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Mayor de Blasio Will Not Be Charged in Campaign Fundraising Probes

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance said the facts do not show a violation of election laws, but said the actions appear to be "contrary to the intent and spirit of the law."


Nor'easter Spares New York City

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The National Weather Service downgraded its warning to a Winter Weather Advisory. Officials are still urging people to stay off the streets until late Tuesday.


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.


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.


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.


Watch Live: President Trump Speaks at CPAC

Friday, February 24, 2017

After Vice President Pence and advisers Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon spoke at CPAC about President Trump's commitment to his campaign agenda, Trump himself addresses the conference.


Watch Live: President Trump's Press Conference

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump is expected to announce his new pick for Secretary of Labor after fast-food executive Andrew Puzder, Trump's previous choice for the job, withdrew his nomination.

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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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School Closings in New York and New Jersey

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Many area schools are closed today because of the impending snow storm. Check here for a full listing of school closures, plus a weather report and transit updates.


Sexual Abuse at New Jersey's Women-Only Prison Goes Back Decades

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

An investigation by NJ Advance Media into allegations of sexual and physical assault at New Jersey's only women's prison has uncovered a history of abuse.


Where the Legal Battle Over Trump's Immigrant Ban Goes From Here

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dozens of lawyers set up an ad hoc legal clinic in Terminal 4 at J.F.K. to help anyone who’s detained, and they’re still going there.


Trump's Travel Ban Prompts Second Day of Protests

Sunday, January 29, 2017

New Yorkers streamed into in Battery Park, a historic site where millions of immigrants were once welcomed to New York, demanding an end to President Trump's travel ban.

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Federal Judge Issues Order Temporarily Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Iraqi translator and U.S. military contractor released from custody at JFK Airport.

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High Winds and Rain Expected as Nor'easter Hits New York City Area

Monday, January 23, 2017

The National Weather Service says winds could reach as high as 60 mph and rain will get heavier as evening turns to night.

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The Obama Years: The View from New York

Friday, January 20, 2017

An hour of radio, in which WNYC journalists trace the beautiful, contentious, and complicated legacy of America's first black President.


Citi Bike's Latest Innovation: Lasers on the Front

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

As part of a pilot project this winter, 250 Citi Bikes will soon project a bicycle-shaped beacon in front of the bike. The goal: make cyclists more visible to drivers.

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Nat Hentoff Dies at 91

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The prolific author and columnist was a pioneer of alternative journalism. He was the subject of a 2014 documentary directed by WNYC's David Lewis.


LIRR Crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn Injures Over 100

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The FDNY says 103 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a train hit a bumping block coming into the station. Officials have yet to identify a cause.


Remembering 9/11 Around the Region

Sunday, September 11, 2016

WNYC took audio and visual snapshots to capture how people in the New York city area marked 15 years since the terrorist attacks.


Tropical Storm Hermine: Live Updates

Sunday, September 04, 2016

City beaches are closed through Tuesday as a major storm churns offshore.