What to Know
- A controversial TSA program called 'Quiet Skies' involves federal air marshals watching American travelers at airports
- A single post by a good Samaritan on Twitter has given a homeless unemployed worker new hope
- The 44th annual Harlem Week kicked off Sunday with good music, tasty treats and a day of shopping
Monday, July 30, 2018
Happy Monday! Expect some clouds today, but the sun will be shining a bit as well. It stays dry, however. Expect highs in the 80s. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.
Federal agents might be watching your every move at the airport.
The controversial TSA program is called "Quiet Skies" and it involves federal air marshals watching American travelers even if you are not on a terror watch list.
You might not even know you're being watched.
The TSA says it looks at suspicious travel patterns and is not intended to target just anyone.
Get more here.
A single post by a good Samaritan on Twitter has given a homeless unemployed worker new hope.
David Casarez stood in an intersection in California holding a sign that read "Homeless, hungry 4 success, take a resume."
The 26-year-old went to the Bay Area last September, armed with a college degree, three years of experience as a software developer, a few months’ salary and a dream of launching a start up.
However, Casarez underestimated the cost of living and how hard it would be to find a job. He lived in his van until he couldn’t afford the payments and lost it back in June. Since then, he has been sleeping in a park.
A woman who saw him posted his plight on Twitter and the post went viral. Since then, he’s been contacted by several companies.
Read more here.
Good music, tasty treats and a day of shopping.
The 44th annual Harlem Week kicked off Sunday. From shows at the Apollo Theater to a 5K run, now is the perfect time to check out all the neighborhood has to offer.
Despite the name, the festival actually lasts nearly a month.
Read more here.
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