It was fairly predictable to see Hillary Clinton’s longtime friend Oscar de la Renta encouraging her to take a second shot at the Oval Office. It was interesting to see it happen at a fundraiser for the generally nonpartisan Carnegie Hall (“practice, practice, practice” is good advice for all), and in a style as elegant and choreographed as a state dinner (with wines from France and Italy).
The two brothers suspected in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings planned to drive to New York City after the April 15 attack and set off more explosives in Times Square, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said.
It has been a week since the massacre in Aurora, Colorado. The two major U.S. presidential candidates spent the past week avoiding the subject of whether anything should be done to prevent such shootings from recurring.
“Occupy Wall Street” protesters lost a bid to overturn their eviction and the removal of tents and structures from a lower Manhattan park where they had been demonstrating 24 hours a day for eight weeks.
New York City is appealing a federal judge’s findings that its police department violated the constitutional rights of minorities with its stop-and-frisk search tactic, according to filings in Manhattan federal court.