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90 Obama officials knew about Taliban swap: GOP

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Participants of Congress descend to a stable area on the Capitol to meet with National safety officials for an intelligence briefing Monday about the resolution ...

Pols: Shake up HS admissions to boost diversity

Barry Williams for the big apple Day By Day News UFT President Michael Mulgrew (center) announces a new invoice on Monday with (from left) state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, UFT vice president ...

Obama celebrates UConn’s winning basketball teams

Susan Walsh/AP President Obama was once offered with jerseys from the NCAA champion UConn Huskies ladies’s and Males’s basketball teams on Monday. Jacquelyn Martin/AP ...

Chris Christie staff chief blames ex-aide in Bridgegate testimony

Spencer Platt/Getty Photography New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is working exhausting to repair his popularity in the wake of Bridgegate. Funnyman Jimmy Fallon faces off this week ...

Mets' Daniel Murphy: Why I took parental leave

Kris Connor/big apple Daily Information ny Mets Second baseman Daniel Murphy speaks throughout an event on working fathers on the White House. WASHINGTON – 2d baseman Daniel ...

Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Pictures President Obama indicators a memorandum on decreasing the burden of scholar loans within the East Room of the White House Monday. Aiming to alleviate ...

Supreme Court: grown immigrant kids must wait again for visas

Andrew Savulich/ny Day-to-day News Allana Rambharose, a new Yorker who immigrated from Guyana as a child, will continue her visa wait for at least six extra years. Most immigrant ...

More than 57,000 veterans waiting for health care more than 3 months: audit

Jim Saltter/AP A VA Clinical Center in St. Louis. VA well being care facilities across the U.S. have been stricken by horiffic wait occasions for patients, a new audit displays. More ...

Florida city commissioner admits to using racist slur after road-rage incident

Facebook Wilton Manors Commissioner Ted Galatis apologized and admitted to using the N-word. The City commissioner of a small Florida town reportedly unleashed a racist tirade during ...

Oakland, Calif. mayor involved in car accident that may have been result of behind-the-wheel phone use

Noah Berger/AP Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was excited by a minor traffic collision at a West Oakland intersection Sunday. Officers say Oakland Mayor Jean Quan used to be a driver in ...