- Senators: Put cameras on train tracks, engineers Updated: Dec-08-13 11:16 pm
- House votes to renew all-plastic gun ban Updated: Dec-03-13 5:50 pm
- Obama pushes back against critics of Iran deal Updated: Nov-26-13 1:09 am
- Senate Dems curb filibuster, risk future problems Updated: Nov-22-13 3:13 am
- FEMA grants $1M for rain gauges in upstate NY Updated: Nov-20-13 3:04 am
- As ban on printed 3-D guns ends, extension sought Updated: Nov-17-13 7:10 am
- Boehner: No formal talks on immigration bill Updated: Nov-13-13 5:55 pm
- GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Updated: Nov-12-13 7:37 pm
- Senators push NY apple and pear exports to Europe Updated: Nov-09-13 9:49 am
- Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination Updated: Nov-07-13 6:14 pm
- Sen. Schumer congratulates new NYC mayor Updated: Nov-06-13 12:08 am
NEW YORK - A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
WASHINGTON - With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
WASHINGTON - Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran's disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States "cannot close the door on diplomacy."
WASHINGTON - Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama's nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial selections and prepared to do the same for two others.
ALBANY, New York - The Federal Emergency Management Agency will contribute $1 million toward the installation of rain gauges along the Mohawk River, Oswego River and the upper-Hudson River Basin.
ALBANY, New York - As the technology to print 3-D firearms advances, a federal law that banned the undetectable guns is about to expire.
WASHINGTON - Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.
WASHINGTON - Reflecting Americans' increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.