Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn is scheduled to meet with President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team this weekend amid growing speculation the longtime banker is seeking... To view the full story, click the title li...
Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead is now over 2.5 million, a margin greater than that of the last nine presidents, and a fat lot of good that does us with the electoral college giving the presidential election to Donald Trump by a combined margin of about 100,000 votes in three key states. Show More Summary
The first time Emma Stone hosted Saturday Night Live, the politician everyone was talking about was Jimmy "The Rent Is Too Damn High" McMillan. The second time, it was Rick Perry. And now we've got someone who combines McMillan's showmanship instincts with Perry's razor sharp intellect. Show More Summary
The memorial, located across from what was once St. Vincent's Hospital and the country's largest AIDS ward, was unveiled on Thursday for World AIDS Day. It was then immediately re-barricaded. [ more › ]
Donald Trump went to a "Heroes and Villains"-themed costume party on Long Island last night, which is enough of a joke in and of itself. But it gets better—instead of donning a costume, the President-elect dressed as himself. [ more...
A man is in custody after police found a Bronx man dead in his bathtub with his penis cut off last night. [ more › ]
The man who was hit and killed by an F train on Saturday afternoon was subway surfing, authorities said. [ more › ]
As diplomats and world leaders around the world wonder (and panic) about President-elect Trump, they're probably not finding any comfort in his hair-trigger Tweets about a sketch comedy show. Last night, Saturday Night Live returned with a cold open about the future leader of the free world and how he loves the social media app. Show More Summary
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Cashier #1: … And then she told me she got high on ecstasy by accident last night. Cashier #2: By accident? Cashier #1: Yeah. She was at his house and saw a little white thing on the coffee table, and that bitch thought it was a mint. –Todaro Bros. Grocery, 2nd Ave Overheard by: A
Marijuana use approved for pain The state Health Department added chronic pain to the list of health conditions that can be treated with medical cannabis, a move that will widely expand the market... To view the full story, click the title link.
CUNY heads are rolling as the governor tightens his grip on the city’s public college system. City College President Lisa Coico stepped down in October amid a New York Times probe of her use of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Re Greg David’s blog post “De Blasio unveils his priorities, but one seems to be missing” (CrainsNewYork.com): Do Sandy, Irene and the nor’easter of 1992 ring a bell? The... To view the full story, click the title link.
You may have heard there is a deal to reinstate the controversial 421-a tax break that would require builders to include a significant percentage of low-rent units and for some developers to pay... To view the full story, click the title link.
A man was fatally struck by n F train at the West 4th Street - Washington Square station on Saturday afternoon, officials said. [ more › ]
Justin Casquejo, the teenage daredevil who just can't stop climbing skyscrapers for fun, turned himself into police on Friday after posting pictures of himself dangling from structures across the city. [ more › ]
Conspiracy madness is currently gripping America. Whether they're trying to get to the truth about emails, uncovering worldwide wrongdoing in Pizzagate or finding Putin's nefarious fingerprints all over that parking ticket you got, people seem to see dark shadows all around them. Show More Summary
No one intervened when three drunk men allegedly harassed a Muslim woman, called her a terrorist, and tried to remove her hijab, the assaulted woman said on Friday. [ more › ]
A Queens gas station is down one outdoor ATM after a thief pulled it off the wall with his car and drove off with it in broad daylight on Friday morning. [ more › ]
The city reached an agreement on Friday with Airbnb regarding a lawsuit the company filed after Governor Cuomo signed a law that made thousands of the New York City listings on the website illegal. [ more › ]