- Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy Updated: Apr-18-14 11:00 pm
- Union fights push to hire private tax collectors Updated: Apr-15-14 3:22 pm
- Rangel, challengers meet in primary's first debate Updated: Apr-10-14 10:59 pm
- GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap Updated: Apr-09-14 4:56 pm
- Tax proposal to help live theater brings out stars Updated: Apr-07-14 1:50 pm
- Republicans like campaign money ruling, Dems don't Updated: Apr-03-14 11:38 am
- Big donors may give even more under court's ruling Updated: Apr-02-14 9:14 pm
- GOP Michigan Rep. Camp to retire Updated: Mar-31-14 6:01 pm
- NY Sen. Schumer asks feds to review WTC security Updated: Mar-30-14 4:02 pm
- NYC mayor appoints Sandy rebuilding team Updated: Mar-29-14 7:01 pm
- In new row, Israel at odds with US over visas Updated: Mar-28-14 11:26 am
- 19 upstate NY counties in line for US disaster aid Updated: Mar-27-14 8:05 am
- Quotes on death of Bills owner Ralph Wilson Updated: Mar-25-14 9:45 pm
- Clarification: Media Shield Law story Updated: Mar-24-14 3:59 pm
- Storm-damaged NYC boilers to be replaced Updated: Mar-23-14 6:26 pm
- NYC mayor delivers big laughs at annual show Updated: Mar-23-14 1:02 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.
WASHINGTON - A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
NEW YORK - Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and an ethics scandal against him in the first Democratic primary debate for the 13th Congressional District.
WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
NEW YORK - Live commercial theater from Broadway to Los Angeles would get a huge financial boost under a change in the federal tax code that's being championed by such actors as Neil Patrick Harris, Bryan Cranston and Tyne Daly.
WASHINGTON - Republicans call the Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it's more like a win for the wealthy.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruling Wednesday erasing a long-standing limit on campaign donations will allow a small number of very wealthy donors to give even more than is currently the case, according to students of the complex campaign finance system, and could strengthen the establishment in both parties.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Dave Camp, the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and an advocate for overhauling the federal tax code, announced Monday that he will retire after 24 years in Congress.
NEW YORK - Sen. Charles Schumer stood by the World Trade Center on Sunday, demanding that federal officials review security after daredevils twice sneaked to the top of the site's signature, 104-story skyscraper.
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio named a new team Saturday to speed up efforts to help New Yorkers still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, saying he was "thoroughly dissatisfied" with previous results.
TEL AVIV, Israel - With the United States irked at Israel over its settlement policies and the lack of progress in peace talks, an obscure diplomatic classification has emerged as a new sticking point between the two close allies.
ALBANY, New York - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter has caused extensive damage to the region's vineyards.
Reaction on the death Tuesday of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson:
WASHINGTON - In a story March 24, The Associated Press reported that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., discussed the media shield legislation at The New York Times' Sources and Secrets conference on the press, government and national security. The story should have made clear that it was the George Polk Awards conference hosted by The New York Times.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer say the federal government will pay for new boilers in more than 100 city public housing buildings damaged in Superstorm Sandy.
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio, the unabashedly liberal leader of the nation's most populous city, was portrayed Saturday in the first act of the annual Inner Circle show as a steal-from-the-rich Robin Hood - but elicited big laughs in his rebuttal performance by poking fun of his own shortcomings with the help of some celebrity guests.