At least 37 people have suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a New York City commuter train derailment on Wednesday during peak morning commuting hours.
High fees paid to hedge fund managers whose strategies underperform have together cost New York’s public pension system $3.8 billion since 2008.
“Donald Trump talks about stop and frisk like he knows the facts,” de Blasio said in an interview with CNN. “He has had no experience with policing, no experience with public safety. “He should really be careful because if we reinstitute stop and frisk all over this country, you would see a lot more tension between police and community.”
An explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, authorities said, adding that they are investigating the blast as a criminal act not immediately linked to any terror organization.
The departure from the country’s largest police force would be earlier than expected, as Bratton had told the Times in July that he planned to leave the post in 2017. The Journal reported on Tuesday that James O’Neill, the current chief of department, will replace Bratton.
The Republicans in New York City are not the Trump crowd, or so it seemed. They didn’t even want to lynch Hillary Clinton, like the crowds at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland have been demanding all week.
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers trumpeted an agreement reached recently to represent New York Uber drivers, saying it “gives organized labor an opportunity to shape the new economy in a way that supports and values workers and their families.” But not everyone in the labor movement is cheering.
Neither Trump nor his audience batted an eye at the mistake — though that silence wasn’t as powerful as Trump’s was last fall, when he refused to support the James Zadroga Act, which permanently extended heath care benefits to 9/11 first responders.
Cameras rolled Thursday as Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton attempted — five times — to swipe onto the platform of a Bronx-bound 4 train.
Trump will not be as invulnerable should he ever have the responsibility to govern. He has little to lose as an outsider candidate, but any corruption in office would reveal him as the hypocrite he is.
The Office of Personnel Management said federal government offices in the Washington area will be closed on Monday, along with state and local government offices and schools.
The enemy has showed us quite clearly what not to do, expecting that we will continue to do it anyway because we’re bigoted and stupid. So far, they’ve been proved right.
James Blake’s account meshes seamlessly with other recent tales of thuggish policing. Not to put too fine a point on it, but something’s very wrong when you can’t tell the cops from the robbers.
In a truly remarkable interview, Vice President Biden sat down with Stephen Colbert to talk about his life, his family, and the recent loss of his son Beau.
The Los Angeles City Council’s 14-1 approval is a victory for wage activist groups composed of labor unions, immigrant groups, community activists.
When New York City elected as its new mayor, Bill de Blasio, a tectonic shift occurred in the political landscape of not merely the five boroughs, but the nation.
“It is somewhat ironic that as Edward Snowden is in exile in Russia his statue is being held hostage in the basement of a police precinct in New York City.”