Greg Smith rejoins the pod to explain how he found out about the city tests showing arsenic in the water at NYCHA’s Jacob Riis houses before anyone informed Mayor Adams or the tenants about them, and to break down everything we still don’t know about what happened here.
In 1997, a young Ike Nnaebue, along with free of his friends, left Lagos, Nigeria for a journey across West Africa, hoping to get into Europe by road (and ultimately) by sea, but a fortuitous encounter at Mali’s capital city caused him to make a detour, one that would change the trajectory of his life forever.
a Q+A with Darryl Holliday, City Bureau
A recent scandal involved singer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) claiming not to be Taiwanese, but a “Guangdong person that grew up in Taiwan” on a Chinese program. Yang claimed this despite being born in Taipei in 1984 because her father is of Cantonese descent.
Despite public anger over congressional stock trading, senators and reps have held on to personal investments in companies that fall under their committees' jurisdiction.
Pili Puppetry is a well-known Taiwanese glove puppet series, which transposes wuxia tales of martial arts chivalry to a fantasy setting.
The dark money group No Labels is reportedly loading up on billionaire donors to support conservative Democrats in elections ahead.
I love my country. But America Courts me — the man with everything.
Michigan Republicans took a step to pass restrictive voting laws using a state quirk that dodges both voters and a gubernatorial veto.