Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled. Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.
It’s the first day of Hannukkah! A beautiful, minor holiday made big because of its proximity to Christmas. Even better this year for the countless families who celebrate both Hannukkah and Christmas—the eight days of Hanukkah ends just in time for Christmas Eve.
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A suburban New York county is dismantling a controversial school zone speed camera program.
In an exciting week in Congress, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s stock is rising higher than any other. The Massachusetts Democrat is leading the charge against some bank-friendly provisions in the recently-passed spending bill, speaking loudly on the issue in opposition to the President. Her strong stances have many Dems saying they’re more Ready for Elizabeth than Hillary.
New Jersey colleges and universities that do not properly investigate sexual assault allegations could face fines of up to $50,000 under legislation going before the Assembly.
New York magazine released its annual “Reasons to Love New York” list. It includes serious reasons like “We Protest Passionately and Peacefully” and “Craig Spencer Risked his Life to Safe Others,” and more fun ones like, “We were All Taylor Swift Once,” and “New York Rap Is So Awesomely Weird.” One list entry getting some more press is the story of Moh
Residents of Newtown, Connecticut are renewing their call for a memorial in light of the second anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school.