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New York City

  1. the city politic
    New York’s Leaders Are Sleeping Through a Housing EmergencyThe political response should reflect the size and speed of the worsening crisis. It hasn’t even come close.
  2. the city politic
    Why Are So Many of New York’s Basement Apartments Still Death Traps?It’s been a year since floodwaters drowned 11 New Yorkers in their homes, but nothing has been done to stop it from happening again.
  3. early and often
    Can Anybody Stop Dan Goldman?The former prosecutor seems to be leading the crowded field for the Tenth District’s open House seat, but three other candidates still have a shot.
  4. the city politic
    Liz Holtzman on Why Guts and Expertise Matter More Than AgeThe 81-year-old former congresswoman says she feels called to get back in the fight.
  5. the group portrait
    The Subtle Differences of the Many Candidates for New York’s 10th DistrictIt’s a very crowded race for one of the city’s most progressive districts.
  6. the city politic
    A Kid Accused of a Crime Is Still a KidYoung New Yorkers should be protected from the inequities of the criminal-justice system, not demonized by the mayor for cheap political points.
  7. public health
    The U.S. Monkeypox-Vaccine Shortage May Last for MonthsThe U.S. only has a third of the two-dose Jynneos vaccine supply it theoretically needs, and the next shipment won’t arrive until late October.
  8. the group portrait
    Shark SpottersLooking for what lurks off New York’s beaches.
  9. the sports section
    Is New York Still the Center of the Basketball Universe?A new documentary, ‘NYC Point Gods,’ suggests it’s not.
  10. the city politic
    Al Vann, the Brooklyn Progressive Who Reshaped New YorkHis contributions — the institutions he built, the leaders he mentored, and the opening of the system he engineered — will stand the test of time.
  11. paranoia
    The City Rolls Out a New PSA About … Nuclear War?Behold the Department of Emergency Management’s strange PSA on what to do if New York is hit with a nuke.
  12. the city politic
    New York’s Primaries Were Decided by Politics As UsualDespite national upheaval, the turnout and results remained distinctly normal.
  13. the city politic
    Waiting (and Waiting) for an Adams DoctrineSix months into a highly energetic mayoralty, how has Eric Adams changed the city — if at all?
  14. public health
    New York’s Belated Monkeypox Vaccine Drive Is a ‘Recipe for Disaster‘The city just had 1,000 doses and only began administering them to residents two days before Pride.
  15. the city politic
    Is Eric Adams All Talk?Six months in, the mayor is facing questions about what, exactly, he’s doing to fix New York.
  16. encounter
    Tribeca Festival’s Post-Film RebootJane Rosenthal has run it from the start and now has Murdoch money. And yes, it still shows movies.
  17. the city politic
    Is New York Ready for Recession?The economic warning lights are flashing red.
  18. obits
    Activist and Weather Underground Member Kathy Boudin, Dead at 78She spent two decades behind bars for her role in a deadly heist, then became a prominent advocate for criminal-justice reform.
  19. new york city
    Eric Adams Says He Didn’t Commit to Releasing Taxes Because Reporter Annoyed HimA normal way to respond to an important question.
  20. the city politic
    New York Is Failing Its COVID-Orphaned KidsThousands of New York City children lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19. They and other at-risk kids still aren’t getting the support they need.
  21. gallery
    The Photographer Who Captured the Brooklyn Subway Shooting“​​I was panicking along with everybody else.”
  22. covid-19
    Eric Adams Has COVIDHe tested positive on Sunday, his 100th day in office.
  23. the city politic
    Eric Adams Says He’s ‘Getting Stuff Done.’ What Stuff?After 100 days in office, the mayor has made little progress delivering on his campaign promises — and some seem to have been forgotten entirely.
  24. the city politic
    Eric Adams Isn’t Off to a Great Start on Public SafetyAs Adams nears 100 days in office, there’s already good reason to wonder if the results of his public safety strategy will ever match his rhetoric.
  25. crime
    Suspect Arrested in Shootings of Unhoused Men in NYC and D.C.Law-enforcement officers in D.C. arrested a suspect on Tuesday morning, following an extensive search.
  26. the city politic
    New York’s Homelessness Crisis Needs More Than ThisLawmakers need to invest far more to help the New Yorkers with mental illness who live on the streets and in the subway.
  27. education
    ‘I Don’t Feel Like This Is a Safe Choice Yet’Starting today, masks are optional in New York City public schools. While many are relieved, some parents and educators worry the move is premature.
  28. radio free weiner
    Anthony Weiner Wants Your Attention AgainReady or not, the former congressman is out of jail and on the radio.
  29. explainers
    The One-Page Guide to New York’s New Sports-Betting SceneOnline sports gambling is now legal. Here, how to navigate the seven sports-betting companies that have set up shop.
  30. philanthropy
    How Humans of New York Found a New MissionStreet photographer Brandon Stanton has pivoted his blog into a one-man philanthropy that raises millions of dollars for random people.
  31. court appearances
    The Larry Ray Trial, ExplainedAccused of turning a Sarah Lawrence dorm into a cult, Larry Ray is now on trial.
  32. power
    Justice According to Letitia JamesShe’s earned the wrath of Andrew Cuomo. She’s investigating Donald Trump. Can she beat the two meanest men in politics?
  33. covid-19
    New York City to Drop School-Mask Mandate and Vaccine Mandate for Indoor VenuesGovernor Hochul announced that the state’s school-mask mandate would end Wednesday. Mayor Adams then said the city mandates would likely end March 7.
  34. the city politic
    Judges Can Be Dangerous, TooMayor Adams and other bail-reform opponents want judges to be able to use “dangerousness” to set bail, but that comes with its own perils.
  35. the city politic
    New York’s Overlooked Diabetes Epidemic Is a Bigger Scandal Than ‘Fishgate’Communities of color are losing their battle against type 2 diabetes. That needs far more attention than Eric Adams’s occasional branzino.
  36. aoc
    The Unprecedented AOCHow a struggling bartender became the face of a resurgent left.
  37. crime
    ‘I More So Consider Myself a Con Artist Than Anything’What Danielle Miller learned at Horace Mann and Rikers.
  38. plant-based rhetoric
    Eric Adams Eats FishThe mayor finally admits it.
  39. the city politic
    The Risks of Overselling Violence InterruptionThe strategy has shown promise, but it’s not the miracle cure politicians are suggesting.
  40. new york city
    What We Know About the Shooting of Two NYPD Officers in HarlemOfficer Jason Rivera, 22, was shot and killed in the line of duty in Harlem on Friday. Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, remains in critical condition.
  41. the city politic
    Everyone Needs to Take a Deep Breath About Alvin BraggHis criminal-justice reforms have prompted a freak-out, but they’re reasonable — and exactly what he promised.
  42. disaster
    What We Know About the Deadly Bronx Apartment-Building FireDoors that did not self-close as they were supposed to appear to have played a primary role in allowing thick smoke to fill the building.
  43. covid-19
    Will the Omicron Wave Break Nursing?The profession lured people with secure, high-paying jobs. After two years of COVID, many nurses are reconsidering.
  44. the city politic
    Voting Isn’t Enough to Protect a Democracy Under ThreatNew Yorkers must take individual action to ensure that January 6 wasn’t a preview of something much worse.
  45. the group portrait
    For the First Time, New York City Has a Majority-Women City Council“We’re going to do things that the city hasn’t seen before.”
  46. the city politic
    Mayor Adams’s Big, Beaming DebutAfter the old mayor dropped the ball, Eric Adams vowed a New Year’s comeback for the city he now runs. It’s not yet clear what that will entail.
  47. the city politic
    A New Mayor, a New BeginningAs the curtain rises on the Adams administration, it’s worth looking back at how previous mayors have handled the act of taking office.
  48. court appearances
    It Doesn’t Matter Why Ghislaine Maxwell Did ItHer trial ended without narrative closure, but some semblance of justice was done.
  49. covid-19
    What We Know About Omicron in New YorkThe city and state continue to put up eye-popping case numbers.
  50. rikers
    Rikers: The ObituariesFifteen people at the jail died in 2021. These are their lives — and how they came to an end.
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