Politics Oct 24WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez questioned Zuckerberg about false political ads. Facebook is now defending its policy
During a hearing Wednesday, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that Facebook would "probably" allow candidates to buy ads making false claims about their opponents.
Nation Aug 20New York, 2 other states sue over Trump rule on immigrant benefits
The states join a growing list of entities suing over the rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
Nation Aug 14WATCH: Lawsuit filed against Archdiocese of New York over church sex abuse
A flurry of sex abuse lawsuits were filed Wednesday in New York as the state began accepting cases that had been blocked by an old statute of limitations.
Nation Aug 11Epstein: How he died and what it means for his accusers
Financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, officials said Saturday. His death angered some accusers who had hoped to confront him in court and see him serve a long prison sentence.
Politics Jul 08New York law could force disclosure of Trump’s state tax returns
The law New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Monday could give Congress a way around the president's refusal to release his returns.
Nation Jun 14New York ends religious exemption for vaccines amid measles outbreak
The law takes effect immediately but will give unvaccinated students up to 30 days after they enter a school to show they've had the first dose of each required immunization.
Politics May 22New York puts Democrats a step closer to getting Trump’s state tax returns
The legislation would allow the leaders of the House and Senate committees to get access to any New York state tax returns filed by elected officials and top appointed officials.
Nation Apr 17Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur
New York City lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city that was once the mecca of the fur business -- manufacturing up to 80% of the fur coats made…
Economy Nov 06Amazon HQ2 could be split between two cities
Amazon's second headquarters had come with the promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs. Now those jobs could be divided up between two locations.
Nation Sep 06Catholic dioceses in New York subpoenaed in sex abuse probe
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood has subpoenaed all eight Roman Catholic dioceses in the state as part of an investigation into the handling of sex abuse allegations.