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What the Julia Salazar Controversy Means for the Democratic Socialists of America

Monday, September 10, 2018

For first-time candidates like Salazar, their biography is often a huge part of their appeal. Did the DSA simply fail to vet its second major candidate to earn national news coverage?  

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New York, New Jersey Launch Investigations into Catholic Dioceses

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Both states are looking into cover ups and sexual abuse, just weeks after a bombshell Pennsylvania grand jury report.

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Plane Quarantined at JFK Airport

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

A commercial airliner landed at JFK this morning with several passengers feeling ill. 

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Watch or Listen Live: Confirmation Hearing for SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings begin today with opening remarks from the 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

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Surprises, Serena and Summer Heat at the 2018 U.S. Open

Monday, September 03, 2018

The 2018 U.S. Open is underway in Queens.

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What's Next for Plum Island

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The idyllic stretch of land off the coast of Long Island is home to a lab that studies the world's deadliest animal diseases. Now, the federal government wants to sell it.

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In One Day, Two Key Trump Associates Became Felons

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

What the convictions of Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort mean.

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Newark Police Turn Over Undocumented Immigrant to ICE

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Despite its status as a sanctuary city, Newark police are believed to have cooperated with ICE to detain Daniel Castro, an undocumented immigrant with no criminal record.

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As City Forecloses on Co-ops, Owners Could Become Renters Again

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

In the 1970s, tenants of buildings in disrepair were sold their units for as little as $250. But after falling behind on taxes and maintenance fees, they could be foreclosed on.

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Amazon's Facial Recognition Software Falsely Matched House Members With Arrest Mugshots

Monday, July 30, 2018

The ACLU is calling for a moratorium on law enforcement's use of Amazon's Rekognition program after 28 members of congress, many of whom are people of color, were misidentified.

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What to Know as Paul Manafort's Fraud Trial Gets Underway

Monday, July 30, 2018

President Trump's former campaign manager is facing 18 counts of tax and bank fraud, much of which relates to allegations of laundering money through New York real estate. 

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The Mystery of President Trump's Relationship With Putin

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The president's one-on-one meeting with the Russian leader has prompted a fresh round of questions about Donald Trump's business ties to the former Soviet Union.

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NY, NJ, Conn. and MD Sue Feds Over the GOP Tax Bill

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The law caps a deduction for state and local taxes that was especially popular in Democratic states where many homeowners will now see big increases in their federal tax bill.

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NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death to Face Disciplinary Proceeding

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

On the four-year anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of a white cop, the NYPD’s top lawyer has informed the DOJ of a case that could result in the officer's dismissal.

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Ask Governor Murphy: A Post-Budget Call-In

Monday, July 16, 2018

WNYC, WBGO and WHYY present the next installment of our live, bi-monthly call-in special with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

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The 33 Places You Can Get in Free Via Your NY Library Card

Monday, July 16, 2018

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, MoMA, the Society of Illustrators and 30 other city institutions are allowing once-a-year free admission to New Yorkers who have Culture Pass.

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Mom Separated From Kids At U.S. Border Heads to New York to Reunite With Them

Friday, June 29, 2018

Yeni Gonzalez-Garcia was released on bond from an Immigration and Customs detention center in Arizona on Thursday.

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Help Us Monitor How Voters Are Targeted Online

Friday, June 29, 2018

With the midterms in full swing, WNYC is partnering with ProPublica to collect political ads in your Facebook newsfeed, add them to a public database and analyze how they're used.

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After Justice Kennedy: A Call-in Special

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WNYC's Jami Floyd hosts a live call-in special about the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and what to expect from his replacement.

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New York Federal Primary Results

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Stick to this page for the latest results from the 14 Congressional contests in our area. The polls closed at 9 p.m. 

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