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Tweet Follow me New York Times… Saturday morning after Senate Democrats, showing remarkable solidarity in the face of a clear political danger, blocked consideration of a stopgap spending measure to keep the government operating. The shutdown, coming one year to the day after … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesSenator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, wrapped up a closed-door meeting with President Trump at the White House, with no imminent deal to avert a shutdown. Mr. Schumer told reporters outside the Capitol: “We had a long and detailed … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesFor publishers, Facebook’s new ranking system raised immediate concerns, including whether crowdsourcing users’ opinions on trustworthiness might be open to manipulation. “It is absolutely a positive move to start to try to separate the wheat from the …Facebook will ask users to rank news outlets...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesSYDNEY, Australia — A practice session for Australian lifeguards who were testing a new drone turned into a real rescue when the drone helped save two swimmers at a beach in New South Wales. On Thursday morning, Jai Sheridan, a lifeguard supervisor … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesWASHINGTON — The House approved a stopgap spending bill on Thursday night to keep the government open past Friday, but Senate Democrats — angered by President Trump’s vulgar aspersions and a lack of progress on a broader budget and immigration deal … and more …read more Source:: New...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesThe new steps, which include the creation of an oversight entity within the Department of Health and Human Services called the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, are the latest efforts by President Trump to meet the demands of one of his most … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesYour Morning Briefing is published weekdays at 6 a.m. Eastern and updated all morning. Browse past briefings here. If photographs appear out of order, please download the updated New York Times app from iTunes or Google Play. What would you like to see … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYALBANY, N.Y. — New York will study whether it’s plausible to legalize marijuana for recreational use as neighboring states move ahead with it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday. Cuomo called on lawmakers to approve funding for a feasibility study as …Marijuana legalization may be coming to New York...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — Apple, which had long deferred paying taxes on its foreign earnings and had become synonymous with hoarding money overseas, unveiled plans on Wednesday that would bring back the vast majority of the $252 billion in cash that it held … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York PostSweden is preparing to reissue a pamphlet first sent out during World War II on how to respond if war breaks out to 4.7 million households as it deals with Russia’s aggressive actions in the region, according to reports. The booklet — titled “If … and more …read more Source:: New York...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesNew York, along with the rest of the country, is seeing an uptick in cases of the flu this winter. “Every year, it’s a big problem,” Dr. Salvatore said, “but this year one of the reasons people are getting worried is because the strain circulating is … …read more Source:: New York...

Tweet Follow me New York magazine is making its CMS available open-sourceDigidayThere’s a short history of publishers fancying themselves as technology companies and building a business selling their tech to other publishers. Publishers realized that building a whole new side business around licensing their tech is a headache and … …read more Source:: New York City News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me VultureThe Post tells the ripped-from-the-headlines true story of the Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers … after the New York Times had already broken the story, of course. Many were puzzled to learn that Steven Spielberg’s Pentagon … and more …read more Source:: New York...

Tweet Follow me Bloomberg… the Republican-controlled Congress cut income-tax rates on businesses and individuals across the board. But it also limited the deductions that individuals can take for state and local taxes — including income and property levies — to $10,000 …New York to look at legalizing recreational marijuanaRochester...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesAnd yet, despite all the betrayal and heartbreak, I cannot bring myself to renounce France, as if after more than a century of love for this country, the love itself has become part of my genome. Generations removed from the work of the Alliance, its … …read more Source:: New York City News By...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesA 17-year-old girl who said she was being held captive by her parents in her home about two hours southeast of Los Angeles escaped on Sunday and alerted the authorities, who then rescued her 12 siblings — several of whom were found shackled to their …Parents arrested after cops find 12 siblings shackled...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesIn 1996, Neil Strauss, a pop music critic for The New York Times, described Ms. O’Riordan as a performer who can “sing almost anything and make it seem musical.” “Songs like ‘Ode to My Family’ and ‘Linger’ have unforgettable tunes, especially when … and more …read...

Tweet Follow me NewsdayThere will be no monumental changes in New York City after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “monuments commission” came back with its recommendations last week. That review had its origins in the August white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia … and more …read more Source:: New York City...

Tweet Follow me New York PostBut that might have proved a bad decision, as Hayes was home in New York on Sunday to receive treatment. “He felt fine [Saturday] before the game,” Vigneault said. Hayes was hurt during the team’s final game before the five-day bye week, a 2-1 loss to … and more …read more Source:: New...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesSenator David Perdue, Republican of Georgia, left, with Senator Jon Tester, Senator John Cornyn, Representative Martha McSally, Senator Richard J. Durbin and President Trump at the White House on Tuesday.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times. By Thomas …GOP senator denies Trump made ‘shithole’...