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  • Officials to cut ribbon on Rochester business incubator 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 12:40 am

    ROCHESTER, New York - Several elected officials plan to cut the ribbon on the Rochester Institute of Technology's new business incubator.

  • Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in Auburn 
    Updated: Apr-23-16 9:16 am

    AUBURN, New York - A proposal to turn Harriet Tubman's upstate New York home into a National Historical Park is moving ahead days after it was announced that the abolitionist would be featured on the $20 bill.

  • Republican senators concerned over colleague's Sept. 11 bill story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - Key Senate Republicans are divided over a GOP colleague's bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.

  • Sept. 11 families upset by White House effort to derail bill story has photos
    Updated: Apr-19-16 4:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - Families of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say they are "greatly distressed" that the Obama administration is working to derail legislation giving them the right to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role that elements of the Saudi government may have played in the attack.

  • GOP befriends airline passengers - up to a point 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship.

  • No nominees, no problem as Congress moves on inauguration 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 3:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - No nominees, no problem. Congress took the first steps Wednesday to staging the inauguration of the 45th president next January.

  • GOP befriends airline passengers - up to a point story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 12:06 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship.

  • They love NY: Sanders, Trump and Clinton's New York ties story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 7:07 am

    NEW YORK - Three presidential candidates call themselves New Yorkers. Bernie Sanders is from Brooklyn, Donald Trump is from Queens, and Hillary Clinton owns a home in Westchester and represented New York in the U.S. Senate. Despite these bonafides, the three contenders have been falling all over themselves to prove how much they love New York as the state's April 19 presidential primary nears. Sanders ate a hot dog on Coney Island, Trump visited the 9/11 museum and donated $100,000 to it, and Clinton rode the subway - though she had to swipe her MetroCard five times to get it to work.

  • Disability rights activists protest at White House 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 2:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Park Police issued 49 citations Monday to disability rights activists who were protesting at the White House and urging President Barack Obama to support legislation to help disabled people stay in their homes when they require long-term support.

  • Democrats block SEC nominees over political money fight 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 7:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Opposition from top Senate Democrats on Thursday stalled two of President Barack Obama's picks for the Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the nominees support requiring publicly traded corporations to disclose political spending.

  • Senators press for security measures after Brussels attacks 
    Updated: Apr-05-16 5:21 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats said Tuesday they will push proposals to boost security at airports, train stations and other transportation hubs in response to attacks by the Islamic State in Brussels and elsewhere.

  • Treasury Department sets its sights against inversions 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 8:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department announced a new package of rules Monday aimed at making "tax inversions" - when U.S. companies move abroad for lower tax rates - less financially appealing.

  • Senate GOP strategy for dealing with Trump: Keep it local story has photos
    Updated: Apr-04-16 5:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - For months Donald Trump has dominated the political scene like no other. But listen to endangered Senate Republicans as they campaign for re-election and you might not even know he exists.

  • Obama to push Supreme Court nominee at University of Chicago story has photos
    Updated: Apr-01-16 7:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - Kansas Republican Sen. Jerry Moran is backtracking on his willingness to hold a hearing and vote on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, reversing course after infuriating conservatives.