Rain Eases, Floodwaters Drop, New Yorkers’ Anger Increases

TL/DR - New Yorkers are dealing with damage from severe flooding due to heavy rain. The rain disrupted most subway lines and Metro-North was suspended for hours, and basement apartments in Brooklyn were flooded due to backed-up sewage systems. Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams criticized Mayor Eric…

Key GOP Players in Government Shutdown Fight

Article Summary House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is attempting to rally the House Republican conference to agree on spending and avoid a government shutdown as the deadline approaches. A deal brokered by members of the House Freedom Caucus and the House Main Street Caucus proposed to extend current funding through Oct. 31, but this sparked backlash…