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Child Marriage Is Banned In New York, Despite The Fact That It Is Still Pervasive
Marriage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed legislation raising the legal marriage age in the state to 18 on Thursday, effectively prohibiting child marriage. The measure, known as “Nalia’s Law,” was nam…

As Virus Fears Shake Global Markets, Stocks Fall, Yields Fall
COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell across the board on Monday, from Wall Street to Tokyo, as investors worried that faster-spreading variants of the virus could derail the economy's strong recovery. The…

Keith Raniere, The Founder Of NXIVM, Has Been Ordered To Pay For The Removal Of Victims' Brands.
New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The unrepentant former leader of the cult-like NXIVM group was ordered to pay $3.5 million to 21 victims of a sex-trafficking scheme on Tuesday, including the cost of surgically rem…

Allison Mack Will Serve Time In Prison For Her Role In The NXIVM Sex Slave Case.
New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Allison Mack, a TV actor who played a key role in the scandal-plagued, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday on charges that she manipulated women…

Mayor Byron Brown Will Run A Write-in Campaign Against Buffalo Socialist India Walton.
Politics

Last week, Democratic socialist India Walton scored a stunning upset in Buffalo's mayoral primary election, putting her on the verge of becoming the city's next mayor in the heavily Democratic city.…

The Trump Organization Has One More Day To Persuade Prosecutors That The Charges Should Be Dropped.
Donald Trump

According to reports, New York prosecutors have given former President Donald Trump's lawyers until Monday to persuade them not to file criminal charges against the Trump Organization for its financ…

In Strange Parking Lot Video, Andrew Giuliani Defends Daddy Rudy
New York

Andrew Giuliani, a New York gubernatorial candidate, took to Twitter on Thursday to blast the “partisan” New York judges who barred his father, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, from practic…

India Walton Could Be Buffalo's First Socialist Mayor
Working Families Party

In a stunning upset Tuesday night, political newcomer India Walton appeared to be on track to defeat longtime incumbent Byron Brown in the Democratic primary for mayor of Buffalo. Backed by the Demo…

Shoppers Are Being Recruited By Stores To Help Them Stop Bad Behavior Toward Employees.
LGBTQ

NEW YORK (AP) — A dozen retailers, including Gap and H&M, are teaming up this fall to launch a campaign to encourage customers to report inappropriate behavior toward retail employees. The campaig…

Maya Wiley Gets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Support For New York City Mayor
New York City

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley for mayor of New York City. At a City Hall event on Saturday, Ocasio-Cortez endorsed the progressive mayor…

United Airlines Is Considering Purchasing Supersonic Airplanes From A Startup.
New York

United Airlines hopes to reintroduce supersonic travel before the end of the decade, using a plane that is currently only a concept drawing — the prototype hasn't even flown yet. The airline annou…

Prosecution Agreement For Jeffrey Epstein Prison Guards Is Approved By A Judge
New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the death of financier Jeffrey Epstein in prison, two Bureau of Prisons guards admitted to falsifying records in a deferred prosecution agreement that will spare them a cr…