New York City Votes to Cap Uber, Lyft Vehicle Licenses

New York 08/26/18, 15:50

The New York City Council on Aug. 8 agreed to cap the number of licenses for ride-hailing services such as Uber for one year, dealing a blow to the companies that have relied on the largest U.S. metro area for a major source of their revenue. The first such cap by ...

Aloha NYC: New York Botanical Garden Celebrates Culture of Hawaii

New York 08/26/18, 15:50

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is offering programs centered around the music, food, and culture of Hawaii. Every weekend through Oct. 28, activities and events will be offered, including hula, music, and film. The programming complements an exhibition of Georgia O’Keeffe’s works from Hawaii (running through Oct. 28) ...

New York Gov. Cuomo Says America Was ‘Never That Great’

New York 08/26/18, 15:50

In trying to distance himself from President Donald Trump, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the shocking statement on Aug. 15 that the United States “was never that great.” “We’re not going to make America great again,” Cuomo, who is a Democrat, added during a speech at a bill-signing ceremony in ...

$245.6 Million Winning Lottery Ticket Sold on Staten Island

New York 08/26/18, 15:50

The identity of the winner of the ticket worth $245.6 million from the Powerball jackpot on Aug. 11 has not been revealed. The winning ticket was sold on Staten Island, at the Stop & Shop supermarket, at 2754 Hylan Boulevard in New Dorp. The numbers were generated by a computer at ...

Trump Aide Bolton Meets With Turkish Ambassador to Discuss Detention of Pastor

New York 08/14/18, 08:53

National security adviser John Bolton met with Turkey’s ambassador to the United States on Aug. 13 to discuss the detention of American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, according to the White House. “At the Turkish ambassador’s request, Ambassador John Bolton met with Ambassador Serdar Kilic of Turkey today in the White House. ...

Trump Aide Bolton Meets With Turkish Ambassador to Discuss Detention of Pastor

New York 08/14/18, 08:31

National security adviser John Bolton met with Turkey’s ambassador to the United States on Aug. 13 to discuss the detention of American evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson, according to the White House. “At the Turkish ambassador’s request, Ambassador John Bolton met with Ambassador Serdar Kilic of Turkey today in the White House. ...

Alabama School Board to Post ‘In God We Trust’ in Schools

New York 08/14/18, 08:25

The Blount County school board in Alabama is poised to allow the motto “In God We Trust,” which is printed on U.S. currency, to appear in its schools, following action by the state legislature last month approving the maxim for government buildings. When the school board does act, it will have ...

Ivanka Trump: No Place For White Supremacy, Racism, Neo-Nazism In US

New York 08/12/18, 06:34

The tweets come on the anniversary of deadly unrest triggered by a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. President Trump's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Saturday condemned white supremacy ahead of the anniversary of last year's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "One year ago in Charlottesville, we witnessed ...