A white policeman in New York City will not be charged in the choking death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, which was caught on videotape. Hari Sreenivasan learns more about the decision and how New York has been…
By PBS NewsHour
By Anna Sillers
Beginning next year, New York City residents may no longer have to search for a hotspot. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week plans to replace the city’s phone booths with new Wi-Fi hot spot kiosks complete with keypads to…
The New York City Police Department is free to begin implementing reforms to its stop-and-frisk policy, following a federal court ruling Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
By News Desk
In New York City, a conflict is brewing between city government and one of the most successful charter school networks in the city.
Around the country, 30 governors are proposing the expansion of preschool programs in their states. But what makes a pre-K program sufficiently educational? And how will the U.S. pay for these programs? Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters examines…
By Justin Scuiletti
An explosion and subsequent collapse of two apartment buildings Wednesday morning in New York City has left at least two dead and more than a dozen more injured.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration filed court papers Thursday to drop a city appeal of a judge's order for major reforms of the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Shields and Brooks discuss how government can address economic inequality…
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