The House Oversight and Reform Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying the panel’s subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Trump to Buckingham Palace with an honor guard and royal artillery salute, while Trump carried on an ugly dispute with the mayor of London, whom he called a “stone cold loser” and said was doing a terrible job of running Britain’s capital city.

​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at Trump after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York.

Prince Harry kept his distance from Trump, who called Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle, “nasty” in a taped newspaper interview, and then claimed he never said that.

Trump tweeted his praise for the queen and the British royal family as he said his trip to London was going “really well” before venturing to a state dinner at Buckingham Palace.

In response to her harsh criticism during a Fox News town hall, the NRA released a letter that then-Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand wrote to the group in 2008 offering praise, where she stated that she looked “forward to working with you for many years in Congress.”

When Fox News host Chris Wallace interrupted Gillibrand during the town hall, the presidential hopeful kept her cool with a sharp retort about women needing to get a seat at the proverbial power table.

Quest Diagnostics, the world’s largest blood testing provider, said today that the personal information of about 11.9 million patients may have been exposed in a recent data breach.

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide if a group of IBM retirees can sue the company’s retirement fund over IBM’s 2015 sale of its computer chip business to GlobalFoundries.

Organizers of the weekend’s disastrous Governors Ball offered refunds for its canceled final day of performances as furious fans fumed about getting “Frye Fest’d,” and vowed to never again attend the chaotic event.

De Blasio was in Albany today to push for several of his legislative priorities, including reforming rent regulations, legalizing marijuana and eliminating the Specialized High School Admissions Test.

…but before he addressed local issues, de Blasio made sure to touch on national politics.

The governor of Illinois is poised to sign a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana there, making it the first state to do so through its legislature and the 11th overall to legalize pot.

The University at Buffalo Council this morning voted to remove the name of billionaire pharmaceutical company founder John N. Kapoor from the building that houses the university’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences after he was convicted last month in a racketeering conspiracy to bribe doctors to overprescribe a highly addictive opioid medication.

A group opposed to legalizing recreational marijuana in New York has paid for a new billboard in Syracuse with a giant gummy bear to rally public opposition to the proposal.

Two of the three men involved in a violent confrontation with Albany Police have filed federal lawsuits against the department alleging excessive force and unlawful arrest.

Kathryn Garcia, the acting director of NYCHA, fired back at a federal monitor over his harsh criticism of her handling of the lead paint crisis in New York City’s public housing, accusing him of exaggerating backlogs in apartment inspections for lead paint.

Erica Vladimer, a former state Senate staffer who recently helped to organize the first hearings on sexual harassment in Albany in 27 years, announced she will seek to unseat a longtime House member in next year’s Democratic primary: Manhattan Rep. Carolyn Maloney.

A Syracuse city councilor drew a chorus of boos when he nixed a vote to support laws that would expand New York City rent control policies statewide and ban no-cause evictions.

National Grid has installed its first-ever battery storage system on its electrical grid in New York state.

The Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office isn’t expected to rule for several months on the cause of death for Timothy Budek, the Buffalo man who died Sunday in police department custody.