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 outside Fox News. […]
April 24, 2015 marks the 100 year anniversary for the Armenian genocide. Many countries including the United States do not consider the mass killing a genocide. Today, Armenians still fight for the recognition of what happened a century ago.
After school programming has been credited with keeping kids off the streets and teaching them skills they can’t just learn in the classroom. But most of the time, the organizations that provide it are so busy working with kids, there’s little time to find resources. Pola Lem reports from today’s Cultivating Curiosity Resource Expo.
In light of a number of unarmed black men being killed by police, human rights watchers are asking are these deaths the U.S. human rights records. Nardos Mesmer reports.
This morning the city gave an update on all the new developments taking place throughout the borough that aim to induce economic growth.
Among the projects discussed was City Point, a new mall opening in downtown Brooklyn in early 2016. It and other developments have businesses across the borough worried. Alistair Gardiner reports.