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Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has been thrown into disarray over allegations that he sexually assaulted a high school classmate decades ago. Of course, the Senate has been here before, when Anita Hill testified that she was sexually harassed by Clarence Thomas. A lot has changed since then, including the number of women in ...…
 
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has been thrown into disarray over allegations that he sexually assaulted a high school classmate decades ago. Of course, the Senate has been here before, when Anita Hill testified that she was sexually harassed by Clarence Thomas. A lot has changed since then, including the number of women in ...…
 
Western New York Republican Chris Collins changed his mind Monday, announcing he will run for reelection despite facing federal insider trading charges. Collins said last month that he would not seek reelection, and local Republican officials said they were trying to negotiate a way to get Collins off the ballot. "We definitely had a crystal-cl ...…
 
Western New York Republican Chris Collins changed his mind Monday, announcing he will run for reelection despite facing federal insider trading charges. Collins said last month that he would not seek reelection, and local Republican officials said they were trying to negotiate a way to get Collins off the ballot. "We definitely had a crystal-cl ...…
 
One of J.S. Bach’s most iconic works, the Brandenburg Concertos, will be presented as a dance at the Park Avenue Armory this fall. It is one of several new works of dance to be presented throughout New York City starting this month. WNYC’s dance critic Marina Harss spoke to Richard Hake about the upcoming season. She highlighted this North Amer ...…
 
One of J.S. Bach’s most iconic works, the Brandenburg Concertos, will be presented as a dance at the Park Avenue Armory this fall. It is one of several new works of dance to be presented throughout New York City starting this month. WNYC’s dance critic Marina Harss spoke to Richard Hake about the upcoming season. She highlighted this North Amer ...…
 
More than a year after the MTA rolled out a stabilization plan meant to reduce subway delays, morning commutes are still slowed by extensive signal problems, according to a new report. The Riders Alliance, a commuter advocacy group, tracked the MTA’s daily status report to find that issues with the signals slowed commuters every weekday morning ...…
 
More than a year after the MTA rolled out a stabilization plan meant to reduce subway delays, morning commutes are still slowed by extensive signal problems, according to a new report. The Riders Alliance, a commuter advocacy group, tracked the MTA’s daily status report to find that issues with the signals slowed commuters every weekday morning ...…
 
Watching this intimate production of Anton Chekov's "Uncle Vanya" is like peeking into the glowing windows of a neighboring farmhouse — we see the battered table and the family gathered around eating, and we hear their arguments, their in-jokes, their secrets. That's because director Richard Nelson has a gift for portraying sharply observed fam ...…
 
Watching this intimate production of Anton Chekov's "Uncle Vanya" is like peeking into the glowing windows of a neighboring farmhouse — we see the battered table and the family gathered around eating, and we hear their arguments, their in-jokes, their secrets. That's because director Richard Nelson has a gift for portraying sharply observed fam ...…
 
New Yorkers had their say in their party primaries on Thursday. On one hand, there were no huge surprises. Governor Andrew Cuomo won big. And New York City Public Advocate Tish James will be the Democratic nominee for Attorney General. But turnout was more than double what it was for the last gubernatorial primary. And the progressive wing of t ...…
 
New Yorkers had their say in their party primaries on Thursday. On one hand, there were no huge surprises. Governor Andrew Cuomo won big. And New York City Public Advocate Tish James will be the Democratic nominee for Attorney General. But turnout was more than double what it was for the last gubernatorial primary. And the progressive wing of t ...…
 
The annual Brooklyn Book Festival kicked off this week. It's one of the city's largest literary events and showcases hundreds of modern-day authors — but it also celebrates the literary legacy of trailblazing writers, like New York's own Zora Neale Hurston. Hurston documented and portrayed the lives of black Americans in the early 20th century. ...…
 
The annual Brooklyn Book Festival kicked off this week. It's one of the city's largest literary events and showcases hundreds of modern-day authors — but it also celebrates the literary legacy of trailblazing writers, like New York's own Zora Neale Hurston. Hurston documented and portrayed the lives of black Americans in the early 20th century. ...…
 
Think about the last craft beer you had and imagine in your mind the person who brewed it. Is he tall or short? Big or small? Hirsute or clean shaven? The answer is very predictable, says Grace Weitz. She works for HopCulture, an online magazine about beer. “Nine times out of ten you would envision the stereotypical image of a man with a beard, ...…
 
Think about the last craft beer you had and imagine in your mind the person who brewed it. Is he tall or short? Big or small? Hirsute or clean shaven? The answer is very predictable, says Grace Weitz. She works for HopCulture, an online magazine about beer. “Nine times out of ten you would envision the stereotypical image of a man with a beard, ...…
 
For years, a group of Democrats in the New York State Senate were thorns in the sides of progressives around the state. But that changed with the Democratic Primary: six of the Independent Democratic Conference's eight members were toppled by challengers. It was an overwhelming loss for the breakaway group, which for years had a deal with Senat ...…
 
For years, a group of Democrats in the New York State Senate were thorns in the sides of progressives around the state. But that changed with the Democratic Primary: six of the Independent Democratic Conference's eight members were toppled by challengers. It was an overwhelming loss for the breakaway group, which for years had a deal with Senat ...…
 
Eugene Delacroix is one of the deities of 19th century painting, and his career is usually presented as one half of an art-historical dogfight. His color-laden, proto-modern paintings pitted him against the crisply antique, neo-classicism of Ingres, who was a little bit older than him. Anyone who took Art History 101 knows that Delacroix was th ...…
 
Eugene Delacroix is one of the deities of 19th century painting, and his career is usually presented as one half of an art-historical dogfight. His color-laden, proto-modern paintings pitted him against the crisply antique, neo-classicism of Ingres, who was a little bit older than him. Anyone who took Art History 101 knows that Delacroix was th ...…
 
Gov. Andrew Cuomo cruised to victory Thursday night, beating back a challenge from actor-and-activist Cynthia Nixon to get the Democratic nomination to run for a third term. But voters in a half dozen senate districts ousted members of the former Independent Democratic Conference, which had — with Cuomo's passive blessing — effectively given co ...…
 
Gov. Andrew Cuomo cruised to victory Thursday night, beating back a challenge from actor-and-activist Cynthia Nixon to get the Democratic nomination to run for a third term. But voters in a half dozen senate districts ousted members of the former Independent Democratic Conference, which had — with Cuomo's passive blessing — effectively given co ...…
 
Every water fixture that tested positive for lead in New York City schools has been remediated, according to the Department of Education. There's only one problem: for hundreds of water sources, remediation didn't work. This latest revelation comes nearly two years after the city was first required to test all water sources using strict new sta ...…
 
Every water fixture that tested positive for lead in New York City schools has been remediated, according to the Department of Education. There's only one problem: for hundreds of water sources, remediation didn't work. This latest revelation comes nearly two years after the city was first required to test all water sources using strict new sta ...…
 
On Thursday, the New York Times reported that almost 13,000 unaccompanied minors were in federally-contracted shelters — a big increase since last year. Unaccompanied minors are typically from poverty-stricken Central American countries, like Honduras and Guatemala, that are notorious for gang violence. The children come to the U.S. without the ...…
 
On Thursday, the New York Times reported that almost 13,000 unaccompanied minors were in federally-contracted shelters — a big increase since last year. Unaccompanied minors are typically from poverty-stricken Central American countries, like Honduras and Guatemala, that are notorious for gang violence. The children come to the U.S. without the ...…
 
The songwriter/actor/singer Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981) began his musical career working as a piano player at a fraternity dance in 1918. He went on to write and perform countless classic tunes. Carmichael was also a familiar figure, usually spinning out stories while sitting at an upright piano, in some high-profile Hollywood films. WNYC's Sa ...…
 
Following the September 11 attacks, the NYPD spent years boosting surveillance efforts across the city. Thousands of video cameras were installed, and the department created a centralized command center to house and analyze the footage. But an investigation by The Intercept and The Investigative Fund has found that the police may have shared ye ...…
 
Following the September 11 attacks, the NYPD spent years boosting surveillance efforts across the city. Thousands of video cameras were installed, and the department created a centralized command center to house and analyze the footage. But an investigation by The Intercept and The Investigative Fund has found that the police may have shared ye ...…
 
Last week, moments before a planned immigration protest outside a Democratic fundraiser featuring Sen. Bob Menendez and Gov. Phil Murphy, County Executive Tom DeGise made a surprise announcement: Hudson County freeholders would vote to eliminate its controversial multimillion dollar deal to jail immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcemen ...…
 
As New York's subway continues to battle frequent delays, breakdowns, and struggles to find funding for a long-term plan to bring the system into the modern era, I had the pleasure of riding a system that has none of these issues. A system with a 99 percent on time performance rating (New York's has trouble cracking 70%). Where air conditioning ...…
 
The 1918 trip around the world taken by the influenza virus as it moved from body to body on the wings of sneeze and cough left a trail of 50 to 100 million bodies. In the United States, the pandemic took more people in a single year than AIDS has killed in 40 years. In the light of those numbers, 33,000 flu deaths in New York City has long bee ...…
 
Last week, moments before a planned immigration protest outside a Democratic fundraiser featuring Sen. Bob Menendez and Gov. Phil Murphy, County Executive Tom DeGise made a surprise announcement: Hudson County freeholders would vote to eliminate its controversial multimillion dollar deal to jail immigrants for Immigration and Customs Enforcemen ...…
 
After her divorce in 2013, Liz Martinez was supposed to receive more than $800 dollars a month in child support from her ex-husband. But the 32-year-old mother of three said he never delivered. "I was constantly going back to court," she recalled. "And then he was saying he was trying to find a job because his G.I. bill ran out. And then he did ...…
 
As New York's subway continues to battle frequent delays, breakdowns, and struggles to find funding for a long-term plan to bring the system into the modern era, I had the pleasure of riding a system that has none of these issues. A system with a 99 percent on time performance rating (New York's has trouble cracking 70%). Where air conditioning ...…
 
The 1918 trip around the world taken by the influenza virus as it moved from body to body on the wings of sneeze and cough left a trail of 50 to 100 million bodies. In the United States, the pandemic took more people in a single year than AIDS has killed in 40 years. In the light of those numbers, 33,000 flu deaths in New York City has long bee ...…
 
After her divorce in 2013, Liz Martinez was supposed to receive more than $800 dollars a month in child support from her ex-husband. But the 32-year-old mother of three said he never delivered. "I was constantly going back to court," she recalled. "And then he was saying he was trying to find a job because his G.I. bill ran out. And then he did ...…
 
As a candidate Gov. Phil Murphy promised more transparency at NJ Transit. But at the agency's board meetings, crucial information about items the board is voting on are no longer showing up in materials distributed to the public. The last board meeting with fully detailed information on agenda items took place in July, explaining each proposal' ...…
 
As a candidate Gov. Phil Murphy promised more transparency at NJ Transit. But at the agency's board meetings, crucial information about items the board is voting on are no longer showing up in materials distributed to the public. The last board meeting with fully detailed information on agenda items took place in July, explaining each proposal' ...…
 
National Republicans are hitting Hudson Valley homes with a new ad criticizing the decade-old rap lyrics of a Democrat trying to flip the 19th Congressional District. The ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee mixes sound-bites from an Antonio Delgado campaign ad with snippets from his 2006 album. “I’m an attorney, fighting for ...…
 
National Republicans are hitting Hudson Valley homes with a new ad criticizing the decade-old rap lyrics of a Democrat trying to flip the 19th Congressional District. The ad from the National Republican Congressional Committee mixes sound-bites from an Antonio Delgado campaign ad with snippets from his 2006 album. “I’m an attorney, fighting for ...…
 
A law passed last month aimed at making it easier to vote by mail in New Jersey has voters confused and county clerks rushing to notify residents of key rule changes. According to the bill, which Governor Phil Murphy signed Aug. 10, voters who mailed in their ballots for the 2016 general election are automatically registered to vote by mail unl ...…
 
A law passed last month aimed at making it easier to vote by mail in New Jersey has voters confused and county clerks rushing to notify residents of key rule changes. According to the bill, which Governor Phil Murphy signed Aug. 10, voters who mailed in their ballots for the 2016 general election are automatically registered to vote by mail unl ...…
 
WNYC and Gothamist have teamed up for our Ask a Reporter series. You ask us questions about politics, voting, or civic life and we find the answers. We’re hard at work reporting, but one thing we’ve learned so far about finding your way to greater civic engagement: sometimes it’s a good idea to start with your block. WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan visited ...…
 
WNYC and Gothamist have teamed up for our Ask a Reporter series. You ask us questions about politics, voting, or civic life and we find the answers. We’re hard at work reporting, but one thing we’ve learned so far about finding your way to greater civic engagement: sometimes it’s a good idea to start with your block. WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan visited ...…
 
It’s the day before the New York state primaries, and if you’re a registered Democrat, you might find something a little different in your mailbox. Not those glossy, full-color filers from the candidates. Something a little more … motivating. WNYC’s Shumita Basu explains.By listenerservices@wnyc.org (WNYC Radio).
 
The New York State primary is on Thursday, September 13th. And you may see candidates running for some lesser-known positions on your ballot, like Male or Female District Leader. A quick primer: District leaders are unpaid party officials, elected by voters who are registered with their party to oversee the county committee in their assembly di ...…
 
It’s the day before the New York state primaries, and if you’re a registered Democrat, you might find something a little different in your mailbox. Not those glossy, full-color filers from the candidates. Something a little more … motivating. WNYC’s Shumita Basu explains.By listenerservices@wnyc.org (WNYC Radio).
 
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