Long Island

Courtesy of Stony Brook Press

A Stony Brook doctoral student has been released after being detained at John F. Kennedy Airport following President Trump’s executive order barring citizens from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Seth Wenig / AP

New York Governor Cuomo is offering his top attorneys to help defend detainees and their families affected by President Trump’s executive order banning immigrants, in the midst of second day of protests across the nation, including at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport.

Karen DeWitt / WSHU

More than a decade after the state’s highest court ordered New York lawmakers to spend billions of dollars more a year on schools, Governor Cuomo and his top aides are moving further away from ever fulfilling the order, say critics.   

Peter Dejong / AP

The Long Island Power Authority voted to approve the nation’s largest offshore wind farm, 30 miles southeast of Montauk Point.

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The Trump administration has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop giving out federal grant money. A Connecticut environmental advocacy group is worried about what that could mean for projects in the region.

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