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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.
Politics Nov 05Undocumented immigrants see this election as crucial
Only full citizens can vote; legal immigrants who are green card holders also are not allowed to cast a ballot.
Politics Dec 23Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty to federal tax evasion
NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm admitted Tuesday to federal tax evasion, pleading guilty to charges he had fought as he won re-election last fall but that now leave his congressional future in question.