New York Mayor Bill de Blasio reached a $75 billion budget agreement with the City Council that puts civilians in police desk jobs to free hundreds of officers for crime patrols and provides free lunches to middle- school students.
Ten chairs lined the front of a community center in Greensboro, North Carolina, where Mr. Moneybags was giving a lesson in wealth inequality. Moneybags, played by tobacco worker John Ledbetter, sprawled across seven of them as nine of his classmates jostled for the rest.
For 30 years, Stuart Kahan has resisted customers’ entreaties to shake up the Hanukkah selection at his Teaneck, New Jersey, delicatessen. Now he has a reason to move beyond potato pancakes: Thanksgivukkah, a mashup of the American and Jewish celebrations.
The pastor of a small Florida church canceled plans to burn copies of the Koran tomorrow, an act the Obama administration said would endanger U.S. lives, before telling the Associated Press that he was only “suspending” the event.