According to the Corporation for National & Community Service, New York State ranks 49th among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., for civic engagement and volunteering. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hopes to change that.
From $770 million more for school aid, $200 million for NYCHA improvements to nearly $120 million for the Excelsior Scholarship, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s FY 2019 executive budget has some winners and losers.
Special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon last week, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
South Africa will issue a diplomatic protest to the United States Monday over US President Donald Trump’s “s—hole countries” comments, according to its foreign ministry.
President Donald Trump says “this was not the language used” after reports that he referred to “s***hole” African nations in a meeting.
Beginning this week, the Manhattan district attorney’s office is no longer requesting that bail be set in most misdemeanor and violation cases.
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An assemblywoman in Brooklyn is accused of stealing tens of thousands in public funds, including money meant to help victims of Hurricane Sandy rebuild, then allegedly told witnesses to lie to the FBI about it, according to an 11-count indictment ...
President Donald Trump says he won’t sign legislation protecting hundreds of thousands of young people brought to the country illegally as children unless Congress agrees to overhaul the legal immigration system.
Rather than a cooling of antagonism between the U.S and North Korea, the new year has brought a fresh round of provocation and bluster.
A “major step” toward shuttering Rikers Island will come this summer as the George Motchan Detention Center (GMDC), which houses about 600 men, will become the complex’s first jail to close.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his State of the State address in Albany.
“I am running as a candidate for speaker of New York City Council,” City Councilmember Inez Barron announced at a first day of Kwanzaa—Umoja—unity rally Tuesday night.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that he’s suing the Federal Communications Commission over its decision to repeal net neutrality rules last week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed legislation allowing for the creation of an online system to make voter registration easier for New York City residents.