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Politics Feb 25Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long fight
A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump's tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the former president's last-ditch effort to prevent them from being handed over.
Nation Jan 14WATCH: New York attorney general sues NYPD over Floyd protest response
AG Letitia James' lawsuit includes dozens of examples of alleged misconduct during the spring demonstrations, including the use of pepper spray and batons on protesters, trapping people with a technique called kettling and arresting medics and legal observers.
Nation Jan 05Self-described American nationalist is held in New York City bomb hoax
A self-described American nationalist suspected of leaving a hoax explosive device in a car at a New York City mall is facing criminal charges after turning himself in to police.
Politics Sep 25Appeals court hears more arguments in fight over Trump tax returns
A temporary stay remains in effect, preventing any tax records from being turned over at least until the latest appeal is decided.
Nation Sep 11U.S. marks 9/11 anniversary at tributes shadowed by virus
Americans are commemorating 9/11 as a new national crisis in the form of the coronavirus pandemic reconfigures and divides anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carves a path through the observances.
Politics May 29New lawsuit alleges Weinstein raped 17-year-old in the ’90s
A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul.
Economy Apr 03Novel coronavirus ends 50-year-low jobless rate in U.S.
The U.S. government figures do not include the last two weeks, when nearly 10 million thrown-out-of-work Americans applied for unemployment benefits.
Education Mar 13NYC keeping schools open, defying novel coronavirus trend
Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision leaves the Big Apple as an outlier amid a growing list of cities and states that have elected to close schools for a week or more as part of a nationwide attempt to limit the…
Nation Mar 11Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for sexual assaults
Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in 2006.
Nation Mar 05Harvey Weinstein moved to NYC jail after heart procedure
Weinstein had been kept at a New York City hospital since Feb. 24 over concerns about a heart condition after a jury found him guilty of rape and sexual assault charges.