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‘Heil Hitler’: Reports of Hate Crimes Have Long Island, Nation on...

Complaints of harassment and ethnically or racially motivated hate crimes across the country have put communities on edge, including in New York, where a swastika and the word “Trump” were spray-painted on a wall at SUNY Geneseo. Although only some of the incidents mention Trump or his surprise victory explicitly, the spate of verbal or physical attacks has evoked fears among minority groups that a segment of the population has been emboldened by Trump’s campaign rhetoric.

Clinton Concedes: ‘Donald Trump is going to be our President’

Hillary Clinton conceded the presidential election to her bitter rival Donald Trump Wednesday morning, telling supporters gathered at The New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan that the Constitution “enshrines a peaceful transition of power” and offering to work with her opponent on behalf of uniting the country. Just before noon Clinton emerged publicly for the first time since her election night defeat had become official. She was wearing a black pantsuit with purple lapels—perhaps her own way of demanding that a deeply fractured America of red and blue states come together.

Long Island Delegates React to Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination

Long Island delegates cheered Hillary Clinton's nomination during the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Former President Bill Clinton's speech, in which he weaved together the couple's personal life with his wife's professional accomplishments, was well received.

Women Will Have to Save America in 2016

Next November some American women who were born when they, their mothers and their sisters all lacked the right to vote may get to actually elect the first woman president.

Long Island’s Teddy Roosevelt: King of the Hill

“If he were in the Republican Party today, he’d have to be in the liberal wing."
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