The New York City Board of Elections isn't ruling out bringing back the old lever voting machines if the dates for the upcoming primary and runoff elections remain unchanged. It's just one of several options to account for a snafu with the new electronic voting machines.
In his final State of the City address Thursday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the long view. He spoke boldly of his administration’s accomplishments after 11 years in City Hall, and added a warning to any who would stand in his way.
With no term-limit exception to alter his lame-duck status, Mayor Bloomberg will deliver his 12th and final State of the City address Thursday from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
As an early frontrunner in a crowded field of Democrats, Quinn used her final state of the city speech Monday to pitch herself directly to a constituency facing higher housing costs, lower wages and fewer job opportunities.
The case against five men accused of plotting the September 11 terror attacks resumes Monday with pre-trial hearings in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Each time the court is in session, five victims’ families are chosen by lottery to attend in person.
Pre-trial hearings in the case against five men accused of plotting the September 11 terror attacks resume Monday. Those hearings are being held off the U.S. mainland in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Access to the base is strictly controlled, and that made for some reporting challenges I never expected.
When it comes to running elections, New York State ranks among the worst in the nation according to a new report released Tuesday from the Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
For some people watching the pre-trial hearings in the case of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, there was a simple question: Is that man responsible for the death of my loved one?
A new ruling in the contentious case being heard in Guantanamo Bay means nobody outside the room can impede the trial's live broadcast.
A major sticking point in this week's pre-trial hearings for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men accused of plotting the September 11 terror attacks has been how the military commission will handle classified evidence.
The episode lasted just about ten minutes. But it wasn’t the only dramatic moment of the first day of a four-day hearing on pre-trial motions.
For many Americans, the grief of a lost family member will never be reconciled, and the wait for justice has been unbearably long. As the hearings for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resume today, WNYC's Brigid Bergin is reporting from Guantanamo.
For families of 9/11 victims, this trial is a reminder of how long their wait for justice has taken, and how much further it still has to go.
As the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, accused mastermind of the 9/11 attacks moves forward, the Department of Defense has brought reporters to Guantanamo Bay to cover the legal proceedings.
The City Council approved a bill Wednesday that would block employers from posting job listings that require prospective candidates to be employed in order to apply — but the mayor has vowed to veto it.
Packing into a tiny space at the Museum of the City of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg showed off the winning design for the city’s smallest apartment. The 10-story building will feature balconettes, 10-foot ceilings and a shared roof garden.
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In the New York City mayor's race, Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to have the edge in campaign cash and in early polls, according to new data out this week.
While staying home MAY be the best course of action when it comes to the flu, it's not a viable option for all New Yorkers.
Despite the widespread warnings, New Yorkers are taking this latest health scare in stride going about their daily activities.