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De Blasio Blasts Giuliani for Claiming Obama Doesn't 'Love' America

Giuliani reportedly said the remarks weren't racist because Obama's mother is white.

Midtown »

Pope Francis Heading to New York in September

The papal visit will also include a trip to Washington, D.C. and to Philadelphia.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Calls Deaths of Young Men of Color by Police a 'Scourge'

Racism was also to blame, the mayor said Monday at the Apollo Theater.

Central Harlem »

Former White House Pastry Chef Teaches Cake Decorating Class in Harlem

The class with Bill Yosses kicked off Citymeals-on-Wheels' September fundraising campaign. 

Central Harlem »

Harlem Celebrates Albert Maysles' National Medal of Arts

President Obama gave the Harlem filmmaker the prestigious award at a White House ceremony this week.

Civic Center »

Sugar Mailed to Bratton's Office Sparks White Powder Scare at Police HQ

A woman mailed an envelope of sugar to the police commissioner so he could analyze it, sources said.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Meets with Obama to Push for Boost in Federal Support for NYC

The mayor-elect and 15 other mayors headed to Washington, D.C. on Friday to discuss economic issues.

Civic Center »

Obama Endorses de Blasio for Mayor

In a statement, President Obama praised Bill de Blasio's message of "progressive change."

Melrose »

White House Honors Head of Bronx-Based Agency That Serves Prison Families

Elizabeth Gaynes won a White House award for her 29 years as head of the nonprofit Osborne Association.

New York City »

Bill Clinton Dismisses Hillary-for-Mayor Buzz

Former President Bill Clinton dismissed talk that his wife would make a good mayor.

Upper East Side »

Obama to Join Michael Jordan for Star-Studded Basketball Fundraiser

President Barack Obama will be back in New York Wednesday for a star-studded basketball event.

Yorkville »

9-Year-Old Chef Earns Seat at White House Dinner

A fourth grader from the UES is heading to a White House dinner hosted by Michelle Obama.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Obama's NYC Visit Expected to Snarl West Side Traffic Monday

The president will speak at Barnard College on Monday afternoon, then attend a fundraiser in Chelsea.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Bloomberg Willing to Work for Either Party in White House

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would consider serving either party in the White House.

Jamaica & Hollis »

Queens Historian Leads Students on Quest for Prestigious Award

Carl Ballenas' students at Immaculate Conception in Jamaica Estates are competing for a $10K prize.