City Council passes legislation to ease food stamp application; city unveils borough-wide hunger task forces.

Tortured Souls

When undocumented immigrants die, many end up in the city’s potter’s field–but not if one Queens travel agent has any say

Bad Medicine

Illegal drug trading has found a new niche, in HIV and AIDS medications bought by Medicaid, then peddled on the street. The cost is high: millions of dollars in fraud, and a rapid decline in patients’ health.