Andrew Cuomo

Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, skates past the logo of the Stanley Cup Finals during practice for Wednesday's Game 1 of NHL hockey series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Mayors and governors wager over NHL Stanley Cup final

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles are ready to raise their voices in support of their hockey teams — in song. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

06/04/2014

Billy Joel at a news conference at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Billy Joel plans Madison Square Garden residency

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel will perform once a month at Madison Square Garden — as long as the fans will have him. The Grammy Award-winning icon announced Tuesday that he’ll perform a residency […]

12/03/2013

Nissan Zero Emission logo. (AP Photo)

8 states vow 3.3M zero-emission vehicles by 2025

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The governors of eight states including California and New York pledged Thursday to work together to create charging stations and other fueling infrastructure needed to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on […]

10/24/2013

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the federal government shutdown. Ferry […]

10/12/2013

Donald Trump (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Donald Trump interested in NY’s Plum Island

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump is thinking about adding an island to his already flashy portfolio. The real estate mogul and TV reality star said Tuesday he’s considering purchasing New York’s Plum Island, but […]

10/01/2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY’s tax-free business plan is bold but uncertain

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Through much of the last century, New York built America’s locomotives, automobile parts, steel girders and more. Today, the Empire State ranks 49th on CEOs’ list of states to set up […]

05/26/2013

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Too early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton’s fans

(AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton stayed on safe political ground Tuesday, advocating women’s rights globally in a 12-minute speech, but that was enough to excite fans imploring her to run again for president three years from now.

04/02/2013

A couple walks past destruction from superstorm Sandy on Route 35 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

NJ hires unemployed to fix Sandy damage in parks

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A plan to repair Superstorm Sandy damage in its state parks and beaches with unemployed workers will give work to about 1,000 people, New Jersey officials said Monday.

03/18/2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY’s Cuomo proposes gun, ammo magazine limits

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for tougher state bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines of ammunition as part of a progressive agenda in a sometimes fiery State of the State speech Wednesday.

01/09/2013

(AP Photo)

Man who killed 2 firemen left note on killing plan

WEBSTER, N.Y. (AP) — The ex-con who lured firefighters to their deaths in a blaze of gunfire left a rambling typewritten note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and “do what I like doing best, killing people.”

12/25/2012

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