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De Blasio: Old Policy is to Blame for Rivington Deed Modification

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 20:25
Mayor Bill de Blasio says a policy before his time is responsible for the lifting of deed restrictions for a nonprofit AIDS hospice.

Afternoon Bulletin: Metrocards No More, Subway Information Still Delayed

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 15:07
The U.K.'s transit system technology is coming to New York.

Pols Want Recording of Police Activity to Become Formal Law

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:51
Elected officials and anti-police brutality advocates want the city to codify the First Amendment right to record events.

City Hall ‘Aware of and Involved in’ Rivington House Deliberations, DOI Says

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:43
City Hall knew about and could have stopped a process that allowed a nursing home to be sold off to luxury condo developers.

Andrew Cuomo Says His Immigration Plan Will ‘Change the Complexion of the State’

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:11
"You add one million citizens to the voting roles in this state, that's a significant, significant difference. You do that nationwide, it's a significant difference."

California Calls Fraud: Demands DNC Investigation

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:45
Because the DNC failed to ensure a fair and balanced process, America is left with the two most unfavorable candidates in history.

De Blasio Raises $1.1 Million Toward His Re-Election

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:18
Mayor Bill de Blasio has raised more than $1.1 million toward his 2017 re-election bid.

Putin’s Russia Acts Like Ancient Rome

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:25
Russia needs Assad to stand as figurehead. No other Syrian personality is able to confront ISIS and al Nusra, the local al Qaeda affiliate, the way Assad can. But Assad must do whatever he is told to do, nothing more and nothing less.

Will the 2016 Vice Presidential Candidates Matter? Maybe, But Not the Way You Think.

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:05
Vice presidential candidates could influence voters more in 2016 than in a typical election year.

The Problem With Nationalism: North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and England

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 09:00
This sacrosanct principle can't survive in the 21st century.

Mayor Signs Bills Offering Free Feminine Hygiene Products

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:49
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law bills that increase access to feminine hygiene products for students, shelter residents and inmates.

Mark-Viverito Says She’s Been ‘Transparent and Responsible’ on Police Reform Bills

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 15:15
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito defended her decision to let the NYPD handle the Right to Know Act, a package of police reform bills.

ISIS Relies on Bloodier Sequels for Survival

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 13:30
As they lose shock value, ISIS has upped the violence and gore.

Military Guys Make Lousy Running Mates

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 13:30
Clinton and Trump are considering admirals and generals for VP—and it's not the best idea.

Why the Two-Party System Isn’t as Broken as You May Think

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 12:33
The two-party system, by itself, is not inherently bad.

Clinton Endorsement Backfires as Sanders’ Supporters Look to Jill Stein

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 12:00
Instead of falling in line, blindly loyal to Clinton just because she's a Democrat, Sanders' supporters will vote for values.

Andrew Cuomo Backs Zephyr Teachout, Former Challenger, for Congress

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:45
"I support, I support the Democratic nominee, the Democratic nominee, and, for Congress in that district," Andrew Cuomo said, his face twitching in apparent discomfort.

Happy Birthday Dodd-Frank!

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 09:45
On the sixth anniversary of Dodd-Frank, we talked with those who crafted the legislation and those it governs to evaluate its impact

After Brexit, Britain Joins ‘Three Amigos’

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 09:15
To the dismay of American hipsters in Paris, UK trades EU for US.

Britain’s New Prime Minister Is Gordon Brown in Drag

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 07:30
The faux piety of Theresa May: PM brutally smears political rivals.