- Rising riches: 1 in 5 in US reaches affluence Updated: Dec-09-13 5:47 pm
- Some major retailers to list shoppers' rights Updated: Dec-09-13 4:35 pm
- Bratton pledges 'respectful' NY police behavior Updated: Dec-07-13 5:21 pm
- De Blasio says NY must live up to Mandela's spirit Updated: Dec-07-13 11:47 am
- NYC agrees to improve taxi access for disabled Updated: Dec-06-13 2:26 pm
- Stop and frisk a dilemma for Bratton as NYPD head Updated: Dec-06-13 6:53 am
- Bloomberg touts legacy before NYC civic group Updated: Dec-05-13 6:31 pm
- Bratton picked as NYPD commissioner again Updated: Dec-05-13 3:56 pm
- De Blasio pushes NY lawmakers for pre-k plan Updated: Dec-02-13 3:46 pm
- Celebrities dot de Blasio's NYC inauguration team Updated: Nov-30-13 2:49 pm
- NYC mayor-elect will face immediate fiscal crisis Updated: Nov-30-13 12:07 pm
- NYC 311 hotline gets high marks Updated: Nov-29-13 12:23 pm
- Poll shows support for NYC tax hike on richest Updated: Nov-27-13 12:52 pm
- Rio de Janeiro mayor to lead cities climate group Updated: Nov-26-13 11:46 am
- NYC foam food container ban plan gets hearing Updated: Nov-25-13 8:04 pm
- Bloomberg: NYC voters wanted change, like hemlines Updated: Nov-22-13 11:12 am
- Bloomberg: NYC closes budget gap Updated: Nov-21-13 1:55 pm
- NYC City Council to choose new speaker Updated: Nov-20-13 8:44 pm
- Network of all-boys NYC public schools growing Updated: Nov-17-13 12:05 pm
- White mayor, black wife: NYC shatters an image Updated: Nov-16-13 11:05 am
- NYC commissioner: Mayoral candidates pandered Updated: Nov-15-13 12:13 pm
- Mayor-elect De Blasio debates staying in Brooklyn Updated: Nov-15-13 6:31 am
- Bloomberg rips new NYC voting machines Updated: Nov-13-13 5:19 pm
- NYC schools show modest rise in college readiness Updated: Nov-13-13 3:25 pm
- NYC City Council rejects Midtown East rezoning Updated: Nov-12-13 9:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data.
NEW YORK - Responding to allegations of racial profiling, a coalition of major retailers agreed Monday to create a customer bill of rights that will explicitly prohibit profiling and unreasonable searches.
NEW YORK - The soon-to-be head of the nation's largest police force on Saturday promised minority New Yorkers that he would respect their civil rights amid concern over how the department will use the controversial stop-and-frisk tactic in the new administration.
NEW YORK - Getting around New York City in a wheelchair has long been an exercise in frustration, but it could become easier after officials announced a legal settlement Friday mandating that at least half the city's taxi fleet be wheelchair-accessible by 2020.
NEW YORK - As William Bratton prepares to embark on his second tour of duty as New York City police commissioner, he will find a very different city than the one he left behind nearly 20 years ago.
NEW YORK - Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg grew emotional while speaking about the future of the city he has led for 12 years.
NEW YORK - William Bratton, whose tenure as New York City police commissioner in the 1990s was marked by a steep decline in crime and clashes with then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, has been chosen to lead the nation's largest police force again.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio took another step Monday to push lawmakers to pass his universal pre-kindergarten plan and said that a full-on campaign on the issue was imminent.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's Inaugural Committee is star-studded.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will sweep into office in January with a powerful mandate for progressive change, but a looming fiscal crisis threatens to derail his agenda before it begins.
NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is touting the glowing reviews for one of his signature creations: New York City's 311 hotline.
ALBANY, New York - A poll released Wednesday showed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature may have the political support they need to approve New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's proposed tax increase on wealthy city residents to pay for pre-Kindergarten programs.
NEW YORK - Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes (payz) will succeed New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as head of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.
NEW YORK - A potential ban on plastic foam food containers in a city that thrives on takeout proved a piping-hot topic among lawmakers Monday, as they debated the material's pros, cons and prospects for recycling.
NEW YORK - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says voters chose Bill de Blasio as his successor because they wanted a change.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
NEW YORK - One of the most powerful offices in New York City will be chosen by just 51 people.
NEW YORK - Once seen as sexist and outdated, the all-male educational model had been resurrected to serve New York City's poorest boys, a group feared to be more likely to go to prison than college.
Another milestone is passing in America's racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.
NEW YORK - New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were "pandering" when they criticized police stops of young black and Hispanic men.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio draws much of his populist political identity from his Brooklyn neighborhood of Park Slope, a bastion of outer-borough liberalism where the tree-lined streets and charming brownstones are a far cry from Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons.
NEW YORK - Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly criticized the city's new voting process, saying "the days of the secret ballot are over."
NEW YORK - More members of New York City's high school class of 2013 are ready for college compared to the previous year, according to report cards released Wednesday for 1,624 public schools.
NEW YORK - The New York City Council will not pass one of outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg's final significant proposals, a sweeping plan to rezone the eastern section of Midtown Manhattan to allow taller skyscrapers to populate the city's top commercial district.