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MTA bosses kill train crew morale by posting faults at terminals

MTA managers have been shaming — and inadvertently naming — train crews accused of job screw-ups in a morale-killing warning to other workers, the Daily News has learned. Reports of train conductors improperly closing doors or failing field tests are ...

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Trump denies he reached DACA deal with Democrats

President Trump denied he struck a deal with Democrats on immigration reform, just hours after congressional leaders declared victory in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) fight. “No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would ...

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Hundreds of Fla. seniors don't have power as temps soar

The horrific deaths of eight seniors at a south Florida nursing home has sparked a statewide check of the state’s elderly as temperatures continue to swelter. Many seniors in the Sunshine State remain without power and drinking water after Hurricane ...

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Senate OKs bill to open cellphone networks amid natural disasters

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that would require cellphones to work on other carriers’ networks during natural disasters. The Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act, pushed by Sen. Chuck Schumer, which ...

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Michael Flynn's son now a subject of Trump-Russia probe

The Trump-Russia probe has become a family affair for the Flynns— and it’s getting more intense. The son of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has become a subject of the investigation into the Trump campaign’s suspected Russia ties, according ...

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Retired New York Teamsters’ pension payouts to shrink by 30%

Pension payouts to retired Teamsters in New York will be cut by roughly 30% starting next month. The draconian move is a last-ditch effort to keep the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund solvent — and it ...

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One dead in shooting at Washington State high school

A student was killed in a shooting at a high school in Washington State Wednesday. Three more children were taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center where they were in stable condition, Spokane Fire Department Chief Brian Schaeffer said. Hospital staff ...

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Eight dead at sweltering Fla. nursing home after Hurricane Irma

Eight elderly residents died Wednesday after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning to a South Florida nursing home, leaving dozens helpless in the sweltering facility. The facility has a backup generator, but it doesn’t feed the air-conditioning system, officials ...

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Ex-senator who opposed smoking pot joins marijuana lobbying group

ALBANY — Alfonse D’Amato is going from Senator Pothole to Senator Pot. The former Republican U.S. senator from New York has been hired as a senior adviser by the Marijuana Policy Project, a national pro-pot group that for the first ...

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UVA students cover Thomas Jefferson statue with tarp

University of Virginia students scaled a statue of Thomas Jefferson to shroud the idol in darkness during a rainy day protest Tuesday. The students covered the statue with a black tarp and proudly posed with the slick bronze figure. Dozens ...

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