Ex-NY Gov. Mario Cuomo, Famed For Oratory, Dies At 82Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as New York governor, has died. He was 82.
NYPD Officer Mourned at Funeral as Tensions LingerHundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service.
D.C. Ferguson Protesters Block Evening CommutersFerguson protesters in the District blocked traffic on Wednesday night following a separate grand jury decision not to indict the officer involved in the choke-hold death of an African American man in New York City.
Keidel: Giving Thanks For SportsSince we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let's look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Democrats Name 3 Finalists To Host 2016 ConventionDemocrats have narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities: Columbus in Ohio, New York and Philadelphia.
Federal Health Official: Local Officials Within Legal Rights To Impose More Severe Ebola RestrictionsA top administration health official is defending U.S. policy on Ebola in the wake of criticism about conflicting federal-state rules.
White House: 'We Have Concerns With Unintended Consequences Of Policies Not Grounded In Science'State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation's top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.
Doctors Without Borders: 'Notable Lack Of Clarity' From Officials About Quarantine PoliciesA nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.
Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in NYCAn emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
9 Charged with Drug Trafficking in Md., Va.A federal grand jury has indicted nine alleged members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Virginia, New York and Texas that prosecutors say is linked to a 2012 homicide.
NYC Mayor: 'We're In A High State Of Readiness Every Day'New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday expressed confidence in his city's readiness against terrorism and the emerging threat of Ebola, dismissing criticism that the most populated city in the U.S. could be hampered because he lacked a security clearance.
2 Dead After D.C. Tour Bus Overturns in DelawareA bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said.
Best Places in America to Celebrate the 4th of JulyIn celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Best Destinations for the Wine Lover's VacationWhile Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.
America's Best High-End RestaurantsNew York City has many of the country's best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago's Alinea and the Napa Valley's Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.