- NYC school to be named after Nelson Mandela Updated: Dec-06-13 8:49 pm
- NYC agrees to improve taxi access for disabled Updated: Dec-06-13 2:26 pm
- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- Stop and frisk a dilemma for Bratton as NYPD head Updated: Dec-06-13 6:53 am
- New Yorkers react to Mandela's death Updated: Dec-05-13 7:39 pm
- 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
- Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up Updated: Dec-04-13 10:52 pm
- De Blasio pushes NY lawmakers for pre-k plan Updated: Dec-02-13 3:46 pm
- NYPD traffic agent struck, killed by truck in NYC Updated: Nov-30-13 9:55 pm
- Celebrities dot de Blasio's NYC inauguration team Updated: Nov-30-13 2:49 pm
- Heitkamp balances national Democrats, ND opinion Updated: Nov-30-13 1:25 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
- NYC considers adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban Updated: Nov-27-13 4:36 pm
- Court tosses out strict NYC homeless shelter rules Updated: Nov-26-13 1:11 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
- UT lawmakers give initial OK to raise smoking age Updated: Nov-20-13 3:19 pm
- Group: Mass. not sharing gun check info with feds Updated: Nov-20-13 3:38 am
- Boston mayor to receive award for public service Updated: Nov-18-13 3:04 am
- Network of all-boys NYC public schools growing Updated: Nov-17-13 12:05 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a New York City school will be named after South African leader Nelson Mandela.
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.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
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 - When a newly freed Nelson Mandela visited the United States in 1990, his first stop was New York City. And on Thursday, from elected officials to everyday New Yorkers, the political giant was remembered fondly for the strength of his character and the power of his example.
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 - With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for the first time this holiday season in a ceremony that's been held since 1933.
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 - A large truck pulling out of a midtown Manhattan parking spot struck and killed an on-duty New York Police Department traffic enforcement agent Saturday afternoon, pinning the 71-year-old agent under a wheel of the truck, police said.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's Inaugural Committee is star-studded.
WASHINGTON - Democrat Heidi Heitkamp spent much of her 2012 Senate campaign trying to distinguish herself from national figures in her party like President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
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.
NEW YORK - Proposed legislation that would include electronic cigarettes in the city's ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and other indoor public spaces is coming up for consideration by a committee of the New York City Council.
NEW YORK - New York state's highest appeals court struck down on Tuesday a city plan to impose strict new requirements on people trying to enter homeless shelters.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY - A push to bar young people in Utah from buying tobacco products until they're 21 cleared an early hurdle at the state Legislature on Wednesday.
BOSTON - An advocacy group that targets illegal guns is faulting Massachusetts for failing to share mental health records on dangerous individuals with a federal database.
BOSTON - Mayor Thomas Menino and his wife will receive an award for their work on domestic violence issues.
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.