A recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 1 in every 45 children in New Jersey has autism spectrum disorder, the highest rate in the nation.
More than 250 Fabergé eggs — some created by famous artists and designers, including Jeff Koons and Carolina Herrera — are popping up all across the five boroughs.
Workers at businesses with five or more employees who are hired to work more than 80 hours a calendar year will now be able to accrue up to five paid sick days per year under the new provision.
The Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government’s health insurance website.
Elementary and middle school students in New York state will begin taking the controversial Common Core exams Tuesday, but some parents — including Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino — are having their children opt out.
The forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of rain Monday, although much of it is expected to pass by the time the Mets and Nationals begin play at Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.
Schumer wants the Department of Homeland Security to test surveillance equipment at the site, survey the perimeter for possible points of illegal entry and check how security guards are performing.
Classes have been canceled for the 500 students for Monday, school officials announced via the school’s website Sunday afternoon.
Just weeks after moving to prevent their expansion, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered an olive branch to the charter school movement.
A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.
The program that operates the ubiquitous blue bikes is in the red. Without an infusion of green, the bike share program could fade to black.
President Barack Obama has appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.
Mayor Bill de Blasio called the death of a mentally ill, homeless former Marine who was found in a jail cell that had overheated to at least 100 degrees “very troubling” Thursday, while expressing his condolences to the man’s family.
The governor estimated raising the tax for electronic cigarettes to $2.70 like a that on a pack of conventional cigarettes could mean an additional $35 million in annual state revenue.
When Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished earlier this month, it shined a spotlight on how little the database is being checked throughout the world.