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November 07, 2017 at 5:30 am

ELECTION DAY PREVIEW Polls will open at 6 a.m. across the five boroughs tomorrow morning and incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping to deliver what many predict will be a landslide victory over Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis and Independent candidate Bo Dietl. We’re joined by an expert panel of New York political reporters for a look at all of […]

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October 26, 2017 at 5:30 am

Eric Garner’s death while being detained by Staten Island police gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, and it exemplified the tensions felt between people of color and law enforcement across America.  Bestselling author and journalist Matt Taibbi takes us inside the case, as detailed in his new book “I Can’t Breathe:  A Killing on Bay Street.” Three years ago, […]

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October 25, 2017 at 5:30 am

The debate over free speech vs. hate speech and what is protected speech.  Condemnation spreads as a number of far-right political figures are invited to speak Uptown at Columbia University. We’ll hear from both sides as they face off in the wake of Charlottesville. A year in space and a lifetime of discovery.  Astronaut Scott Kelly’s candid memoir of his journey, […]

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