McAuliffe Proposes Gun Control MeasuresVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.
Texas Woman Admits to Sending Ricin to Obama A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
Bloomberg Lights Up Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 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.
NRA Launches Attack Ad Against Sen. Manchin Over Background Check BillAfter years of showering U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin with stellar ratings and campaign endorsements, the National Rifle Association targeted the West Virginia Democrat with a TV ad launched Wednesday over his continuing push for broader gun buyer background checks.
Dem Senator: 'No One From New York Or Washington Tells Me What To Do'U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor pushed back Thursday against gun control advocates, using the first ad of his Arkansas re-election bid to defend his vote against expanded background checks for firearms purchases.
Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of MuslimsThe New York Police Department's focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and '70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.
Bloomberg Endorses Obama For Re-Election, But Found Past 4 Years 'Disappointing'New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly endorsing President Barack Obama.
Bloomberg: Now Is Not The Right Time For Obama To Visit NYCPresident Barack Obama will be getting a firsthand look at the damage done by the superstorm in New Jersey but not in New York City — and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is OK with that.
Bloomberg: I Don't Understand Why Cops Don't Go On Strike For Tougher Gun LawsNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again calling on the presidential candidates to come up with a specific plan on gun control.
Opinion: 'You Want Two Sodas With That?' Could Replace 'You Want Fries With That?' In NYC