- Chancellor: NYC will find seats for charter kids Updated: Mar-07-14 11:17 am
- Poll: Voters not thrilled with de Blasio's start Updated: Mar-06-14 7:13 pm
- Ex-NYPD head takes position with real estate firm Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 am
- APNewsBreak: NYC mayor's wife to lobby Albany Updated: Mar-05-14 4:38 pm
- NYC mayor drops lawsuit over anti-profiling law Updated: Mar-05-14 4:30 pm
- Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales Updated: Mar-05-14 4:10 pm
- Bloomberg to speak at Harvard graduation Updated: Mar-05-14 11:40 am
- De Blasio, Cuomo push dueling education agendas Updated: Mar-04-14 8:16 pm
- NYC mayor marches in gay-friendly St. Pat's parade Updated: Mar-02-14 6:15 pm
- Showdown over NYC charter schools looms in Albany Updated: Feb-28-14 5:31 pm
- NYC to block 3 charter schools from public space Updated: Feb-27-14 7:25 pm
- Boston, NYC mayors to skip St. Pat's parades Updated: Feb-27-14 6:26 pm
- NYPD unveils new training protocols Updated: Feb-27-14 6:17 pm
- NYC mayor to appear on CBS show 'The Good Wife' Updated: Feb-26-14 10:13 am
- NYC mayor's message sidelined by 'sideshows' Updated: Feb-26-14 2:16 am
- Tax break helps NYC lure 'The Tonight Show' home Updated: Feb-22-14 12:10 pm
- UN chief counting on Bloomberg's help on climate Updated: Feb-21-14 3:25 pm
- Judge: Spying on NJ Muslims by NYPD was legal Updated: Feb-21-14 2:22 am
- Limited GOP field for Colo. governor debates Updated: Feb-18-14 11:01 pm
- NYC, union make deal; mayor says it's no precedent Updated: Feb-18-14 5:13 pm
- Nevada PAC to target District 9 Senate race Updated: Feb-10-14 8:50 pm
- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg biggest giver in 2013 Updated: Feb-10-14 6:10 am
- High-tech RI project tackles low-income word gap Updated: Feb-09-14 10:50 am
- NYC mayor shrewdly crafts everyman political image Updated: Feb-09-14 10:46 am
- McCray named head of Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC Updated: Feb-06-14 7:52 pm
NEW YORK - Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina (Fah-REEN'-yah) says New York City will find seats for 194 charter school students who aren't getting the building they were originally promised.
NEW YORK - Only thirty-nine percent of registered New York City voters believe Mayor Bill de Blasio's has done a "good" or "excellent" job during his first two months in City Hall, according to a poll released Thursday.
NEW YORK - Ex-NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly has a new job advising clients of a commercial real estate firm on how to protect themselves from terrorism, crime and other threats.
NEW YORK - Chirlane McCray, who already wields more influence than any New York City first lady in recent memory, will further expand her role when she travels to Albany next week for some high-profile lobbying for her husband's signature pre-kindergarten plan.
NEW YORK - New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, furthering his pledge to change the tenor of policing in the nation's largest city.
ALBANY, New York - Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been selected to speak at Harvard University's 2014 commencement exercises, the university announced Wednesday.
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged his support to a massive pro-charter school rally Tuesday at the state Capitol as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged one more push in the state Legislature for his beleaguered pre-kindergarten funding plan - underscoring the political differences between the two powerful Democrats.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who plans to skip the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade because participants are banned from carrying signs or banners identifying themselves as gay, joined the gay-friendly St. Pat's For All Parade Sunday, saying it honors the traditions of the city by celebrating inclusion.
NEW YORK - A showdown over charter schools in New York City is looming in Albany as advocates for the schools plan to hold a rally at the state capital Tuesday just as Mayor Bill de Blasio is there pushing his pre-kindergarten plan.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has blocked three charter schools from using space inside public school buildings, reversing a decision from his predecessor and making good on a campaign promise to rein in the influence of private education providers.
BOSTON - Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is threatening to boycott the St. Patrick's Day parade unless organizers allow a group of gay military veterans to march, joining New York's mayor in protesting parade policies on gay groups.
NEW YORK - The New York Police Department unveiled new, "common-sense" training protocols aimed at improving relations with communities that feel alienated by the police stop-and-frisk practice.
NEW YORK - Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) appears ready for his close-up.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious agenda to fight income inequality - a campaign he famously titled "The Tale of Two Cities" - has taken a backseat in recent weeks to a series of political stumbles that have become tabloid fodder and shaken his everyman image.
NEW YORK - "The Tonight Show" made its return to New York City with a splashy opening sequence showcasing Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building, Lincoln Center and Jimmy Fallon's glamorous new studio at Rockefeller Center - a fitting tribute to the place that helped foot the bill.
UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that former mayor Michael Bloomberg helped reduce carbon emissions in New York and he is now counting on the billionaire philanthropist "to work for humanity" in his new job as United Nations Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change.
NEW YORK - A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.
DENVER - Republican gubernatorial hopefuls agreed on taxes, civil unions and marijuana, but they disagreed on the woes of the state GOP in their first debate Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has reached a deal with one of the 150 municipal unions whose members worked under an expired contract, but he warned that the successful negotiation may not pave the way for other labor agreements.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A gun-rights advocacy group announced Monday the formation of a political action committee that hopes to unseat a state senator who failed in his push to require background checks for gun purchases.
SEATTLE - Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock, valued at more than $970 million, to a Silicon Valley nonprofit in December.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's capital city has begun an effort to boost language skills in children from low-income families by equipping them with audio recorders that count every word they hear.
NEW YORK - Bill de Blasio stooped his 6-foot-5 frame for hours to shake hands with regular New Yorkers touring Gracie Mansion, telling them the opulent mayoral residence was "the people's house." Clad in a jacket and jeans, he cheerfully posed for a TV crew while shoveling snow outside his Brooklyn home. And he opted against pricey Super Bowl tickets in favor of watching the game at home with his son and dropping in on a local firehouse.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed his wife, Chirlane McCray, to lead an organization that promotes partnerships between the city and the private sector, a decision that further cements the first lady's outsized influence at City Hall.