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  • Is Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale just a "seven-hour-long orgy of violence against women—promoted and marketed as high-minded, politically astute popular entertainment"?
  • De Blasio has signed a bill into law making it illegal for NYC employers to ask applicants about their salary history.
  • Harris Graber, one of Gothamist's earliest photo contributors, has died. You can revisit the longtime New Yorker's photos right here. R.I.P. Harris.
  • In a speech celebrating the House repeal of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump interrupted himself to observe, "Hey, I'm president. I'm president. Can you believe it?"
  • An Ohio teenager in jail for allegedly killing her abusive father has become an international cause célèbre.
  • What are the origins of New York’s finest, bravest, strongest and boldest?
  • Mayoral candidate Bo Dietl has admitted that Fox News paid him to dig up dirt on women alleging sexual harassment at the network.
  • The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked high-profile Trump campaign associates "to hand over emails and other records of communications and dealings" with Russians.
  • The Jersey Shore is not ready to retreat in the face of rising seas and superstorms.
  • And finally, drown out today's pouring rain with a sunshine daydream: