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New York Times leaves out a lot in teachers exposé

To hear The New York Times tell it, minor or spurious allegations, often anonymous, are derailing the careers of some of the city public schools’ most effective reformers. But the facts the Times didn’t share make the story a lot more complicated. We don’t doubt …

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Cuomo unloads a $15M failure onto upstate New York

Gov. Cuomo’s promise to bring Hollywood to Onondaga flopped on Friday, when the state unloaded the Central New York film hub, a $15 million taxpayer-funded boondoggle, onto the management of Onondoga County for $1. And the state’s still shelling out another $1.7 million on it, …

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Bill de Blasio’s schools plan is brutally unjust

For all of his smug moralizing, Mayor de Blasio’s plan to diversify the city’s eight elite high schools would violate the commandment to care for the least of his brothers and sisters. That is, he’d give more seats to low-income black and Hispanic students — …

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How Israel is pulling Russia away from Iran

Since Iran and Russia reached an agreement in the summer of 2015 to coordinate a military campaign to save the regime of Syria’s dictator, that war has held together an unholy alliance of those three states. It worked. Bashar al-Assad has withstood the uprising. Now, …

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De Blasio’s plan to destroy New York’s top high schools

Facing a long-known and genuine problem — the tiny percentage of black and Hispanic city public-school students who can pass the race-blind exam for entry into one of the specialized high schools — Mayor de Blasio opted on Saturday mostly for symbolism over substance. And …

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How to defeat ISIS’s next play

The military campaign against the Islamic State has all but ended its control of territory in Syria and Iraq. Yet rather than disintegrate, ISIS will likely retreat into the dark Web and encrypted apps like Telegram, where its propaganda, brand and influence can remain potent. …

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How ‘Sex and the City’ betrayed the sisterhood

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the iconic show “Sex and the City” — and the devastation it wrought in women’s lives. It was June 6, 1998, when four women strutted onto our screens purporting to show what New York City single life was …

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There’s a huge difference between the Trump and Clinton probes

It’s now a running theme in liberal and lefty commentary: the complaint that the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton was public from the start, while the bureau kept its probe of the Trump campaign under wraps for months. The whine is ridiculous: Clinton’s core wrongdoing …

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James Comey isn’t above the law

There they go again. For the one millionth time, anti-Trumpers are horrified, aghast, stupefied. The president’s latest offense against their sensibilities is a pointed use of his pardon power. So far, he has pardoned just five people, including Jack Johnson, the legendary black boxer whose …

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This subway line is the best-kept secret in NYC

The city’s least-loved subway line happens to be my favorite. It might sound nuts to New Yorkers who ride the J train more out of necessity than for fun, as I do. But the mostly elevated, century-old right-of-way affords unrivaled views and reaches under-appreciated but …

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