Forced to flee his homeland, comedian Bassem Youssef vies to reinvent himself for U.S. audience as a documentary about him gains support from the likes of John Oliver and Ed Helms.
He promised to hold lunchrooms to a "very high standard" after NYCity News Service probe revealed critical violations at nearly half of cafeterias.
More than two decades after a cop escaped charges in the fatal shooting of a 13 year old in Brooklyn, the boy's father is calling for a probe of prosecutors.
More than 88,000 cases involving undocumented youths are tied up in the nation’s immigration courts, leaving many in legal limbo – and without lawyers.
State officials are stonewalling on approving a permit for a state-funded program to use mollusks to clean-up the waterway, activists say.
Our reporters fanned through Queens and asked voters for their City Hall wishlist. Reducing homelessness and increasing affordable housing topped the agenda.
Eric Ulrich, the borough's only Republican on the City Council, is battling Democrat Mike Scala in a campaign rife with personal attacks.
Our latest podcast examines representation: How we get seen and heard everywhere from the court room to the Olympics.