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One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, New York City. (AP Photo)

New Yorkers’ new domain: ‘.nyc’ gets initial OK

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City likes to think of itself as a domain like no other, and now it’s close to being able to boast as much on the web. The city has […]


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Bloomberg, mayor group touts big gun control push

NEW YORK (AP) – A new $12 million television ad campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts including comprehensive background checks.


NYC powers up but outer boroughs still have problems

NEW YORK (AP) – The lights are back on in lower Manhattan and that prompted screams of sweet relief from residents who’d been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by the superstorm. But their […]


Industry sues over NYC crackdown on sugary drinks

NEW YORK (AP) – Soft drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City’s move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries. The American Beverage Association and […]