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An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before suddenly realizing something was wrong and hitting the brakes, a lawyer said.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was golfing in Bermuda on Sunday while Gov. Andrew Cuomo and local officials rushed to the scene of a deadly train derailment in the Bronx, the Wall Street Journal reported.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget office is bracing for a wave of Medicaid recipients due to Obamacare. In one year, New York's Medicaid rolls are predicted to jump from 5.3 million to 5.6 million members, the New York Post reported Friday.
Bill de Blasio's win in New York City's mayoral race has put the Democrat in charge of the nation's largest city and smack in the middle of the nation's largest media market —giving him an unmatched platform both to pursue liberal policies and to cause all sorts of headaches for his party's leaders in Washington.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden vowed Monday that Obamacare eventually will be a success, but added a crucial qualifier: "God willing."
American Tactical Imports is the latest in a growing list of New York gun companies that has fled the state over new weapon laws pushed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Ballot questions are taking center stage in the Nov. 5 elections as voters in a half-dozen states grapple with issues including marijuana taxes, genetically modified foods and casino gambling.
Soft-pedaling sexual issues will further erode moral codes
President Obama plans to use his visit to upstate New York later this week to talk up his new initiative to make college more affordable. But he's also stepping into the epicenter of the nationwide debate over fracking, the controversial drilling method loathed by environmentalists yet responsible for huge increases in American oil and natural gas production.
Yes, there are some very well-heeled lawmakers out there.
In a possible sign that New York State won't be allowing fracking anytime soon, drilling giant Chesapeake Energy reportedly has abandoned its fight to retain land leases in portions of the state sitting atop vast natural gas reserves.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a $1 million initiative to dissuade texting and driving, including purchasing specially modified Chevy Tahoes that sit higher so officers can easily peer into other vehicles.
While House Republicans again work to unravel Obamacare, President Obama will deliver an address Thursday on the benefits that Americans are already seeing from the law.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put a stop to a state lawmaker's move to legalize the sale of sparklers outside city limits.
Although most states are tightening their laws on abortion, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stepped in a different direction Tuesday, introducing legislation to bring his state's abortion law more in line with federal law.
Officials expect 98 percent of service to be restored to the affected line Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
"Certainly, we want to make sure that that operator is disciplined in an appropriate way," he said. "There's such a gross deviation from the norm."