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Approved New York State Budget Includes Free College for Middle-Class Students

Monday, April 10, 2017

Lawmakers in Albany approved a $153 billion state budget Sunday night after negotiations pushed its passage well beyond the April 1st due date.


A Week Late Governor Cuomo Announces Budget Deal

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lawmakers must still approve the compromise.


State Budget Deal Still Elusive, Lawmakers Blame Governor

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Lawmakers can't find consensus on issues including education and affordable housing nearly a week after the annual budget was due.


After a Bum Opening Day, Yankees Eye 161 More Opportunities to Win Baseball Games

Monday, April 03, 2017

Sunday's 3-hour-and-21-minute romp in Tampa Bay didn't end well for the Yankees. Luckily, New York has a full season ahead of it, plus an extra team out in Queens that's pretty good.


Listen Live: Senate Hearing on Russian Interference in 2016 Election

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 elections and whether there were any campaign contacts with Russian government officials.


Driver Strikes Capitol Police Cruiser, Taken Into Custody

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Shots were fired, but the incident appeared to be criminal in nature with "no nexus to terrorism," said Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki. No one was injured.


Trump, GOP Leaders Pull Health Care Bill in Humiliating Loss

Friday, March 24, 2017

It was a stunning defeat for the new president.

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White Assailant Charged With Murder as a Hate Crime for Stabbing Black Man With a Sword

Friday, March 24, 2017

James Harris Jackson, who has been charged with killing 66-year-old Timothy Caughman, told the NYPD he had planned to kill more black people in an attack in Times Square. 

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NYPD Calls Sword Death of Black Man an 'Assault' on the City's Diversity

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Police say 28-year-old James Harris Jackson took a bus to New York to target black men when he encountered Timothy Caughman, who was collecting bottles from trash cans, and killed him.

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FBI Probing Possible Links Between Russia, Trump Associates

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday's hearing before the House Intelligence Committee revealed a major development in the controversy that continues to hover over the Trump administration.

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Watch: Senate Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017

In his opening remarks, Gorsuch emphasized "the importance of an independent judiciary."

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Tribute: Derek Walcott

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Nobel Prize-winning poet Derek Walcott, known for writing about his native Caribbean, was also a painter. In 2005, he discussed his first NYC gallery show with Leonard Lopate.
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EMT Struck and Killed by Stolen Ambulance in the Bronx

Friday, March 17, 2017

The emergency worker was en route to respond to a request for medical help when a man stole her ambulance and ran over her.

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Impending Blizzard Could Bring 18 Inches of Snow to New York

Monday, March 13, 2017

Starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday, all above-ground subway service will be suspended. New York City public schools will also be closed.


NY U.S. Attorney Tweets He Has Been Fired

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Preet Bharara's tweet came an hour after a report that he would not resign.


U.S. Adds a Robust 235K Jobs, Making Fed Interest Rate Hike All But Certain

Friday, March 10, 2017

Employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, evidence that the economy remains on solid footing nearly eight years after the Great Recession ended.


Trump Travel Ban 2.0: Here's What the White House Changed

Monday, March 06, 2017

Legal experts say the new order addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by a federal appeals court about the initial ban, but leaves room for more legal challenges.


Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Probe

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Sessions is taking heat from both sides of the aisle following allegations that he made contact with a Russian official and possibly lied under oath. 

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Met Director Resigns Amid Financial Troubles for the Museum

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Thomas Campbell, who joined the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1996 as a tapestry specialist, announced yesterday that he's stepping down as the museum's director and chief executive.


Christie to Appear in Court Over Bridgegate Complaint

Thursday, February 16, 2017

New Jersey's governor is set to appear in municipal court on March 10 in response to a criminal summons stemming from a complaint over his alleged role in the Bridgegate scandal.

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