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  1. politics
    Could New York Become the First State to Decriminalize Sex Work?Decrim NY and a handful of legislators have introduced a first-of-its-kind bill that would fully decriminalize the sex trades.
  2. pets
    New York Could Become the First State to Ban Declawing CatsThe practice has long been called “inhumane.”
  3. new york
    Buy Pastries, Support Abortion RightsOn May 19, Café Altro Paradiso will host its third-annual bake sale benefiting Planned Parenthood NYC.
  4. vision 2020
    De Blasio ’20 Is Ridiculous, But Not That RidiculousNow that the mayor has ignored everyone’s advice and is running for president, it’s time to treat him just like any other doomed candidate.
  5. trump tax returns
    New York Moves Toward Giving Congress Trump’s State Tax ReturnsNew York’s Senate passed a bill that would allow congressional committees to access Trump’s home-state tax records.
  6. crime
    The Most Disturbing Details From the NXIVM Sex-Cult Case“NXIVM was a crime organization and Keith Raniere was a crime boss,” U.S. Attorney Tanya Hajjar said on the first day of trial.
  7. vision 2020
    California Could Ban Trump From 2020 Primary Unless He Releases Tax ReturnsJerry Brown vetoed a similar bill requiring all candidates to release their tax returns, but Gavin Newsom might sign it.
  8. crime
    Bus Driver Who Admitted to Raping 14-Year-Old Girl Will Spend No Time in JailThe judge considered him a low-risk offender because he has no prior arrests and only assaulted one victim.
  9. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  10. abortion
    A Decision in Kansas May Show How Abortion Rights Could Outlive Roe v. WadeThe Kansas Supreme Court’s decision may lead other states to establish abortion rights that could survive a reversal of Roe v. Wade.
  11. work
    The Playboy Club Reportedly Fired Half Its Bunnies Over ‘Bad’ ServiceAnd remaining Bunnies’ pay was slashed from $40 to $25 an hour, per a source.
  12. crime
    A Comprehensive Timeline of the NXIVM Sex-Cult CaseFrom founder Keith Raniere’s arrest in March 2018 to Allison Mack’s guilty plea this week.
  13. crime
    David Blaine Faces Two New Sexual-Assault AccusationsThe department has reportedly taken statements from two women.
  14. sex work
    Are Politicians Finally Ready to Take Sex Workers Seriously?Sex workers say anything short of full decriminalization puts them in danger. Progressives like Jessica Ramos are finally starting to listen to them.
  15. reproductive rights
    New York Has Finally Updated Its Archaic Abortion LawThe law, which the state Senate’s GOP majority blocked for years, takes abortion out of the criminal code and allows some abortions after 24 weeks.
  16. the city politic
    Why Governor Cuomo Gave a Speech That Sounded Like a Secession ThreatYou don’t say New York “declares independence from this federal government’s policies” unless you want to, at the very least, fan 2020 rumors.
  17. reproductive rights
    There’s a New Push to Change New York’s Outdated Abortion LawWith a Democratic trifecta set to take power, abortion rights advocates are launching a campaign to finally pass the Reproductive Health Act.
  18. lawsuits
    NYPD Accused of Forcing Woman to Give Birth While Chained to Bed“Shortly after she gave birth, NYPD officers again shackled her… Ms. Doe struggled to feed her new baby with one arm.”
  19. mandarin duck
    Call Off the Manhunt: The Hot Duck Is BackThe hot duck briefly disappeared from Central Park, but it’s okay.
  20. campaigns
    Is Antonio Delgado Getting a Bad Rap?The congressional candidate has faced racist attack ads, but might still take back New York’s mostly white, Obama-Trump 19th.
  21. new york city baby
    Everyone Loves the Hot DuckThe Central Park mandarin duck has captivated all of New York City.
  22. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old, New Lawsuit ClaimsThe woman, identified as “Jane Doe,” is joining the expanding class-action lawsuit against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
  23. cityscape
    Can Paris Exist Sans Gasoline? Its Mayor Thinks So.Anne Hidalgo fights to create a global capital free of exhaust-spewing cars. But not everyone is ready to let go.
  24. albany
    Cuomo Aide Who Called Bribes ‘Ziti’ Sentenced to Six Years in PrisonJoseph Percoco, who Cuomo once described a “brother,” took more than $300,000 in bribes.
  25. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  26. 2018 midterms
    New York Primaries Show Elections Are Still Won on the Ground, Not OnlineCuomo and his top allies won — while breakaway Senate Democrats stumbled down-ballot — due to the power of old-fashioned organizing.
  27. 2018 midterms
    Governor Andrew Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon in NY Democratic PrimaryEstablishment candidates won in all the top races, but six of the eight rogue Democratic state senators lost their seats.
  28. new york primary
    Voting in New York Is a Predictable MessVoters say they’ve been removed from voting rolls and registered as members of parties they never joined.
  29. 2018 elections
    Ex-Cuomo Aide Drafted False Cynthia Nixon Anti-Semitism MailerThe Cuomo campaign confirmed that the flier was drafted and approved by two men close to the governor — though they say it was an oversight.
  30. 2018 elections
    Cuomo Aide Shopped Nixon Anti-Israel Story Ahead of False Anti-Semitism MailerThough Cuomo denies he knew about the inflammatory flier, the New York Post says one of his top campaign aides pitched a similar story on Nixon.
  31. 2018 midterms
    House GOP Runs High Risk in California, New Jersey, New York With Tax Bill 2.0A lot of competitive House races are in the three states where loss of the SALT deduction really made suburban swing voters mad.
  32. taxes
    Feds Crack Down on Blue-State Workarounds of Trump Tax Reform Deduction LimitsIt’s part of an ongoing GOP effort to hit coastal “elites” with the bill for reducing high-end taxes. But blue states are still trying to fight back.
  33. queen of mayhem
    Enter the Miss Subway Pageant for Your Shot at Being Crowned Queen of HellThe New York City Miss Subway Pageant is back for the first time in 42 years.
  34. the goat
    Jon Stewart Helps Two Goats He Didn’t Even Know PersonallyThe GOAT of goats.
  35. oops
    Andrew Cuomo Can’t Decide Whether or Not America Is GreatThe New York governor said America “was never that great” this afternoon, then he walked it back.
  36. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Cuomo Finally Agreed to Debate Cynthia NixonAfter months of declining to engage Nixon in debate, the current New York governor has laid out his terms.
  37. midterms
    Indicted Congressman Chris Collins Ends Reelection CampaignThe New York Republican was arrested on Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud.
  38. time off
    The Case for Restaurant Summer VacationThe European practice is rare in America; it shouldn’t be.
  39. GOP Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading ChargesRep. Chris Collins passed inside info to his son, who dumped stock in a pharmaceutical company just before its stock price plummeted 92 percent.
  40. New York State Opens Tax Probe Into Trump FoundationThe tax investigation could lead to a criminal referral, and the state AG’s civil suit against the charity may be headed in the same direction.
  41. new york governors race 2018
    Sex and the City’s Mr. Big Backs Cynthia Nixon’s Campaign for GovernorChristopher Noth isn’t the first Sex and the City star to back Nixon.
  42. Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for BerniecratsSocialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
  43. Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant WorkersHer platform (universal health care, a $15 minimum wage, support for the Equality Act) would address the labor issues the industry is rife with.
  44. politics
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ousts Top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Stunning UpsetThe young progressive’s win over the fourth-ranking House Democrat is sending shock waves through Washington, like Eric Cantor’s 2014 primary loss.
  45. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ousts Top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Stunning UpsetThe young progressive’s win over the fourth-ranking House Democrat is sending shock waves through Washington, like Eric Cantor’s 2014 primary loss.
  46. New York House Races Headline June 26 State PrimariesCompetitive House races in New York and gubernatorial contests in Colorado, Maryland, Oklahoma, and South Carolina are on the playbill for June 26.
  47. The 28-Year-Old Progressive Hoping to Unseat One of the Top House DemocratsIf Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dethrones longtime Congressman Joe Crowley on Tuesday, it will jolt the Establishment in New York, and Washington.
  48. Protesters Gather at La Guardia Airport as Separated Children Arrive in New YorkHundreds turned out upon learning that federal officials surreptitiously transferred 239 separated children to New York, and more are still arriving.
  49. fish fraud
    Sustainable Seafood Company Engages in Fishy Practices, Report SaysSea to Table says all of its fish is local and wild, but a new report suggests otherwise.
  50. setting up shop
    CoverGirl Will Open Its First Store in Times SquareEasy, breezy shopping.
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