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Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Record-holder Miki Sudo has won the women’s title at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest after skipping last year’s frank fest because she was pregnant.

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Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

Justice Department to investigate NYPD sex crimes unit

The U.S. Justice Department says it is investigating the New York Police Department's treatment of sex crime victims after receiving reports of deficiencies for more than a decade.

June 30th, 6:19 PM EDT
New York governor: State to limit where guns can be carried

New York governor: State to limit where guns can be carried

New York leaders plan to ban people from carrying firearms into many places of business unless the owners put up a sign saying guns are welcome.

June 29th, 7:10 PM EDT
New York's 1st legal marijuana crop sprouts under the sun

New York's 1st legal marijuana crop sprouts under the sun

New York’s recreational marijuana market is beginning to sprout, literally.

June 29th, 10:34 AM EDT
Marc Jacobs finds his Nietzsche at the NY Public Library

Marc Jacobs finds his Nietzsche at the NY Public Library

Marc Jacobs’ runway show in the grand, marbled lobby of the New York Public Library came exactly a year after his previous show in the same venue — the first in-person runway show since the pandemic had shut things down for a couple of seasons.

June 28th, 12:40 AM EDT
Andrew Giuliani invokes famous dad in bid for NY governor

Andrew Giuliani invokes famous dad in bid for NY governor

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is not the guy most politicians would summon to hold a news conference for them, not after his false assertions of election fraud.

June 27th, 9:34 AM EDT
NY leaders vow new gun limits after Supreme Court ruling

NY leaders vow new gun limits after Supreme Court ruling

For decades, New York’s leaders boasted that its strict limits on handgun ownership made it one of America’s safest places, a claim backed by statistics showing the state consistently had among the nation’s lowest death rates from firearms.

June 23rd, 7:34 PM EDT
Walmart expands health services to address racial inequality

Walmart expands health services to address racial inequality

Walmart is expanding health care coverage for employees who want to use a doula, a person trained to assist women during pregnancies, in an effort to address racial inequities in maternal care.

June 22nd, 4:49 PM EDT
New body armor rules in NY miss vest worn by Buffalo killer

New body armor rules in NY miss vest worn by Buffalo killer

A new law barring sales of bullet-resistant vests to most civilians in New York doesn't cover the type of armor worn by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket.

June 21st, 4:04 PM EDT
In Pittsburgh, Pirates' overhaul gains momentum by the day

In Pittsburgh, Pirates' overhaul gains momentum by the day

Highly touted Pirates shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz is leading the charge of young players that the club hopes to build around.

June 21st, 12:29 PM EDT
New York passes landmark voting rights legislation

New York passes landmark voting rights legislation

New York’s governor has signed a law intended to prevent local officials from enacting rules that might suppress people’s voting rights because of their race.

June 20th, 5:34 PM EDT
College basketball player killed in NYC shooting; 8 wounded

College basketball player killed in NYC shooting; 8 wounded

A college basketball player was killed and eight other people were wounded Monday in an early-morning shooting at a gathering in Harlem, New York City police said.

June 20th, 1:33 PM EDT
Unlikely duo: Pennsylvania Democrats aim for united front

Unlikely duo: Pennsylvania Democrats aim for united front

The fate of the Democratic Party is intertwined in a pair of Pennsylvania elections that’ll be closely watched this year.

June 20th, 5:33 AM EDT
Philippine government attorney fatally shot in Philadelphia

Philippine government attorney fatally shot in Philadelphia

Philippine officials are mourning a government attorney fatally shot in Philadelphia and called for the perpetrator to be brought to justice.

June 20th, 3:15 AM EDT
Apple Workers Vote to Unionize at Maryland Store

Apple Workers Vote to Unionize at Maryland Store

Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. They join a growing push across U.S. retail, service, and tech industries to organize for greater workplace protections. Chaya Barrett, an Apple employee for 7 years,

June 19th, 7:01 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield

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