| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks.
“It is my...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:06 PM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist.
As the suspect was taken into...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:20 AM
LOS ANGELES — California, New York and six other states aiming to get more than 3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road in the next decade, unveiled steps to help achieve that goal including harmonizing consumer incentives and encouraging fleet...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Since California passed the nation’s first medical marijuana bill in 1996, many states have been following suit, but some -- most recently Florida and New York -- still grapple with what medical marijuana legislation should look like.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers announced a deal on Thursday to allow limited access to medical marijuana, making New York the 23rd state to offer some kind of access to the drug for the sick.
"This is probably the most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
New York on Friday became the 23rd state to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana, and the governor is expected to sign it.
The legislation comes 18 years after the first medical marijuana bill was proposed in the state Assembly and after a week of...
| Apr 27, 2014
Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
"If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:13 AM
President Obama spoke at the opening ceremony of the long-delayed National September 11 Memorial Museum on Thursday, invoking the memory of those killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The dedication ceremony in New York was attended by current and...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's the end of an era, as Time Inc. announced Thursday that it will move out of its offices in New York City's iconic Time-Life building.
The publishing company will decamp Midtown for Lower Manhattan and will ease into its new headquarters at...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Yet another city has turned its back on the Olympics.
Just a few days after residents of Krakow, Poland, voted not to try for the 2022 Winter Games, the mayor of New York City said he has no interest in a 2024 bid.
A top staff member from Mayor Bill...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Let's hope the Stanley Cup Final is more exciting than the wager between the governors of California and New York over the hockey championship between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.
If the Kings win the Stanley Cup, New York Gov. Andrew M....