecily Brown
      British artist to show new work exploring ‘nation in turmoil’ at Churchill’s birthplacePaintings of a broken, divided, dystopian England are to go on display at one of the nation’s most magnificent stately homes, where Sir Winston Churchill w…
      - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 20, 1:00am -

    The New York Sun

    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
    • 'Golden Handcuffs' Could Replace 'Golden Door' Under Cuomo Scholarship
      "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but once you arrive in New York, don't dare try moving somewhere else, or Governor Andrew Cuomo will be chasing you to take back your college scholarship money. Leave it t…
      - 16 Apr 17, 5:52pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire

      Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire

      Pop Goes Homosexual: It’s a Queer Hand Stoking the Campfire  April 7, 1966 Last August there appeared on the cover of the magazine One a...
      - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 1:26pm -
    • Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism

      Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism

      Martin Luther King on Anti-Semitism September 28, 1967 Mr. Morris B. Abram, President American Jewish Committee 165 East 56th Street New York, New York Dear...
      - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 1:05pm -
    • Blacks and Jews

      Blacks and Jews

      Blacks and Jews: The Tragedy of Jackson, the Logic of Coalition March 20, 1984 What Jesse Jackson said is a tragedy: for him, for black-Jewish...
      - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 1:01pm -
    • Peace March, 1966 

      Peace March, 1966 

      Peace March, 1966 March 31, 1966 I live on 103rd Street near Central Park West, one of the very few whites in a block of...
      - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 20, 9:00am -
    • When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther King in Harlem

      When Love Comes to Town: Martin Luther King in Harlem

      The Coming of a King: A Charismatic Moment June 22, 1967 Everyone was waiting for the Lord. Martin Luther was coming to the meeting and...
      - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 20, 4:10pm -
    • Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago

      Martin Luther King, Attacked in Chicago

      King in Chicago: Has White Power Killed Love Power? August 11, 1966 CHICAGO — Hit squarely between the shoulder blades, Reverend Martin Luther King closed...
      - 6 days ago, 15 Jan 20, 3:40pm -
    • Republican Nation: The New Poor Laws

      Republican Nation: The New Poor Laws

      The New Poor Laws: How Mr. Gingrich Brought Back Tiny Tim January 10, 1995 THE PUSH TO END WELFARE is more than just another front...
      - 6 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 9:23pm -
    • Republican Nation: The War on Washington

      Republican Nation: The War on Washington

      The War on Washington January 10, 1995 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Make no mistake. The goal of the Republican Revolution is to dismantle government as we...
      - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 4:30pm -
    • Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols

      Republican Nation: Save Our Symbols

      S.O.S.: Save Our Symbols January 10, 1995 THE NIGHT AFTER THEIR REVOLUTION, Esther and I washed dishes in Laura’s kitchen. It was Laura’s birth­day, and...
      - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 10:34am -
    • Republican Nation: Bill Clinton’s Unrequited Affair

      Republican Nation: Bill Clinton’s Unrequited Affair

      Love in Vain: Bill Clinton’s Unrequited Affair January 10, 1995 WELCOME TO REPUBLICAN NATION, where men are men and President Bill Clinton is a skirt-chasing,...
      - 7 days ago, 14 Jan 20, 10:27am -

    WSJ: New York

    Emergency Comeback

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