The Legislature needs to approve a proposal to limit enhanced double jeopardy protections, so those pardoned by the president can face state charges.
The upheaval of 50 years ago is hardly history at the movies — from zombies to concerns about male-dominated Hollywood, what happened continues to reverberate.
In 1992, Congress passed a statute authored by then-Sen. Bill Bradley of New Jersey, who was a former Princeton University and New York Knicks basketball superstar, prohibiting the states from authorizing sports betting.
The new leader of the commission’s consumer protection unit was part of a legal team that defended a payday lender hit with a $1.3 billion fraud settlement by the F.T.C.
New York and other American cities should look to Europe for ideas about solving the urban traffic and safety crisis.
As debate over low teacher salaries makes its way across the country – there have been statewide protests in at least four states the past two months – this little-known U.S. program for foreign teachers is growing.
Why is it that white people largely don’t get arrested for smoking weed, while black and Hispanic people do? Times reporters put a police official’s explanation to the test.
Nassau County’s district attorney, Madeline Singas, says she is not a politician, but an inquiry of Eric T. Schneiderman, the former attorney general, may test her skills.
The possible appointment of Andrew Smith, who represented Facebook, Uber and Equifax and others, raised the prospect of frequent recusals from investigations.
A nationwide movement to boost the turnout rate of former felons is being led by activists who have served time in prison.
A museum’s blockbuster welcomes the Vatican’s holy garments to New York — and genuflects at the altar of haute couture.
Late last week, a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, questioned the authority of special counsel Robert Mueller to seek an indictment and pursue the prosecution of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort for alleged financial crimes that, according to the indictment, began and ended well before Donald Trump ran for president.
At least one school district in Pennsylvania will receive some relief for taxpayers after a teachers union agreed to repay all future costs associated with the controversial “ghost teacher” practice.
The in-house investigation “found no evidence” that anyone in authority at NBC News or the “Today” show received complaints about Mr. Lauer until days before he was fired.
President Trump is well known for his brash and confrontational style of governing – but it could be the more diplomatic side of his administration generating some of the biggest victories in 2017.
Mr. Cuomo took the case away from the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., saying he wanted to avoid “even the whiff or perception of conflict.”
House Speaker Paul Ryan has met with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated after the chaplain said a Ryan aide told him it might be time to put a non-Catholic in the job.
Since Mr. Schneiderman’s resignation, elected officials have said that would like to see a woman, perhaps a woman of color, hold the office for the first time.
Ride-hailing apps are convenient for city residents, but they’ve had devastating effects on the livelihood of taxi drivers and on the streets.
As the M.T.A. promises big fixes for the subway, two key projects to add new trains and signals are significantly delayed.