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Labor, clergy organize a ‘moral march to the polls’

August 29, 2014 | 08:51 AM
Marking the 51st anniversary of the march on Washington, labor unions and faith ...more»

Times endorses Wu over Hochul

August 28, 2014 | 11:39 AM
The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for New York lieutenant governor over ...more»

NY Times: No endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout race

August 27, 2014 | 01:23 PM
The New York Times editorial board announced Tuesday that it will not endorse ...more»

DiNapoli: Agency overtime spending is 'troubling'

August 27, 2014 | 12:13 PM
State agencies spent more than $316 million on overtime in the first six months ...more»

Antonacci challenges DiNapoli to debate

August 26, 2014 | 11:56 AM
State comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci is challenging incumbent Tom DiNapoli ...more»

Teachout wins endorsement of women's group

August 26, 2014 | 08:26 AM
Zephyr Teachout has won the endorsement of the National Organization for Women's ...more»

Q poll shows little support for recreational marijuana in NY

August 25, 2014 | 12:36 PM
Only 35 percent of New York State voters want to legalize marijuana for personal ...more»

Cuomo: Time to outlaw gender identity discrimination

August 25, 2014 | 12:34 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against ...more»

Wineries can import grapes in wake of a poor harvest

August 25, 2014 | 12:31 PM
New York authorities will allow wineries to buy grapes and juice from out of ...more»

Macy’s to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

August 25, 2014 | 12:29 PM
Macy’s has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling ...more»

Q poll finds highest-ever opposition to new drilling

August 25, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Opposition to drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale is inching up ...more»

Fracking part of Astorino’s jobs plan

August 25, 2014 | 12:09 PM
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New ...more»

Q-poll: Nearly half of New York voters say Cuomo is part of the corruption problem

August 25, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Government corruption in New York state is a "very serious" or "somewhat serious" ...more»

Third major labor union snubs Cuomo

August 25, 2014 | 12:04 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbed by a third major labor union when the 2.5 million ...more»

What’s the difference between Governors Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie, and Rick Perry?

August 25, 2014 | 12:02 PM
You should know that there is an old saying: "You can indict a ham and cheese ...more»

Two very different racially charged incidents

August 25, 2014 | 11:56 AM
We suppose no one should be surprised that just a few weeks after Eric Garner ...more»

The consequences of this election are serious

August 25, 2014 | 11:55 AM
In 2011, when Republicans regained control of the New York State Senate, the ...more»

Safety standards lag oil train traffic

August 25, 2014 | 11:54 AM
With freight trains likely to rumble through the Rochester area laden with ...more»

Rebuilding the public trust

August 25, 2014 | 11:50 AM
One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public ...more»

Gov. Cuomo under pressure to debate his challenger

August 25, 2014 | 11:39 AM
Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor, has offered to debate ...more»

Primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

August 25, 2014 | 11:16 AM
As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn’t supposed to be a Democratic primary ...more»

Conservation voters make Sen. Avella's re-election a priority

August 25, 2014 | 10:57 AM
The New York League of Conservation Voters’ political action committee ...more»

DiNapoli: SUNY improves crime stats reporting, but more needs to be done

August 25, 2014 | 09:02 AM
The State University of New York’s 29 state-operated colleges made improvements ...more»
Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) -- Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper...
Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB
NEW YORK (AP) -- A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy's potential replacement at second base someday...
New York House candidates tap into their own cash
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Some House candidates across New York are digging deep into their own pockets this election...
5 things to know about New York's election season
Here are some key things to watch as New York's election season unfolds:...
Ellsbury, Headley power Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3
TORONTO (AP) -- For the first time in more than four months, Chris Capuano went home with a W next to his name...
After deaths, NYC music festival tightens security
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday...
Buehrle falls to Yankees again, Blue Jays lose 6-3
TORONTO (AP) -- Through six solid innings, Mark Buehrle made it look as if his longtime slide against the New York Yankees might be about to end...
Syracuse survives Villanova 27-26 in 2nd overtime
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Punter Riley Dixon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tight end Kendall Moore on a fake field goal in the second overtime in Syracuse's 27-26 victory over Villanova on Friday night...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Roger Federer smacked a backhand return winner off his opponent's 142 mph (229 kph) serve Friday night, he glanced at the speed readout, just to find out exactly how difficult what he'd done had been...
Mets get gift, beat Phillies 4-1 behind deGrom
NEW YORK (AP) -- A gift from Grady Sizemore gave the Mets the boost they needed to reward Jacob deGrom with a win...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Obama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, urging like-minded Democrats to show up for November's midterm elections...
NY police probed for 2nd restraint-related death
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry and led the department to overhaul its use-of-force training...
What to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent...
Errani's 'cottage cheese' serve tops Venus at Open
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day before facing Venus Williams - and a partisan crowd - at the U...

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