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Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A gunman used homophobic slurs before firing a fatal shot point-blank into a man's face on a Manhattan street alive with a weekend midnight crowd, a killing New York's police commissioner called an "anti-gay" hate crime. Before...
NewsdayFor the moment, the only sensible question is whether you wish to call Albany's ethical sewer pipe half empty or half full. Are the new revolting details about a state lawmaker's behavior just that -- or do they mark a step on some hard-to-detect path...
Associated PressNEW 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 who don't have it now. Saying they hoped that...
Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — High taxes have emerged as the No. 1 weapon in the war on smoking. The more cigarettes cost, research has shown, the fewer people buy them. That is one of the reasons six states are considering proposals to hike tobacco taxes. But...
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. New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn...
Bills spark debate over paid sick time in Michigan ALANNA DURKIN,Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Some Michigan Republicans are pushing to ban local governments from requiring employers to provide paid sick leave as cities in other...
NEW YORK (AP) — Help wanted. Qualifications: Must already have a job. It's a frustrating catch for those out of work in an era of high unemployment: looking for a job, only to find that some employers don't want anyone who doesn't already have...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, National Government, Laws, Trials
Gov. Martin O'Malley's brother has apparently split with the governor on two election issues, backing a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and signing a petition to put the state's same-sex marriage law on the November ballot. Patrick O'Malley...
pix11.com | @jaydownyc | @pix11marioThis man is not just another man waiting on line for his food at McDonalds. Police say he’s a homophobic criminal, who’s accused of getting into an argument with a gay couple while standing on line at the chain’s Greenwich Village...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he does not support using eminent domain to seize underwater homes to refinance those mortgages at more affordable terms. He made the statement as Chicago aldermen attended a committee hearing to learn about the...
Tags: John Cusack, Real Estate, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Chicago Mayor
WASHINGTON (AP)— Eight Muslims filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in New Jersey to force the New York Police Department to end its surveillance and other intelligence-gathering practices targeting Muslims in the years after the 2001 terrorist...
Tags: Civil Rights, Politics, Rutgers University, Students, Laws
ReutersSeveral thousand New Yorkers marched silently down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue from lower Harlem to the mayor's Upper East Side townhouse on Sunday to protest the New York Police Department's contentious stop-and-frisk policy. Civil rights leaders the...
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