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Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

May 24, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. more »»

9 new patrol boats for police, other agencies in NY state

May 24, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New patrol boats will be hitting the water from western New York to Long Island.

The nine vessels were paid for through a fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. more »»

Happy birthday, Bartbino! 'Big Sexy' Colon hits the big 4-3

May 24, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Watching someone wait has rarely been so amusing. more »»

Unnamed 'Oxygen Thief' become self-published success

May 24, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's... more »»

Right-to-die bill clears NY legislative hurdle

May 24, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bill that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician has cleared a hurdle in New York's state Legislature. more »»

NY lawmakers propose codifying renewable energy goals

May 24, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A dozen New York lawmakers have introduced legislation to codify Gov. more »»

Novelis expecting to create over 200 jobs in upstate NY

May 24, 2016

SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) — Novelis, Inc. says it expects to create 250 jobs over the next four years at its newly expanded aluminum plant on Lake Ontario. more »»

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in US is falling fast

May 24, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.

The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. more »»

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

May 24, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Hartford, Connecticut, and other small cities across the country are following the lead of their big city counterparts and opening high-tech crime fighting centers. more »»

Homeless, drug-addicted recruited for New York check scheme

May 24, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York are looking for the leaders of an illegal check-cashing operation that recruited homeless people and drug addicts. more »»

Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

May 23, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region. more »»

Court reinstates lawsuits alleging collusion by big banks

May 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawsuits against 16 of the world's largest banks alleging they colluded to manipulate the primary benchmark for global short-term interest rates have been reinstated by a federal... more »»

Court reinstates lawsuits alleging rate collusion by banks

May 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York City has reinstated lawsuits against 16 of the world's largest banks alleging they colluded to manipulate a benchmark interest rate. more »»

Broadway's attendance soars but box office mostly flat

May 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway's attendance figures hit a record high this season, but box office revenue ticked upward only slightly. more »»

Move to force vote on sex abuse bill fails in NY Senate

May 23, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An effort to force a vote in the New York Senate on a bill extending the statute of limitations on suing child sex abusers has failed. more »»

Broadway's attendance up, but box office doesn't keep pace

May 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway's attendance figures hit a record high this season, but box office revenue ticked upward only slightly. more »»

After Sandy victims complain, FEMA tweaks flood program

May 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — After learning some hard lessons from Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it's reforming the way it handles appeals from disgruntled policyholders in th... more »»

Utility's NY customers get rate freeze through March 2018

May 23, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Utility regulators say delivery rates for National Grid's 1.7 million electric and natural gas customers in upstate New York will remain frozen through March 201. more »»

Christie rejects Port Authority reforms, sending alternative

May 23, 2016

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. more »»

 
 

 

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