| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:44 PM
WASHINGTON — America has been here time and time again.
After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson.
In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings.
But something changed after the massacre last...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party’s nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It's not every day that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns Khloe Kardashian about anything.
But the governor's administration sent out a "pro forma" letter to Rich Soil, Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom's clothing line, warning that the logo used on one of...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:29 PM
If any legislature in the country had the political momentum to quickly pass strong gun control laws this year it seemed that Connecticut did, where 26 children and women were killed in the Newtown school massacre Dec. 14.
But as Connecticut legislators...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Nothing succeeds like excess," Hollywood always murmurs to itself.
But there were perils galore in the recently mounted "comeback" films of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The public just didn't seem to care. And even Tom Cruise's "Jack...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:48 PM
So much has happened since April 4 that it seems like more than four weeks since Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the strict gun-control bill into law. We had the showdown on background checks in the U.S. Senate, and of course, the Boston Marathon bombings....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Jeff Zucker has officially been on the job at CNN for all of 8 days, but sweeping changes are already underway at the ratings-challenged cable news network.
First up: The network announced on Tuesday the hiring of “20-20” anchor Chris...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:48 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Key measures of New York's tough new gun law kicked in Monday, with owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons required to start registering the firearms and new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Koch's favorite moment as mayor of New York City, fittingly, involved yelling.
Suddenly inspired to do something brash about the rare transit strike that crippled the city in 1980, he strode down to the Brooklyn Bridge to...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, whose Democratic Party usually comes down on the side of protecting the environment, once called New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "crazy" for backing a moratorium on gas drilling until environmental concerns could be resolved.