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New York Today: N.Y. Today: What Legal Pot Could Mean for New York

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Big tax revenue, more impaired drivers and a persistent black market, one researcher predicted. Also: no more HOLLAAD TONNEL.
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Your Tuesday Briefing

31 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Michael Flynn, Stocks, Les Moonves: Here's what you need to know.
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Bernie tops progressive straw poll

35 minutes ago   |   Politico

Sen. Bernie Sanders tops the first 2020 straw poll by the progressive political action committee Democracy for America by a wide margin, followed by former Vice President Joe...
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Global Markets Follow Wall Street's Sell-Off as Xi's Speech Disappoints

37 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A speech by China's leader, Xi Jinping, was a letdown for investors who had hoped for new initiatives on the economy or the trade war with the United States.
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Nonfiction: Explaining Trump, Brexit and Other Expressions of Nationalism

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

John B. Judis's “The Nationalist Revival” explores the worries and resentments of those who feel left behind.
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Oil drops 4 percent on oversupply, equities sell-off

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Oil prices fell 4 percent on Tuesday, dropping for a third consecutive session as reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record U.S. and Russian output combined with...
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Growth fears grip world stock markets before Fed meeting

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

World stock markets tumbled on Tuesday as fears about a slowing global economy gripped investors, just as the U.S. Federal Reserve looks set this week to deliver its fourth...
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The Checkup: The Case for Creative Play in a Digital Age

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents of young children to go for high-quality traditional toys rather than elaborate digital ones.
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World stocks slip as traders brace for Fed rate increase

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SINGAPORE - World markets were mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe...
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Oil drops 2 percent on oversupply, equities sell-off

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday, dropping for a third consecutive session as reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record U.S. and Russian output...
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'Devastating tragedy': Two Chicago officers fatally struck by commuter train...

'Devastating tragedy': Two Chicago officers fatally struck by commuter train while on duty

Two newly appointed police officers were investigating a shooting near the train tracks. Read more ...

CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance

CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance

The board said Monday it reached its decision after finding that Moonves failed to cooperate fully with investigators looking into sexual misconduct allegations against him. Read more ...

Miss Universe Has Its First Trans Contestant - While Miss USA Stirs Criticism

Miss Universe Has Its First Trans Contestant - While Miss USA Stirs Criticism

"I'm showing that trans women can be whatever they want to be: a teacher, a mother, a doctor, a politician and even Miss Universe," Miss Spain Angela Ponce said recently. Read more ...

Dow falls more than 500 points as investors worry about the economy

Dow falls more than 500 points as investors worry about the economy

The U.S. stock market sank deeper into the red following sluggish economic reports on Monday and bad news from a couple of blue chip giants. Read more ...

Jose Mourinho has left Manchester United after a tumultuous 2 and a half...

Jose Mourinho has left Manchester United after a tumultuous 2 and a half years in charge of the super-club

Jose Mourinho has left Manchester United with immediate effect, the English super club said in a statement on Tuesday morning. A short statement posted on the club website... Read more ...

VA Still Arbitrarily Cutting Caregivers From Program, Even As It Aims To Expand

VA Still Arbitrarily Cutting Caregivers From Program, Even As It Aims To Expand

Congress told the VA to expand its caregiver program to include pre-Sept. 11 vets, but the VA has failed to meet a deadline in the law. (Image credit: Erica Brechtelsbauer for NPR) Read more ...

Ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone admits to InfoWars lies, settles $100M suit

Ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone admits to InfoWars lies, settles $100M suit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website. The Wall... Read more ...

Curry becomes 5th Warrior with 15,000 regular-season points

Curry becomes 5th Warrior with 15,000 regular-season points

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry had 20 points and seven rebounds while adding another accomplishment to his long list, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Memphis... Read more ...

Most teen drug use is down, but officials fear vaping boom

Most teen drug use is down, but officials fear vaping boom

Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking... Read more ...

Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2

Henrique, Getzlaf help Ducks win again, beat Penguins 4-2

John Gibson, a Pittsburgh native, stopped 28 shots for Ducks Read more ...