Two anti-terror bills sponsored by the lone Republican in New York City’s congressional delegation were passed by the House this week as lawmakers turned their attention to securing transportation systems and cyber space in the wake of the bombing in Chelsea. … Full Article
Donald Trump says the police tactic known as stop-and-frisk led to a drop in murders in New York City, while Hillary Clinton says it has been ruled unconstitutional.At the first presidential debate, neither was quite right. … Full Article
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the attackers. … Full Article
WASHINGTON— The No. 3 Senate Democrat is disclosing that he was diagnosed with pneumonia.
Senator Chuck Schumer was diagnosed several weeks ago. His disclosure Monday comes amid furor over Hillary Clinton's own pneumonia diagnosis. … Full Article
In light of the recent backlash to Donald Trump in Brooklyn — such as the Schnitzel Haus restaurant on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge having to remove a photo of Trump from its wall due to angry patrons’ comments on Yelp — people may be surprised to learn of a decades-old feud that involved Trum … Full Article
A newly created congressional task force looking into the fractured relationship between law enforcement and communities of color across the nation will have a Brooklyn representative.U.S. Rep. … Full Article
"The American Dream" will melt away during the Republican and Democratic national conventions.Two artists from Brooklyn are installing massive ice sculptures of the words "The American Dream" in Cleveland and Philadelphia during those cities' conventions. … Full Article