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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.


The Suburbanites Behind the Big Blue Wave

Thursday, November 09, 2017

The suburbs may be out of the spotlight, but one political observer says these races are worth paying attention to.


Follow WNYC's Reporting on Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Alana Casanova-Burgess is on the island, answering your questions and taking your tips about where to go and what to look into.


Phil Murphy Elected to Replace Gov. Chris Christie in New Jersey

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

A referendum on Christie and Trump spelled trouble for Republican Kim Guadagno.


Bill de Blasio Glides Into Second Term as New York City Mayor

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

New York City voters gave the incumbent four more years as mayor in landslide race.

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Joe Ricketts 'Followed Through on His Threat' to Close DNAinfo and Gothamist

Friday, November 03, 2017

Former DNAinfo reporter Rachel H. Smith discusses the abrupt closing of the local news sites by their owner, billionaire Joe Ricketts, just a week after reporters voted to unionize.

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Putting Protective Barriers in Front of Bike Paths Isn't So Simple

Friday, November 03, 2017

After Tuesday's deadly attack in TriBeCa, many are calling for the installation of bollards to protect more public spaces, including the spot where the killer entered the bike path.

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Accused TriBeCa Attacker Had Hoped to Kill Pedestrians on Brooklyn Bridge

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Sayfullo Saipov, who has been formally charged with supporting a terrorist group, asked to display ISIS' flag in his hospital room and said "he felt good about what he had done."

Watch Live: Tech Companies Testify in Senate Hearing on Russian Election Meddling

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.

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Quiz: Do You Know How to Work the Political Machine?

Friday, October 27, 2017

The people in power like to keep things complicated. Find out if you can beat them at their own game!


Paul Manafort Now Under Scrutiny for Possible Money Laundering

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A probe by the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan is being conducted alongside special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Mr. Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager.


Quiz: Do You Know How Your Vote Is Counted?

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Or if your vote even counts? Find out!

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Quiz: How to Change a Law

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Since H.P. Liao's three-year-old daughter was killed by a motorist in 2013, he and his family have been fighting to make streets safer. Do you know what it takes to get laws changed?