Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults with urgent challenges I did not foresee and which we cannot ignore."He cited an announcement by the BSA's New York City chapter in early April that it had hired Pascal Tessier, the nation's first openly gay Eagle Scout, as a summer...
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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...phased in over three years in New York City and over six years elsewhere...York - period," Cuomo said at a New York City rally celebrating the McDonald's restaurants in New York City.But Rebecca Cornick, a 60-year-old...
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World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...yourselves and elect troglodytes and other deniers of the obvious science," said Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new greenhouse gas emissions targets for the Big Apple - committing the city to reducing...
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Federal charges sought in Eric Garner's chokehold death indict the white police officer who put the black New York City man in a fatal chokehold a year ago."You all keep...Garner's family reached a $5.9 million settlement with New York City this week over the death. But family members and their...
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Sports On TV for Sunday, July 19 East Rutherford, N.J.1 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS, Chicago at Columbus3:30 p.m., FS1 - CONCACAF, Gold Cup, quarterfinal, teams TBD, at East Rutherford, N.J.VOLLEYBALL9:30 a.m., NBC - AVP, New York City Open, finals
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

...Quartz Lake, waters that connect to the Yukon River. It also hints that during the height of the last Ice Age, when New York City was buried in ice but Interior Alaska was not, northern pike were probably darting through the fresh water bodies of...
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

...published by Boreal Books, an imprint of Red Hen Press. For that book, she wrote poems about her journey from New York City to Alaska, including poems about roadside attractions like a corn palace and a prairie dog town.She writes other forms...
Trump's self-paid run means he's in it for the long haul

...I don't need anybody's money. It's nice," Trump proclaimed during his presidential announcement June 16 in New York City. "I'm using my own money. I'm not using the lobbyists. I'm not using donors. I don't care. I'm really...
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Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama's Iran nuclear deal

...advertising, news releases and social media from both sides.The Emergency Committee for Israel announced an ad campaign on New York City cable television encouraging New Yorkers to "Call Sen. Schumer and tell him he must stand firm" on his insistence...
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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...she said.Other campaigns around the country include efforts to change the names of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis and New York City's General Lee Avenue in Brooklyn, named after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. In Helena, Montana, officials...


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