The New York Times
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If the new party is established, it will have Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on its ballot, and could weaken his Republican opponent’s chances and the power of the Working Families Party.
In this close-knit state, where retail politics involves living-room conversations and one-stop towns, attacking an opponent can be a delicate matter.
As word of the accord spread, relieved New Yorkers rekindled arrangements for weekend getaways and Long Islanders shelved contingency plans for commuting the hard way.
While many have howled about complying with a proposed rule slashing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, Minnesota has been reining in its utilities’ carbon pollution for decades.
If the Malaysia Airlines jet was downed by pro-Russian separatists, it will reinforce the United States’ urging for a stronger stance against Moscow.
A new District of Columbia marijuana law elicited stern warnings from the local police but good cheer from many Washingtonians.
National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Deliberations Delayed in Case Related to Marathon Bombing
The jury in the trial of a man accused of trying to protect the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will resume deliberations on Monday after being dismissed Thursday afternoon when a juror became ill.
A plantation originally built as a monument to George Washington overlooking the nation’s capital, a site that later was home to Robert E. Lee and 63 slaves, will be restored to its historical appearance.
Duke Energy has completed the removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a large spill at a North Carolina power plant, federal environmental officials said Thursday.
A judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County on Thursday, siding with gay couples in the Florida Keys who said the state’s ban, approved by voters in 2008, is discriminatory and makes them second-class citizens.
A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to “beat the hell” out of him to discourage him from committing such a crime, a judge said Thursday.
The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army’s request to accept the transfer of Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Pfc. Bradley Manning, from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to a civilian facility.
As senator after senator offered more criticism of General Motors, Ms. Barra, G.M.’s chief executive, signaled that there were limits to what the company would do.
The first domestically acquired cases of Chikungunya fever, a tropical disease that causes severe joint pain, were found in two Florida residents.
Unusually, the consumer protection agency made Craig Zucker, head of the company, personally liable for the cost of refunds, setting a ceiling of $375,000.
Activists are concerned that longstanding problems like suspected abuses 0f border residents by federal agents are being neglected during the recent surge in illegal crossings.
Among large, fast-growing cities, Austin is the only one with a shrinking African-American population, according to a recent study.
The Montreal Convention requires the airline to pay compensation for passengers killed in a crash, regardless of whether it is at fault.
With bridges and roadways in serious need of repair, and Congress unwilling to free up money, the White House is turning to other sources.