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Area School Closures and Delays

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The anticipated snow is already leading some schools to open late or not at all.


The Family that Made Exxon Is Now a Thorn in Its Side

Monday, January 15, 2018

Descendants of John D. Rockefeller say it's time for Exxon Mobile to act progressively on climate change.

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First Comes Snow, Then Comes Blame at JFK

Monday, January 08, 2018

The Port Authority owns the airport, but says it wasn't responsible for a chaotic weekend.


ACLU Says New Jersey Prisons Unconstitutionally Banned a Book About Mass Incarceration

Monday, January 08, 2018

"Nothing in its content rises to that level that justifies a ban," an ACLU lawyer said of The New Jim Crow. "In fact, its content really makes it recommended reading."


Meet the New (Likely) Class of Trump's Hometown U.S. Attorneys

Thursday, January 04, 2018

A Bridgegate defense lawyer, an MS-13 prosecutor and a lawyer described as, "That guy?" are poised to fill the U.S. Attorney roles in New Jersey, Long Island and Manhattan.


WATCH LIVE: A Chilly Swearing In for Mayor de Blasio's Second Term

Monday, January 01, 2018

Watch the mayor take the oath of office in an outdoor ceremony at City Hall at Noon.

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Gateway Project Future Uncertain After Letter From Feds

Saturday, December 30, 2017

A letter from the Federal Transit Administration criticized the deal dating back to the Obama administration

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Yes, Virginia, There Is a "George"

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

If you celebrate Christmas, who gets credit for bringing the gifts?


'Like a Hampton Inn Now': A Final Night's Stay at the Trump SoHo

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The president's name is disappearing from the once-chic hotel. Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold spoke with WNYC about staying there as a guest during the de-Trumping.

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Wait a Second! Mike Francesa Is Going Off the Air?!

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Long Beach native and longtime sports radio host on WFAN will host his final broadcast this afternoon. Mike Pesca offers an appreciation.

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After Another Attack, New Yorkers 'Keep Calm and Carry On'

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Following Monday's bombing, the subways were back up and running almost immediately, and most residents went about their day as usual. Are attacks like this just part of our new reality?

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Police Raid Two Locations in Brooklyn for Evidence in Midtown Bombing

Monday, December 11, 2017

Law enforcement agents from the NYPD and FBI searched apartments associated with suspect Akayed Ullah.

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Longtime WNYC Hosts Leonard Lopate, Jonathan Schwartz Placed On Leave

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

After multiple reports about harassment at the station, the two have been taken off the air pending investigations of inappropriate conduct.

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Former WNYC Host John Hockenberry Accused of Harassment

Saturday, December 02, 2017

John Hockenberry, longtime host of The Takeaway, is facing accusations of harassment, including inappropriate sexual behavior.

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Urban Planners Propose Big Changes To Regional Life and Transit

Thursday, November 30, 2017

What if New York City's 24-hour subway system was no longer 24 hours? Or the Meadowlands became a park?


Army Recruiters in East Orange and Newark Struggle to Build Trust

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Army officials in Essex County are trying to maintain diversity in the armed forces, but they first have to reckon with the military's history of predatory recruiting.


The Undeniable Role of Race in the #MeToo Era

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Powerful men are facing consequences in a cascade of sexual assault allegations. But why do we only seem to listen when the complainants are white?

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Mayor's Commission on Monuments Takes Public Comments

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The group is holding public comment sessions in each of the five boroughs before it submits a final report to the Mayor in December.

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Some Brooklyn Children Have Blood Lead Levels Higher Than Kids in Flint

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The ultra-orthodox Jewish Satmar community in South Williamsburg and the South Asian community in Ditmas Park have seen notably high lead levels among children.

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What You Need to Know About the GOP Tax Plans

Monday, November 13, 2017

The Senate Republicans' tax proposal could cut taxes for every income bracket, but not every individual or family.