• Department of Justice June 26, 2019 8:43 pm

    Experts Warn Census Citizenship Question Could Hurt Blue and Red States

    In the Corona-Elmhurst neighborhood of New York City’s Queens, the sewer grid is at maximum capacity, the schools are overcrowded and sanitation services barely cover the neighborhood’s requirements. The citizenship question on the 2020 census it likely make this worse because a significant portion of its population will go uncounted, and out of the radar of infrastructure and service planning....

  • New York June 26, 2019 8:43 pm

    Experts Warn Census Citizenship Question Could Hurt Blue and Red States

    In the Corona-Elmhurst neighborhood of New York City’s Queens, the sewer grid is at maximum capacity, the schools are overcrowded and sanitation services barely cover the neighborhood’s requirements. The citizenship question on the 2020 census it likely make this worse because a significant portion of its population will go uncounted, and out of the radar of infrastructure and service planning....

  • California April 24, 2019 2:03 pm

    Supreme Court Split on Citizenship Question for 2020 Census

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the Trump administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. There was a divide between the court’s liberal and conservative justices during arguments in the case that could affect how many seats states have in the House of Representatives, as well as their share of federal funds for the next...

  • Florida May 29, 2018 12:18 pm

    More Public Safety Agencies Turning to Drones to Fight Crime

    No longer a novelty, drones are becoming an everyday tool for more police and fire departments, new research has found. The number of public safety agencies with drones has more than doubled since the end of 2016, according to data collected by the Center for the Study of the Drone at New York’s Bard College. The center estimated that just...

  • Donald Trump May 8, 2018 10:00 pm

    Trump, Madoff and Weinstein: A Look at Schneiderman's Notable Cases

    Eric Schneiderman, who took office as New York attorney general on Jan. 1, 2011, announced Monday that he would resign after four women accused him of being physically abusive. The accusations had led Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call for an investigation. Early Tuesday, the Manhattan DA’s office confirmed it had opened an investigation. “Our office has opened...

  • New York September 3, 2017 10:55 pm

    Steely Dan Co-Founder, Guitarist, Walter Becker Dies at 67

    A rock and roll fan with a penchant for harmony and obtuse references, Walter Becker, the guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the 1970s rock group Steely Dan, which sold more than 40 million albums and produced such hit singles as “Reelin’ In the Years,” “Rikki Don’t Lose that Number” and “Deacon Blues” died Sunday. He was 67. His official website...

  • United States October 7, 2015 6:51 pm

    Harvard's Prestigious Debate Team Loses to NY Inmates

    Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York inmates....
    The showdown took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison where convicts can take courses taught by faculty from nearby Bard College, and where inmates have formed a popular debate club. Last month, they invited the Ivy League undergraduates...

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