Critics target the city's eight specialized schools for using a single test to determine who gets to enter. But other selective public high-schools use a confusing mix of admissions policies that raise their own questions about transparency and fairness.
Two women allege they were subjected to regular sexual abuse on the island. Naming them would punish the women for coming forward with complaints that have spurred a broader discussion about rape, power and incarceration.
The Picture the Homeless Plan revolves around using aggressive enforcement tools and a community land trust to bring unused or overpriced units back into the pool of affordable housing, and keep them there.
Mayor de Blasio's third state of the city address was quickly eclipsed by events at a Bronx public-housing development and a street in Manhattan.