Streams

After 44 Years, Maria Bids Sesame Street Farewell

Friday, July 03, 2015

Award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano announced this week that she won't be returning next season.

Comments [1]

Latest Newscast From the WNYC Newsroom

Friday, July 03, 2015

Here are the stories we're following today.

Vigilantes vs. Drug Cartels

Friday, July 03, 2015

Armed vigilantes on both sides of the US/Mexico border are waging war against the Mexican drug cartels.

Comment

Social Impact Bond Shows No Impact

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Goldman Sachs recently put its money behind group therapy for teenagers at Rikers Island. The treatment failed.

Comment

This Is What's Under the Hats of the Newest NYPD Officers

Thursday, July 02, 2015

At today's NYPD graduation ceremony, recent graduates took off their hats and showed WNYC what was inside.

Comment

Sesame Street Says Goodbye to Longtime Resident

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sonia Manzano, who played the shop owner "Maria", is retiring after 44 years on the program.

Comment

Police Officials Say Major Crime Down So Far This Year

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The city is on pace to record fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes this year, a trend not seen in nearly two decades.

Comment

U.S. Employers Add 223K Jobs in June

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The Labor Department said Thursday that the unemployment rate dropped from 5.5 percent in May to 5.3 percent.

Comment

With New Chair, NY St. Patrick's Parade to Add 2nd Gay Group

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The developments come after a gay contingent marched for the first time this year.

Comments [1]

De Blasio to Require Some Hotels, Arenas to Begin Composting

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The first step in city's commercial composting drive starts with a focus on operations with 'clean waste streams.'

Comments [4]

5 Ways Candidate Christie Is Going Conservative

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

War, abortion and guns: Meet conservative Chris Christie.

Comment

Queens Enclave Feeling the Impact of Greece Crisis

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

While Greece's financial future remains fluid, one thing is clear: the largest overseas Greek community in Astoria, Queens, is worried.

Comment

Pope Francis to Visit UN, East Harlem School During NYC Swing

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pope Francis will start his New York City visit with an evening prayer at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Sept. 24. 

Comment

De Blasio Accuses Cuomo of Playing Political 'Games' at City's Expense

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio unleashed harsh words on Gov. Cuomo and the State Senate, vowing he won't play by their rules any longer.

Comment

Hundreds of Teachers, Public Workers Protest Christie's Presidential Bid

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

WNYC
Teachers and transit employees from across New Jersey say Gov. Christie has turned his back on public workers. 

Comments [3]

Brooklyn Bridge Park Unveils Plans for Two Residential Buildings

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

One will be mostly affordable housing.  

Comment

Rent Board Chair Defends One-Year Freeze

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

WNYC
For the first time in its 46-year history, the city's Rent Guidelines Board ruled landlords can't raise rent at all in certain rent stabilized apartments for one year.

Comment

East Midtown Rezoning Plan Moves Forward

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The latest proposal would allow landmarked properties to make money off the unused space above them in exchange for more and denser commercial buildings in the area.

Comments [4]

Misty Copeland Is First Black Woman to be Named Principal Dancer At ABT

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Throughout her career, Copeland has been outspoken about the challenges of being a black ballerina.

Comment

Christie Formally Announces 2016 White House Run

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The New Jersey Governor formally launched his Presidential candidacy in the gym of Livingston High School, where Christie served as student president 35 years ago.

Comments [2]