By NIKITA STEWART
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appointees are like-minded advocates rather than the button-down businessmen favored by former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York named Steven Banks, a high ranking attorney at the Legal Aid Society who has frequently sued the Human Resources Administration, as its commissioner.
By JOSEPH BERGER
After months of celebrity theater and an incalculable amount of effort and courtroom expense, Kerry Kennedy’s trial for driving under the influence of a sleeping pill ended in breakneck fashion.
By MICHAEL BARBARO
After weeks in the shadow of scandal, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is working to refocus the debate to pensions, not lane closings.
By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN
William J. Bratton said he intended to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade despite the fact that Mayor Bill de Blasio will not participate because of its history of excluding gay organizations.