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City Room: New York Today: Balloon’s-Eye View

5 hours 47 min ago
What you need to know for Wednesday: Looking down from 1,000 feet, gusty weather, and a police social-media effort goes awry.






City Room: Post Office Rules

6 hours 42 min ago
Metropolitan Diary: A mild request by postal clerks, updated for the digital age, is seen on a sign in Queens.






L. Jay Oliva, Who Led the Rise of N.Y.U., Dies at 80

6 hours 58 min ago
In 1991, Professor Oliva became the first N.Y.U. faculty member to rise to the presidency and began a marketing campaign that helped triple the number of applicants during his 11-year tenure.






Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Scheme to Steal Millions From Charity

7 hours 9 min ago
William E. Rapfogel, a community leader, is expected to plead guilty in a scheme to steal millions from the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty.






DealBook: Appeal Judges Hint at Doubts in Insider Case

7 hours 29 min ago
A panel signaled it might overturn the convictions of two former traders, which would represent a crack in a campaign by Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, against insider trading at hedge funds.






Op-Docs: ‘Animals Are Persons Too’

10 hours 14 min ago
A short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.






New York City Housing Push Should Aim at Poorest, Report Says

15 hours 16 min ago
Scott M. Stringer, the New York City comptroller, said affordable-housing efforts needed to focus on the poorest households and the vanishing cheaper apartments that are hardest to replace.






Winning Lottery Numbers for April 22, 2014

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 9:30pm
Lottery numbers for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.






Panel Orders Four to Testify in George Washington Bridge Inquiry

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 9:28pm
A New Jersey legislative committee has issued subpoenas to two current and former aides to Gov. Chris Christie and two Port Authority officials.






Atlantic Yards Sits in 3 Districts, and Each Wants a Voice

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:26pm
Three community boards have shared jurisdiction over wide-ranging aspects of the 22-acre project that includes Barclays Center, with each making an argument for sole custody.






New York City Gets Selective About Shell Casings Buyer

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 8:07pm
The city is auctioning thousands of pounds of shell casings collected at the Police Department’s outdoor firing range, but the sale will only be open to metal recyclers.






With Farm Robotics, the Cows Decide When It’s Milking Time

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:43pm
Farms in upstate New York and elsewhere are using automatic milkers that scan and map the underbellies of cows, extract the milk, and monitor its quality, without the use of human hands.






Dinesh D’Souza Claims He Was Targeted for Criticizing Obama

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:19pm
The lawyer Benjamin Brafman filed court papers claiming his client, the author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, was targeted by the government for consistently criticizing President Obama.






New York’s Case Against Airbnb Is Argued in Albany

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 7:02pm
Little ground was given in an Albany court by New York regulators or by Airbnb, the apartment sharing service that is fighting a state subpoena.

New York Police Reach Out on Twitter but Receive a Slap in the Face

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:37pm
Rather than heartwarming neighborhood scenes or pictures of tourists with mounted officers, many posts tagged #myNYPD showed violent interactions with civilians or other unflattering incidents.






Caesars Making Bid for Casino in Upstate New York

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 6:03pm
The gambling company, based in Las Vegas, is seeking one of the four licenses that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has pushed as a way to revive the state’s economy.






Op-Ed Contributor: Taming the Digital Wild West

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 4:49pm
The web may be changing business, but regulations still apply.






Art Review: ‘James Franco: New Film Stills’ Arrives at Pace Gallery

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 2:20pm
“James Franco: New Film Stills,” at Pace Gallery, restages Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills.”

City Room: I Am Not a Thief

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 1:32pm
Metropolitan Diary: Trying to do a good deed by delivering a package to its owner, a girl encountered only nastiness.

Off the Menu: Barchetta, a New Showcase for Italian Seafood, Opens

Tue, 2014/04/22 - 1:30pm
David Pasternack gained a reputation at Esca for his affinity with sea creatures.