A controversial drug initiative in Ithaca, N.Y. would allow drug users to inject heroin while under the supervision of a nurse without arrest. Mayor Svante Myrick joins us to explain the plan and why it is gaining so much support.
Studies by the New American Leaders Project show only 14 percent of state legislators identify as African-American, Asia- American, Latino or Native American, despite those groups making up nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population. Sayu Bhojwani, the group’s founder and president and former New York City Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs, joins us to discuss how her organization hopes change mindsets and train diverse leaders for tomorrow.
When Dawn Ennis, the first out transgender editor of New York’s The Advocate newspaper, secured an interview with LGBT activist Caitlyn Jenner, she was excited to be among the first transgender journalists to interview the former Olympian. But when Jenner told Ennis which presidential candidate had her vote, Ennis and the rest of the LGBT community were taken aback. Ennis shares details of the interview and its fall out tonight.
Compared to this time last year, transit crime is up 25 percent and assault is up by 14 percent. In this year alone, there have been 15 slashings in the subway. Curtis Sliwa, an American anti-crime activist and founder and CEO of Guardian Angels, joins us to comment on why the group is back in the subways for the first time in more than 20 years. Managing Editor of “New York NOW” Matt Ryan joins us to give us a round-up of the biggest topics coming out of Albany. The final season of Downton Abbey is currently airing on PBS. As the show counts down to the final episode, we look back with senior culture editor and writer for The Daily Beast Tim Teeman. He explains why Downton and the Grantham family captured the hearts of so many viewers. The stretch of 8th Street between Third Avenue and Avenue A is known as St. Marks Place, which has served as the backdrop to music videos and artworks throughout the decades. Ada Calhoun, author of ‘St. Marks is Dead,’ examines the history of this iconic area and why its days–as it is–may be numbered.
Managing Editor of “New York NOW” Matt Ryan joins us to give us a round-up of the biggest topics coming out of Albany, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s statewide tour to promote his call for a boost in the state’s minimum wage.
Not all Republicans are behind Donald Trump. Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to us about pesticide-resistant lice and Zika virus. Randy Scott Slavin is here to tell us about NYC Drone Film Festival. Louise Harrison, sister of late Beatles member George Harrison joins us for a Beatles tribute.
Donald Trump has racked up delegates across the country, but not all Republicans are behind him. Joseph Watkins, former advisor to President George H.W. Bush tells us about the Republican Party’s mission to stop Trump and discusses whether it’s even possible to slow the real estate mogul down.
It was sure to be a big night, but now that the results from Super Tuesday have rolled in, we’re breaking down the outcome with Political Analyst and Journalist Ellis Henican, FiveThirtyEight.coms Harry Enten and The Blaze Anchor Amy Holmes. Tune in to see how your presidential candidates ranked in a dozen primaries and caucuses across the country.
FiveThirtyEight’s Harry Enten joins us to explain what’s at stake as voters in more than a dozen states prepare to make their pick for each party’s presidential nominee. The senior political writer will tell us what a good night would look like for the major players from both parties and predict who from the GOP field will be the next candidate to drop out of the race. Does Super Tuesday’s impact on the presidential election really hold up to the hype? American Presidential Historian and American University History Professor Allan Lichtman walks us through the event’s past and explains how much it matters when it comes to deciding the eventual nominees. Outer Space has been the final frontier for some time now, but Scott Kelly is about to end a historic year-long stint in that frontier. Former NASA Astronaut and Columbia University’s Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Michael Massimino, stops by to tell us about Kelly’s historic mission. Find out what challenges Kelly will face upon his return and what this mission means for space exploration and discovery. The story of Dead Horse Bay is a little known chapter in the history of New York City’s development, and a lesser-known portion of Robert Moses involvement in changing the area’s landscape. ABC News Digital Producer Evan Simon joins us to discuss why this bay is considered trash to some but a treasure to others.