More New York City Articles

  • Coverup after New York mayor killed groundhog

    We already knew that this Groundhog Day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio accidentally dropped a woodchuck named "Staten Island Chuck" before a crowd of spectators.

  • Obama warns against 'groupthink' in government

    "No country has all the answers. No country has perfect practices," the president said at a New York event on transparency.

  • The People's March against common sense

    The protestors demand a world that doesn't work -- one in which jobs are artificially scarce, the poor go hungry, and the developing world stops developing.

  • Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address

    DETROIT (AP) — Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters to New York. Cadillac, which has been steadily losing sales to its German rivals, wants to get...

  • Cities set the pace on climate change

    By undertaking certain actions, cities could conceivably reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- which most scientists say drive global warming -- 24 percent by 2030 and 47 percent by 2050.

  • Climate change march brings thousands to New York

    Thousands of people massed along Central Park in what might have seemed like a procession for one of many holiday parades that pass through this city. And while the mood was festive, the cause was more solemn -- act now on climate change, or face the consequences.

  • Steyer: 'No question' his climate super PAC is having political effect

    Its main goal is to put candidates who support climate change policies in office, but it's hit GOP candidates and incumbents on a number of issues outside the climate sphere.

  • Poll: Chicago is 'America's most dangerous city'

    New poll finds American view Chicago, President Obama's hometown, as the nation's most dangerous city.

  • NYC bill would ban credit checks in hiring, firing

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council members held a hearing Friday on a bill that would prevent companies from using credit checks in employment decisions, a practice that they said harms the very people who need jobs the most. "We're here today for the simple cause of fairness," said...

  • Some weird & wonderful moments of NY Fashion Week

    NEW YORK (AP) — Modern dancers, writhing half-naked in front of giant weather-themed video installations. Miley Cyrus, not twerking, but working — in a new gig making jewelry with children's beads. A guy mowing a fake indoor lawn in a suit, top hat and fishnet tights. We didn't need to tell you...

  • AP Interview: De Blasio says NY will remain target

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 2001 terrorist attacks are closely associated with a pair of New York City mayors. Rudolph Giuliani became "America's mayor" for his display of strength in the hours after the attacks. Michael Bloomberg steered the rebuilding of ground zero for the next 12 years and became...

  • Minerva Tantoco named NYC chief technology officer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Minerva Tantoco (TAN'-toh-koh) has been named chief technology officer for New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement Tuesday. Tantoco's most recent position was with UBS. She's also worked at Palm and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. She holds four patents in...

  • New service offers female drivers for NYC women

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starting next week, women in New York City will be able to request a female driver through a new livery service. It's called SheTaxis_SheRides. It starts Sept. 16. The New York Times ( ) says the drivers will wear hot pink pashmina scarves. The service...

  • 2 Bitcoin operators plead guilty in Silk Road case

    NEW YORK (AP) — The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges, admitting that they enabled the digital currency to be funneled to the black market website Silk Road. Charlie Shrem, 24, of Manhattan, pleaded...

  • Union-backed 'Fight for $15' minimum wage protesters block traffic, prompt arrests

    Raising the federal minimum wage for fast-food workers is a hot talking point for the Left, and the issue made headlines Thursday as union-backed demonstrators nationwide staged protests to call attention to the issue.

From the Weekly Standard