Morning Read: Cuomo and O’Malley Spar Over the War of 1812; Ticket Fix Prober Retires; Black Friday Melee

First real 2016 salvo? New Yorkers, rebuffed by Andrew Cuomo, are hoping that Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will fund their celebration of the War of 1812.

John Podhoretz says Mayor Bloomberg is plainly eyeing a run for president.

Mexican immigrants have a dropout rate of over 40 percent, double that of any other immigrant group.

The Police Benevolent Association is wondering why the Internal Affairs chief who spearheaded the ticket-fixing probe is suddenly retiring. Read More

Morning Read: Cuomo and O’Malley Spar Over the War of 1812; Ticket Fix Prober Retires; Black Friday Melee