Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Nassau County and New York City, where he will visit and make announcements at two yeshivas – schools for Orthodox Jewish students.

The state Legislature is in session in Albany.

President Donald Trump is back at the White House after his historic summit with the North Korean leader in Singapore.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is in the city with no public events scheduled.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray will be in Washington, D.C. for public events and meetings on Capitol Hill.

At 8 a.m., New York Nonprofit Media hosts its fourth annual Nonprofit OpCon, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 W. Fourth St., Manhattan.

From 9 a.m. to noon, the state attorney general’s office hosts a gun buyback in Niagara Falls, 520 Hyde Park Blvd.

At 9:15 a.m., Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon announces her vision and goals for the future of education in the state, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers St., Manhattan.

At 9:30 a.m., Assembly members Jaime Williams and Crystal Peoples-Stokes will host an Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Workshop, organized by the Standing Committee on Governmental Operations and the Subcommittee on Emergency Response/Disaster Preparedness, Hearing Room C, LOB, Albany.

At 10 a.m., Cuomo makes an announcement, Hebrew Academy of Five Towns and Rockaways, 44 Frost Lane, Lawrence.

Also at 10 a.m., teaders of African immigrant communities hold a press conference to call on New York City to revoke the license of Bronx trash hauler Sanitation Salvage, Bronx County Courthouse steps, 851 Grand Concourse, the Bronx.

Also at 10 a.m., Westchester County Executive George Latimer makes a “major announcement” regarding the Sprain Ridge Pool, 149 Jackson Ave., Yonkers.

At 10:30 a.m., McCray will participate in a live, on-stage interview with Washington Post online anchor Libby Casey at the Washington Post Live event, “Mental Health and Well-Being in America,” 1301 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Also at 10:30 a.m., Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and his conference members will be joined by government reform groups to call for the passage of transparency bills with regard to the state’s economic development programs, back of the Assembly chamber, 3rd Floor, state Capitol, Albany.

At 11 a.m., state Sen. John DeFrancisco, Assemblyman Nick Perry and others hold a press conference to highlight the need for a state Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct, Room 130, Legislative Office Building, Albany.

Also at 11 a.m., City’s First Readers announce the launch of their new campaign, “Read the City!,” City Hall steps, Manhattan.

At 11:30 a.m., Cuomo makes an announcement, Magen David Yeshiva, 2130 McDonald Ave., Brooklyn.

At 1 p.m., Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell and other Assembly members call for repeal of New York’s Police Secrecy Law, outside third floor state Senate Chambers, state Capitol, Albany.

At 1:30 p.m., the SUNY Board of Trustees and its committees meet, SUNY Global Center, 116 E. 55th St., boardroom, Manhattan.

At 3 p.m., the state Senate is in session, state Senate Chambers, state Capitol, Albany.

At 3:30 p.m., NYC Councilmen Jimmy Van Bramer and Costa Constantinides, alongside labor leaders, protest the Durst Organization’s hiring of RNC Industries, a concrete contractor with a troubling history in the New York City, Queens Plaza Park, 41 Street and Northern Boulevard, Queens.

At 4 p.m., the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board holds its monthly board meeting, 100 Church St., Manhattan.

At 5 p.m., the NYC Rent Guidelines Board holds a public hearing, Saint Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen St., Brooklyn.

At 5:30 p.m., state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan attends a reception in honor of state Senate candidate Jeff Pravato, Fort Orange Club Library, 110 Washington Ave., Albany.

At 6:30 p.m., NYC Councilman Donovan Richards briefs the community on the new 116th Precinct coming to Rosedale, St. Clare’s Catholic Academy, 241st Street between 137th and 138th avenues, Queens.

Also at 6:30 p.m., NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza attends a town hall meeting of District 15’s Community Education Council, PS 24, 427 38th St., Queens.

From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., a rally will be held for former Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm, who is running in the GOP primary for his old seat, L&B Spumoni Gardens, 2725 86th St., Brooklyn.


President Trump deepened his wager on North Korea’s leader, arguing that their rapport would bring the swift demise of that country’s nuclear program. Still, a joint statement signed by the two after their meeting — the first ever — was as skimpy as the summit meeting was extravagant.

Trump gave Kim Jong-un a significant concession: no more military drills between the United States and South Korea, a change that surprised South Korea and the Pentagon.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders thanked Dennis Rodman for his “positive” comments and being “helpful” in bringing Trump and Kim together.

New York lawmakers offered some words of praise for Trump meeting with Kim, but for the most part they reserved judgment in the absence of details.

A federal judge approved the blockbuster merger between AT&T and Time Warner, rebuffing the government’s effort to stop the $85.4 billion deal, in a decision that is expected to unleash a wave of corporate takeovers.

Michael Cohen, the longtime attorney and personal fixer to Trump, has been telling friends he expects to be indicted and arrested any day now, possibly opening up his top client to legal complications.

Trump attorney and former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani said the Palestinian Authority is a “murder machine” run by a “renegade group of terrorists and thieves” and is not worthy of being given a state.

Giuliani is vehemently denying reports that his separation from his wife Judith Nathan was caused by an alleged affair with Dr. Maria Rosa Ryan, whom he insists is just a “friend.”

Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent’s public extramarital affair seven years ago.

The political committee formed by former President Barack Obama is preparing to mobilize for the 2018 midterm campaign, targeting more than two dozen congressional races and several key state elections with a program aimed at turning out Democratic-leaning voters.

New York is poised to prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning booths. The proposed rule passed the state Senate yesterday after passing the Assembly in April, and now heads to the governor’s desk.

The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate the requirement for cash bail in most criminal cases. It now moves to the Senate, where it’s expected to face significant opposition in the Republican-led body.

With the clock ticking down toward the end of the state Legislature’s session, Senate Democrats and traffic safety advocates demanded that Brooklyn Sen. Simcha Felder stop being the “roadblock” to renewing and expanding New York City’s speed camera program.

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan released his own version of a bill that would overhaul teacher evaluations, but it has strings attached that will make it hard for some lawmakers to accept, and looks to be a non-started in the Assembly.

Flanagan says Cuomo isn’t seriously considering the Senate’s proposal to increase funding for school security upgrades and armed security officers, and is instead attacking Republicans for not backing his own proposals with “extraordinary disdain” for anyone who disagrees with him.

New York’s highest court limited the amount of time prosecutors have to bring fraud cases under the Martin Act — the powerful tool often used to police wrongdoing on Wall Street.

Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere will remain behind bars for now, a judge ruled.

Republicans in the state Assembly are joining a government reform group in calling for more transparency in New York’s economic development programs.

An Uber driver who kicked a lesbian couple out of his cab for kissing had his license suspended from the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission.

NYCHA residents were not surprised by the news that federal investigators had documented systemic neglect and malfeasance in managing the city’s 325 public housing developments. Now, they’re angry it took so long to recognize their plight, but hopeful things will soon improve.

…not all residents are satisfied by the development, asking a judge to reject the settlement of a suit that accuses the New York City Housing Authority of hiding dangerous and disgusting conditions from federal inspectors.

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson said NYCHA officials should face criminal charges if their negligence is found to merit that treatment.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio took a victory lap on an budget agreement to provide half-fare MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers — which he initially didn’t want the city to fund.

NYC paid $12.8 million from 2014 to 2017 to settle claims of sex harassment or sex discrimination involving its employees – with the NYPD accounting for nearly a quarter of the settlements, records show. It coughed up $3.95 million to close 20 harassment claims involving police officers and brass.

A fired NYC worker cried foul after getting dinged with a $1,000 fine for making two stops at the gym in his city-owned truck, while de Blasio uses his city-issued SUVs to make near-daily trips from his home on the upper East Side to his gym in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

A state ethics panel may have dismissed sexual harassment charges against former economic development guru and former Assemblyman Sam Hoyt, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political opponents have not.

Pamela Harris, a former New York state assemblywoman accused paying a Victoria’s Secret bill and other personal expenses with money meant for families displaced by Superstorm Sandy, pleaded guilty and faces up nearly five years in prison at her sentencing on Sept. 26.

There’s a new app in New York that allows women – even teenagers without parental permission – to order birth control and have it delivered without seeing a doctor.

Last week, the Taxi and Limousine Commission reversed a 2011 requirement that the Nissan NV200 would be the “taxi of tomorrow,” expanding drivers’ options beyond the that model to a smorgasbord of over 30 vehicles, including popular, fuel-efficient models like the Toyota Camry.

The state agency that oversees public authorities censured the Erie County Water Authority and asked the county Legislature to remove from office all commissioners associated with repeatedly breaking laws and best practices regarding openness, transparency and independent oversight and governance of the agency during a two-year period.

Mother Nature recently sided with the Federal Government, ripping down some of the “I Love NY” signs that have been the center of a bitter battle between New York State and the Federal Highway Administration. But the state replaced the signs – despite a federal penalty of $14 million if all of them aren’t removed by the end of September.

Giuliani will campaign with Staten Island Republican Rep. Dan Donovan on Saturday ahead of this month’s GOP primary election.

New York City committed to spend $500 million to build affordable apartments for low-income seniors on unused public land, including parking lots and lawns in New York City Housing Authority developments.

A new study found that New York doctors who received speaking fees, gifts and meals from the makers of addictive opioid drugs in 2014 and 2015 prescribed more opioids than their peers who did not receive anything.

The Syracuse Common Council Transportation Committee met last night to review the options going forward for Interstate 81’s future through the city.

The New York Times is investigating a reporter whose information was seized amid a federal probe of a U.S. Senate aide accused of leaking classified information.

Engineering students from Japan, a researcher from New Zealand, a wedding photographer from New Jersey and a web developer from Massachusetts have all descended on Syracuse this month to witness a natural spectacle so rare it happens just once every 17 years: the emergence of cicadas in Central New York.

Five colleges in Upstate New York are among the top 100 party schools in the U.S., according to a new list.

Whether or not the state attorney general’s office asks an appeals court to reinstate the criminal case against Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove, county Democrats and Republicans say this fall’s campaign will be about the first-term Republican’s record.

Tesla Inc. is cutting 9 percent of its workforce in a wave of job cuts aimed mainly at the electric vehiclemaker’s salaried employees. It was not immediately clear if any of the layoffs would affect Tesla’s solar panel factory in Buffalo, where the company has been partnering with Panasonic.

Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped the $400 billion mark for the first time, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans’ giving patterns.

The Park School in Buffalo has received the largest donation in its roughly 106-year history, but it’s a secret who the major donor is. The private school’s Board of Trustees announced that it’s a gift of more than $830,000, and at the request of the donor’s family, will keep the benefactor anonymous.

This summer’s bloom of toxic algae on Lake Erie could be the second-smallest since 2012, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Heidelberg University in Ohio announced.

Actor John Travolta was given a lifetime achievement award by State Sen. Marty Golden for helping promote Brooklyn.

Former Gov. John Rowland, once a rising star in the Republican Party, is back home in Connecticut after serving a second prison term for public corruption.