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What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not Much

By Lauren Kirchner, ProPublica Current and former government officials have been pointing to the terror attacks in Paris as justification for mass surveillance programs. CIA...

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’: Finale Gets 3-Fingered Salute

If fingers represented stars, Mockingjay Part 2 gets a three-fingered salute with an eerie four-note whistle.

Skelos Corruption Trial Expected to Begin Tuesday

Jury selection began Monday, but ironically only a few potential jurors knew their state representatives.

Cuomo Vetoes Port Ambrose Offshore LNG Plan

The governor cited security, economic and environmental concerns.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events November 12 – 18

Skinny Puppy, Allen Stone & The Robert Cray Band rock The Paramount, Vision Of Disorder destroys Revolution Bar & Music Hall, Endangered Feces & Friends invade Amityville Music Hall, & so much more!

Thinking About Veterans Day, D-Day & The Liberation Of France Today

On this Veterans Day, 70 years after the end of the Great War, it’s the right time to pay tribute to all the soldiers who’ve gone before and honor the ones who survive.

NY Women in Politics Talk Gains, Struggles in Breaking Glass Ceiling

“Say ‘yes’ to everything. Men do. Don’t let anyone else decide your potential.”

Nassau Coliseum Groundbreaking Ceremony Starts Renovation

Officials smashed a wall with sledgehammers to celebrate the start of the work.

Behind the Scenes: Where Nassau’s Winners & Losers Partied on Election...

“It’s not as good as I would have liked it to be but we have a helluva lot of winners and I’m happy to announce them.”

Democrat Madeline Singas Declares Victory in Nassau District Attorney Race

Democrat Madeline Singas, considered the underdog in a race with far-reaching implications, declared victory over Kate Murray, her well-connected Republican challenger, in the hotly...