No plan for shock order as even GOP resists IN A TRIO OF TWEETS Wednesday, President Trump abruptly announced he was banning thousands of transgender Americans from serving in the U.
DREAMS DO come true. Nine pint-sized baseball fans were thrilled Wednesday as they raced onto the field with some of their favorite players at Yankee Stadium.
FEDERAL IMMIGRATION officials say they've arrested 114 foreign nationals in the New York area, 99 of them in the city, during an 11-day enforcement sweep this month.
THE REPEAL is a repeat failure. A bill to repeal Obamacare without a replacement died in a Senate vote Wednesday -- giving Republicans their second health care loss in the 24 hours since they scraped by in a vote to keep the effort going.
The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut.Michelle obaMa FORMER First Lady Michelle Obama says racist attacks against her and her family cut her deeply.
Heroin crew nailed with fancy cars and $3G tot stroller THE FEDS SAY they've busted six blinged-out drug runners rolling in enough loot to rock a fleet of luxury cars -- and a $3,000 Versace baby stroller.
AMID REPORTS of rising prescription drug abuse by city students, NYPD officials are mulling a plan to outfit school safety agents with drugs to reverse opioid overdoses.
BEDLAM RULED on Rikers Island Wednesday when an inmate hopped a fence and slipped into the night, sparking a lock down and massive manhunt.
TWIN BOYS just 3 years old died Wednesday after apparently drowning in their family's Long Island pool, Suffolk County police said.
A CITY COP is going from NYPD blue to loads of green. Lukasz Solis, 31, became the first lottery player to win a $3 million top prize on the $10 Wonka Golden Ticket.
AN ARMY of celebrities, politicians and advocates -- including transgender stars Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox -- lambasted President Trump over his decision to ban transgender citizens from serving in the military.
JUST LIKE water under the bridge. The dilapidated main span of the old Kosciuszko Bridge was dismantled on Wednesday and began its final journey on the waterway it arched over for nearly 80 years.
A TRANSGENDER former Navy SEAL is speaking out against President Trump's ban on transgender military members, saying he is preventing soldiers from doing their service.
MAYOR DE BLASIO said he plans to be on the subway "nonstop" to hammer home the MTA's responsibility to fix the beleaguered system, as he balks at a push for the city to pick up half the tab.
RACISM NEARLY shattered the innocence of "Annie," actress Audra McDonald said this week of the TV movie.
A CAB slammed into an SUV in Chelsea early Wednesday, injuring five people, two of them seriously, police said.
THE WIDOW of Officer Wenjian Liu welcomed NYPD brass as she remained at the hospital Wednesday for a second day after giving birth to a daughter.
A CROOKED former NYPD cop who acted as a "one-man protection unit" for a Bronx drug dealer was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison.
ATTENTION, passengers: This train is being held due to a mayoral photo op, despite phony claims by the mayor's staff.
A SKINNY skyscraper being built on Billionaires' Row in Midtown is at risk of foreclosure due to "egregious oversights" -- such as not budgeting for cranes, a lawsuit charges.
PRESIDENT TRUMP attacked his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, again on Wednesday, this time for not canning acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe.
HUMANS, we have a problem. Male sperm counts are dropping -- likely due to our polluted environment and unhealthy lifestyles -- and scientists now worry it could lead to the end of the human race.
A BRONX HONORS student locked up for more than a year on Rikers Island for a crime he says he didn't commit will be released on bail Thursday thanks to a big-hearted non pro fit group.
AFTER SPENDING almost 20 years behind bars, a Brooklyn man is expected to walk out of court Thursday as prosecutors prepare to appeal a judge's decision to throw out his 1998 murder conviction.
A BROOKLYN MAN convicted of killing his friend during a fight over a woman was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison Wednesday.
CHARLIE GARD, the sick British boy whose parents' legal battle against doctors has divided opinions across the globe, will die in hospice care.
AS SENATORS in Washington debated how to repeal major provisions of Obamacare, New York elected officials gathered at City Hall on Wednesday morning to slam the Republican bill and demand more transparency.
AN ELECTRICAL outage at a massive Brooklyn housing development left 46 buildings -- and thousands of tenants -- without power Wednesday, authorities said.
JUDGE SHEILA Abdus-Salaam, whose body was found in the Hudson River in April, drowned herself, the city medical examiner said Wednesday.
A BRONX judge Wednesday ordered an alleged would-be rapist held on $100,000 bail. Oumar Fofana, 20, stood speechless in Bronx Criminal Court as Judge Harold Adler handed down his ruling.
THE FAMILY of a bicyclist killed in Chelsea is suing the bus driver who ran him over. Michael Mamoukakis, 80, died after being crushed under the wheels of a charter bus turning right onto W.
MAYORAL hopeful Nicole Malliotakis says the city should turn over more undocumented immigrants charged criminally to the feds for deportation.
TWO MANHATTAN antiques dealers charged with selling $4.5 million in illegal elephant ivory pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to donate $200,000 to endangered species causes, prosecutors said.
Sports Illustrated model Chrissy Teigen extinguished hunger during a visit to a Hoboken fire station (right) where she delivered junk food to hardworking hook and ladder men.
Now we know how hunky Joe Manganiello keeps his fit figure -- he's juicing. Sofia Vergara's other 's half stopped by the Juice Press shop on Madison Ave.
Rapper and Maybach Music Group owner Rick Ross (right) told the "Breakfast Club" radio show that there are no women on his record label because he'd feel obliged to have sex with them.
ARIES MARCH 21-APRIL 19 You're deeply sensitive to people who are in need, or in pain. That's a beautiful thing, and you may feel like you need to act on this today, in some tangible way.
GREAT JONES -- they could be closing! Following last call Thursday morning, the Great Jones Cafe closed its doors for a week of cleanup, and during that break, the 34-year-old institution will decide whether or not they'll open again.
Almeria, Spain: We have met many wonderful, kind and open people who have reinforced our understanding and appreciation of the American people.
Is it better to live in false hope than in no hope at all? It depends, of course, and varies from case to case, but it is possible that the false hope of a miracle cure given to the parents of Charlie Gard, the English baby with a rare genetic disease, will embitter them for the rest of their days.
Roughly 30 days ago, Defense Secretary Jim (Mad Dog) Mattis extended by six months an ongoing review of the military's policy of allowing transgender men and women to continue to serve openly, as thousands have since an official shift last year.
President Trump's war on so-called sanctuary cities is no longer in the realm of rhetoric. It's now costing the nation's best police department and foremost terror-fighting force real money to do its job.
All eyes will be on Giants general manager Jerry Reese as the team reports to training camp at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford on Thursday.
Severino looks like Yank ace, but Sonny is worth risk Sonny Gray may be a risk, but for these Yankees, the 27-yearold righty seems like a risk worth taking -- as long as the price is right.
SHAME ON the Yankees if Aaron Judge's screaming line drive into the seats just beyond the home dugout Tuesday night doesn't finally convince them to follow the Mets' lead and extend the protective netting at the Stadium.
The Giants and Jets each got a little Lucky. Big Blue reports to camp today and Gang Green doesn't show up until Friday but they both benefitted from the Cowboys' turmoil as a result of the heartless firing of wide receiver/kick returner Lucky Whitehead.
MONDAY, 34 -yea r-old Koby Altman became one of the few black general managers in the NBA, joining other minority front-office members like Knicks GM Scott Perry and team president Steve Mills, when the Cleveland Cavaliers gave him control of one of the most captivating teams in the league.
SAN DIEGO -- Yoenis Cespedes sauntered out of the weight room in the corner of the visiting clubhouse at Petco Park wearing the jeweled crown and blue-and-orange satin robe that the Mets players bestow on their teammate of the game.
FIRST, he couldn't get the number he wanted. Now he can't get his first home run ball as a Yankee. Todd Frazier hit his debut dinger in pinstripes in the Yankees' 9-5 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday, but he wasn't able to retrieve the ball for his collection.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.
The faTher of former australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis was arrested this week in San Diego for allegedly molesting two young boys he trained.
AARON Judge got the day off on Wednesday, as the Yankees beat the Reds 9-5. But the 25-year-old rookie slugger will be back in the lineup tonight against the Rays.
THE WASHINGTON Wizards have signed John Wall to a $170 million, four-year contract exten sion t hat begins in 2019-20.
SAN DIEGO -- Chris Flexen heard the speech. Every player that comes up to the big league sits in Terry Collins' office at some point and hears the most basic of advice: do what got you here.
Ryan Zimmerman and Adam Lind had two-run doubles in a seven-run eighth inning to help host Washington rally past Milwaukee, 8-5, on Wednesday night.