In late March, a group of taxis filed a lawsuit against the city of New York, claiming that the TLC has been letting Uber operate illegally. Uber arrived in the city in 2011 and some say that it is slowly destroying the yellow taxi business. But is this entirely true?
Nearly 90,000 people die each year from excessive drinking. But researchers have made a recent discovery in the brains of mice that could provide a new treatment to curb the urge to binge.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the March jobs report this morning, revealing a slowdown in hiring much larger than anticipated. Only 126,000 jobs were added — about half of what economists were predicted. The good news is hourly earnings rose slightly, beating expectations. That indicates the labor market is tightening — to attract employees, businesses have to pay more. Today, Miriam Sitz started her morning at a restaurant in Harlem to see how jobs report numbers play out in real life. She went to McDonald’s on 125th and Broadway.
Clinicians have always assumed that combining therapy with drug, that having both treatments, could only help the patient. The more intervention, the better. But for some people in this study, receiving drug treatment didn’t help at all, it was completely unnecessary.
Governor Cuomo dropped his plan to provide state-funded post-secondary education for New York State inmates, after some legislators rallied against the proposal throughout late February. Now, reports say he is trying to find private funding for privately funded non-profits that already bring college tuition to state prisons. But non-profit organizers say it is tough to find funding for felons.