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Plan to stop MTA bus fare evaders gets cool response

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Trump foes hurl lawsuits to stop national emergency for border wall

Opponents  believe  Trump is abusing presidential emergency powers  and that he is not acting in the interests of border security, but working to further his own interests.

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Diverse books are lacking in the NYC elementary curriculum

Parents and students on the steps of the Tweed Courthouse, which houses the city’s Department of Education, voicing their displeasure with the lack of diversity in the elementary curriculum. Photo by Levar Alonzo.   Kadija Kone,  still remembers the first time she read a book with a main character that looked like her. She had to read the book for […]

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CBD is the new non-addictive cannabis cure all

CBD has exploded into the U.S. market.

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Fentanyl myths continue on despite little evidence

While fentanyl is an extremely potent and dangerous drug, it’s nearly impossible to be affected by it just from being in the same room as it, or by touching the powder. Eric Weil and Belinda McLin’s lives changed forever when they found a packet of white powder in their guest bedroom in August 2016. Family friend Justin Levesque, 30, was […]

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Students Walk Out to Demand Action on Climate Change

Students from around the world walked out of school yesterday to protest climate change.

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737 Max groundings throw a wrench in spring breakers’ travel plans

Spring breakers at NYU head to the airport after class, one day after the 737 Max grounding. Photo by Caroline Skinner.   The official grounding of the Boeing 737 Max planes, in response to two deadly crashes, is causing stress and confusion for many travelers—including those who weren’t even booked on a 737 Max to begin with. Trump announced on […]

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United Methodist Church votes down LGBTQ rights

The United Methodist Church voted on LGBTQ rights within their denomination.

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Safe Injection Sites Stall in NYC

A syringe full of red blood sits on a concrete street barrier underneath an expressway off-ramp near 181st Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights. Photo by Razi Syed.   In May 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced four safe injection sites would be built across New York. Nearly a year later, while the opioid crisis rages on, the sites […]

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For some commuters, subway travel is complicated

According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, out of the 427 stations in New York City, only 114 are accessible.