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  • Joe Biden finally announces 2020 campaign for president
    Former Vice President Joe Biden stopped stalling and finally announced early Thursday that he’s running for the White House in 2020, becoming the most high-profile Democrat to enter an already overcrowded primary field. The long-awaited announcement from the ex-right-hand man to President Barack..…
    - 25 Apr 19, 5:45am -
  • Candidate for Queens DA Melinda Katz gets $25G campaign contribution from developer of TWA Hotel after weighing in on its approval
    Some local politicians have vowed not to take campaign cash from the real estate industry, but Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is bucking the trend. Katz, who is running for the office of Queens district attorney, received a $25,000 contribution from Tyler Morse, head of MCR Development,...
    - 7 Apr 19, 10:30am -
  • Mayor de Blasio announces new panel to evaluate plans for BQE replacement
    Mayor de Blasio is pulling a Cuomo. Hizzoner announced plans to turn to a panel of experts for better options to fix a crumbling section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway — after initial proposals that would have closed the Brooklyn Heights Promenade were met with local outrage. The move comes...
    - 3 Apr 19, 12:27pm -
  • New Yorkers agree: Mayor de Blasio shouldn’t run for president, new poll finds
    Who is clamoring for Mayor de Blasio to run for president? Pretty much nobody, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. A whopping 76% of New Yorkers polled said de Blasio should not run for president — with just 18% supporting a bid. The feeling was as universal among New Yorkers as their contempt...
    - 3 Apr 19, 11:26am -
  • New York City crime rate falls in March in all top categories vs. last year
    Crime in New York dropped in all seven major categories in March, helping push the city’s overall crime rate to an all-time low for any quarter in at least 25 years, the NYPD said Tuesday. Every reported index crime — murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larce…
    - 2 Apr 19, 3:33pm -
  • New York City misses deadline to name new NYCHA chair
    Mayor de Blasio blew the deadline on Tuesday to name a new chair for the beleaguered New York City Housing Authority. The search for a new leader is part of the city’s deal with the U.S. attorney for Southern District of New York and the federal department of Housing and Urban Development to fix..…
    - 2 Apr 19, 7:27am -

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  • fresh teaVox Sentences: Impeachment, Day 24
    Amanda Northrop/Vox This week in impeachment news; Friday prayers turn deadly in an Afghanistan mosque bombing. Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the V…
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  • fresh teaNo one expected The Athletic could get people to pay for sports news. Now it has 600,000 subscribers.
    Quarterback Matt Moore of the Kansas City Chiefs rolls out against the Denver Broncos on October 17, 2019, in Denver, Colorado. | Dustin Bradford/Getty Images And the business might do the same thing for other topics. Pay for sports? Sure. Pay for sports news? No way.That has been the convention…
    - 1 hour ago 18 Oct 19, 4:20pm -
  • fresh teaWhy a vote to close New York’s Rikers Island is being met with backlash
    Activists hold a rally calling for the closure of Rikers Island on October 17, 2019. | Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images City leaders say they want to create smaller, more “humane” jails in the city. Some activists argue that there shouldn’t be jails at all. For the better part o…
    - 2 hours ago 18 Oct 19, 3:50pm -
  • fresh teaRick Perry, a key figure in Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, will resign as energy secretary
    US Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Mornings With Maria with anchor Maria Bartiromo at Fox Business Network Studios on September 24, 2019, in New York City. | Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Perry has found himself at the center of a firestorm involving the president and Ukraine. Energy Secretary Ric…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Oct 19, 2:12pm -
  • fresh teaBarney the Dinosaur is getting a new movie. But is America ready?
    Barney the Dinosaur will soon be back to spread his dire message of love and kindness. | PBS/YouTube Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya will co-produce Mattel’s plunge into a dark purple abyss from which there is no escape. Barney the Dinosaur, the giant purple nightmare from our childhoods, has found…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Oct 19, 1:50pm -
  • fresh teaTrump loves dictators. Erdogan is the latest to take advantage of that.
    President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. | Sean Gallup/Getty Images The troubles facing Syria — and troubles elsewhere — are in large part caused not by America’s weakness, bu…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Oct 19, 1:30pm -

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