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Residents put in their two cents at a participatory budgeting meeting

Putting Your Two Cents into the Budget

In the second year of participatory budgeting, New Yorkers in several communities get to vote on spending city money.

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Radio host and journalist Dame Babou explains American politics to Senegalese listeners in New York and West Africa

Translating America

Radio host and journalist Dame Babou explains American politics to Senegalese listeners in New York and West Africa.

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Hong Kong students observe the U.S. elections for lessons to take back home

Leafleting for Grace Meng, Preparing for 2017

Hong Kong students observe the U.S. elections for lessons to take back home.

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Astoria Votes for Gas, Not the President

November 6 has finally arrived – but many residents of Astoria, Queens, flocked to gas stations rather than polling stations to fill their tanks after a week of short supply following Hurricane Sandy.

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Election Language Barrier for Russian Speakers in New York City

Governor Cuomo’s quiet veto means ballots and instructions in Tuesday’s election won’t be translated into Russian – again.

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Imran Khan fundraiser

Pakistani Politician Interrogated by US Officials in Canada Before Flight

Scheduled to attend two fundraisers in New York City, Imran Khan faced questioning about his stance on U.S. drone strikes.

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Imran Kahn

Controversial Pakistani Pol Imran Khan to Visit New York

Outspoken reformer and critic of U.S. drone strikes seeks to galvanize his stateside supporters.

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Bangladeshi Rally

Bangladeshis Rally to Condemn “That Action”

Sunday’s protest by Bangladeshi immigrants was aimed at distancing the community from a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man accused by the FBI of a New York City bomb plot.

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Anti Putin Protests in Russia

Russians in New York Vote in Opposition Elections

Russians headed to a Manhattan polling station to register to vote in what opposition movement leaders said would be a freer and fairer election than those held under Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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19 Votes Decide Election

19 Votes Decide Election After Monthlong Wait

Chris Olechowski declared winner in the race for Democratic district leader, unseating incumbent.

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