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Essay- High above Bethpages PGA tourney, the circle of life

For a week, Bethpage State Park and its vaunted Black Course were the center of the golfing world for the ...

Chuck Schumer lobs grenade into climate talks

Schumer's letter backed most far-reaching version of the climatebill - the one that calls for the state's entire economy to ...

Letter Grid could do more geothermal

Reader letters to Newsday for Wednesday, May 22, 2019. ...

Climate, MTA negotiations turn hostile

Daily Point Schumer heats up climate debate Negotiations over a state climate change bill are among the more delicate conversations ...

The risk of not pursuing an impeachment inquiry

Judges likely will give Congress leeway, but they also could weaken oversight powers. ...

Get tougher on MTA vendors

Delay after delay. Excuse after excuse. Promise after promise. ...

International

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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...