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NEW YORK — Pushing back against explosive reports his own administration is conspiring against him, President Donald Trump lashed out against the anonymous senior official who wrote an opinion piece in The New York Times claiming to be part of a "resistance" working "from within" to thwart the commander-in-chief's most dangerous impulses. By Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire. SENT: 1269 words, photos, video.




NEW YORK — It was an extraordinary decision at a tense time for editors at The New York Times: a senior official at the Trump administration wanted to tell the world that some who work for the president try to blunt his worst instincts, but wanted the cover of anonymity to avoid being fired. By Media Writer David Bauder. SENT: 929 words, photos.


NEW YORK — Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara moderates a debate with New York's four Democratic candidates for attorney general. The debate at history-steeped Cooper Union includes Fordham University law professor and liberal activist Zephyr Teachout; New York City Public Advocate Letitia James; U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, the first openly gay Congress member from New York; and Leecia Eve, a former aide to Hillary Clinton. Developing; debate starts at 7 p.m.


NEW YORK — Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and his wife meet wounded veterans who lay a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial while completing their 1,000-mile walk across the country. By Stephen R. Groves. Developing from 11:30 a.m. wreath-laying and 12:30 p.m. remarks.


NEW YORK — Serena Williams enters her U.S. Open semifinal against No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia knowing full well this is the round in which she's lost in her past two appearances in the tournament. The other women's semifinal Thursday night is No. 14 Madison Keys of the U.S., last year's runner-up, against No. 20 Naomi Osaka of Japan. Women's semifinals start at 7 p.m. ET. By Tennis Writer Howard Fendrich. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos.

— With:

— TEN--US Open-Men. A lookahead to Friday's men's semifinals. By Brian Mahoney. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m. ET.

— TEN--US Open-The Latest. Real-time updates throughout the day.

— TEN--US Open Glance.


— PLANE-SICK PASSENGERS: The New York City mayor's office says 10 people hospitalized after a large commercial jet arrived from Dubai have tested positive for influenza.

— FIRE-TWO KILLED: Authorities have released the names of the two people who died in a fire at a Hudson Valley home.

— ISLANDERS-COLISEUM: The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has approved tax breaks for the New York Islanders' planned renovations at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

— BOOKS-PATTERSON PLEDGE: James Patterson is on Round IV of his donations to classroom libraries.

— KNIFEPOINT BANK ROBBERY: A New York City man who admitted robbing a New Jersey bank at knifepoint last year has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.

— STATE PARK-BROOKLYN: A new state park under construction in Brooklyn will be named in honor of former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm.

— FBC--SYRACUSE-FOOTBALL ENHANCEMENTS: Syracuse University is stepping up its efforts to improve the fan experience for home football games.

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