Jumaane Williams wins race for NYC public advocate

New York 02/26/19, 22:40

Democratic City Council member Jumaane Williams won a special election Tuesday to serve as New York City's public advocate, a position that holds little authority but offers access to a bully pulpit that can be used to scold more powerful officeholders.Williams defeated 16 other candidates to fill a vacancy created ...

Cynthia Nixon among readers at Ursula K. Le Guin tribute

Entertainment 10/30/18, 07:52

The latest speech by Cynthia Nixon was political and literary.And it was written by Ursula K. Le Guin, the science fiction-fantasy author who died in January at age 88.The "Sex and the City" actress and former gubernatorial candidate was among the guests Monday night at a tribute to Le Guin, ...

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