The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.
After criticizing the controversial legislation Thursday morning, the Republican gave an opaque and cryptic half-reversal Thursday evening.
A top aide to the Democratic front-runner has said there are women on her short list for VP.
The Republican candidate’s defense of transgender bathroom accommodations shows how his approach to the culture war differs from the standard social-conservative line.
Is the judicial system the right place to hold people to account for the lead-poisoning scandal?
The political world was in a New York state of mind Tuesday night, as voters from Montauk to…
The Republican frontrunner scores a sweeping win, as does Hillary Clinton, in the state they both call home.
The candidate: Son of New York Donald Trump The gaffe: Campaigning in Buffalo on Monday, Trump misstated the date…
With his grasp on the Republican nomination loosening, the entertainer is reshuffling his staff and pumping money into the race. Is it too late?
The Pulitzer for Music doesn’t usually get the same attention that the prizes for journalism and books—or…
Just as President Obama prepares to travel to Riyadh, the kingdom has threatened to withdraw hundreds of billions in investments over a Senate bill related to 9/11.
The candidate: John Kasich. Yes, he’s still here! The gaffe: The Ohio governor is making his possibly-last-ditch effort…
It’s been a while, but the debates are back! Well, a debate is back, as the Democratic candidates…
A fierce debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard put the increasingly fractious Democratic primary on public display.
Aside from Hillary Clinton, none of them has bothered to deeply engage with global issues. Does that matter for the nation, and will voters care?
Donald Trump’s campaign manager was arrested for the battery of reporter Michelle Fields, but a prosecutor has decided not to press charges.
The candidate: Donald Trump The gaffe: The Republican frontrunner was campaigning in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, doing his typical free-associational…
A new lawsuit argues that the song should be in the public domain, rejecting a 1960 copyright on the civil-rights anthem filed by Pete Seeger and others.
Ethan Couch, who killed four people while driving drunk in 2013, fled to Mexico in December, violating his probation.
Republican Governor Pat McCrory says he intends to clarify the LGBT-related law. Will it be enough to stop the backlash?