When I met Mario Cuomo in the summer of 1978, he was already a celebrated public figure, if not yet a political powerhouse. We were at the Democratic state convention in Albany, where I was reporting for the Village Voice, and he was pondering an offer from New York governor Hugh Carey, then seeking re-election, to […]
Detainers, or notices from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) requesting police to hold prisoners an extra two days for possible deportation, after the prisoner would ordinarily be released because the charges were dropped or bail was posted, are being ignored in many cities.
By Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times (MCT) A doctor who tested positive for Ebola was in stable condition at a New York hospital on Friday, as federal officials face heightening scrutiny over protocols for health care workers who have treated Ebola victims. The ill doctor, Craig Spencer, 33, became feverish in his Manhattan apartment on […]