NEW YORK — New York City officials say the Boston Marathon bombing suspects intended to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly spoke at a briefing Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps says seven Marines have been killed in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot, Nev.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have less than a week to avoid the start of across-the-board government spending cuts, known as sequestration. So far, there is little indication that President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans will reach an agreement this week.
ST. LOUIS — Parts of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to more than half a foot of snow, as a large storm made its way eastward out of the Rockies, snarling traffic for morning commuters and allowing an army of children to trade pen and paper for shovel and sled, at least for a day.
Boy Scout officials said Wednesday that an expected vote on gay members will be delayed until May, CNN reported.
President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday about gun-control issues, and he made proposals based on the findings of Vice President Joe Biden’s task force, which was formed after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Here are five things to know about the press conference:
One student was shot this morning at Taft Union High School when a shooter reportedly walked into the science building with a shotgun.
The suspect is reportedly in custody.
It’s been a little over one month since Hurricane Sandy devastated a large swath of the Atlantic seaboard, including segments of New York City and Long Island. While the fury of this latest natural disaster to hit New York doesn’t dominate the headlines like during Sandy’s immediate aftermath, let’s be clear: the recovery and reconstruction effort remains in its very earliest stages despite all that’s been done already.
One thing we know for certain about our rapid, global march into the world of e-commerce is that it’s become big, big business. But we also must recognize that there’s an unprecedented exchange of online information going on, which compels this reminder: Don’t overlook the privacy and other public policy issues raised by our ongoing leap into this age of modern technology.
It is truly a momentous and dangerous time in world history, and so our annual tribute to America’s veterans was especially meaningful. In local ceremonies and observances around the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions, so many citizens came together to honor the sacrifices and the victories of our soldiers – past, present and future.
Here on the eve of Election Day, first and foremost our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to our fellow New Yorkers, especially to the families who have lost loved ones, but as well to everyone throughout the downstate region and on Long Island who continue to work to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.
Facing a split vote on the right, Greg McCaffrey on Tuesday accomplished what no other Democrat in Livingston County before him has: he was elected as District Attorney.
Republican Bill Nojay is headed to Albany.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stirred up some ill will around the state last week — and since it’s not going away anytime soon, it’s worth a closer look. It’s worth digging beneath the headlines to try to see where we may be headed.
As the so-called "Frankenstorm" makes its way northward along the U.S. East Coast, Southern Tier residents can expect high winds and possible power outages through Tuesday, a meteorologist said Sunday.
So what’s on tap for the remainder of October in New York state government? How about the state’s first-ever “Beer and Wine Summit” soon to be convened by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. It will mark the latest chapter in New York government taking a more active, collaborative, nuts-and-bolts partnership role in our pursuit to improve the business climate in New York to foster economic growth and create jobs.
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I – Corning) was recently awarded the New York Farm Bureau's Circle of Friends honor. Palmesano earned the award for the second consecutive year in recognition of his commitment to agriculture in New York and the vital roll it plays in the Empire State's economy.
Following a tour Tuesday afternoon of the newly-built Orleans Community Health Center in Albion, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched a campaign to extend a Medicare payment program across Upstate New York. The Low Volume Hospital Program would impact 24 hospitals across New York State.