Good morning and happy Tuesday! Here’s the news.

Happening today:

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with nothing public planned.

At 10 a.m., New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will deliver remarks, City Hall Rotunda, New York City.

Also at 10 a.m., Westchester County Executive George Latimer will sign a bill creating an advisory council on people with disabilities. Westchester Disabled On The Move. 984 North Broadway, Yonkers.

At 11 a.m., New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver remarks, NYPD Police Academy. 130-30 28th Ave., Queens.

Also at 11 a.m., Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will deliver remarks at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony. Empire State Convention Center. Albany.

At 12:30 p.m., Hochul will highlight clean energy investments. Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle St., Albany.

At 2 p.m., the Association of School Business Officials will hold their annual finance symposium. LOB Room 711A. 198 State St., Albany.


Mayor de Blasio joined Errol Louis from Gracie Mansion to respond to criticism over replacing Rikers Island with four jails, and discuss his bill to force most employers to provide paid vacation.

A physical therapist at Rikers Island has been charged with sexually abusing an inmate.

Tensions between the NBA and China over a tweet by the Rockets general manager criticizing the response to the Hong Kong riots has led the government to cancel an event for the Brooklyn Nets.

Critics say Mayor de Blasio’s revamp to combat homelessness in New York City should begin with First Lady Chirlane McCray’s Thrive NYC program.

New York City’s homeless population is seeking an elusively safe refuge in the subway system.

New York City Council members are backing legislation meant to rein in the use of facial recognition technology.

Some of the democratic socialists who are launching primaries against incumbent Democrats in Albany are backing proposals like abolishing private property.

The New York Times charts the rise of Chris Collins as a prominent supporter of Donald Trump in Congress to convicted felon.

A federal judge rejected President Donald Trump’s claim to be immune from all criminal investigations Monday and dismissed his lawsuit challenging a state grand jury subpoena for eight years of his tax returns sought by Manhattan’s district attorney.

The Trump campaign is crediting a change in New York’s election law with easing the president’s path to re-election.

Meanwhile, the Trump campaign is also pouring nearly $1 million into a digital advertising effort in New York.

Gov. Cuomo has signed a bill that would ban pelvic examinations on sedate women who have not given their consent.

The State Liquor Authority is weighing rule changes that would alter what food delivery apps like GrubHub, DoorDash and UberEats can charge.

Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has been disbarred after he was convicted in a corruption scheme.

New York City has agreed to pay $560,000 to 2,800 911 operators as part of the class action lawsuit.

The subsidy for New York City’s commuter ferry is the second-most expensive in the country.

Comptroller Tom Dinapoli sent a letter to General Motors’ CEO last week calling for a quick end to the dispute. He says the 21-day strike by thousands of union members is costing the state money.

A vigil is being held this morning for the four victims of the deadly beatings on the streets of Chinatown over the weekend.

The state legislative calendar for the 2020 session was released on Monday, showing state lawmakers are scheduled to be in Albany for 57 days next year.

For the better part of a decade, UAlbany has been training students how to counter hacking and cyber attacks through its emerging cybersecurity program.

A bill that would bar ambulance and first response service providers from disclosing or selling the information of patients to third parties was signed into law on Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

A half dozen good-government organizations on Monday in a letter to the commission determining the contours and specifics of New York’s system of publicly financed campaigns urged the panel to release a draft report of its recommendations.

Attorney General Letitia James’s office is urging an appellate court to renew a criminal case against former Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove over his handling of a fatal police shooting.

The state’s blossoming CBD industry is growing at a rapid rate, but is also at something of a crossroads.

New York’s roadmap for handling the coming 2020 Census will be considered at a meeting of the state commission overseeing the effort today.

Both Democratic Rep. Antonio Delgado and Republican Elise Stefanik decried the U.S. withdrawal of troops from Syria as a major blow.

Employees at WBAI woke to some bad news Monday morning: the longtime station was being shut down by the Pacifica Foundation, the nonprofit organization out of California that owns WBAI.

A Brooklyn homeless shelter could evict all the homeless families and rent the apartments at market rate because of a dispute with the city.

The Department of Defense has told New York’s senators a long-delayed filtration projection for the Hudson Valley is set to begin.

There are renewed calls from local lawmakers for Ulster County Legislator Hector Rodriguez to step down, after seven women came forward earlier this year accusing the legislator of inappropriately touching them or making suggestive comments to them.

A number of civil lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the families of some of the Schoharie limousine crash victims.

It was more than two weeks ago members of the Erie County Legislature asked for information from Western Regional Off-Track Betting about the corporation’s “high-rollers” or “Suitestakes” program. Government Affairs Committee Chairman Kevin Hardwick gave OTB an informal deadline.

Lawmakers in Syracuse have agreed to a plan to reduce the city’s deer population.

What started as a Facebook event Monday morning asking people to put up blue lights outside their homes quickly took on a life of its own. The community is rallying support for office Denny Wright as he continues to recover in the hospital after suffering multiple stab wounds.

Rochester Police have made an arrest three days after Officer Denny Wright was stabbed while responding to a call on Peck Street.

A top official at the State Education Department is backing an effort to have the state monitor the school district in Hempstead.

Few leaf peepers and hikers are abiding by a parking ban in the Adirondacks and the result is something of a mess.

There’s always a local angle, even for the Nobel Prize.

In national news:

President Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria has blindsided national security officials in the federal government.

The president’s decision also led to a warning and rare rebuke by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Bernie Sanders’s heart attack has stoked questions over the future of his candidacy in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

House Democrats are considering steps that would continue to conceal the identity of the whistleblower from Republican allies of Trump’s in Congress.

Subpoenas from House Democrats have been issued to the White House Budget Office and the Pentagon, a sign the investigation is expanding.

The U.S. has added more Chinese firms to a blacklist, citing the repression against a Muslim minority.

From the editorial pages:

The New York Times wonders whether New York City, a city built on big ideas, is now an empire in decline with a narrower vision.

The Times Union blasted a local government in Saratoga County for failing to comply with the state’s Freedom of Information Law.

The Buffalo News says a lawsuit against Niagara University suggests a toxic culture against the college’s women’s swim team.

Newsday endorses in the race for East Hampton town supervisor.

From the sports pages:

Yankees swept the Twins and advance to the pennant series.