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Maybe the trash problem in New York will be solved with color-coded garbage cans designed by expensive consultants. Or maybe the problem is much deeper.

Last Saturday, thousands walked from Midtown Manhattan toward Washington Square Park, as part of a coordinated global protest that day. Participants carried signs that said “Women. Life. Freedom.”

After a sudden confrontation that left a golden retriever dead, neighbors came together online to support the owner of the dog. But then things changed.

Life on the economic margins grows less worrisome with the knowledge that there can still be food on the table.

Colin Alevras, an inventive chef and sommelier whose tiny, cultish East Village restaurant, the Tasting Room, helped popularize a quirky, personal farmers’ market cuisine during its nine-year existence, died on Oct. 1 at his home in Lower Manhattan.


New York City is struggling to contain the largest homeless student crisis in its recorded history. About one in ten city students live in temporary housing.

Here is the full text of the resignation letter by prosecutor Mark Pomerantz, who had investigated former President Donald Trump, but left after the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, halted an effort to seek an indictment.

The Mexican cartel leader El Chapo was found guilty after a U.S. trial that revealed the brutality and corruption of his drug empire

The NYPD has 82,473 people in a DNA database. Many of them have no idea the city has their genetic information.

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, who ran the C.D.C. for 8 years under President Obama, was arrested today and charged with sex abuse, forcible touching and the harassment of a Brooklyn woman, the police said.

Karol Sanchez told police that she set up the kidnapping because of her “overprotective” mother, an official said

A Black man died of suffocation in Rochester, N.Y., after police officers who were taking him into custody put a hood over his head and then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes, according to video and records released Wednesday