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The measure pays for a part-time prosecutor and provides for the program’s possible expansion.
Whatever happened to mayoral control of schools? Twelve years ago, the Legislature abolished local community school boards and handed New York City’s mayor unparalleled power over our school system. And while Michael Bloomberg was in charge, the city’s rich and powerful were perfectly satisfied with that arrangement.
Two Queens sisters are part of a class-action lawsuit accusing the UN of responsibility for thousands of cholera deaths in Haiti. The Brooklyn Federal Court negligence suit, filed Tuesday, says the UN failed to screen a Nepali peacekeeping force for cholera infection before it was deployed to earthquake-stricken Haiti in 2010.
Police suspect suicide after witnesses say he parked his car and walked in front of a Downeaster.
It’s rare for a star player to make as many road trips as Brian McCann has already this spring, but the Yankees are doing their part to help the new catcher get acquainted with his pitching staff.
La secrétaire nationale du parti écologiste, Emmanuelle Cosse, a regretté que les Verts ne détiennent pas le ministère de l'écologie.
The Republican candidate, David Jolly, defeated the Democrat, Alex Sink, to fill a congressional seat on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
He had maintained his innocence the 1983 killing of a jeweler.
President Obama made an unscheduled stop at a Gap store in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday as part of a push for business owners to increase minimum wages. The president was seen picking through pastel sweaters, khaki pants and workout clothes at thestore on 42nd St.and 3rd Ave. under a guise of doing a little shopping for his wife and two daughters.
Military radar data puts the plane hundreds of miles from its last position recorded by civilian officials.
By pushing to overhaul California's public-pension system, Mayor Chuck Reed of San Jose has made himself an anomaly in the liberal state: a prominent Democrat willing to risk the ire of powerful labor interests.
Disney’s longtime TV chief is turning in her golden mouse ears. Anne Sweeney, who has held top executive positions at Disney for the last 18 years will leave her post in January to pursue a career as a television director.
The lawmakers, who have long opposed President Obama’s signature health insurance law, are now promoting one of its main provisions.