State Democrats stay the course on bail reform law despite outrage

The state’s new bail law is emptying out the city’s jails and putting unrepentant inmates back on the streets, but officials appear loathe to roll back any of the reforms. Department of Correction statistics show there were a total of 5,569 people in city jails on Thursday, a 19% drop from the 6,877 counted on...
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Cher says she still believes in Joe Biden
Legendary singer Cher on Monday appeared to throw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential campaign in a series of tweets.
Trader Joe’s to fill in old Food Emporium store under Queensboro Bridge
Five years after Food Emporium closed its beautiful store under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the voluminous, Guastavino-tiled space off First Avenue at East 59th Street is finally poised to come back to life. Fast-expanding Trader Joe’s plans to open a new gourmet supermarket there soon, reports. The plan unanimously passed muster with Community...
Piers Morgan says Michael Avenatti 'screamed sleazeball,' rips former employer CNN
Former CNN host Piers Morgan bashed his ex-employer along with others in the media for previously celebrating Michael Avenatti, the disgraced former attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, calling him a "sleazeball" in a "Hannity" interview Monday night.
French tourist describes how Valentine’s NYC surprise turned into nightmare
The French photographer who had his throat slit on a Harlem sidewalk had just flown into New York to surprise his girlfriend for Valentine’s Day. Gabriel Bascou described to The Post on Monday how he was randomly attacked by an ex-con on Friday as he and girlfriend Manon Duma were leaving a breakfast date at...
NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman in Serious Condition After Brutal Daytona 500 Crash
Denny Hamlin's made history with a second straight Daytona 500 win
AT&T’s auction to sell four regional sports channels falls short
AT&T’s auction to sell four regional sports networks appears to be faltering — the latest sign that the business of airing local sports is in trouble as Americans continue to cut their ties with cable. The wireless giant has received multiple bids for its group of four sports channels covering markets around Seattle, Denver, Pittsburgh...
Adele appears to reveal when fans can 'expect' her next album during performance at best friend's wedding
Adele gave wedding-goers an unexpected treat over the weekend when she not only issued a rare performance but also appeared to leak when she would be dropping her next album.
Wegmans in Brooklyn Navy Yard gains company at Building 212
Wegmans at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will soon have lots of company. Nearly 40,000 square feet at the same address, known as Building 212, are either leased or about to be signed in the structure’s office portion, which is designed for creative and light-manufacturing users. Building 212 has 130,000 square feet of office space in...
Singapore Airlines to reduce flights across network due to virus impact
Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Tuesday it will temporarily cut flights across its global network in March, April and May due to weaker demand as a result of the coronavirus epidemic.
The problems with President Trump’s latest stock market idea
President Trump loves the stock market — especially when it is going up. But there’s really no way of guaranteeing that stock prices will continue to climb between now and the presidential election in November — unless, of course, the rig is in. Considering how important the market is to the president, it’s not surprising...
Giancarlo Stanton facing long road to Yankees redemption
“I hope you find what you’re looking for in Dayton. (Pause) I hope you find Dayton. It gets a little tricky around the Wilson interchange.” — Skippy’s father, “Family Ties” TAMPA — You can wish all you want that Giancarlo Stanton clocks a healthy season and looks at least more like the helpful behemoth who...
Steve Scalise reacts to Democrats, the 'party of impeachment,' considering new Trump investigations
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise reacted Monday to reports that Democrats are considering another investigation involving President Trump, this time in regard to his tweet about Republican consultant Roger Stone's sentence.
South Korea's Moon flags steps for virus-hit economy, boosting rate cut expectations
South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the government should make an all-out effort to cushion the economic impact from China's coronavrius outbreak, boosting expectations of further monetary easing.
Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out coronavirus impact
Samsung Electronics has launched smartphone delivery services for customers to test its new products, as the spread of the coronavirus has prompted the tech giant to cancel promotional events and brace for weak store sales.
Hong Kong leader increases funds to tackle coronavirus
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday increased a relief fund to tackle the impact of the coronavirus outbreak as she urged residents to accept the government's quarantine plans for returning passengers from a cruise ship stranded in Japan.
WRAPUP 2-Coronavirus infections slow in China as Apple becomes latest business casualty
The number of new coronavirus infections in mainland China fell below 2,000 on Tuesday for the first time since January, although global experts warn it is still too early to say the outbreak is being contained.
Ryan Newman in Serious Condition at a Daytona Hospital After Horrendous Crash on the Final Lap of Daytona 500
Newman is in serious, but non-life threatening condition, after a crash that had many fans, and even non fans, worried. The crash happened almost 19 years to the day after a crash took Dale Earnhardt's life at the same race track, also on the final lap in 2001.
Knicks’ midseason grades: Things are going to be rough in the second half
If this isn’t the worst roster in the NBA following the Marcus Morris dump off, it’s very close to it. Ironically, this motley Knicks collection was the original Plan C after hopes of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard evaporated. By chance, Morris fell into their lap when Reggie Bullock failed his physical and...
Parents who stay by child's bedside get spa treatment
Michael Bloomberg still has multiple opportunities to qualify for Wednesday's debate
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
'AGT: The Champions' finale: Who was crowned winner of Season 2?
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" crowned a new winner, as past champs Kodi Lee, Shin Lim and musical guest KISS joined the star-studded finale.
Bartender grateful for $1,000 tip left on bar
Driver drove the wrong way, fought with passengers
4-year-old boy goes viral with rescue dog
13 'high risk' Americans quarantined at UNMC
Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour to 'recover' from 'health issues,' will receive treatment in Europe
Ozzy Osbourne's North American tour has been canceled, a representative said.
Charles Portis, author of 'True Grit,' dies at 86
Portis died early Monday morning in a hospice in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Some overseas buyers of China metal products stop accepting deliveries due to virus: trade group
Some overseas buyers of China's metal products have stopped accepting deliveries in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, a
'The Bachelor' recap: Peter bails on hometown date after mysterious warning; who's left?
Bachelor Nation, hometowns are here. And you know what means: Concerned parents, proclamations of love and the most devastating cut of the season yet.
UFC on ESPN+ 25 reactions: Winning and losing fighters on social media
UFC on ESPN+ 25 winners and losers react on social media outlets such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.       Related StoriesTriple Take: Who's the best opponent for UFC champ Jon Jones next?Kazula Vargas embarrassed by UFC Rio Rancho DQ loss to Brok Weaver: 'I'm not a dirty fighter'Merab Dvalishvili credits Aljamain Sterling for development after UFC Rio Rancho win
Bolton says he hopes book is not 'suppressed' by White House
John Bolton, the former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, raised concern on Monday about his unpublished book being "suppressed" by the White House and suggested he should be able to respond to the president's tweets about him.
Lara Trump: Bloomberg's recent gaffes, resurfaced audio aren't his biggest obstacles in 2020 race
Trump 2020 campaign adviser Lara Trump told "The Story" Monday that Michael Bloomberg's reported history of sexist comments and recorded remarks about the treatment of minorities won't be the biggest obstacle he faces on the election trail.
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Historic Plymouth Rock found defaced with red graffiti
The historic Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts, which signifies the arrival site of the Mayflower Pilgrims to the area 400 years ago, was defaced with red graffiti on Monday. The iconic rock at Pilgrim Memorial State Park was found by officials covered in red spray paint and emblazoned with the letters “MOF” and the number “508.”...
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‘Boar Man’ Yoenis Cespedes needs bat to do his talking
PORT ST. LUCIE — Yo, no games since July 20, 2018. And that was his only game that July. No big talk, either, no quotes “not today, not tomorrow, not at all this year,’’ Yoenis Cespedes said Monday when approached by reporters before his first workout with the team in the Mets’ new luxurious spring...
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Reality Winner, Imprisoned for Leaking Russian Hacking Report, Seeks Clemency
The Air Force veteran is serving more than five years in prison for sending a classified report to a news website while she was working as a National Security Agency contractor.
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UPDATE 1-U.S. mulls cutting Huawei off from global chip suppliers, with TSMC in crosshairs
The Trump administration is considering changing U.S. regulations to allow it to block shipments of chips to Huawei Technologies from companies such as Taiwan's TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, two sources familiar with the matter said.
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Can Mike Bloomberg keep his cool?
The former New York mayor knows his opponents are coming after him at an upcoming debate — and he's been preparing for weeks.
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John Oliver Endorses Medicare-For-All
Unfortunately, John Oliver is not running for president.
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Apple Signals Coronavirus’s Threat to Global Businesses
Supply is a problem, the company warned, as factories slowly reopen in China, and demand is down, too, with stores there still mostly closed.
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China regulator says coronavirus impact on industries to show in Feb.
The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on China's various industries will mainly show up in February, a vice chairman of the country's state assets regulator said on Tuesday.
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Plymouth Rock vandalized with graffiti shortly before 400th anniversary celebration
Plymouth Rock and other landmarks were found vandalized Monday as the city of Plymouth, Mass., gears up to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims' arrival to the new world on the Mayflower.
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks fall after Apple warns on coronavirus impact
Asian shares fell and Wall Street retreated from record highs on Tuesday after Apple Inc said it will not meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter as the coronavirus outbreak slowed production and weakened demand in China.
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Recent robberies targeted victims ‘through a dating website,’ police say
Authorities reported five attacks in the same block in Greenbelt.
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Ryan Newman taken to hospital after violent crash in last lap of Daytona 500
Ryan Newman was involved in a horrific crash just as Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 Monday at Daytona International Speedway.      
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Tucker Carlson blasts Bloomberg: 'The single most cynical political campaign ever run in this country'
Tucker Carlson slammed presidential contender Michael Bloomberg on Monday, saying the Democrat was trying to buy the presidency under "the single most cynical political campaign ever run in this country."
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'M*A*S*H' actress Kellye Nakahara dead at 72
Kellye Nakahara died in her Pasadena, California home after a short battle with cancer, according to her daughter.
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'Price Is Right' postpones production following death of Drew Carey's ex-fiancée Amie Harwick
Upcoming tapings of "The Price is Right" have been postponed following the death of Amie Harwick, the ex-fiancée of host Drew Carey.
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