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A Boy’s Scream, a Door Ajar and 12 Dead in a Bronx Fire

A Boy’s Scream, a Door Ajar and 12 Dead in a Bronx Fire

Firefighters inspected a building in the Bronx on Friday where 12 people had died in a fire the night before.

De Blasio Goes Stumping in Quinn Country

De Blasio Goes Stumping in Quinn Country

Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, hosted a boisterous rally at the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street on Friday night.

As Gillibrand Pushes Left, Her Economic Agenda Tilts to Populism

As Gillibrand Pushes Left, Her Economic Agenda Tilts to Populism

After President Trump announced his nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand led demonstrators in chants of “Stand against Kavanaugh!” on the courthouse steps in Washington.

Trump’s Backing of Donovan May Muddle Staten Island’s Love for Grimm

Trump’s Backing of Donovan May Muddle Staten Island’s Love for Grimm

Freddy Perez, 56, at his home in Staten Island. He predicted that in the upcoming Republican primary for Congress, Michael G. Grimm, the former congressman and felon, was “going to win by a landslide.”

Eccentric, Sure. But a Violent Criminal? Staten Island Puzzles Over the Case of Richard Luthmann

Eccentric, Sure. But a Violent Criminal? Staten Island Puzzles Over the Case of Richard Luthmann

A devoted fan of “Game of Thrones,” Richard Luthmann once asked a judge to let him settle a lawsuit by dueling with his adversary’s lawyer in what he called his “common-law right to Trial by Combat.” The request was denied.

Manhattan Nanny Is Convicted in Murders of Two Children

Manhattan Nanny Is Convicted in Murders of Two Children

Yoselyn Ortega, during her trial in State Supreme Court in Manhattan.

Official Sues City Claiming Retaliation Tied to Inquiry of Mayor

Official Sues City Claiming Retaliation Tied to Inquiry of Mayor

Geneith Turnbull says that she was demoted from her post as a deputy commissioner at the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, in retaliation for repeatedly voicing concerns about the pay raise given to a subordinate.

Things to Do on Long Island, July 16 Through July 24

Things to Do on Long Island, July 16 Through July 24

WESTHAMPTON BEACH The dog behaviorist Cesar Millan will train rescue dogs on stage at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, on July 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 100 to $250. For more information: 631-288-1500; whbpac.org.

Uber Gains Civil Rights Allies Against New York’s Proposed Freeze: ‘It’s a Racial Issue’

Uber Gains Civil Rights Allies Against New York’s Proposed Freeze: ‘It’s a Racial Issue’

A proposal before City Council that would place a one-year freeze on for-hire vehicle licenses is being opposed as a civil rights issue by groups such as the N.A.A.C.P. and the National Urban League.

He Called Out Sick, Then Apologized for Leaving This World

He Called Out Sick, Then Apologized for Leaving This World

Tom and Isa Cucinotta of Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn, spending a few minutes at the site in Prospect Park where David S. Buckel died.

The Unlikely Tale of the Iranian Sailor Who Became a Candy Store Poet

The Unlikely Tale of the Iranian Sailor Who Became a Candy Store Poet

Ray Alvarez, 85, and filmmaker Arya Ghavamian at Ray’s Candy Store in Manhattan, New York. Arya Ghavamian has spent the past 4 years working on a documentary about Ray, who is considered a East Village hero.

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail

The Wall of Love Outside a Jail

A woman, who gave her name only as Maria, waved to her husband’s cell at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn.

Live, From the Children’s Ward

Live, From the Children’s Ward

At the KidZone TV studio at Mount Sinai children’s hospital, Dynasty Arenas-Concepcion, 9, sings with Yolanda the puppet and Yolanda’s friend Nicole Wood.

Back to a Changing Garden at LongHouse Reserve

Back to a Changing Garden at LongHouse Reserve

George Rickey’s “Six Lines in a T II,” in Peter’s Pond.

The Case for Fancier Subways: We Deserve Them

The Case for Fancier Subways: We Deserve Them

The decay at the 205th Street D train station in the Bronx sends a messsage about the Transit Authority’s regard for riders.

In Wealthy Pocket of Connecticut, an Innovative Approach to Affordable Housing

In Wealthy Pocket of Connecticut, an Innovative Approach to Affordable Housing

The New Canaan Housing Authority’s Mill Apartments, one cluster of affordable housing in one of the country’s most affluent towns.


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