Long Island Woman Receives Special Tribute On Her 100th BirthdayThere was hearty applause from hundreds of well-wishers in Bay Shore, along with hugs, kisses and birthday wishes for a woman born during World War I and who immigrated to America from Italy with her family.
Rev. Sharpton Calls For Senate Confirmation Hearing For Attorney General NomineeAt the National Action Networks' annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted "call the vote."
New York Senate Committees To Review MTA's FinancesA main focus of the hearing will be the MTA's ambitious $32 billion, five-year plan to upgrade equipment and services.
Senate Opens Hearings For Obama's Attorney General Nominee Loretta LynchThe nation's top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
Bill Aims To Expand Beaver Trapping In New JerseyWhat might be good news for trappers across New Jersey could also be bad news for the state's beaver population.
Senate Approves Terrorism Insurance Bill, Sends To ObamaThe Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
House Speaker John Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idle' On ImmigrationHouse Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "damaging the presidency itself'' with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.
President Obama Lays Out Expansive Immigration Reform PlanPresident Barack Obama told the American people Thursday night that the time to change the nation's immigration system is now, and he's taking action to make that happen.
President Obama: It's Time For Us To Take Care Of BusinessThe president spoke on the election, which delivered a harsh verdict for the Democrats, from the East Room.
Sen. Schumer Pushes Legislation That Could Help Doctors Pinpoint A Cause For SIDSEvery day in America a dozen young children die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. For grieving parents it is a mostly unexplained tragedy.
Man Suing Newark Archdiocese Over Alleged Sexual AbuseA northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago.
New York Legislature Passes Package Of Anti-Heroin BillsThe 11 bills target issues raised during testimony given by dozens of experts, parents, and concerned New Yorkers at forums held by a Senate task force, officials said.