A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.
A person writes a "living will" so caretakers will know his wishes if his health starts to fail. Now, nine of the world's largest financial institutions have to do the same thing so regulators will know what to do if one of them fails.
Six subway stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood now have free Wi-Fi as part of a program bringing cell phone, data and Internet access to 36 stations by the end of 2012.
New York City’s Park Department is getting some unlikely help in dealing with some invasive plants on Staten Island. Twenty goats are expected to clear the area of the plants by eating them.
A new report from the state comptroller finds Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $68.7 billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 relies heavily on resources that will not be available in 2014 and later years.
Retail is soaring in Manhattan, with sales expected to reach $52.4 billion in 2012.
Bedford Stuyvesant is holding its first veterans’ Memorial Day Parade Monday where a granite veterans' memorial will be unveiled.
Representatives from the city’s three library systems will testify before the City Council Monday about how the mayor’s proposed $100 million in cuts would impact patrons.
After growing for 10 consecutive years, enrollment in the city's public university system has hit a plateau, according to administrators, and some lawmakers are worried low graduation rates are to blame.
The City Council and DC 37, the city's biggest public union, is pushing to add 500 civilian employees to the ranks of the NYPD so that same number of active duty police officers can come out from behind desks and get back out on patrol.
Ten Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested near the New York Stock Exchange Monday night on disorderly conduct and other charges.
Goldman Sachs and MetLife have agreed to publicly disclose the race and gender breakdowns of their staffs following a request by the city's public pension funds, which have millions of shares in the companies.
Pratt Institute design professor Tim O'Brien illustrated the image of the golden bird that serves as a symbol of hope for The Hunger Games, a wildly popular work of young adult fiction by Suzanne Collins.