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Stonewall Democrats Club Chooses Cuomo Over Nixon

Stonewall Democrats Club Chooses Cuomo Over Nixon

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday won the endorsement of New York City’s Stonewall Democratic Club, the city’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democratic organization.

N.J.’s Governor Wants to Give You Fewer Reasons Not to Vote

N.J.’s Governor Wants to Give You Fewer Reasons Not to Vote

Gov. Philip D. Murphy, a Democrat, is pursuing a package of bills that would significantly expand voting rights in New Jersey.

Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

A pair of shoes that belonged to 3-year-old Anna C. Liebenow, who died in the General Slocum sinking in 1904.

Graffiti Artists Awarded $6.7 Million for Destroyed 5Pointz Murals

Graffiti Artists Awarded $6.7 Million for Destroyed 5Pointz Murals

Graffiti at the 5Pointz complex in Long Island City, Queens, in 2001. The property owner had the murals erased in 2013, and a judge ruled on Monday that 45 of them had enough artistic stature to merit being protected.

DeFrancisco, a Republican Stalwart in Albany, to Run for Governor

DeFrancisco, a Republican Stalwart in Albany, to Run for Governor

John A. DeFrancisco, a Republican state senator from Syracuse, N.Y., announced Tuesday he will run for governor. Mr. DeFrancisco, 71, has indicated he will give up the Senate seat he has held for 25 years in his quest to unseat Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat.

Fighting Back Against the War on Homeless Shelters

Fighting Back Against the War on Homeless Shelters

Christine Quinn, the head of Win, a social service agency, has faced resistance to placing homeless shelters in neighborhoods around the city. The organization runs summer programs for residents of the shelters.

A View From the Barge

A View From the Barge

Before the play makes it to the barge, Maggie Horan and Jacob Dabby run through lines at a Brooklyn daycare center.

Fighting to Preserve a Chapter of Setauket History

Fighting to Preserve a Chapter of Setauket History

Robert Lewis, the founder and president of the Higher Ground Inter-Cultural and Heritage Association, at his family grave site in Setauket, N.Y.

City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths

City Officials See Progress in Effort to Curb Opioid Deaths

Robert Fagan, a former heroin addict, now works as a hospital peer outreach worker who helps addicts with everything from a ride to a detox center to assistance with paperwork for Medicaid.

Selling Prisoners Cheetos, Not Chomsky

Selling Prisoners Cheetos, Not Chomsky

Kay White, pictured with her daughter, Kasey, hopes to start a company that supplies high-quality food and other items to prisoners. Currently, she says, “it’s all junk.”

What the Sharing Economy Really Delivers: Entitlement

What the Sharing Economy Really Delivers: Entitlement

Co-working spaces at WeWork headquarters in Chelsea. Many women are choosing to bypass conventional co-working facilities for all-female alternatives.

Guilty, Again: Dean Skelos, Former Senate Leader, Is Convicted of Corruption in Retrial

Guilty, Again: Dean Skelos, Former Senate Leader, Is Convicted of Corruption in Retrial

Dean Skelos was found guilty of wielding his political clout to pressure business executives to send his son around $300,000 for a patchwork of no-show or low-show jobs.

How Thomas Page McBee, Questioner of Masculinity, Spends His Sundays

How Thomas Page McBee, Questioner of Masculinity, Spends His Sundays

Thomas Page McBee,with Jessica Bloom, his wife, and one of their dogs, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

El Chapo Trial: How a Colombian I.T. Guy Helped U.S. Authorities Take Down the Kingpin

El Chapo Trial: How a Colombian I.T. Guy Helped U.S. Authorities Take Down the Kingpin

The trial of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, took a turn on Tuesday when jurors heard numerous secretly recorded phone calls by the kingpin.

Caught on Speed Camera, a Senator Who’d Like to Shut Them Down

Caught on Speed Camera, a Senator Who’d Like to Shut Them Down

Senator Martin J. Golden, a Republican of Brooklyn, right, is one of a tiny number of car owners who have been ticketed 10 or more times for speeding in a school zone monitored by cameras.

Why the Sweet Scent of Japanese Honeysuckle Signals Trouble

Why the Sweet Scent of Japanese Honeysuckle Signals Trouble

The Japanese Honeysuckle was introduced to North America in 1862, and later flourished along the banks of the Potomac River, just outside of Washington, D.C., in 1882.


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