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Politics Sep 20New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid
"I feel like I've contributed all I can to this primary election, and it's clearly not my time," de Blasio said.
Nation Sep 11WATCH: Trump marks 9/11 anniversary in Pentagon ceremony
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, and rising attention to the extended toll on responders. President Donald Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon, which you can watch live here.
Nation Jul 17Eric Garner’s mother says there’s been ‘no justice’ five years after his death
Speaking on the year anniversary of her son's death, Eric Garner's mother urged the New York City police commissioner to fire the officer involved, saying the family has "been failed by every other source."…
Politics May 16Bill de Blasio, NYC mayor, announces presidential bid
In announcing his candidacy, de Blasio seeks to claim a role on the national stage that has eluded him as mayor of the biggest U.S. city.
Health Apr 17Officials announce new measures to fight New York measles outbreak
Officials trying to contain a measles outbreak in a county north of New York City on Tuesday ordered all unvaccinated people exposed to the disease barred from public gathering places, including houses of worship, for up to three weeks.
Nation Aug 24Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden arrested on sex abuse charge
A former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Thomas Frieden, was arrested on Friday on a sex abuse charge but said the woman's allegation "does not reflect" who he is or the values he has.
Politics Aug 11Facing indictment, Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid
Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.
Nation Apr 071 killed in fire at Trump Tower in New York
A man was killed in a raging apartment fire on Saturday in the New York City skyscraper named for President Donald Trump and where his business is based.
Nation Jan 30Judge reviewing DACA expiration says he can’t ignore Trump’s previous statements on immigration
U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis told Justice Department lawyers that President Trump's "drumbeat" of statements and tweets about immigrants from Mexico and other countries are relevant to the case.