In another of our commentary series, reporter Bianca Giacobone remembers what it’s like to have a teenage obsession…and what it means to let it go.
If it seems like you’re getting lots of robocalls lately — you’re right. According to YouMail, a national index, New Yorkers received 175 million calls in the last month alone – that’s nearly 60 percent more than last year. In March state politicians introduced a bill that could ban the automated calls. Maddy Foley has […]
When women go to work, on average they don’t get paid as much as men. It’s called gender pay gap. And New York City wants to help, with a program that finances businesses owned by women and minorities. But according to a Comptroller’s report released last week the program hasn’t come close to meet its […]
The Armory Show is back in town. The annual, international exhibition of contemporary art will host over 200 galleries this week, making it one of the largest shows in the country. But over the last decade, a pair of art fairs have grown up around the Armory Show, each offering a different alternative.
Only six states in the country have legislation that gives undocumented students financial aid and scholarships to attend college. New York could soon become the latest one. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the NY State Dream Act. The bill would allow the 4,500 undocumented students who graduate every year to get state tuition and scholarships for college. Reporter Andrea Salcedo met a local student whose future college choice could be heavily influenced by this bill.
New York City’s measles outbreak started in October when six people in Brooklyn were diagnosed with the disease. Today, the Health Department reported 17 new cases of measles this week. Fifteen of those are in one neighborhood — Williamsburg. Camille Petersen has more. PETERSEN 1: Colby lives in Williamsburg and has two kids. She […]
HOST INTRO: The political fallout of Amazon pulling out of Long Island City is making its way to a local election. As Ali Swenson reports, two lawmakers in Queens are using it to stand out in a crowded race. SWENSON 1: City Council Member Eric Ulrich is in a hurry. ((SOUND: Bustle […]
This month, President Trump announced a goal of ending HIV/AIDS in the United States by 2030. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid proposed changes to cut Medicare costs. Which could make it HARDER for HIV patients to get the medications they need. In NEW YORK CITY, more than 60,000 residents with HIV could […]