Christine Quinn

A model smokes an electronic cigarette. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

NYC expands smoking ban to include e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — Years after being exiled to New York City’s sidewalks by a ban on smoking in indoor public places, some smokers relished electronic cigarettes as a way to come in from the […]

12/20/2013

New York City Democratic Mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio embraces his son Dante, left, daughter Chiara, second from left, and wife Chirlane, right, after addressing supporters at his election headquarters after polls closed in the city's primary election Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Unresolved NYC primary pauses for 9/11 remembrance

NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York City mayoral race paused Wednesday for remembrances of the Sept. 11 attacks, the chaotic campaign remained without an answer a day after the primary as to whether […]

09/11/2013

Anthony Weiner, left, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to run for the New York City Mayor’s Office, has a heated argument with Shaul Kessler at Weiss Bakery in the Boro Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. The altercation was captured on video. (AP Photo/Shimon Gifter)

NYC mayoral hopefuls try to get to expected runoff

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s wild mayoral primary campaign hurtled to the voting booth Tuesday as New Yorkers begin the process of replacing the man who has led their city for 12 years. […]

09/10/2013

March 5, 2009 photo of Michael Jackson as he makes an announcement about upcoming performances at the London O2 Arena. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Jury hears of Jackson’s requests for anesthetic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is […]

08/31/2013

New York City Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Weiner stays in NYC mayor race after staffer quits

NEW YORK (AP) — His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor. Weiner confirmed […]

07/29/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner leaves his apartment building in New York on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Weiner faces growing calls to quit mayor’s race

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner pressed ahead with his bid for mayor Wednesday despite a growing number of calls for him to drop out over a new sexting scandal, saying the campaign is too […]

07/24/2013

New York City Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Weiner shrugs off demands that he drop out

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner pressed ahead with his campaign for mayor Wednesday, shrugging off growing calls for him to drop out over a newly disclosed round of raunchy exchanges with a woman online. […]

07/24/2013

Ex-congressman Anthony Weiner (AP Photo)

Weiner gets started stumping in NYC mayoral race

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner set out to reintroduce himself to voters Thursday as he embarked on a mayoral bid after leaving Congress in a sexting scandal. He found a much more supportive reception […]

05/23/2013

New York City Council speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn (AP Photo)

NYC mayoral candidate reveals bulimia struggles

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Council Speaker and Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she struggled in the past with bulimia and alcoholism. Speaking Tuesday at Barnard College, Quinn said her binging and […]

05/14/2013

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NYC Council OKs sick days plan, seen as key step

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers […]

05/08/2013

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NYC proposes raising age for cigarette purchases

NEW YORK (AP) — No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation’s largest city.

04/22/2013

Anthony Weiner (AP Photo)

Comeback: Weiner says he may run for NYC mayor

NEW YORK (AP) — A bold comeback attempt or the height of chutzpah?

04/10/2013

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