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A new president’s representatives talk of immigration reform, and the response is enthusiastic

Five candidates for New York City mayor all agreed on one issue Friday afternoon.

Citing past incidents, the council members ask President Biden’s new Homeland Security secretary to oust the head of the New York field office

Some voters were delighted and some were confused, while the snow slowed the pace of voting

The new voting system sounds confusing. NYCity Lens explains how it will work

An annual personal appeal goes virtual for 2021, but it still goes well

A Brooklyn Democratic leader resigned from her position Thursday evening after offensive comments she made about Chinese and Palestinian people surfaced.

A Bronx state senator threw his support behind two candidates for New York City mayor under the new ranked-choice voting system

What will post-coronavirus contact tracing look like in New York City?

 A dual threat: a deadly pandemic and an existential funding fight

As the pandemic continues, the foster care system tries to adapt

Even in a pandemic, the natural cycles of life and death continue.

Tomas Ramos has built a bridge between generous donors and needy clinics in the Bronx

The government passed the largest stimulus bill in American history, but individual checks may come up short

The bail reform law that went into effect in New York earlier this year eliminates pretrial detention and cash bail for nearly all misdemeanor