New Tax Laws Giving Many People Sticker Shock And Smaller RefundsAmericans like Melissa Velez filed for the government’s standard deduction – which is now a $12,000 credit for taxpayers - and her return was nearly cut in half.
Apple Watch Emergency Functions Catching Users Off GuardMost smartphones and devices come equipped with SOS features to quickly call for help. But, what if you didn't ask it to call?
2 Major Hurdles Cleared As Marijuana Legalization Movement Marches On In New JerseyA Monmouth University poll finds more than 6 in 10 New Jersey residents support legalizing marijuana and half say a current proposal to make it happen is a good idea.
New York Toy Fair Offers Sneak Peek At Season’s Hottest ProductsThe annual toy fair helps determine which products will make it onto the shelves and which ones will be left behind.
Target Recalls Unicorn Toddler Boots Due To Choking HazardTarget stores are recalling 33,600 pairs of children's boots due to a unicorn horn on the boot that can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
Amazon Pulls Out Of HQ2 Deal With New York CityThe controversial Amazon deal is dead. The internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not put a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
Amazon's Stunning Decision Catches Business Owners, Realtors In Queens Off GuardMost realtors and businesses owner in Long Island City are in a state of shock over the end of the Amazon deal.
Amazon's Statement On Dropping NYC HQ PlansThe internet giant put a statement on its blog Thursday saying it will not pursue a second headquarters in Long Island City, and has no plans to look elsewhere.
NYC Council Considers Bills To Force Shops To Accept Cash PaymentsThe New York City Council is considering a bill that would stop restaurants and retail businesses from refusing to accept payments in cash.
Suffolk County Contemplating Restrictions On Plastics, StyrofoamSuffolk County is mulling a crackdown on plastics and foam containers. Lawmakers say, if successful, they hope it would lead to state legislation.
Looking For Discount Broadway Tickets? There Are Apps For ThatCrowds lining the streets for in-person lottery drawings became so overwhelming, demand went digital.
Study: Some Dietary Supplements May Be HarmfulThe Food and Drug Administration is warning that many dietary supplements contain unapproved ingredients, and a new FDA/CDC study found some could be harmful.