Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.
Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger explained some of the plans.
In a summary judgment issued Friday, Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution.
Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.
Some of the country’s most wanted criminals — murderers, rapists, armed robbers — often move to New York City, where they hide in plain sight.
Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet, professor and former ambassador to Brazil, Cuba and the United Nations, died after being wounded in the attack, Ghana’s presidential office confirmed.
At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.
Chunks of ice apparently fell from the sky on an 80-degree day in Brooklyn, but where did they come from?
The United States moved one step closer to launching military action against Syria on Wednesday.
In Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.
Christian Mercurio of Randolph, N.J., is bandaged and healing, but said he remembers the moment a bull shark crunched down on his legs.
The hot summer weather has been a mixed blessing for Long Island beaches — bringing large crowds, but also helping to fuel the growth of unwanted seaweed.
The four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.
The confirmation of the blight’s return makes this the fifth year in a row a tomato blight has surfaced on Long Island.
Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.