Morning Read: Obama Visits Ground Zero, Cuomo Starts a Tour


Mayor Bloomberg opens world-renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s historic outdoor sculpture exhibition – Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads – with AW Asia Founder Larry Warsh, Cultural Affairs Commissioner Levin and members of New York City’s Arts and Cultural Community. May 4, 2011 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker)

Bin Laden: How much credit does Bush get? [Tim Herrera]

Bin Laden: Fake photos fool Scott Brown, others. [Daily News]

Bin Laden: Questions about legality of killing were raised “outrageously.” [Errol Louis]

Bin Laden Photos: Editors support not releasing them. “What it boils down to is a matter of simple human decency.” [New York Post]

Ground Zero: Obama visits, with Bloomberg, Cuomo, Corzine, Christie, victims families. [Jennifer Fermino and Carl Campanile]

Ground Zero: President’s visit scares New Yorkers. “I don’t think it’s 100 percent safe,” says 22-year-old. [Emily Epstein]

Ground Zero: On Friday, Obama to Kentucky to honor Navy Seals. [Mark Landler]

Ground Zero: Victim families can press Obama for terrorism trials. [Devlin Barrett and Sophia Hollander]

2012: Bin Laden’s death doesn’t guarantee Obama’s re-election. [Andrea Tantaros]

2013: ” don’t expect there will be a runoff,” says Bill Thompson. [Page Six]

NY26: GOP Corwin agrees to first debate after questioned about it from Buffalo News. [Robert McCarthy]

Offending Israel: Former Pataki aide Jeffrey Weisenfeld gets CUNY to block honorary degree for Tony Kushner, for not supporting Israel. [Patrick Healy]

Cuomo’s Agenda: Statewide tour pushes same-sex marriage, ethics. [Ken Lovett]

Cuomo’s Agenda: Also pushing property tax cap. [Tom Precious]

Investigating Albany: Legislator complains Cuomo may get too much power to probe the legislature. [Jimmy Vielkind]

Subppoenas: Schneiderman goes after Sony for security breach with with PlayStation. [Karen Freifeld and Michael Riley]

Ticket Fixing: Bronx ADA who had DWI arrest erased still working probe of NYPD officials who made tickets disappear. [NY Post]

Nassau Finances: In budget squeeze, officials go after $16.2 million in unpaid tickets. [Robert Brodsky]

Pedestrian Plazas: Vacca raises questions. [Sally Goldenberg]

Casting Suggestions: Jeff Bridges as Bill Keller, Susan Sarandon as Maureen Dowd and Robert Downey Jr. as David Carr. [Page Six]

Morning Read: Obama Visits Ground Zero, Cuomo Starts a Tour