• Live Updates on Fatal Shooting of Two N.Y.P.D. Officers December 21, 2014
    Coverage of the evening news conference and other developments after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.
    By Andy Newman
  • Varmints on Ellis Island December 19, 2014
    Metropolitan Diary: An Ellis Island tour guide recounted the interest shown by four Texas women who had seen traces of the native wildlife.
    By Robert Iulo
  • New York Today: Your Last Minute December 19, 2014
    Friday: Send us your holiday-prep photos. Also: partly sunny skies and a precedent-setting tenant case.
    By Annie Correal and Andy Newman
  • Seeking Jews With Christmas Trees December 18, 2014
    If you are a Jew with a gentile partner who has a story to tell about the first time you agreed to have a Christmas tree, tell it to us.
    By Andy Newman
  • After Ferguson Verdict, a Different Song December 18, 2014
    Metropolitan Diary: Three Motown singers looking for donations on the subway abruptly changed to a somber tune when they saw the headlines.
    By Alexis Audette
  • New York Today: Goodbye to Fracking December 18, 2014
    Thursday: Environmentalists celebrate in the streets, gusty weather, and the quest for a quieter jackhammer.
    By Annie Correal and Andy Newman
  • A Brooklyn Vigil for Pakistani Victims December 18, 2014
    A candlelight vigil was held on Coney Island Avenue, in Midwood, Brooklyn, on Wednesday, for the victims of a school massacre in Peshawar, Pakistan.
    By The New York Times
  • You, the Jury: Vote for a Pulp Fiction Contest Winner December 17, 2014
    We've chosen the 28 finalists out of more than 1,100 opening passages you wrote for the actual noir novel "Tough Kid From Brooklyn." Now you pick the winner.
    By Andy Newman
  • Everyone’s a Preservationist December 17, 2014
    Metropolitan Diary: Walking near Astor Place, a burly, blue-collar type and a woman leaving a Historic Districts Council meeting shared their disapproval of an outsize condo building.
    By Penelope Bareau
  • New York Today: Bravery in Transit December 17, 2014
    Wednesday: The M.T.A. honors its workers, oddly warm weather, and a vigil for Pakistan.
    By Annie Correal
  • Rude dudes are ‘spreading’ on subway December 21, 2014
    You’d think New York’s subways and buses are places people would be sure to close their legs. But too many men like to take up more than their share of...
  • Why Rueben Randle has been one of the Giants’ biggest letdowns December 21, 2014
    ST. LOUIS — Rueben Randle has two more games this season to try to make this thing right, if that’s even enough time to do so. Beginning with Sunday’s game...
  • Millennial Apartments December 21, 2014
    Remember “Reality Bites,” the movie with Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke about kids right out of college trying to make it in the big world of jobs and relationships and...
  • Kid Killers December 21, 2014
    ­Thanks for the scoop, Al Jazeera. The Qatar-based news channel informs us that the barbaric attack on a school by Pakistan’s Taliban “sent shockwaves across the world.” Certainly it was...
  • Rangers’ Talbot OK with continuing in backup role December 21, 2014
    RALEIGH, N.C. — It was a bit of a balancing act for Cam Talbot, who is comfortable in his role as the Rangers’ backup goaltender, but is not entirely stifling...
  • Principal says she was fired for reporting teacher’s ‘fake’ internship December 21, 2014
    A scandal over a teacher who allegedly falsified documents to get a master’s degree has ensnared a state Board of Regents member and a principal who claims she was fired...
  • Jung-ho Kang will talk to an MLB team … just not the Yankees December 21, 2014
    Korean Jung-ho Kang never was in the Yankees’ plans to play second base while they were getting ready to deal incumbent second baseman Martin Prado this past week. According to...
  • They gave their lives December 21, 2014
    Two NYPD officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, doing nothing more than sitting innocently in their car — murdered in cold blood, in broad daylight. Officials say it was revenge...
  • Protesters’ demands to de Blasio are absurd: policing expert December 21, 2014
    The 10 “demands” presented to Mayor de Blasio by the ringleaders of anti-NYPD protests are “absurd,” a policing expert has said. Anti-cop agitators from the group Justice League NYC met...
  • Devils at a loss after getting shut out by Capitals December 21, 2014
    Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and the Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory over the Devils on Saturday night. Alex...

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