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Overdose Antidote Is Supposed to Be Easy to Get. It’s Not.

Overdose Antidote Is Supposed to Be Easy to Get. It’s Not.

Beth Kennedy hugs her daughter after a meeting at a drug-treatment program. Ms. Kennedy tried to buy naloxone at a pharmacy but was discouraged by the druggist’s response.

‘This Is How Criminals Talk’: Closing Arguments Focus on Ziti

‘This Is How Criminals Talk’: Closing Arguments Focus on Ziti

Joseph Percoco, left, a former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, leaving court on Tuesday. He is accused of taking more than $300,000 in bribes.

After Cries of Sexism, M.T.A. Says Sex Toy Ads are O.K.

After Cries of Sexism, M.T.A. Says Sex Toy Ads are O.K.

An advertisement for Roman, a company that sells medication intended to treat erectile dysfunction, at the Grand Central subway station.

Feliĉa Ferioj! Toasting the Holidays in Esperanto

Feliĉa Ferioj! Toasting the Holidays in Esperanto

L.L. Zamenhof, the Polish-born physician who invented Esperanto.

City Studied Rockaway Erosion, Found No Issue. Then It Closed the Beach.

City Studied Rockaway Erosion, Found No Issue. Then It Closed the Beach.

Brothers Joe Catapano, 79, left, and Fred Catapano, 74, sitting earlier this week on a section of Rockaway Beach that will be closed once the city officially opens its beaches on Saturday.

Ivana Trump, In and Out of the Spotlight

Ivana Trump, In and Out of the Spotlight

Ivana Trump answered questions during a recent event held at the Plaza hotel to promote an Italian diet plan and an accompanying book. Ms. Trump, President Trump’s first wife, has maintained a much lower profile than when the two were one of New York’s “it’' couples.

Judge Blocks New York City Law Aimed at Curbing Airbnb Rentals

Judge Blocks New York City Law Aimed at Curbing Airbnb Rentals

Protesters rallying against Airbnb in Manhattan in June. City officials say online home-sharing sites have aggravated New York’s housing shortage.

Things to Do in Connecticut, July 30 Through Aug. 7

Things to Do in Connecticut, July 30 Through Aug. 7

ROXBURY “Acadia,” a black-and-white photograph by Jay Kaplan, will be on view in “On the Edge: The Littoral and the Liminal,” an exhibition of his coastal photographs, Aug. 5 through Sept. 17 at the Minor Memorial Library, 23 South Street. Opening reception: Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. For more information: 860-350-2181 or minormemoriallibrary.org.

Emails Show Percoco’s Influence and Intervention After He Left the State

Emails Show Percoco’s Influence and Intervention After He Left the State

In the corruption trial of Joseph Percoco, emails showed how Mr. Percoco worked to stall the resignations of certain state staff members, even after he had left his state job.

Brooklyn Gets a Superhero (and a Few Villains)

Brooklyn Gets a Superhero (and a Few Villains)

Dean Haspiel, a cartoonist, created “New Brooklyn,” a free web comics series.

An Online Agitator, a Social Media Exposé and the Fallout in Brooklyn

An Online Agitator, a Social Media Exposé and the Fallout in Brooklyn

Mekelburg’s, a grocery and cafe in Brooklyn, had to counter a spontaneous social-media campaign against it, after a HuffPost profile linked the establishment to a prolific right-wing Twitter user who posts under the name @AmyMek.

Cuomo Announces Bill to Ban Plastic Bags in New York State

Cuomo Announces Bill to Ban Plastic Bags in New York State

Citing a “blight of plastic bags” that are claiming a “devastating toll” on the environment, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday introduced a bill to ban them statewide by 2019.

Melania Trump’s Parents Become U.S. Citizens, Using ‘Chain Migration’ Trump Hates

Melania Trump’s Parents Become U.S. Citizens, Using ‘Chain Migration’ Trump Hates

Melania Trump’s parents, Amalija and Viktor Knavs, flank their lawyer, Michael Wildes, heading to their naturalization ceremony in Manhattan on Thursday.

M.T.A. May Have Inflated Number of Subway Power Delays

M.T.A. May Have Inflated Number of Subway Power Delays

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, center, with John McAvoy, left, the chief executive of Con Edison, in the subway in August. Internal emails are reported to show that transit officials expanded the number of subway delays that could be attributed to power issues.

Can Chris Collins Be Re-elected While Indicted? Michael Grimm, an Ex-Felon, Has Thoughts

Can Chris Collins Be Re-elected While Indicted? Michael Grimm, an Ex-Felon, Has Thoughts

Michael Grimm after casting his ballot in the New York Republican primary in June. The former congressman, who served time in prison for tax evasion, was seeking to regain his seat. He lost.

Cuomo and Nixon Confront First Test: Wooing Working Families Party

Cuomo and Nixon Confront First Test: Wooing Working Families Party

The Working Families Party backed Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in 2010 and 2014, but its endorsement this year is far less assured.


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