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Soros Adds Intrigue and $800,000 to D.A. Race, Backing Progressive

Soros Adds Intrigue and $800,000 to D.A. Race, Backing Progressive

In Western New York, two races illustrate vastly different paths, and funding sources, for Democratic challengers seeking upsets. That includes support from the billionaire George Soros.
Wegmans Opens in Brooklyn; Fans Wait in the Rain, and Rejoice

Wegmans Opens in Brooklyn; Fans Wait in the Rain, and Rejoice

The beloved suburban grocer, which has attracted a cult following, opened its first New York City store at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
He Sued Over a Priest’s Abuse. Then the Diocese Filed for Bankruptcy.

He Sued Over a Priest’s Abuse. Then the Diocese Filed for Bankruptcy.

The Rochester diocese’s move has left many who were promised justice under New York’s Child Victims Act feeling betrayed.
He Sued Over a Priest’s Abuse. Then the Diocese Filed for Bankruptcy.

He Sued Over a Priest’s Abuse. Then the Diocese Filed for Bankruptcy.

The Rochester diocese’s move has left many who were promised justice under New York’s Child Victims Act feeling betrayed.
He Says a Priest Abused Him. 50 Years Later, He Can Now Sue.

He Says a Priest Abused Him. 50 Years Later, He Can Now Sue.

A new law has created a “look-back window,” during which claims that had passed the statute of limitations can be revived.
Handcuffed and Arrested for Not Paying a Traffic Ticket

Handcuffed and Arrested for Not Paying a Traffic Ticket

Angela-Renee Coakley was handcuffed in Staten Island for failing to pay a parking ticket. “It was all surreal and ridiculous — for a fine,” said Ms. Coakley, 53.
Christchurch Messages on Facebook Lead to Charge of Lying to F.B.I.

Christchurch Messages on Facebook Lead to Charge of Lying to F.B.I.

A memorial to the victims of the Christchurch mass shooting, in front of the Linwood Mosque, in March in Christchurch, New Zealand.
4 Arrested and 23 Guns Seized in Plot Against Muslim Enclave in Upstate N.Y.

4 Arrested and 23 Guns Seized in Plot Against Muslim Enclave in Upstate N.Y.

Brian Colaneri, Andrew Crysel and Vincent Vetromile, left to right, were arrested and charged with plotting a terror attack.
3 New York men charged with planned explosive attack on Muslim community of Islamberg

3 New York men charged with planned explosive attack on Muslim community of Islamberg

Three men are charged with plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community with explosives.

3 New York men charged with planned explosive attack on Muslim community of Islamberg

Three men are charged with plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community with explosives.
Unearthing Photography’s Time Capsule

Unearthing Photography’s Time Capsule

Jessica McDonald, curator of photography at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. “The project is not very well known but it’s not exactly a secret either,” she said. “It
Weatherman Is Fired After Using Racial Slur in Naming Martin Luther King Jr.

Weatherman Is Fired After Using Racial Slur in Naming Martin Luther King Jr.

Jeremy Kappell, a meteorologist in Rochester, used a racial slur while describing a scene at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. He said he had jumbled his words.
The Single Best Thing to Cook With Chicken Breasts

The Single Best Thing to Cook With Chicken Breasts

No place has embraced chicken francese more warmly than Rochester, N.Y., a city with an illustrious history of great Italian-American cooking.
Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

Homeless People Outside New York City Are Pushing for More Help

After her husband died in October 2015, Sheila Cummings’ income could not keep up with her $1,525 monthly rent on their longtime apartment in Freeport, Long Island. She was evicted early last year.
Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise M. Slaughter in Washington in 1998. On the issue of abortion rights, she said, “I don’t think there’s anything worse for women in this country than to watch men in blue suits debating this
Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise M. Slaughter in Washington in 1998. On the issue of abortion rights, she said, “I don’t think there’s anything worse for women in this country than to watch men in blue suits debating this
Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise Slaughter, 88, 16-Term Liberal Congresswoman, Is Dead

Louise M. Slaughter in Washington in 1998. On the issue of abortion rights, she said, “I don’t think there’s anything worse for women in this country than to watch men in blue suits debating this
A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

Jim Watson, the mayor of Ottawa, which applied to be the site for Amazon’s second headquarters, said twice in an interview that he was “disappointed.” Mr. Watson visited Amazon’s Seattle headquarters
A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

Tom Hall, the town manager of Scarborough, Me., at Scarborough Downs, a 500-acre horse racing track that was pitched for use by Amazon.
A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

A Maine Racetrack Didn’t Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.

Tom Hall, the town manager of Scarborough, Me., at Scarborough Downs, a 500-acre horse racing track that was pitched for use by Amazon.