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City attorneys opted to not represent an NYPD officer when he was sued by a woman he shoved to the ground during the 2020 protests. But it turns out New Yorkers are still paying the law firm representing him.

Steven Carrillo’s path to the Boogaloo Bois shows the hate group is far more organized and dangerous than previously known.

“The processing systems of the IRS are failing our taxpayers.”

First enacted in 1901, the "failure to vacate” law allows landlords to seek criminal charges for tenants who fall even a single day behind on rent & don't vacate within 10 days. Everywhere else in the U.S., evictions are exclusively a civil matter.

New: Withheld records. Canceled interviews. Slow-walk requests. The Inspector General keeps hitting walls while trying to probe problems in the NYPD. “There’s a reason people call 1 Police Plaza the puzzle palace,” one city official said.

“I’m allowed to get drunk. I’m allowed to talk to strangers. I’m allowed to do everything I did,” said Mary. “I didn’t do anything wrong. I didn’t deserve it in any way.”

"I responded that I...was actually a journalist, not a doctor. 'Is that going to be a problem... can you still give me the “Top Doctor” award?' "There was a pause...'Yes,' she decided, I could have the award."

The earned income tax credit is meant to reduce the amount that low- and moderate-income Americans have to pay in taxes — and it can sometimes result in a refund. Figuring out whether you qualify can be confusing. This guide can help.

“It is categorically untrue that NYPD impedes the OIG’s efforts or does not accept its oversight role,” said Sgt. Jessica McRorie, an NYPD spokesperson, in a statement.

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1/ We got our hands on screenshots from a secret FB group for current and former Border Patrol agents. They joke about migrant deaths, including the death of a teen in their care, and post racist, sexist memes. Here's what we found. ???

The presidential seal being sold on mugs at Trump Tower. [breaths] It’s illegal to use the seal for commercial purposes.

The invasion of the U.S. Capitol was discussed for weeks in plain sight. We reviewed scores of social media posts — many of them public — welcoming violence leading up to Wednesday’s attack. See for yourself 👇

1/ So @seanspicer  just called us a “left-wing blog.” Since we’re actually in the biz of facts, we figured we’d respond w/ a few...

1/ We obtained police reports and call logs from more than two-thirds of the shelters housing immigrant children. In the following tweets, we’ll share some of the most disturbing records we found.

The company that took U.S. money to develop a cheap ventilator, then did not deliver a single one to the national stockpile, has just inked ANOTHER contract with the government. This time, it is selling ventilators for quadruple the price.

Trump said he's resigned from his businesses. We checked. He hasn't.

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