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Just 0.18 percent of randomly tested teachers and students have been positive for COVID-19. So why the hell would you close the schools?
Massive Rent Declines in America's Most Expensive Cities Prove, Once Again, That Supply and Demand Is Real
San Francisco, New York City, Boston, and other large metro areas have posted double-digit drops in rent.
The newest lockdown, which explicitly targets religious gatherings, seems likely to further skepticism of public health directives.
Students and congregants may be collateral damage in a turf war between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Limiting the hours during which food can be served is arbitrary, unscientific, and could cause overcrowding, the plaintiffs argue.
Peace will come only from leaving other people alone on the condition that they do the same for us.
The Big Apple is practically a black hole of overpolicing and regulation.
He also refused to apologize.
Hamill’s city was exactly what the likes of Robert Moses were trying to control when they imposed a top-down technocratic regime on New York in the middle third of the 20th century.
The city’s contact-tracing efforts don’t appear to be going well, so prepare for more top-down mandates with confusing justifications.
A federal judge gags the New York Civil Liberties Union, but a media outlet manages to collect and publish a database of misbehaving cops.
Phase 4 of city's reopening means loose rules for zoos but strict requirements for bars.
Dozens of dozens of incidents were caught on video.
The NYPD is still blaming jail releases, but the data simply doesn’t back that claim up.
Government growth and abuses are not challenged nearly enough.
Police Agencies in New York and Los Angeles Drag Their Feet over Body Camera Footage and Misconduct Records
Efforts to force sunlight into police conduct have been thwarted by noncompliance.
The difference implies that the virus is much less deadly than it looks, but it also makes contact tracing a daunting challenge.
Phase 2 of Bill de Blasio's plan lets 300,000 New Yorkers start working again. But not all of them will rush back to the office.
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AOC smashed her primary challengers, and her endorsement of a fellow progressive upstart helped end Rep. Eliot Engel's congressional career after 16 terms.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is creating a task force to crackdown on the sale and use of illegal fireworks.
Falling demand and strict social distancing requirements are leaving many restaurants with no path to profitability.
Airborne transmission is the dominant route for the spread of COVID-19.
The health department correctly recognizes that abstinence doesn't work, and kissing is riskier than sex.
A New York State Judge has ruled that the twin crises of civic unrest and coronavirus justify holding people without charge beyond the normal 24-hour limit.
There’s a lot of work to be done to prevent future George Floyds. Here are some baby steps.
Americans are simultaneously joining marches and hunkering down for a long, hot summer of discontent.
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
The New York Times Recoils at the Predictable Consequences of the Mandatory COVID-19 Precautions It Supports
When mask-wearing and social distancing rules are legally enforceable, the potential for violence cannot be avoided.
Regulations are making it harder for restaurants in NYC to adapt to COVID-19.
The NYPD's Violent COVID-19 Arrests Show It Hasn't Learned Much in the 6 Years Since Eric Garner's Death
To the NYPD, everything still looks like a nail.
The same weekend, the NYPD tweeted pictures of its officers peacefully handing out masks.
On the same day Brooklyn’s Hasidic Jews came out for a funeral, hundreds were gathering elsewhere in New York City to watch a military flyover.
Deeming a Lawsuit Moot, SCOTUS Passes Up a Chance to Correct Judicial Disrespect for the Second Amendment
The Court decided that New York City's revision of its restrictions on transporting guns gave the plaintiffs what they sought.
Are the California numbers wildly off, or is New York different in important ways?
Transit wonks are debating which mode of transportation was most responsible for the country's worst COVID-19 outbreak.
NYPD Cops, Some Without Masks, Detain Small Boy for Being Alone on Subway. His Parents Were in the Next Car.
City officials have asked NYPD to reduce arrests since there's a global pandemic happening. The commissioner said he'd do no such thing.
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A hapless mayor and overpraised governor made false promises, gave inaccurate health information, and helped turn Gotham into the pandemic's epicenter, according to The New York Times
Death data from New York State demonstrates a stark difference between the two contagious viruses
Not every apparent violation of a quarantine order is a risk to other people, and not all need to be (or can be) enforced equally.
Q&A with Duke's Michael C. Munger, who also believes that big cities will see rationing and that higher education will never be the same.