SCOTUS

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Thousands Gather In Central Park To Kick Off Gay Pride Weekend

5,000 people hit the pavement for the 5-mile run, the largest LGBT sporting even in NYC.

06/27/2015

Voting booths stand at the ready as students return to school on November 5, 2012 in the East Village. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Decision On Voting Rights Act Greatly Impacts New York City

Changes in New York election law will no longer have to be pre-cleared by the Department of Justice. That’s the effect of the high court’s ruling that struck down a part of the Voting Rights Act that since 1965 has protected minority voters.

06/25/2013