| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:23 AM
As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:47 AM
New York State's top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries' moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The federal government announced new guidelines Monday for monitoring healthcare workers returning from West Africa that are far less restrictive than the quarantines that some states put in place for aid workers at risk of contracting Ebola.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:15 AM
The column related to these survey results is posted here.
Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off?
Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection?
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The only church destroyed by the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center will be rebuilt, more than a decade later.
Groundbreaking on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church took place over the weekend. Construction is expected to be...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Mourners lined up Monday to pay their respects to the late Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who built a political career on his eloquent advocacy for the common man.
Dignitaries in attendance included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:32 PM
Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York and liberal firebrand who soared onto the national stage with an eloquent attack on President Reagan at the 1984 Democratic National Convention, died Thursday at his home in New York City. He was 82....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:47 AM
Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn't quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Former New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, who championed the power of government and liberalism to advance society with eloquence and compassion, died Thursday. He was 82.
His death came the same day that his son Andrew was sworn in for his...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Correction: This editorial originally reported that Florida Public Service Commissioner Lisa Edgar said she was "all for it," meaning Florida Power & Light's request to bill customers for a gas drilling venture. Edgar did not make that statement. The...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 9:16 PM
A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attack that further shook a city where community-police relations have been tense following the deaths of unarmed black men at the...