Justice's Wheels Slowed As Shutdown Hits Courts The government shutdown is slowing the wheels of justice in federal courts by delaying civil cases, forcing prosecutors to operate with skeleton staffs and raising uncertainty about the system's immediate future if the stalemate continues past Thursday.
Giffords To Attend New York Gun ShowFormer U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.
Clinton Meeting Showcases A Political FamilyOn its face, the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting provides a platform for Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to announce a series of financial commitments from corporations, nongovernmental organizations and philanthropists to address intractable problems around the globe.
Best Rock 'N Roll Cities In AmericaThis list includes five of the best rock 'n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
Best Places To Visit On Your Guys' Only Road TripA road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys' only road trip.
Protesters Opposing Action In Syria Rally In NYC After Obama's Announcement Anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square on Saturday as President Barack Obama announced he would ask Congress to authorize a military strike on Syria.
Obama On The Road And Outside The BubbleIt's the curse — or maybe the blessing — of living in a place that doesn't make or break presidential elections: The president and those running for the job just don't come around very often.
Obama Launching College Affordability Bus TourPresident Barack Obama is launching a two-day bus tour through New York and Pennsylvania to promote proposals for making college more affordable, a goal he has cast as "a personal mission."
Cuomo Won't Accompany Obama At Fracking Hotbed Sites In Upstate NYGov. Andrew Cuomo will avoid a potentially dicey political conflict by not accompanying President Barack Obama to parts of upstate New York roiled over the state's ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Schumer Sees Path To Passage Of Immigration Bill
Best Firework Displays Across the CountryFrom the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Obama Pushes Back Against Dems Who Want Him To Adopt More Defiant Democratic ToneHuddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied compromise in Washington as he raised campaign cash for Democrats in New York.
Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st RoundThe Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.
Sandy Victims Blast Delays In Flood Insurance Aid Even as Congress headed toward passage Friday of an aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, many victims seethed, wondering why it took so long.
US Home Prices Rise In October From Previous Year US home prices rose in most major cities in October compared with a year ago, pushed up by rising sales and a decline in the supply of available homes. Higher prices show the housing market is improving even as it moves into the fall and winter, when sales traditionally slow.