February 10, 2013 11:49 AM
Here's a look at the deaths related to the massive snowstorm that blanketed the Northeast in 1 to 3 feet of snow and battered the coastline with high winds and some flooding: CONNECTICUT: - A 73-year-old man fell while cleaning up in Danbury and later died. - 49-year-old man in... more »
January 31, 2013 11:43 PM
Imagine getting phone calls and friend requests on Facebook from people across the nation you don't know. After doing some research, you find out your personal photographs are posted on what police are calling "revenge porn" web sites.
It's the new wave of cyber bullying sweeping the nation and... more »
January 30, 2013 3:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A 7-year-old New York City boy's family has filed a $250 million claim against police and the city after saying he was handcuffed and falsely accused of stealing $5 from another student after school. His mother, Frances Mendez, tells the New York Post Wilson Reyes was... more »
January 19, 2013 12:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - By today's politically polarized standards, the Supreme Court's momentous Roe v. Wade ruling was a landslide. By a 7-2 vote on Jan. 22, 1973, the justices established a nationwide right to abortion. Forty years and roughly 55 million abortions later, however, the ruling's legacy is the... more »
January 6, 2013 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City musician used a combination of technology, seduction, brute force and a bribe to reclaim his missing iPhone from a confused crook. Jazz trombonist Nadav Nirenberg tells the New York Post that he left his iPhone in a livery cab on New Year's... more »
January 5, 2013 12:29 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Icelandair says it had to restrain an unruly passenger on a flight from Reykjavik to New York City because he was hitting people, screaming profanities and spitting. Thursday's flight was gaining attention after a photograph circulated online purporting to show the passenger tied to his seat... more »
January 2, 2013 12:19 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Officials in Putnam County, N.Y., say they'll refuse a newspaper's request to release the names and addresses of residents with pistol permits. Robert Freeman of the state's Committee on Open Government says the county outside New York City would be violating state law if it withholds... more »
December 29, 2012 1:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say they have a suspect in custody in the death of a man who was shoved in front of a speeding subway train. An NYPD spokesman said Saturday that detectives had questioned a woman and that she had "made statements implicating herself"... more »
December 18, 2012 6:29 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A contestant who claimed the Miss USA contest was fixed has been ordered to pay the pageant $5 million for defamation. In a decision signed last week, an arbitrator found that Sheena Monnin's comments were false, harmful and malicious. Monnin was Miss Pennsylvania USA. The arbitrator... more »
December 8, 2012 12:04 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The United States says the U.S. Army has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers captured in the war for about a year at a time at a prison next to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. The U.S. State Department calls the detainees "enemy combatants" in a report... more »
December 5, 2012 8:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster says it won't bump any full-time workers down to part-time status, after its tests aimed at limiting health care costs resulted in a publicity backlash that took a bite out of sales. At the same time, Darden Restaurants... more »
November 26, 2012 8:34 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Supreme Court used to be called Nine Old Men. That's nothing compared to the ageless Rolling Stones. The justices on average are the kid brothers and sisters of the forever young rock n' rollers. The average age for the four living members of The Rolling... more »
November 21, 2012 6:38 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Imagine having William Shatner supply your outgoing voicemail message. Or maybe you'd prefer Morgan Freeman coolly telling callers to wait for the beep. Or perhaps having Betty White joke around is more your speed. All it takes is $299 and some luck. The advocacy group Autism... more »
November 20, 2012 8:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal labor officials say they haven't decided whether to support a request by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville,... more »
November 4, 2012 1:14 PM
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Eileen James sits by the window when the sun is out, wears gloves to bed and hasn't had a hot meal in a week. Like many elderly people in the New York area coping with no electricity or heat in their homes in the aftermath of... more »
November 4, 2012 12:36 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A secret, long-awaited bargaining session has done some good in the NHL labor fight - so much so that the sides already have plans to get back to the bargaining table soon. NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and players' association special counsel Steve Fehr met for... more »
November 3, 2012 11:54 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those in the region who have been without power for most of the week. From storm-scarred New Jersey to parts of... more »
October 29, 2012 5:58 PM
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) - The military has placed helicopters and rescue teams on alert and dispatched medical planners to help cope with the damage from a superstorm on the East Coast. The U.S. Northern Command, charged with defending the U.S. homeland from attack and helping civil authorities... more »
October 29, 2012 5:40 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City engineers and fire department inspectors plan to climb 74 flights of stairs to examine a Manhattan construction crane that's dangling from a luxury high-rise as Hurricane Sandy approaches. Buildings department spokesman Tony Sclafani said Monday that it's a daunting task, but "they're the... more »
October 28, 2012 12:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Airlines cancelled more than 3,000 flights as a result of Hurricane Sandy as of Sunday morning, with hubs along the East Coast bearing the brunt of the disruptions. According to the flight-tracking service FlightAware, 707 flights have been cancelled Sunday, with more than 265 cancellations at... more »
October 27, 2012 2:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - How Keith Miller made the unlikely transition from football to the pinnacle of opera is an all-American story of reinvention. It's made all the more amazing by the fact that he had no formal musical training when he set out to become a singer. The 38-year-old... more »
October 8, 2012 5:07 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Bear Grylls will soon have some company on his in-the-wild adventures. NBC said Monday that it is making a competition series with Grylls. He is the former star of Discovery's "Man vs. Wild" series that tested his survival skills in foreboding settings The NBC series, "Get... more »
October 2, 2012 9:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC has given an early sign of approval to three of its new series, handing each a full-season commitment. The network announced Tuesday it is picking up for a full-season order the adventure-drama "Revolution" and the comedies "Go On" and "The New Normal." The network said... more »
September 20, 2012 12:38 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Welcome to the Big Apple -- the city that never sleeps and where futons fly. College freshman Jesse Scott Owen has only been in New York for three weeks. But he was knocked out cold by a flying futon.
He was on his way to... more »
September 20, 2012 11:47 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scarlett Johansson will tap into her feline side later this year when she plays Maggie the Cat on Broadway.
Producers on Thursday unveiled the Tony Award-winning Johansson in a revival of Tennessee Williams's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." It will be Johansson's first time... more »
September 19, 2012 12:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Transit officials in New York say an ad that was initially rejected for "demeaning" language is expected to appear at 10 subway stations next week. A Manhattan federal court judge ruled in July that the MTA violated the First Amendment rights of the group seeking to... more »
September 10, 2012 7:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says an agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum has been reached a day before the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks. Cuomo announced the agreement between the Port Authority of New York and New... more »
September 9, 2012 2:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Huge reflecting pools, waterfalls, skyscrapers and a cavernous underground museum under construction help make the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center an awesome spectacle. But all that eye-welling magnificence comes with a jaw-dropping price tag. The foundation that runs the memorial... more »
September 8, 2012 2:25 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado struck a beachfront neighborhood in New York City. Videos taken by bystanders show the funnel cloud hurling sand and debris in the air as it moves through the Breezy Point section of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens... more »
August 26, 2012 10:43 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Organizers of the county fair on New York's Staten Island are making a dogged effort to prevent the spread of swine flu. The Staten Island Advance says this year's Richmond County Fair is forgoing pig races in response to a new swine flu strain. Instead, the... more »
August 22, 2012 9:13 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC News is having no luck getting Mitt Romney to participate in its prime-time special on the Mormon church this week. The show's executive producer, Rome Hartman, says the hour-long episode of "Rock Center" will air as planned Thursday evening. NBC requested an interview with Romney... more »
August 22, 2012 8:53 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama is comparing the presidential contest to the fourth quarter of a basketball game. Obama is fundraising in New York with the help of current and former National Basketball Association stars. He tells a small group of donors gathered at Alice Tully Hall in... more »
August 15, 2012 8:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Lawyers for the Sept. 11 memorial at the World Trade Center site say a judge should toss out a lawsuit by a national atheists group seeking to stop display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among trade center wreckage. The lawyers say in papers filed in... more »
August 10, 2012 5:18 PM
SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (AP) - A dump of partially treated sewage has ended, and officials have declared the Hudson River safe for swimmers. That includes the athletes in Saturday's Ironman race off Manhattan, part of a New York-New Jersey triathlon. Organizers say the 2.4-mile race will go on as scheduled.... more »
August 7, 2012 8:03 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Here's a TV trivia question: What was the most-watched prime-time program last week that had nothing to do with the Olympics? The answer: A repeat of the CBS drama "NCIS." Otherwise, NBC's Olympic coverage thoroughly dominated TV last week, with ratings beyond what NBC expected. The... more »
July 27, 2012 5:34 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - "The Dark Knight Rises" composer Hans Zimmer has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims. Zimmer posted the track "Aurora" on his Facebook page Friday. Zimmer said he recorded the song in London in the days after the theater shooting last week. All... more »
July 21, 2012 3:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - "The Dark Knight Rises" star Christian Bale says his heart goes out to the victims of the Colorado shootings at a screening of the Batman film. In a statement released Saturday, Bale says, "Words cannot express the horror that I feel." He says: "I cannot begin... more »
July 9, 2012 8:11 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A rally has been held in New York City protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed crackdown on super-sized drinks. Monday's small protest in City Hall Park - dubbed the "Million Big Gulp March" - was organized by the group NYC Liberty HQ. Participants included business owners, local... more »
July 7, 2012 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world. Yet more than 20,000 international HIV researchers and activists will gather in the nation's capital later this month with a sense of optimism not seen in many years... more »
June 22, 2012 8:35 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A book once owned by George Washington containing his annotated copy of the U.S. Constitution has sold for nearly $10 million at a New York auction. A spokesman for Christie's auction house says it's a new world record for a historical document. Christie's says the bidder... more »
June 15, 2012 9:51 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A suburban New York mother accused of running a high-end Manhattan escort service is hoping to make her recently reduced bond with her former lawyer's apartment as collateral. Prosecutors were given paperwork Friday outlining Anna Gristina's plan. If prosecutors and a judge OK it, she could... more »
June 13, 2012 12:11 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A corporate executive who serves on the governing board of the Boy Scouts of America says he doesn't support the Scouts' policy of excluding gays and will work from within to seek a change. Ernst & Young CEO James Turley, whose company has welcomed gays in... more »
June 6, 2012 7:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America have agreed to review a proposal that would allow individual units to accept gays as adult leaders, but a spokesman says there's no expectation that the ban on gay leaders will in fact be lifted any time soon. The resolution was... more »
April 29, 2012 2:01 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a van plunged off a roadway near the Bronx Zoo in New York City, killing seven people, including three children. Police say the van was headed south Sunday afternoon on the Bronx River Parkway, a highway in the city. It bounced off the median,... more »
April 29, 2012 12:05 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - One World Trade Center is expected to claim the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, as workers erect steel columns that will make its unfinished skeleton a little over 1,250 feet tall. That's just high enough to peak over the roof of the... more »
April 22, 2012 11:48 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart says allegations it hushed up bribery by executives in Mexico are "not a reflection of who we are or what we stand for." The New York Times reports a vast bribery campaign by top executives of its Mexican subsidiary was carried out to build stores... more »
April 18, 2012 8:50 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - If it was New Year's Eve, then it was Times Square, and it was Dick Clark. The television host with the smooth voice and forever-young face, who died Wednesday at age 82, was appointment television for decades as Americans marked the end of one year and... more »
April 10, 2012 4:07 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Reebok and Nike have settled their dispute over Tim Tebow New York Jets jerseys. A deal was noted in papers filed Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Nike had filed a lawsuit saying Reebok was infringing on its licensing rights by selling Tebow jerseys and T-shirts.... more »
April 8, 2012 11:06 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A spokesman says CBS newsman Mike Wallace, famed for his tough interviews on "60 Minutes," has died. He was 93. CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco says Wallace died Saturday night. Wallace was on the staff of "60 Minutes" when it began in 1968, and was one of... more »
April 3, 2012 11:35 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The pace of lending to small businesses appears to be at a standstill. A study by PayNet, a financial research firm, shows that lending was virtually unchanged in February. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index came in at 98.3 in February, up from 98.2 in... more »
March 31, 2012 11:57 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Current TV says it has ejected Keith Olbermann from its talk-show lineup after less than a year. The network announced Friday that "Countdown," the show Olbermann has hosted since last June, was to be replaced with a show hosted by former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer,... more »
March 26, 2012 12:06 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The price of gasoline is less than a dime away from last year's high. At an average of $3.90 per gallon, Americans have never paid more at this time of year and prices are expected to keep climbing with two months remaining before the traditional kickoff... more »
March 21, 2012 8:41 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - More adults visited President Barack Obama's campaign website in January than the four Republican hopefuls combined. That's according to Nielsen Co., which analyzed voter-aged traffic to the official presidential campaign websites. About 4.2 million people visited Obama's site, compared to 830,000 for Ron Paul's and 773,000... more »
March 11, 2012 1:25 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors want the maximum 23-year prison term for a Jamaican drug lord who pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of drug and gun trafficking. Christopher Coke was wearing a wig as a disguise when he was captured in Jamaica in 2010. A bloody siege of his stronghold... more »
March 7, 2012 11:02 AM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers would have to forgo their pay and benefits if they don't agree on a budget on time under a proposal that gets its first hearing in the state Senate Wednesday. Democratic Senate President Brandon Shaffer, the bill sponsor, said the idea resonates with constituents because... more »
February 25, 2012 11:40 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Goodyear is recalling six versions of its Wrangler Silent Armor tires over concerns that the tread could separate from the tire and cause accidents. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. said Saturday that the separation could happen under what it called "severe usage conditions." Goodyear says the... more »
February 11, 2012 11:17 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department is calling Switzerland's largest private bank a fugitive from justice after it didn't show up for a court hearing in New York.
The bank was indicted on Feb. 2. Since then, U.S. officials haven't found a way to move the case forward.... more »
February 4, 2012 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - If you're expecting to be shocked by all the Super Bowl ads, don't hold your breath: There won't be many surprises.
About 20 of the roughly 36 Super Bowl advertisers put their TV commercials online before Sunday's broadcast. That's a major shift: It's up from... more »
February 1, 2012 8:36 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The rapper K'Naan is upset that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney used his song "Wavin' Flag" during his Florida primary victory speech, and is seeking legal action as a result.
In a statement released Wednesday, K'naan says Romney's campaign did not seek approval to use... more »
January 19, 2012 5:00 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The ripple effect from Eastman Kodak Co.'s bankruptcy reorganization extends in many directions: Employees brace again for layoffs, retirees fret over health care coverage, and the photography icon's biggest creditors and stakeholders - from movie studios and big-box retailers to CEO Antonio Perez - are preparing... more »
December 19, 2011 6:57 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A political operative is poised to find out whether he'll go to prison after being convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
John Haggerty faces up to 15 years behind bars at his sentencing Monday. But he also... more »
December 3, 2011 3:58 PM
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The once-bursting 2012 Republican presidential field is narrowing to a choice between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Republican voters have one month before casting the first votes to winnow it to one.
Romney and Gingrich offer striking contrasts... more »
December 3, 2011 1:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - An 84-year-old New York grandmother says she was injured and humiliated during a strip search at a New York City airport.
Lenore Zimmerman says she was on her way to a flight to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She says she was searched after she asked to... more »
November 20, 2011 8:18 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an al-Qaida sympathizer who plotted to bomb police and post offices in New York City has been arrested.
Bloomberg announced Sunday the arrest of 27-year-old Jose Pimentel on numerous charges.
Pimentel was arrested Saturday. He is accused of having an... more »
November 20, 2011 7:28 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A person close to a New York City police investigation says a Manhattan resident suspected of plotting to bomb various targets, including police cars, has been arrested.
The person told The Associated Press that the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was... more »
October 19, 2011 5:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The fed-up flight attendant who became a national sensation because of his spectacular exit down an emergency chute at New York City's Kennedy Airport has finished his court-ordered treatment program.
Steven Slater was allowed to withdraw his guilty plea to attempted criminal mischief and was... more »
October 2, 2011 1:32 PM
Wall Street erupted into chaos as police arrested as many as 700 protesters Saturday. They were part of a massive march along New York City's Brooklyn Bridge, the largest demonstration to date since Occupy Wall Street movement began two weeks ago.
Cell phone video shows New York City police... more »
September 26, 2011 5:42 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Two hikers detained in Iran for years are back in the United States and are detailing the difficult conditions in the Tehran prison where they were held in near-isolation on spying allegations.
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer arrived in New York on Sunday. They declared... more »
September 19, 2011 7:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The last wrongful death lawsuit remaining from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has been resolved with a settlement.
Attorney Donald Migliori said Monday that the family of Mark Bavis decided to settle after making public as much information as they could about what they viewed... more »
September 19, 2011 3:26 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are tumbling as investors worry that Greece won't qualify for a new installment of emergency funds in time to avoid defaulting on its debt.
Investors also appear pessimistic about a Federal Reserve policy decision expected Wednesday. The Fed has hinted it might take new... more »
September 15, 2011 4:37 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - There's no custody fight so far over Willow, the cat who was found on a New York street five years after disappearing from Colorado.
New York's animal-shelter agency says it seems the calico cat had some human care in recent days. But no one is... more »
September 12, 2011 8:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - An exotic antelope has briefly tasted freedom after escaping its enclosure at a New York City zoo. The kudu, a species of African antelope, was spotted by a photographer Sunday.
The photographer, Andrew Lichtenstein, tells the Daily News that the animal was sticking to an... more »
September 11, 2011 1:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Family members who've been reading the names of loved ones who died on 9/11 during today's ceremony at the World Trade Center site have been adding personal memories and tributes. Nicholas Gorki, whose mother was still pregnant with him on that day, read the name of... more »
September 8, 2011 8:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials have received a credible but unconfirmed terror threat having to do with New York or Washington.
A counterterrorism official tells The Associated Press that law enforcement officials have been investigating the intelligence since it was received late Wednesday night. The official spoke on condition of... more »
September 5, 2011 8:18 AM
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) - A tornado has caused some property damage near Albany, N.Y., one week after Irene caused destructive flooding in the region.
The National Weather Service says the tornado touched down about three miles from Amsterdam, N.Y., on Sunday evening. Amateur video posted on YouTube shows a... more »
September 2, 2011 4:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks plunged after a dismal jobs report renewed fears of another recession.
No jobs were added in the U.S. last month, the government said early Friday. The unemployment rate held steady at 9.1 percent.
Treasury yields fell sharply and gold jumped $48 an ounce... more »
August 28, 2011 4:11 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Irene is expected to stay a hurricane as it draws its next bead on land, even though the storm will be over cooler water.
The next landfall is expected near Long Island, N.Y., about midday today.
The National Hurricane Center says water levels... more »
August 24, 2011 9:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has questioned the experience of two lawyers handling the case of a man accused of dismembering an 8-year-old New York City boy.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Firetog told the lawyers at a hearing Tuesday that his concern was to ensure the defendant, Levi... more »
August 20, 2011 6:11 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Ten of thousands of Verizon workers will return to work Tuesday after a strike that lasted about two weeks.
The Communication Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers issued a statement saying they have agreed to come back to work while they... more »
August 20, 2011 5:13 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Drug control advocates say the federal government has been dragging its feet for 12 years on whether to restrict the second most-abused medicine in the United States.
The drug is hydrocodone, and it's the key ingredient in Vicodin, Norco and other painkillers.
Emergency room... more »
August 11, 2011 3:46 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Treasury prices are falling after the government reported a drop in unemployment claims.
The Labor Department said Thursday that first-time claims for unemployment benefits dipped below 400,000 last week for the first time in four months.
In afternoon trading, the 10-year Treasury is down... more »
August 10, 2011 11:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Alec Baldwin says he's thinking of running for mayor of New York, but not until he learns more about the job. The "30 Rock" actor tells The New York Times he'll sit out the 2013 race but will consider running in a later election. In a... more »
August 7, 2011 5:41 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - One person has died and another is in critical condition after getting in trouble during the swimming portion of the Nautica New York City Triathlon.
Race Director Bill Burke says in a statement that the 64-year-old man died in Sunday's race. He didn't say how... more »
August 7, 2011 4:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Timothy Geithner has told President Barack Obama that he will remain on the job as Treasury secretary.
The Treasury Department released a statement Sunday saying Geithner had informed the president of his decision to remain in the administration. Geithner is the only remaining top official on... more »
August 4, 2011 3:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Two Fox News analysts say that their comments about going easy on fellow Fox employee Sarah Palin were a joke.
Fox's Greg Gutfeld and Bob Beckel both say they weren't serious when discussing Palin on Wednesday's edition of "The Talk," the network's summer replacement for... more »
August 4, 2011 8:54 AM
WHITNEY POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a tour bus mainly carrying Polish tourists was going too fast during a downpour when it crashed and flipped over on an upstate New York highway, leaving 30 people with minor injuries.
State police Sgt. William Ramsing says 14 people were treated... more »
July 30, 2011 3:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - No NFL team will be taking "Hard Knocks" this summer.
HBO said Friday the uncertainty of the lockout "made it impractical for a team to commit" to the popular training camp reality show. The series is set to return next year.
The network will... more »
July 28, 2011 3:51 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A trustee recovering money for investors who lost billions of dollars through Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's dealings says he's secured more than a billion dollars through settlements with associates of the second largest feeder fund group to invest with Madoff.
Trustee Irving Picard announced... more »
July 25, 2011 10:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has postponed several fundraisers because of the ongoing talks over raising the debt limit.
Campaign officials say Obama had to cancel plans for fundraisers in California and Washington state in recent weeks, along with an event at the New York home... more »
July 22, 2011 6:46 AM
WATERLOO, N.Y. (AP) - State police say at least 20 people are hospitalized after a tour bus and tractor-trailer collided on Interstate 90 in central New York.
Sgt. Thomas Burroughs says the bus carrying about 50 people caught fire after the 1:30 a.m. crash Friday near Waterloo. Both vehicles... more »
July 18, 2011 6:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's subway system is the country's largest, with more than 460 stations, millions of daily riders and multiple entrances for each station. A decade after Sept. 11, city officials consider the mass transit system a top terror target.
The NYPD has a counterterror... more »
July 8, 2011 3:56 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading.
It's worth 96 Canadian cents, unchanged from yesterday. And the dollar is trading at 11.62 Mexican pesos, up from yesterday. more »
July 7, 2011 4:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Democratic leaders have chosen a state Assemblyman from Queens as their candidate to replace Rep. Anthony Weiner, who resigned last month after a sexting scandal. Assemblyman David Weprin will compete for the seat in a Sept. 13 special election. Republicans are expected to choose... more »
June 29, 2011 5:55 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers are taking another look at same sex marriage after New York legalized it.
The sponsors of Colorado's civil-unions bill, Sen. Pat Steadman and Rep. Mark Ferrandino, both gay Denver Democrats, plan to try again next year after a similar bill died this year in... more »