(Saturday, September 08, 2018 3:00:00 AM)
College students face numerous adjustments as they return to campus for the fall semester.
But if the Trump administration has its way, students nationwide will face an overhaul of sexual harassment and assault policies on campuses.
A draft version of the proposed rules recently revealed by the…
(Saturday, September 08, 2018 2:00:00 AM)
My phone told me I’d be there in 30 minutes; I arrived in 50.
It was my first day on the job. I had just received an internship as a reporter for the Norwood News, a local Bronx newspaper.
At 9:30 a.m., the Bx12-Select Bus Service was nowhere in sight. Not wanting to leave my fate to the bus, I…
(Saturday, September 08, 2018 2:00:00 AM)
I can relate to the performance anxiety Serena Williams says she felt when she returned to the U.S. Open this year. But I can also relate to the self-confidence and courage Serena has developed throughout her career to overcome that anxiety and to continue to win match after match. That’s because…
(Saturday, September 08, 2018 1:05:00 AM)
Given the corrupt and dysfunctional Legislature that burdens New Yorkers, the instinct to throw the bums out in Albany is welcome.
So it is a good thing that a number of incumbent Democratic state senators have real contests in Thursday’s primary. Without such challenges, they coast to reelection.
(Saturday, September 08, 2018 1:00:00 AM)
Numbers do not lie. The economy remains what it was for the bulk of the last administration: a pretty effective employment-producing machine.
Gains of 201,000 jobs in August equaled about the average over the 75-month post-recession job-creation streak under President Obama. President Trump gets…
(Saturday, September 08, 2018 12:00:00 AM)
Abhor reckless driving, license or no
Staten Island: Re “Drivers licenses for all, now” (Op-Ed, Sept. 7): The first three paragraphs say it all. Carlos Cardona Fuentes was pulled over for speeding while passing a school and has no driver’s license. He was placed in custody, as most drivers who…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 11:05:00 PM)
SEATTLE — Didi Gregorius was back Friday night. As expected, the Yankees’ shortstop was activated off the disabled list before the series opener against the Mariners at Safeco. But the shortstop was not in the lineup against the lefthander James Paxton.
“We’ll kind of ease Didi back in…you know,…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 10:55:00 PM)
SEATTLE — It’s wide open now. Despite having said after Wednesday night’s disastrous start that he had no doubts that he could start Luis Severino — and Gary Sanchez — in a potential winner-take-all wild card game, Aaron Boone admitted he is not going to just give that start to his ace.
(Friday, September 07, 2018 10:30:00 PM)
It’s very difficult to defeat the same world-class player in three straight major tournaments on three different surfaces.
Just ask World No. 1 Rafael Nadal. His body wouldn’t let him do it Friday.
Nadal, the U.S. Open’s top seed and defending champion, retired from his semifinal match against…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 10:20:00 PM)
Cops have busted the Washington Heights Bridge rape suspect, authorities said.
Pedro Rodriguez, 21, of the Bronx, was picked up Friday at his place of employment after one a victim identified him from a photo, police sources said.
Rodriguez, of High Bridge, allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman on…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 9:00:00 PM)
General Horoscope for September 8, 2018
We continue to vacillate between rational and irrational perspectives as we land back on Earth. The Moon’s shift into fastidious Virgo at 10:29 am EDT reminds us to focus on the most useful strategies. Luna’s Grand Earth Trine with outrageous…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 8:50:00 PM)
Cops have busted a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman dragged into an alley in Brooklyn before a good Samaritan fought off the fiend, sources said.
The 27-year-old woman was walking near 90th St. and 5th Ave. in Bay Ridge at 1:40 a.m. on Aug 25 when the sicko pounced. He dragged her into…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 6:55:00 PM)
Cops recovered the body of a man found floating in New York Harbor near Battery Park on Friday, officials said.
The unidentified Hispanic male, believed to be in his 50s, was recovered floating near Battery Park Plaza just north of Staten Island Ferry about 9 p.m.
An FDNY Marine Unit boat responded…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 6:40:00 PM)
An off-duty Secret Service agent tried in vain to save the life of a shooting victim in Brooklyn last night, authorities said.
Heated words led to homicide when a gunman opened fire, killing a 20-something male in Bay Ridge just before 6 p.m., cops and witnesses said.
“One, two, three, four shots,”…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 6:10:00 PM)
Cool it down.
That’s the message City Council members had for Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza as public school students roasted in the sweltering temperatures during the first week of school that started Wednesday.
Councilman Mark Tregyer (D-Brooklyn), who chairs the Education Committee,…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 5:05:00 PM)
Hundreds — if not thousands — of public school families in Queens and around the city were left stranded and exasperated over the first days of school due a “terrible” series of school bus snafus, the Daily News has learned.
Families from Sunnyside, Queens, to the Rockaways and beyond experienced…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 4:40:00 PM)
President Trump’s inauguration is coming back to haunt him.
A government photographer cropped photos of the pompous event in order to make the crowd look bigger after Trump complained to the National Park Service, according to federal records released Friday.
The unnamed photographer cropped the…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 4:00:00 PM)
The city dispatched investigators to a Brooklyn public housing development Friday after the Daily News revealed several apartments there recently registered high levels of chemicals in their indoor air.
In the last three months, an environmental consultant working for NYCHA found consistent levels…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 3:30:00 PM)
No matter what happens in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams is the greatest female tennis player of all-time. Undisputed. The fact that she got this far in the tournament as a 36-year-old mother just reinforces that she’s better than whomever else you’re considering.
But regarding her legacy,…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 3:05:00 PM)
A Fortnite fanatic was sentenced Friday to 18 months in jail for smuggling cocaine in an operation she said she joined to help her family in Puerto Rico survive Hurricane Maria’s aftermath.
Prosecutors said they didn’t believe Nicole Lorenzo Cortez’s sob story of turning to a life of crime to help…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 2:55:00 PM)
A Bronx man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing two livery car drivers in separate shootings in 2014.
Tyrone (Man Man) Felder, 29, was found guilty Friday and faces a mandatory minimum sentence of at least 100 years in prison for the shooting deaths of of Maodo Kane and Aboubacar…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 2:35:00 PM)
A mother and her 3-year-old son who survived an attack by a female giraffe just after she gave birth to a calf remain hospitalized in South Africa, where the incident took place.
Three-year-old Finn Williams is in critical condition and has reportedly suffered from “traumatic brain injury.”
(Friday, September 07, 2018 1:55:00 PM)
If the Giants are able to run the ball on Jacksonville’s stout defense Sunday, in the words of one Giants player Friday, “it’s over with.”
If the offensive line cannot win its battle with the Jaguars’ formidable front, however, it will be a long day for Saquon Barkley and Big Blue’s offense in…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 1:50:00 PM)
Mac Miller, the platinum-selling Hip Hop star known for his early party raps, self-reflective later songs and two-year romance with Ariana Grande, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 26.
The Los Angeles County Coroner said Miller was found unresponsive in his home and pronounced dead…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 1:50:00 PM)
We sometimes talk about “selective hearing” — when someone thinks their doubtlessly brilliant points are blowing past their opponent’s ears. But what about selective thinking? What about, in today’s age, selective social pariah-hunting?
John Lennon now has his very own U.S. postage stamp. I write…
(Friday, September 07, 2018 12:07:53 PM)
The Basketball Hall of Fame is already one of sports’ most inclusive, but there are plenty of worthy candidates like Stephon Marbury who’ve been left waiting.
(Friday, September 07, 2018 7:21:46 PM)
On Friday night, former Knicks PG Jason Kidd will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. And the hall will be getting one of their best floor generals of all time enshrined forever.