| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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 –...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:39 PM
When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage at the Democratic convention to give the most important speech of his political career, he'll have to deliver on one deceptively simple goal: He'll need to make people want to hear more.
As an increasingly...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:26 PM
NEW YORK — With the Oct. 1 date for enrollment in the health insurance exchanges being created by Obamacare less than two months away, a war of numbers has been escalating.
Health insurance will cost way less. Or it will cost way more. It...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
If Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney fails to oust President Barack Obama in November, who's up for the open Oval Office seat in 2016? A new Public Policy Polling survey says Floridians would like to see U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio versus U.S....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:22 PM
ALDAN, Delaware County — In Gloria Bayers’ backyard, the take-out tacos and burritos are steaming in a chafing dish, the soft pretzels are under plastic on a catering tray, and in the unseasonably hot sun of an early fall afternoon,......