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(by Sarah Trefethen, Larry Celona, Emily Saul for The New York Post 34 minutes ago)
A fight between two Manhattan tour-bus drivers ended in bloodshed Sunday when one of them stabbed the other for refusing to back up so he could make a turn, police and sources said. The violence occurred near the intersection of Pearl and State streets near Battery Park about 3 p.m., authorities said. One of the...
(by ASHLEY SOUTHALL and NIKITA STEWART for The New York Times 38 minutes ago)
(by Sarah Trefethen for The New York Post an hour ago)
A man’s body turned up in a Queens bird sanctuary Sunday, according to police. A passer-by discovered the corpse in Bayswater Point State Park in Far Rockaway shortly before noon, cops said. The unidentified man had suffered trauma to his head and body, officials said. His death is under investigation.
(by JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and EMILY COCHRANE for The New York Times an hour ago)
Even if President Trump ultimately embraces a solution that avoids a shutdown, House Republican leaders do not know whether they will have the votes to pass it.
(by Reuven Fenton, Natalie O'Neill for The New York Post an hour ago)
Bah hum-bug! An invasive foreign insect may be hitching rides on fresh-cut Christmas trees from out of state, which could wreak havoc on Central Park and other green areas of the Big Apple, US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned Sunday. The Spotted Lanternfly — an inch-long planthopper native to China and parts of southeast Asia —...
(by ASTEAD W. HERNDON for The New York Times 2 hours ago)
The speech is the latest indication of how seriously Ms. Warren is taking outreach to black communities in preparation of a possible presidential campaign.
(by JAMES BARRON for The New York Times 7 hours ago)
At the Steinway factory in Astoria, Queens, technicians dismantle Cole Porter’s piano.
(by WINNIE HU and J. DAVID GOODMAN for The New York Times 1 day, 22 hours ago)
Google’s building in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, where the company has grown from having a single worker in 2000 to employing more than 7,000 in offices there.
(by Nicholas Schmidle for The New Yorker 2 days, 2 hours ago)
Nicholas Schmidle writes about his on-the-ground observations of the first space flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.
(by TYLER PAGER for The New York Times 2 days, 2 hours ago)
After his indictment on insider trading charges, Representative Chris Collins ended his re-election campaign, only to resurrect it in September.
(by Jeffrey Toobin for The New Yorker 2 days, 4 hours ago)
With the Democrats controlling the House, Schiff’s congressional investigation will follow the money, Jeffrey Toobin writes.
(by Susan B. Glasser for The New Yorker 2 days, 14 hours ago)
Susan B. Glasser on comments made this week by the departing senators Jeff Flake and Claire McCaskill, and what may be in store for the Republican Party in 2019, when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives.
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