As many as 500 million people who made reservations at Starwood properties may have had their personal information accessed in a breach that lasted as long as four years.

Anyone who made a reservation at a Starwood property on or before September 10th this year is at risk of having been caught up in the breach. Marriott will be emailing all those potentially impacted, from a starwoodhotels@email-marriott.com address.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may face additional charges after lawyers in the special counsel’s Russia investigation said he lied to them and broke his plea agreement, prosecutors said.

Former FBI Director James Comey’s lawyers are challenging a congressional subpoena that demands he testify behind closed doors to a House panel allegedly powered by “a poisonous combination of presidential tweets and the selective leaking that has become standard practice” for GOP lawmakers.

A federal judge in Manhattan landed another blow to the Trump administration’s immigration policies, blocking efforts to punish cities for protecting immigrants from the feds by blocking grants to local law enforcement.

Trump and his Mexican and Canadian counterparts sought to put the acrimony of the past two years behind them as they signed a new agreement governing hundreds of billions of dollars in trade among the neighbors that underpins their economies.

Soon-to-be Deputy state Senate Majority Leader Mike Gianaris says his campaign will no longer accept contributions from the real estate industry – a move inspired by incoming senators, like Brooklyn’s Julia Salazar, who made this a key components of their campaigns.

A study published this month by the Federal Reserve found millennials are less financially well-off than members of earlier generations when they were the same ages, with “lower earnings, fewer assets and less wealth.”

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is interested in a seat on the powerful House committee overseeing the financial sector – one of the chamber’s most sought-after committees.

Though they backed Hillary Clinton over the Vermont senator in the 2016 Democratic presidential campaign, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, are being welcomed with open arms at a conference hosted by the Sanders Institute. The Mayor’s Office is paying for the trip, expected to cost about $2,000.

Mark Green, the first person to hold the post of NYC public advocate, endorsed Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams’ bid for the job.

De Blasio has no clue how an email he received from a corrupt donor begging him to save the career of an NYPD boss disappeared — but insisted it wasn’t something anybody needed to see, anyway.

Sarfraz Maredia is the public face of a kinder Uber. But New York’s cap on new vehicles could make it difficult for the app to keep growing.

It isn’t easy to have a natural, nonmedicated birth in New York – in part because midwives in this state cannot legally operate birthing centers on their own. After years of hospitals trying to accommodate the option, most seem to be slowly backing away from the idea.

Outgoing House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley, of Queens, who was ousted by Rep.-elect Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez in the June primary, played a key role in securing his soon-to-be former role for his protégé, Brooklyn Rep. Hakeem Jeffries. i

New York’s statewide teachers union is collecting cash from 28,057 fewer people than it was before the Supreme Court ruling that ended compulsory union fees for public employees.

The Success Academy charter school network shortchanged kids with disabilities, according to a complaint filed with state Education Department officials.

Nuisance black bear complaints and the number of bears that had to be killed by state Department of Environmental Conservation staff in the Adirondacks rose considerably in 2018 compared to last year.

As Miles Bottrill, the newest Onondaga County legislator, was sworn in this morning, he vowed to fight poverty. He’s replacing Ryan McMahon, who departed to become county executive and appointed his successor.

New York City will erect a statue of Rep. Shirley Chisholm, a political trailblazer who was the first black woman to serve in Congress and the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination for president, at an entrance to Prospect Park.