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Albert Maysles' Portrait of a Style Legend in 'Iris'

Friday, May 01, 2015

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A joyful portrait from the great Albert Maysles of 93-year-old Iris Apfel, the flamboyant, quick-witted style icon who has had an outsized presence on the fashion scene for decades.

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NYPD Mulls Warnings For Low-Level Crimes

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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Bratton says city can reduce arrests without decriminalizing low-level offenses. 

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NYC Prosecutor Poised To Become U.S. Attorney General

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Loretta Lynch has been the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island for seven years under two Democratic presidents.

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Hack Attacks on City Computers

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Russian hackers broke in to a city computer system at least five times last year. It was six months before anyone noticed. Just how safe are we?

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Why 'Listening' Has Helped Hillary Clinton

Friday, April 17, 2015

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The candidate for president relies on a technique that left a lasting positive impression on her New York constituents.

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Council Renews Call for 1,000 More Officers

Monday, April 13, 2015

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In its response to the mayor's preliminary budget for fiscal year 2016, the City Council is once again pushing to add more cops, including 350 new officers for a counter terrorism unit.

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The City's New 'War' on Homelessness

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The de Blasio administration has spent $11 million on a new operations center to reduce the number of people living in homeless shelters.

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Flood Insurance Hikes Endanger NYC's Shoreline, Advocates Say

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Once they get to $9,500 a year, flood insurance rates could spell trouble for low- and moderate-income neighborhoods along the city's shoreline.

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Audit Says Sandy Paperwork Pushers Got Paid No Matter What

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

City Comptroller Scott Stringer finds fault with the way the Bloomberg administration launched Build it Back, but credits de Blasio for improvements.

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Battle on the Water in Sheepshead Bay

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.

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Cuomo's Signature Ethics Plan Isn't Exciting Anyone

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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The new state budget will require legislators with outside jobs to report all sources of income over $1,000, but AG Eric Schniederman says lawmakers shouldn't have any outside work.

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First Lady to Parents: Trust Your Gut

Friday, March 27, 2015

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Chirlane McCray sits for her first interview since she launched a campaign against the stigma of mental illness. She says she initially missed the signs of her daughter's despair.

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'Peacetime Dividend' Means Fewer Stops, Summonses And Arrests

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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With crime near an all-time low, the NYPD might be giving more people a break.

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Dominican Day Parade Organizer Forced Out

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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No records showing how much money the Dominican Day Parade raised and where it went seem to exist.

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Natural History Museum Urged to Cut Ties with David Koch

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three dozen scientists say the association with the oil executive taints the Upper West Side institution's integrity.

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Orthodox Jews Mourn Seven Siblings Who Died in Fire

Sunday, March 22, 2015

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Mourners filled the streets around a Borough Park chapel to mourn the children, ages five to 16.

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It's Snowing Here as the Rest of the World Bakes

Friday, March 20, 2015

The northeastern United States bucked the global warming trend this winter, experiencing cooler-than-normal temperatures.

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New York City on Track to Reduce Homelessness: Report

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Homelessness has increased since Mayor de Blasio took office, but a new report from the Coalition for the Homeless says the tide is starting to turn.

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Inside or Outside? Two Ways to Protect Jamaica Bay

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The massive recreation and residential area on the Atlantic got soaked from Sandy. It will cost more than $2 billion to prevent it from happening again.

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Big Deal Ethics Plan May Be No Deal at All

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Cuomo and Heastie praise their ethics package. Skelos says not so fast.

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