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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 teaWisconsin primary election: April 7, 2020
    An election observer cleans voting booths during a Democratic presidential primary election in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 7, 2020. | Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images Wisconsin’s April 7 election is still on despite public health warnings over the coronavirus. Despite Wisconsin being und…
    - 1 min ago 7 Apr 20, 3:53pm -
  • fresh teaHow Wisconsin’s election disenfranchised voters
    A polling official instructs voters waiting in line outside of a polling place at Riverside University High School on April 7 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  | Scott Olson / Getty Images Wisconsin’s election sends a message about much-needed voting reforms for November. Wisconsin held the first in-…
    - 3 mins ago 7 Apr 20, 3:50pm -
  • fresh teaThese are the trade-offs we make when we depend on billionaires to save us
    Getty Images Now more than ever, the coronavirus crisis has Americans living in tech billionaires’ world. There is something deeply frightening about relying on billionaires to save us in this crisis. But what if we have no better choice?The US government has repeatedly proven to be sluggish…
    - 53 mins ago 7 Apr 20, 3:00pm -
  • fresh teaWhat you should know about Jack Dorsey’s surprising $1 billion commitment to charity
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. | Fairfax Media/Getty The Twitter and Square founder is making an unexpected and important philanthropic push in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Jack Dorsey is making the country’s most significant private gift to tackling the coronavirus and its consequences, pl…
    - 1 hour ago 7 Apr 20, 2:39pm -
  • fresh teaIs the coronavirus airborne? It’s complicated.
    Getty Images How a quirk of scientific jargon is confusing and endangering us. A single case of measles can cause 12-18 other cases, because measles is “airborne” — particles of the virus linger in spaces for hours after sick people breathe or cough them out. This characteristic is uncommon…
    - 2 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 2:20pm -
  • fresh teaActing Navy Secretary resigns after calling ousted coronavirus-stricken captain “stupid”
    President Trump with US Defense Secretary Mark Esper (center left) and Acting Secretary Thomas Modly (center right) joins Naval Academy cadets during the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia on December 14, 2019. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Thomas Modly is now on his way o…
    - 2 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 2:16pm -

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  • fresh teaAndy Cohen says ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ will have virtual season 12 reunion show
      Andy Cohen, host and moderator of the Real Housewives reunion episodes shares that the season 12 edition of the Atlanta cast reunion will take place virtually as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down almost all TV and film production. Cohen confirmed the remote production on his Sirius XM radio…
    - 54 mins ago 7 Apr 20, 3:00pm -
  • fresh teaBoy, 5, dies in Houston drive-by while doing Tik-Tok with dad
    Tik Tok, the social media app that has spawned a new quarantine challenge every week, is supposed to be fun but for a 5-year-old Texas boy, it turned deadly. Jordan Allen Jr. was quarantined with his family in southwest Houston last Tuesday. Jordan and his father, Jordan Allen, Sr. were on the famil…
    - 1 hour ago 7 Apr 20, 2:35pm -
  • fresh teaMichael Arceneaux’s memoir ‘I Can’t Date Jesus’ being adapted by Fox TV
    Michael Arceneaux’s memoir I Can’t Date Jesus is being adapted into a half-hour series by FOX TV. Deadline reported Tuesday that 20th Century Fox TV is developing an adaptation of Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyoncé with…
    - 2 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 1:40pm -
  • fresh teaGabrielle Union and Daughter Kaavia flaunt matching natural curls
    New mommy Gabrielle Union took to Instagram to show how that she and her new baby daughter Kaavia are twinning during their quarantine with matching afros.The post Gabrielle Union and Daughter Kaavia flaunt matching natural curls appeared first on TheGrio.
    - 3 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 12:56pm -
  • fresh teaTracy Morgan shares his quarantine sex life on ‘Today’
    Tracy Morgan has never been known for keeping his opinion, or his most intimate moments to himself but he may have taken things to a new level when he was interviewed by Today about his time in quarantine. Morgan, who starred on both Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock as well as on his own […]The po…
    - 3 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 12:26pm -
  • fresh teaBhad Bhabie accused of cultural appropriation, darkening skin
    People across these social media streets are not here for a video of Bhad Bhabie where her skin tone looks noticeably, ahem, darker.The post Bhad Bhabie accused of cultural appropriation, darkening skin appeared first on TheGrio.
    - 4 hours ago 7 Apr 20, 12:17pm -

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