| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Some have called it a pragmatic approach. Others, namely the news satirists at The Onion, have mocked it. Whether visionary or absurd, the state of New York is adopting a sort of "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" attitude......
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Elton John held his annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala for the Elton John AIDS Foundation October 15 at Cipriani Wall Street. Attendees included Governor Andrew Cuomo, Billy Joel, Alec Baldwin and Hillary Clinton, who received the foundation's first...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:53 AM
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a proponent of gay marriage who pushed a law legalizing it through his state’s Legislature, is appearing Saturday in Wilton Manors, the unofficial capital of South Florida’s gay community.
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton, free to dip her toe in the water of domestic politics after four years as the nation’s chief diplomat, joined other leading Democrats in endorsing same-sex marriage.
Clinton’s announcement –...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:55 PM
National Rifle Association President David Keene said Wednesday the organization will pursue lawsuits in two states where Democratic governors are believed to have presidential aspirations, but it might not challenge new state gun laws elsewhere.
| May 10, 2013
| 2:50 PM
New York City can once again claim to be home to the tallest building in the country, and the Western Hemisphere for that matter.
On Friday, workers topped off the new One World Trade Center building with a spire making the structure 1,776 feet tall,...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages.
On Thursday, Eqecat Inc. said it expects storm-related losses...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:37 AM
In celebrating his reelection Tuesday night, President Obama finally touched on a topic that he and Republican rival Mitt Romney rarely broached during the campaign: Climate change.
During his acceptance speech, Obama make a strong play to win over the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Jeff Zucker has officially been on the job at CNN for all of 8 days, but sweeping changes are already underway at the ratings-challenged cable news network.
First up: The network announced on Tuesday the hiring of “20-20” anchor Chris...