The legal aftermath of of the NYPD's crackdown on street protest over the past year continues to unfold, with another lawsuit filed against the department in federal court. The most recent suit is filed by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund on behalf of two protesters, Johanne Sterling and Josh ... More >>
Good morning! Start your Sunday off with some comedy, courtesy of your commander-in-chief. Last night was the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, which gave President Obama an opportunity to poke fun at himself, Donald Trump, the Secret Service, and of course, his rival Mitt Romne ... More >>
A former campaign aide to John Edwards testified yesterday that in a conversation with the former presidential candidate in 2008, he feared for his life. Andrew Young has spent nearly four days on the stand in the federal corruption trial detailing his part in helping Edwards keep mistress Rielle Hu ... More >>
As President Obama touched down in Colombia for the Summit of Americas yesterday, where he and 33 other world leaders would meet to discuss the economies of the Western Hempishere, his Secret Service agents might have been elsewhere. Last night, the Washington Post received a tip from Rona ... More >>
Today in "Traditionalists Hating Technology," local literary darling Jonathan Franzen, author of the popular novels Freedom and The Corrections, has come out in opposition of e-books. Speaking at the Hay Festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Franzen told reporters that he believes the impermanence of the ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema takes to Sheepshead Bay to visit Halikarnas and Marmaris, two competing Turkish seafood spots; while Sarah DiGregorio heads up to Harlem to see just how Twitter-happy chef Ryan Skeen is holding up at 5 & Diamond. Sam Sifton approves of Takashi: "a modest and ... More >>
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