New York Headlines

  • Thief swipes entire cash register from Chelsea Italian restaurant

    (by Olivia Bensimon, Amanda Woods for The New York Post 36 minutes ago)
    A thief swiped an entire cash register -- and two bottles of Hennessey -- from a Chelsea Italian restaurant early Saturday, and casually strolled out of the eatery with his loot in tow, surveillance video shows.
  • Man busted for Bronx attempted rape

    (by Amanda Woods for The New York Post 52 minutes ago)
    Christopher Thompson, 24, allegedly followed the 24-year-old victim into her Elliott Place apartment around 9:40 a.m. August 14, authorities said.
  • Veteran New Jersey correction officer killed in wild police pursuit

    (by Marisa Dellatto for The New York Post 55 minutes ago)
    A veteran New Jersey correction officer was killed early Saturday when the driver of an allegedly stolen car slammed into his vehicle during a wild pursuit, according to a police union and a report.
  • Tainted Water, Ignored Warnings and a Boss With a Criminal Past

    (by Nick Corasaniti, Corey Kilgannon and John Schwartz for The New York Times an hour ago)
    How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark.
  • $7 an Hour, 72 Hours a Week: Why Laundry Workers Have Had Enough

    (by Fabrice Robinet for The New York Times an hour ago)
    For some immigrants, owning a laundry can be a path to prosperity. But their employees, also immigrants, can get caught in a spiral of low wages, poor working conditions and social isolation.
  • Trade Turmoil Gives Democrats an Opening to Hit Trump on Economy

    (by Jim Tankersley and Thomas Kaplan for The New York Times an hour ago)
    Democratic candidates have taken a calibrated approach to talking about the economy, but the trade war with China provides a potent new line of attack.
  • Fire Displaces 200 Residents of a Halfway House in Paterson, N.J.

    (by Neil Vigdor for The New York Times an hour ago)
    The fire destroyed the Straight & Narrow residence, which serves people recovering from addiction.
  • Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China

    (by Peter Baker and Keith Bradsher for The New York Times 6 hours ago)
    The president cited a national security law from 1977 that has never before been used to cut economic ties with a major power in a trade dispute.
  • Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France

    (by Michael D. Shear for The New York Times 6 hours ago)
    The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere.
  • Trump Clarification Syndrome

    (by David Remnick for The New Yorker 1 day, 8 hours ago)
    David Remnick on Donald Trump’s deranged behavior as he has repeated an anti-Semitic slur, reneged on promises to enact gun control, and retweeted conspiracy theories, and on the importance of not falling into despair.
  • How the Religious Right Transformed Israeli Education

    (by Ruth Margalit for The New Yorker 1 day, 10 hours ago)
    Ruth Margalit on the “religionization” that supposedly secular public schools in Israel have undergone in the past decade, under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, Naftali Bennett, and Rafi Peretz.
  • A Penn Law Professor Wants to Make America White Again

    (by Isaac Chotiner for The New Yorker 1 day, 17 hours ago)
    Isaac Chotiner talks to Amy Wax, a professor at University of Pennsylvania Law who promotes the idea that the U.S. should limit immigration because of the superiority of Western culture.

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