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Talking about ethics is always a crowd-pleaser, particularly when scandals are as recent and as numerous as they have been in New York. So it was almost to be expected when Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged . . . more
When a group of Hofstra University students recently began calling for the Thomas Jefferson statue in front of the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center to be removed, those who aren’t history buffs might have done a double take. more
In February, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he planned to include $7 million in his executive budget earmarked for early voting across the state. The provision would have allowed . . . more
A recent study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers concluded that “fake news” — that is, fabricated stories — raced across Twitter much “farther, deeper and more broadly than the truth in all categories of information.” more
On the same day that a million young people walked out of school to protest gun violence and remember the 17 students and teachers killed in Parkland, Fla., the National Rifle Association tweeted a photo of an AR-15 . . . more
In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . . more
In late winter and early spring, Nassau County roads become minefields of sorts . . . more
"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . . more
When acclaimed poet and memoirist Maya Angelou described the makings of a great woman in her 1995 poem “Phenomenal Woman,” she wrote of a female spirit that . . . more
On Dec. 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrived to much fanfare at Belmont Park to make a major announcement: The Islanders would return to Long Island — in a new $1 billion arena at the park . . . more
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