| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Can’t wait to respond to the latest text from your BFF?
NBD -- no big deal.
At least if you're driving through New York, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced measures aimed at drivers haunted by the sound of unanswered cellphone rings and...
| Sep 25, 2013
So, will Hillary Rodham Clinton run for president?
In an interview with New York Magazine published this week, the former secretary of State acknowledged that she's wrestling with the idea but still needs time "to weigh what the factors are" before...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader.
It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:31 PM
As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago.
Video and photo images show how coastal...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Johnny Depp revealed newly blond hair and an almost Gatsby-era 'do at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival Awards, where he presented the BFI Fellowship honor to Christopher Lee on Saturday. [Los Angeles Times]
Britain's Prince George is to be christened...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:31 PM
New York state isn't only providing generous tax breaks to film and TV productions. Now it's offering low-interest loans to small-town cinemas. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $400,000 in funding is being made available to help community theaters in...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
NEW YORK — The race to become New York City's next mayor narrowed Monday as the runner-up in last week's Democratic primary ended his campaign and endorsed Bill de Blasio, the liberal public advocate who has cast himself as the anti-Michael...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:46 PM
NEW YORK -- The latest poll of New York City voters shows mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner sinking even lower, to fourth place among Democratic hopefuls, as he struggles to tamp down the effects of his latest sexting scandal.
The Quinnipiac University...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:06 PM
House Republicans continued their crusade to dismantle Obamacare on Wednesday, but an announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should have stopped them in their tracks.
The fact that it didn't shows that Republican lawmakers are so determined to...
| Feb 2, 2013
In the late 1970s when Edward I. Koch won his first term as mayor of New York, the city was in shambles, its coffers and confidence sapped by financial crises and a paralyzing blackout. It needed a fighter and found one in Koch, a well-practiced pol...