The Associated Press appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
A small plane carrying three people plummeted into a residential Long Island street with a fiery crash Sunday, killing two people aboard as neighbors tried to douse the flames with fire extinguishers and garden hoses, authorities and witnesses said.
Friday, August 17, 2012
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is introducing a bill that would provide government financial aid to tens of thousands of illegal immigrants attending college.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to going on a shooting rampage at a political gathering, killing six people and wounding his intended target, then-Congresswoman Gabriele Giffords, and 12 others.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) —
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.
Sunday, August 05, 2012
It turns out lawyers and opera singers have more in common than booming voices and a love of melodrama.
Friday, August 03, 2012
LONDON (AP) —
British Olympic chiefs have clamped down on a bit of guerrilla marketing that saw the country's athletes sporting stylish - but non sponsor-brand - headphones at the games.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Federal data show most guns recovered from New York crimes last year originated in states with fewer legal restrictions, though the largest single source is still New York, where nearly 1,600 were first purchased.
Friday, July 27, 2012
A veteran politician was convicted Thursday on nine of 12 counts in a corruption case accusing him of putting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars meant for community projects in the pockets of his girlfriend and family.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Sandy Weill built Citigroup into a mega-bank. Now, he says mega-banks should be broken up.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
A baritone who was due to sing the lead role in Wagner's The Flying Dutchman at the Bayreuth opera festival withdrew from the event Saturday.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A new report shows that one in eight New York City children have been diagnosed with asthma.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
New York University’s controversial expansion plan was approved by a City Council committee on Tuesday after the school said it would scale back development.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Talks between Consolidated Edison and its largest union resumed Monday as another heat wave hits New York City.
Friday, July 13, 2012
CINCINNATI (AP) —
The world's largest and most prominent choir competition is coming to a close in southwest Ohio.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack is by far the most memorable moment shared by television viewers during the past 50 years, a study released on Wednesday concluded.
Monday, July 02, 2012
After returning from the battlefields of Iraq, Christian Ellis found the only way to soothe the war wounds in his soul was by losing himself singing opera's powerful, haunting songs.
Sunday, July 01, 2012
VIENNA (AP) —
Have the teeth of two famed 19th-century composers been stolen from their graves? Austrian prosecutors are trying to find out.
Friday, June 29, 2012
It's going to be a sweltering weekend for the region, with heat advisories and excessive heat warnings up for much of the Northeast.