| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks.
“It is my...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:08 PM
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio may want to start practicing in front of a mirror.
With the Kings poised to clinch their second Stanley Cup in three years at Staples Center on Friday night against the New York Rangers, de Blasio is now on the brink of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:58 AM
In honor of the Kings winning the NHL championship, Los Angeles is planning a big celebration in downtown Monday.
A team parade is set for noon. It will begin at Figueroa and 5th streets and end at Staples Center.
On Friday night, crowds at Staples...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was in New Hampshire this weekend to rub shoulders with influential Democrats in the early-voting state as he begins to test the waters for a presidential run in 2016.
The charismatic Democrat, who is considered a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:16 PM
After the Kings took Game 5 Friday night in a thrilling double overtime win, after the New York Rangers went home, after the cup was kissed and the red carpet removed from the ice, there was still the matter of the pastrami sandwich.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Since California passed the nation’s first medical marijuana bill in 1996, many states have been following suit, but some -- most recently Florida and New York -- still grapple with what medical marijuana legislation should look like.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers announced a deal on Thursday to allow limited access to medical marijuana, making New York the 23rd state to offer some kind of access to the drug for the sick.
"This is probably the most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
New York on Friday became the 23rd state to pass a bill legalizing medical marijuana, and the governor is expected to sign it.
The legislation comes 18 years after the first medical marijuana bill was proposed in the state Assembly and after a week of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Let's hope the Stanley Cup Final is more exciting than the wager between the governors of California and New York over the hockey championship between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers.
If the Kings win the Stanley Cup, New York Gov. Andrew M....
| May 28, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Yet another city has turned its back on the Olympics.
Just a few days after residents of Krakow, Poland, voted not to try for the 2022 Winter Games, the mayor of New York City said he has no interest in a 2024 bid.
A top staff member from Mayor Bill...