• The moment Hillary Clinton was forced to give up her dream

    Every detail was designed to mark Hillary Clinton’s moment in history — from the glass ceiling at Manhattan’s Javits Center, where her supporters were gathered, to her and hubby Bill’s suite at The Peninsula hotel, selected so she could personally see Trump Tower, home to the foe she was set to crush. Then came the...

  • Schumer: Trump’s tax plan is not good for New Yorkers

    President Trump’s tax plan would wallop New Yorkers and the middle class while benefiting the wealthiest, Sen. Charles Schumer said on Sunday. “The reviews are in, from economists to experts​ . . .​ and what they’re saying is, this plan is not good for New York, Long Island, or middle-class people in the rest of...

  • Congress agrees on $1 trillion deal to fund government until October 1

    WASHINGTON — Top Capitol Hill negotiators reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, aides said Sunday night. Details of the agreement were expected to be made public Sunday night, said aides to lawmakers involved in weeks of negotiations....

  • Behind Girardi’s bold move to put overwhelmed pitcher at 1st base

    As Dellin Betances struck out the side to end the top of the eighth inning, a thought raced across the mind of Joe Girardi. Bring Bryan Mitchell into the game for the ninth, tie it up in the bottom half and then have Mitchell move to first base — a position he hadn’t played since...

  • Scouting report on Jets’ Jamal Adams, from game he mattered most

    Ed Orgeron was worried. This was back in December, and the LSU coach was getting his team ready to play in the Citrus Bowl against Heisman Trophy-winning Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. The kickoff was at 11 a.m. “The LSU Tigers normally don’t play well at 11,” Orgeron said. “I wanted to make sure I changed...

  • Controversial White House aide gets a secretive new job

    Sebastian Gorka, controversial security adviser to President Trump, will be leaving the White House for a secretive new job with the feds, a report says. The top counterterrorism aide is taking on a role within the Trump administration that will center around the “war of ideas” involving radical Islamic extremists and how to combat terrorism,...

  • Former Virginia governor claims he didn’t know Rolex was a bribe

    The former Virginia governor whose conviction for taking $177,000 from a wealthy businessman was overturned by the Supreme Court said he didn’t see a problem when his wife gave him a pricey Rolex watch. “My wife gave it to me for Christmas in 2012. With all my heart I believed it was from her. She...

  • Yankees laughing off a loss shows how well this is going

    The media horde approached Brett Gardner’s locker Sunday afternoon, and then the Yankees’ current leader in service time uncharacteristically turned around and walked toward a restricted area, abandoning his inquisitors. That lasted about a half-second; Gardner spun back and smiled. “Just kidding,” he said. You know you occupy a tranquil universe when you can clown...

  • The rapid rise of office chat apps

    It was bad enough that Julie was stuck on the train traveling from New Jersey to Penn Station during the morning of the April 3 train derailment, but when she broke the news to her coworkers via Slack, the group-communication app her team was using, her boss responded with two emoji. “One was a pile...

  • The press corps once again struts its smug

    Both sides were plainly happier with President Trump not attending this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Dare we hope it will signal the beginning of the end of the insufferable smugness of the Washington press corps? Trump was off in Pennsylvania, rallying with his base. That left the media elite safe to revel in their...

  • The hypocrites of Sutton Place

    If New York doesn’t want to see its zoning laws become a death sentence on new development, the City Council needs to stomp on the effort to rewrite the rules to stop a building planned for Sutton Place. The street is one of New York City’s wealthiest, and the well-connected are using their influence to...

  • A watchman for Andrew Cuomo

    Will the Legislature stand up to Gov. Cuomo in the wake of the Buffalo Billion scandals? His onetime right-hand man and other ex-intimates face federal corruption scandals, but the governor still doesn’t want officials he can’t control reviewing the kind of contracts at the heart of the scam. A measure to restore oversight powers to...