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Candidate for Congress Stands by His Words: Diversity Is ‘Evil’

Candidate for Congress Stands by His Words: Diversity Is ‘Evil’

Seth Grossman, the Republican candidate for a House seat in southern New Jersey, has been criticized for remarks he has said about diversity.

After Hurricane Sandy, Reclaiming Christmas

After Hurricane Sandy, Reclaiming Christmas

Wendy Oborne with her daughters, Megan Nilon, 23, center, and Johanna Nilon, 20.

Police Sergeant Who Killed Mentally Ill Woman Goes on Trial

Police Sergeant Who Killed Mentally Ill Woman Goes on Trial

The trial for New York City Police Sgt. Hugh Barry, center, is expected to start on Tuesday in the Bronx. Sergeant Barry is charged with murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of Deborah Danner, 66, a schizophrenic woman who was fatally shot in a confrontation with the police in 2016.

To Curb Illegal Airbnbs, New York City Wants to Collect Data on Hosts

To Curb Illegal Airbnbs, New York City Wants to Collect Data on Hosts

A group gathered in front of City Hall on Tuesday to support proposed legislation that would rein in illegal Airbnb apartment listings.

A Former Pharmaceutical Executive Is Running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey

A Former Pharmaceutical Executive Is Running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey

Bob Hugin, a Republican, in Springfield, N.J., on Tuesday announced that he is running for the United States Senate in New Jersey.

Bodega Where Teenager Was Killed to Reopen, and Community Is Angry

Bodega Where Teenager Was Killed to Reopen, and Community Is Angry

A memorial site stands outside the bodega where Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was killed in June.

City Council Approves Inwood Rezoning, Despite Resident Protests

City Council Approves Inwood Rezoning, Despite Resident Protests

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez tried to allay community concerns about the new zoning changes for Inwood, saying, “This rezoning is not about pushing tenants out,” but about “millions of dollars in investment.”

Nixon Pushes Cuomo to Debate: ‘What’s It Going to Be Andrew?’

Nixon Pushes Cuomo to Debate: ‘What’s It Going to Be Andrew?’

Cynthia Nixon has challenged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to accept an offer by WABC to participate in a one-on-one debate, saying in a video, “So, what’s it going to be Andrew? Just you and me, on a stage.”

Bronx Fire, City’s Deadliest in Decades, Kills at Least 12 and Injures More

Bronx Fire, City’s Deadliest in Decades, Kills at Least 12 and Injures More

Gusty winds fueled a deadly fire on Thursday at a five-story apartment building in the Belmont section of the Bronx.

In Brooklyn, Stifling Higher Learning Among Hasidic Women

In Brooklyn, Stifling Higher Learning Among Hasidic Women

Libelle Polaki, 28, a Satmar exile, studies at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

820 Children Under 6 in Public Housing Tested High for Lead

820 Children Under 6 in Public Housing Tested High for Lead

The Grant Houses in Harlem, one of scores of developments run by the New York City Housing Authority where lead paint has been found in apartments.

The Majestic Hudson and Its Valley’s Colorful Denizens

The Majestic Hudson and Its Valley’s Colorful Denizens

The Hudson River as viewed from Breakneck Ridge, which is south of Beacon, N.Y.

Airbnb Drives Up Rent Costs in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Report Says

Airbnb Drives Up Rent Costs in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Report Says

Apartments in Chelsea. The city comptroller said Airbnb rentals take units off the market for full-time residents.

How the Bronx Became the Last Outpost of Acrylic Chic

How the Bronx Became the Last Outpost of Acrylic Chic

Rafael Padilla works at the Plexi-Craft factory, in the Bronx’s West Farms area.

Wartime Memories in Miniature

Wartime Memories in Miniature

Collette Hutchins bought Jan’s Hobby Shop in Manhattan in 1973 after her son, who builds models, convinced her to put up the money: $12,000.


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