Larry’s Recent Stories
Politics Jul 07Mary Trump’s book offers scathing portrayal of president
Mary Trump writes that the coronavirus pandemic, the possibility of an economic depression and deepening social divides have brought out the "worst effects" of Trump's "pathologies."…
Nation Jul 02WATCH: Charges announced against arrested Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell
An indictment made public Thursday said Maxwell facilitated Epstein's crimes by "helping Epstein to recruit, groom, and ultimately abuse" girls as young as 14.
Politics Jul 01Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump’s niece
Distribution of a tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece was blocked by a judge Tuesday after the president's brother said its publication would violate a pact among family members, but a publisher's chief executive says the book has already…
Nation Jun 20Top prosecutor in NYC resigns after feud with administration
U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman of the Southern District of New York said in a statement that Attorney General William Barr’s decision “to respect the normal operation of law and have Deputy U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss become Acting U.S. Attorney”…
Politics May 19Appeals court approves June 23 New York Democratic presidential primary
New York state's June 23 Democratic presidential primary will definitely take place now. The state's Democratic Party leadership gave up its attempt to cancel the presidential primary Tuesday.
Politics May 05Judge restores New York Democratic presidential primary on June 23
A federal judge says the New York Democratic presidential primary must take place June 23 because canceling it would be unconstitutional.
Health Apr 01Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers
An army of health care workers has heeded New York's call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Mar 15Governor: NYC schools to close Monday to fight coronavirus
New York City will close the nation's largest public school system on Monday, sending over 1.1 million children home in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus.
Nation Feb 26Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
The decision overturned a lower court's decision ordering the administration to release funding to New York City and seven states.
Nation Feb 14Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike
Avenatti did not testify, but his lawyers said he was following the wishes of an amateur youth basketball league director who wanted him to force Nike to fire corrupt executives and fix its culture. …