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An English Town Drops Apostrophes From Street Signs. Some Aren’t Happy.

The move has prompted some resistance, with someone writing an apostrophe on a sign for St. Mary’s Walk. “What’s next?”…

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Adams Administration and N.Y. City Council Trade Harassment Accusations

The Council speaker requested an investigation of police officials’ use of social media to attack critics. The mayor’s office asked…

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England’s Local Elections and Their Wider Significance, Explained

Voters choose local officials in England and Wales this week. Their verdicts could be an important clue to the shape…

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Mayor Adams Is Sued Over Failure to Comply With New Housing Laws

The City Council is expected to join the Legal Aid Society in their lawsuit to force Mr. Adams to implement…

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3 Progressive N.Y. City Council Members Lose Roles as Committee Chairs

Adrienne Adams, the moderate Democrat who is the Council speaker, chose not to reappoint three of the City Council’s most…

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City Council Likely to Limit Criminal Background Checks by Landlords

For years, advocates have pushed to limit how New York City landlords can use criminal records to screen tenants.

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U.N. Security Council Vote on Gaza Resolution Is Delayed Again

For the second day in a row, the United Nations Security Council delayed a vote on a resolution calling for…

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Mayor Adams Said He Will Cut the N.Y.P.D. Does He Mean It?

In the Police Department, the rank and file is hearing rumors of buyouts and demotions, but many see the mayor’s…

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Early Voting Begins in New York: Here’s What to Know

Although no citywide offices are being contested this year, the New York City Council is up for election, and voters…

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Stereo Speaker Battles Blare Celine Dion Tunes and Torment a New Zealand City

A subculture has developed among Pacific Islander communities based on who can blast music — often Ms. Dion’s songs —…

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