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Attorney General nominee defends Obama immigration changes

January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting skeptical Republicans, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch pledged a new start with Congress and independence from President Barack Obama Wednesday, even as she... more »»

Doctors Without Borders airs its cause over NY, New Jersey

January 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors Without Borders has taken to the skies to air its cause.

The organization says it had a plane tow a banner over New Jersey and New York on Wednesday. more »»

Citibank to modify account applicant screening

January 28, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Citibank has agreed to revise its screening of those seeking to open checking or savings accounts so applicants are not rejected for past isolated or minor banking errors. more »»

Spike Lee weighs in on Super Bowl, 'Deflategate'

January 28, 2015

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League's "Deflategate," ''where there's smoke, there's fire. more »»

New England digs out after getting exactly what it expected

January 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right... more »»

NY Assembly speaker takes leave of absence from NYC law firm

January 28, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is taking a leave of absence from his law firm as he fights federal corruption charge. more »»

House committee passes ban on plastic beads polluting lakes

January 28, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana House committee unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sale and manufacture of soaps and cosmetics containing tiny plastic particles that environmentalists sa... more »»

Christie's meeting with Israeli president canceled

January 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A planned meeting between Gov. Chris Christie and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has been canceled. more »»

Jets hire brother of judge in New Jersey sports betting suit

January 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now.

State Sen. more »»

NYC 1st lady announces mental health initiative

January 28, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is partnering with the Health Department to improve the mental health syste. more »»

Jets' hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit

January 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' hiring of the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting won't affect the case, for now.

State Sen. more »»

Port Authority sets new passenger record at airports

January 28, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken its airport passenger record for the second straight year. more »»

New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right

January 28, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right... more »»

Mill Mountain Zoo board hires new executive director

January 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Mill Mountain Zoo's board has hired Lucy Cook as the Roanoke attraction's executive director. more »»

Long Island mall to get a $84M shopping center next door

January 28, 2015

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of Long Island's Green Acres Mall plans a $84 million shopping center next door.

The Macerich Co. more »»

Lynch defends Obama's immigration policies

January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenged by Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation... more »»

Ferry service resumes after high-wind closing

January 28, 2015

CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — The Lake Champlain Transportation Company ferry between Charlotte, Vermont, and Essex, New York, is running again. more »»

 
 

 

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