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Donald Trump’s Slip in Polls Has G.O.P. Worried About Congress

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:27:21 GMT

Donald J. Trump prayed with church leaders in Las Vegas on Wednesday.With Mr. Trump’s support plunging in swing states, Republican congressional candidates are faced with openly fleeing the nominee to save their own campaigns.

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Neighborhood Joint: Tony’s Halal Truck Is an After-School Special in the Bronx

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:14:09 GMT

Mohammed Wasifi of Tony’s Halal Truck has become the undisputed king of the food vendors in a corner of the Bronx.Mohammed Wasifi has become the undisputed king of the food vendors in a corner of the borough, catering to teenagers from nearby high schools.

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Big City: Are You There? It’s Me, Reality: Grit Returns to Young-Adult Novels

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:01:13 GMT

Brendan Kiely outside the Jefferson Market Library in Manhattan. He is a co-author of “All American Boys,” about the beating of an innocent black child by a white officer.Issue-driven fiction is having a renaissance. Several new books are an outgrowth of the financial crisis, the rise of racial tensions and the increased animosity toward immigrants.

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Sunday Routine: How Maria Shabalin, a Star, Spends Her Sundays

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:10:00 GMT

Maria Shabalin, center, whose lip-syncing videos on the app have attracted two million fans, hanged out with friends in Coney Island this month.For the 14-year-old high school student, Sundays are for making videos, catching up with friends and sailing on Sheepshead Bay.

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Harsh Crowd: Indie Rock Veterans at Age 14

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:30:17 GMT

Harsh Crowd this month in Manhattan. From left, Dea Brogaard-Thompson, Willow Bennison, Lena Faske and Rihana Abdulrashid-Davis.Mature beyond their years, the four teenagers in this New York band are forging a feminist pop-punk sound all their own.

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F.Y.I.: What Door-to-Door Tradition Came Before Trick-or-Treating?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:37:14 GMT

Ragamuffin Day on Staten Island in the 1930s.Many older New Yorkers recall dressing up and begging for treats on a day that now focuses on turkey and pies.

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Crows and Ravens Make New York Comebacks to Caw (and Cr-r-uck) About

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:25:42 GMT

A raven perched on a ladder enclosure on the Flatiron Building in Manhattan. Ravens and crows, once scarce in New York City, are being spotted more frequently.Just a decade ago, the birds were almost nowhere to be seen or heard in the city. Today, their numbers are growing, and they have been sighted nesting in parks and on buildings.

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A Brownstone and the Bitter Fight to Inherit It

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:40:42 GMT

Tom Doyle outside his apartment on Horatio Street in Manhattan, where he lived with his partner Bill Cornwell for decades. The inheritance of the building is in dispute.Before he died, Bill Cornwell bequeathed his West Village brownstone to his longtime partner Tom Doyle. But the will was invalid, and now Mr. Doyle is fighting with Mr. Cornwell’s nieces and nephews over who should inherit the multimillion dollar property.

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Metropolitan Diary: Haggling in the Rain

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:02 GMT

A sidewalk negotiation yields a modest bargain, and something more.

Fantasy Sports Companies Near Settlement With New York State

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:53:02 GMT

An electronic advertisement for DraftKings outside Madison Square Garden. The company and its competitor FanDuel are said to be short on cash.DraftKings and FanDuel are close to an agreement with New York’s attorney general over claims that they engaged in false advertising, according to two people familiar with the discussions.

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G.O.P. Hopefuls in New York Races Walk Tightrope on Donald Trump

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:38:26 GMT

John Faso, center, the Republican candidate in New York’s 19th District, at the Hudson Valley Apple Festival last month. He said he was “outraged and appalled” by Donald Trump’s remarks on groping women but said he will not vote for Hillary Clinton.Republicans are trying to find a balance between expressing support for Mr. Trump and distancing themselves from a candidate who may become toxic to the moderates and independents they need to win.

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