House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says impeaching President Trump “is not worth it.”

Milwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, edging out two large and deep-pocketed rivals over a months-long campaign waged behind the scenes through phone calls, contract negotiations and quiet lobbying by some of the most powerful political figures in the country.

While Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, one of the most outspoken advocates of the #MeToo movement who has made fighting sexual misconduct a centerpiece of her presidential campaign, pressed for an update to Congress’ “broken” system of handling sexual harassment, one of her own female aides resigned in protest over the senator’s handling of an incident in her own office.

Trump claimed he was simply trying to save “time & words” by botching Apple CEO Tim Cook’s name during a recent round table talk at the White House.

Customs agents have seized the biggest shipment of cocaine recovered at the ports of New York and New Jersey in 25 years.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s packed talk at South by Southwest in Austin had a surprise appearance at the then when William Sanford Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, made a surprise appearance and asked the last question.

Democrat Stacey Abrams, who rose to prominence last year during her unsuccessful campaign for governor of Georgia, said that 2028 would be the “earliest” she could see herself running for president, a sign she is leaning against a White House bid as she weighs her next political move.

Black lawmakers and activists are blocking a push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, warning that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal could perpetuate the racial inequality that it purports to fight.

Trump managed to win a tournament at his own golf club without ever participating. Instead, he convinced the contest’s actual winner, Ted Virtue, to play him one-on-one for the title.

Tesla is throwing its revamped sales strategy into reverse. Less than two weeks after saying it would close all of its stores and galleries in a cost-saving shift to push all of its electric vehicle and solar energy product sales online, the company is making a sudden about-face on the store closings.

Roughly 50 students at the tony Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale staged a sit-in this morning to protest what they deemed a lax administrative response to a racist student video.

A United Nations worker reportedly was arrested for sexually abusing an Italian teenager who was visiting the Big Apple for a class trip.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and city schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, during a visit to P.S. 130 in Brooklyn, announced the launch of system-wide “Meatless Mondays” for the 2019-20 school year.

New York Media, the parent company of New York magazine, laid off 16 full-time staffers and an additional 16 freelancers or part-time employees as the publication restructures, chief executive Pam Wasserstein said in a memo to employees today.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is an “old guard” progressive? Discuss.

The NYS AFL-CIO has launched a new podcast called “Union Strong.”

State lawmakers are once again seeking to prevent so-called puppy mills from operating in the state through legislation that would prohibit pet stores from selling dogs and other animals that come from the large, often unregulated, breeding facilities.

After New York Knicks’ owner James Dolan lashed out at a fan Saturday who told him to “sell the team,” the state senator who represents the Manhattan district where Madison Square Garden is located, Brad Hoylman, said maybe the state should reconsider the lucrative tax breaks granted to the famous arena.

A new smartphone app called 63redSafe has been described as “Yelp for conservatives” after launching this month as a restaurant and business review platform.

If you haven’t already seen this great Albany Archives piece on the historic state Capitol, take a few minutes and watch it. And look for the Nick Reisman cameo!