Sen. Chuck Schumer
In the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer as his leadership successor.
The director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.
The crisis in Nigeria is difficult for us to comprehend as adults, but what about children? One teacher is taking a unique approach to teaching her kids about what’s happening — and how they can make a difference.
It’s a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Officer Manny Encarnacion was arrested early last month while traveling in New Delhi, where he was visiting his wife. He’s been barred from leaving the country until the case is resolved, officials said.
President Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia’s new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting that gays are not discriminated against in his country.
Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) received praise from some of his Senate colleagues, after announcing that he will not run for reelection until 2014.
Is Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won’t say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.
The choir will sing “God Bless the USA,” “Home,” “On Top of the World” and “One Dream.”
Sen. Chuck Schumer had been asking companies to remove listings for tickets costing up to $2,000 each.
Lawmakers said meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.
With long lines and only about 25 percent of gas stations in NYC and L.I. open for businesses, Schumer said FEMA had a solution that has not been put into effect yet.
A number of houses owned by countries like Mozambique, Swaziland and Ghana in Westchester County have racked up outstanding local taxes. Now officials are trying to do something about it.