New York Headlines

  • 'Sex in the City' star gave max legal amount to de Blasio 2 times

    (by ERIN DURKIN, JENNIFER FERMINO for The Daily News 11 minutes ago)
    Cynthia Nixon likes de Blasio so much, she gave the maximum amount to his campaign twice — a violation of the city’s campaign finance law.
  • Cuomo Takes a New Approach in Unveiling His 2017 State Budget Proposal

    (by JESSE McKINLEY and VIVIAN YEE for The New York Times 11 minutes ago)
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivering his 2017 State of the State address at the Performing Arts Center at the University at Albany last week.
  • De Blasio fears income inequality will worsen under Donald Trump

    (by Jennifer Fermino for The Daily News 31 minutes ago)
    The problem with the rich getting richer — and the poor getting poorer — might become even worse under Donald Trump.
  • Puerto Rican terrorist among prisoners freed by Obama

    (by Michael Gartland, Yoav Gonen for The New York Post 53 minutes ago)
    An imprisoned Puerto Rican terrorist who refused to renounce violence to get clemency in 1999, was among those whose sentence was commuted Tuesday by President Obama. Oscar Lopez-Rivera helped establish the violent Puerto Rican independence group FALN (Fuerza Armadas de Liberacion Nacional, Spanish for Armed Forces of National Liberation). The group is best known for...
  • Manhattan partygoer killing started over cigarette, suspect says

    (by SHAYNA JACOBS, LARRY McSHANE for The Daily News an hour ago)
    "All I did was punch him, then James said he didn't want to go to jail and then James stabbed him."
  • Correction Commissioner Defends Practice of Chaining Some Young Inmates to Desks at Rikers

    (by Courtney Gross for NY1 News an hour ago)
    Last week, NY1 had an exclusive report on a new procedure on Rikers Island to keep young adults chained to desks. Now, the city's correction commissioner is defending the practice.
  • Brother didn’t rat out ISIS recruit as ‘big f–k you’ to family

    (by Kaja Whitehouse, Reuven Fenton for The New York Post an hour ago)
    A former Queens College student said he helped cover up his older brother’s plans to join ISIS as a “big f–k you” to his family, who saw him as “stupid and complacent.” Tarek El-Goarany told a Manhattan federal jury that he kept his brother Samy El-Goarany’s whereabouts hidden from his parents after Samy fled to...
  • Obama Commutes Sentence of Chelsea Manning, Who Leaked Army Documents

    (by NY1 News for NY1 News an hour ago)
    President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private accused of leaking classified military secrets to Wikileaks.
  • State Senate Takes Aim at Plastic Bag Fee in New York City

    (by SARAH MASLIN NIR for The New York Times an hour ago)
    Two supporters of the 5-cent plastic bag fee, Councilman Brad Lander, a Democrat from Brooklyn, and Oliver Hardwood, who wore a costume made of hundreds of plastic bags, in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
  • Obama Pardons James Cartwright, General Who Lied to F.B.I. in Leak Case

    (by CHARLIE SAVAGE for The New York Times 2 hours ago)
    James E. Cartwright, a retired Marine general, arriving at Federal District Court in Washington in October.
  • Chelsea Manning to Be Released Early as Obama Commutes Sentence

    (by CHARLIE SAVAGE for The New York Times 3 hours ago)
    Chelsea Manning’s 35-year sentence was by far the longest punishment ever imposed in the United States for a leak conviction.
  • Sergeant in de Blasio’s security detail tests positive for pot

    (by Shawn Cohen, Larry Celona, Joe Marino for The New York Post 3 hours ago)
    An NYPD sergeant who helps oversee security at Gracie Mansion — and once worked in First Lady Chirlane McCray’s personal detail — tested positive for marijuana and has been suspended, sources said Tuesday. Sgt. Tracy Gittens, a 12-year department veteran, had originally joined McCray’s detail as a detective when Bill de Blasio became mayor, sources...
  • Obama Cuts Short Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence

    (by Associated Press for NY1 News 3 hours ago)
    President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents.
  • Cuomo and Trump to Meet About ‘Issues of Importance to New York’

    (by JESSE McKINLEY for The New York Times 4 hours ago)
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York will meet with President-elect Donald J. Trump in Manhattan on Wednesday, their first face-to-face meeting since the election.
  • On Health Care, We’ll Have What Congress Is Having

    (by Jeffrey Frank for The New Yorker 20 hours ago)
    In the fall of 1994, the Clinton Administration’s much debated comprehensive, and complicated, health-insurance bill—known derisively as Hillarycare—died quietly on Capitol Hill. It was a moment that, the Princeton sociologist Paul Starr later argued, would “go down as one of the great lost political opportunities in American history.” But, before the end, talk of another approach kept bubbling up: to ...
  • The Deportees Taking Our Calls

    (by Jonathan Blitzer for The New Yorker 1 day, 21 hours ago)
    Eddie Anzora was sitting in his cubicle at a call center in El Salvador one day a couple of years ago, making a hotel reservation for an impatient American customer, when he spotted someone he knew from a past life. The man, who was part of a group of new employees on a tour of the office, was tall, with ...
  • The Heroism of Incremental Care

    (by Atul Gawande for The New Yorker 1 day, 21 hours ago)
    By 2010, Bill Haynes had spent almost four decades under attack from the inside of his skull. He was fifty-seven years old, and he suffered from severe migraines that felt as if a drill were working behind his eyes, across his forehead, and down the back of his head and neck. They left him nauseated, causing him to vomit every ...

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