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Civil servants can no longer wear Muslim headscarves, Jewish skullcaps, Sikh turbans and symbols of faith in the workplace.
Opinion: What retirement savings crisis?
The notion that the shift to 401(k) plans is causing a retirement crisis is hogwash.
Letter: Cameras play a role in improving safety
Reader letters to Newsday about red light cameras and more.
Chiusano: On a Basquiat treasure hunt of sorts
That’s the artist and NYC icon whose large, colorful, haunting painting of a skull sold in 2017 for $110 million.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
See Matt Davies' latest Newsday cartoon by clicking above.View story
Editorial: Serious needs in 2 school districts
Gov. Cuomo must decide whether to send state monitors to Hempstead and Wyandanch
Ted R. Bromund
Bromund: When inheritance is everything
It would be inspiring if Hong Kong were to permanently escape China’s grasp.
Dobie: A Democratic debate, or a slugfest?
8 things to watch for as 20 candidates aim to stand out in crowded 2020 field.
Essay: Mosquito season is about to land on LI
As we enjoy the beautiful Long Island weather, the invasion is underway — the mosquito invasion.
Opinion: As opioid market shifts, so must our strategy
The continued acceleration of fatal overdoses presents a clear and rapidly growing threat to the public health in U.S.
Opinion: How Democrats harm immigrants
Democrats can be inhumane, uncaring and a national disgrace.
Opinion: Impeachment won't backfire if done right
Clinton survived impeachment because he made sure his public-facing focus was always on the lives and concerns of voters.