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Schumer Urges 3-point Federal Plan To Fight Zika VirusThe New York Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. Agency for International Development should increase its involvement in Zika-affected countries.
Cuomo Orders Navy, Northrop Grumman To Allow Access To Wells At Long Island Plume SiteNew York state will conduct testing to further analyze a groundwater plume on Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced Wednesday.
Schumer Taking Action Against Spotty Cellphone CoverageThe Democratic senator said Sunday that he's inviting mobile phone users to register their complaints on his website.
US, EU Lift Sanctions Against Iran Amid Landmark Nuke DealThe U.N. nuclear agency certified Saturday that Iran has met all of its commitments under last summer's landmark nuclear deal, crowning years of U.S.-led efforts to crimp Iran's ability to make atomic weapons.
U.S. Official: Iran Frees 4 American PrisonersThe prisoner swap was clinched within the last 24 hours after 14 months of negotiations, according to a U.S. official.
Reports: Mexican Authorities Want To Question Sean Penn About 'El Chapo' MeetingPenn interviewed Joaquin Guzman for Rolling Stone magazine during a secret October meeting. Guzman was interested in having a movie filmed about his life, Penn wrote.
Commuter Tax Benefit In Effect For Those Who Use Mass TransitA bigger tax break for commuters is now in effect after a deal reached by Congress last month brings parity between those who drive to work and those who take buses, subways or commuter trains.
Schumer: Feds Need Plan To Assess Radicals On Social MediaThe New York Democrat formally announced his support Sunday for the Combat Terrorist Use of Social Media Act of 2015.
9/11 First Responders, Lawmakers Celebrate Extension Of Zadroga ActAt Ground Zero, 9/11 first responders and survivors celebrated the extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
NY Pols: Bankruptcy Best Solution For Puerto Rico's Debt CrisisLocal politicians met at City Hall on Sunday for a press conference on Puerto's current fiscal crisis.
Cuomo, Schumer: Give States Access To Suspected Terrorist List To Prevent Gun Buys"It is sheer madness what we are doing now," Cuomo said. "You can be a suspected terrorist, and it is not illegal to possess a firearm or explosives."
Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga ActPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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