Veterans with physical impairments can get reimbursed for the cost of having a service dog help them, but a new Veterans Administration directive is delaying compensation for veterans with mental and emotional concerns until further research is completed.
The number of whooping cough cases has tripled in New York, and Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on health officials to provide free vaccinations.
Families with children will get a break from at least two airlines, on additional fees to sit together, according to Senator Chuck Schumer.
With their daughter suffering from a terminal illness, the Hollins family is hoping for a miracle, but at the very least, they want their daughter’s only living grandparent to meet her before the child dies.
The federal government is holding up the final approval for Kaufman Astoria Studios to build an architecturally flashy movie lot gate — a la Hollywood — at 36th Street and 35th Avenue in Astoria, Queens.
Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.
“While they are telling you what movies are playing nearby they are also going through your files and using it for other purposes,” Schumer said.
The federal government should help police departments nationwide obtain the tools and training needed to attack a rising scourge of driving under the influence, two U.S. senators said Sunday.
A U.S. senator is warning that a new batch of super painkillers now under review could lead to violent robberies.
The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council believes that there should be “follow-through” from the rail service if commuters aren’t provided what they pay for.
The Russian Soyuz TMA-6 spacecraft arrived early Tuesday morning at the Intrepid and will be part of the museum’s interactive displays on outer space.
Schumer scheduled a conference call Wednesday. He planned to detail the potential lost payments for oil, propane and other home heating fuel by county.
Schumer wants more to be done to help commuters navigate the system and stay informed during service changes.
Both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate are throwing their weight behind a debt-limit agreement sealed with President Barack Obama and top leaders of Congress.
As Rep. Weiner’s sexting scandal deepens, there are growing calls this morning for him to step down, but he’s digging in his heels.