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Nation Jun 28In NYC, marking 50th anniversary of Pride, no matter what
With the city’s massive Pride parade canceled, Sunday's performances were virtual, the flags flew in emptier than normal spaces and the protesters were masked.
Health Apr 30Police called after NYC funeral home stores bodies in rented trucks
Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks, and a passerby complained about the smell, officials said.
Nation Jan 27Investigators say Prince Andrew has provided ‘zero cooperation’ on Epstein case
Andrew announced last year that he was withdrawing from his royal duties amid renewed public attention to a woman's claim that she had several sexual encounters with the prince at Epstein's behest, starting when she was 17.
Politics Nov 04Ocasio-Cortez apologizes to critic she blocked on Twitter
In a statement, the Democrat said she had reconsidered her decision, as part of the settlement of a federal lawsuit that Dov Hikind had brought against her this year.
Politics Oct 11Judge blocks Trump rule that would deny green cards to poorer immigrants
U.S. District Judge George Daniels' ruling came just four days before the Trump administration was set to start enforcing new rules that would disqualify immigrants from getting legal U.S. residency if they were likely to become a burden on public…
Nation Oct 08Lawsuits around U.S. seek to block Trump’s public charge rule
The rule is an aggressive step by the Trump administration in its efforts to rewrite the nation's immigration policies with its focus on effectively denying permanent resident status to many legal immigrants through how it defines a "public charge."…
Nation Sep 11Serena Williams’ treatment at U.S. Open resonates among black women
Some black women say they have to worry perpetually about how they're coming across to make sure they're not dismissed as angry or emotional.
Politics Jun 26In an upset, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beats top House Democrat in New York primary
U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley, a member of the Democratic House leadership, has been defeated by a 28-year-old challenger, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in the Democratic congressional primary in New York.
Politics May 08Manhattan DA to probe abuse allegations against New York AG Schneiderman
The Manhattan District Attorney's office is investigating allegations of physical violence against women by New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman, who held himself out as a champion of women and a liberal foil to President Donald Trump.
Nation Mar 23Sympathy for white Austin bomber stirs debate about race
For many observers and activists, public comments about Mark Anthony Conditt were just the latest example in which a white suspect seemed to receive an injection of humanity that is less often extended to blacks, Muslims and others.