The White House is preparing to release a broad outline of proposed immigration reforms aimed at unifying congressional Republicans on the issue, following months of discussions between senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of conservative groups.

Democratic presidential candidates rushed to condemn Alabama’s approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is set to meet with abortion providers and women’s rights activists in Georgia tomorrow following the passage of the new “heartbeat” abortion legislation in the state.

Gillibrand introduced legislation to force the Environmental Protection Agency to set maximum levels for the class of chemicals involved in drinking-water contamination in Hoosick Falls and other sites in New York.

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani leapt to the defense of Eric Trump in a spat between New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and The Trump Organization over emissions fines for its buildings.

Mark Vicente feared for his life and the lives of family members after he left NXIVM in 2017, the filmmaker testified at the federal trial of Keith Raniere.

Not all vehicles are equal under a proposed seat belt restriction approved today in the state Senate. It expands seat belt requirements for adults in the rear of personal-use automobiles, but limousines, taxis and buses are exempt.

House Republicans began collecting signatures to force a vote on Senate-passed legislation intended to protect Israel from financial boycotts, pressing forward with an effort to paint Democrats as anti-Israel and anti-Jewish.

A commuter helicopter made an emergency landing in the Hudson River this afternoon, according to authorities. There was only one occupant of the copter, the pilot, and he escaped unscathed.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said that it would stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackler family linked to OxyContin, severing ties between one of the world’s most prestigious museums and one of its most prolific philanthropic dynasties.

Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer.

As its solar energy business slumps, Tesla is broadening the products it makes at its Buffalo factory beyond solar panels to include electrical components for its batteries and its electric vehicle charging stations.

A GoFundMe campaign is under way to raise $10 to replace two flowers stolen from the mansion of Saratoga Springs socialite Michele Riggi.

A passed by the state Senate last week requires each package of tampons sold in New York to display the materials used and their quantity. It began moving through the Assembly committee process yesterday.

Cuomo administration officials say they support efforts by AARP to stem the rising cost of prescription drugs for New Yorkers.

In a bid to ward off statewide rent-law reforms being floated in Albany, landlords have sided with tenant advocate groups on one thing: They are supporting a bill that would introduce a rent supplement for eligible residents seeking public assistance, or facing eviction.

Public school students in Buffalo would not start classes until Sept. 11 – more than a full week after Labor Day – and would lose their traditional February break under a district calendar being considered for the 2019-20 school year.

In New York City, a group of climate activists are on the second day of a three-day hunger strike in front of Cuomo’s office ahead of tomorrow’s permitting deadline for the proposed Williams pipeline project, which would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields under New York Harbor.

This is just, strange.