Mayor Michael Bloomberg has told University of North Carolina graduates that the state's anti-gay-marriage vote last week shows there is still a lot of work to be done for civil rights in this country.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, appeared on a Sunday morning talk show to continue damage control over a $2 billion loss the company suffered.
New numbers show that New York City police conducted more than 200,000 street stops during the first three months of this year.
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he wants all residential buildings in New York City to disclose their smoking policies, he reignited a debate about smokers’ rights.
The country’s first Parent Teacher Association chapter dedicated to the needs of gay, lesbian and transgender students and their families was approved on Long Island last week.
A former Metro-North employee is suing the MTA for discrimination based on his sexual orientation.
Senator Charles Schumer is warning that if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Obama administration's healthcare law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it could put long standing social programs at risk.
Jeremy Lin may have settled into his new downtown apartment but he looked anything but comfortable playing in Miami Thursday night.
A new "Linning" streak has begun. At Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon, the Knicks had their best game since "Linsanity" began two weeks ago, beating the defending champion Dallas Mavericks 104-to-97.
It was Linevitable that the Knicks winning streak would come to an end, and it did Friday night when the team lost to the New Orleans Hornets.
It's hard to believe, but over a week ago, not many people had heard of the Knicks' Jeremy Lin. Since coming off the bench, he has helped reinvigorate the team and created a following of pun-filled Linatics.
The New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit to force the Manhattan District Attorney to turn over a list of privately owned buildings where police officers are allowed to enter and regularly patrol.
The New York Giants are one win away from Super Bowl XLVI but to get to Indianapolis, Big Blue needs to go through San Francisco.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending the NYPD's testing of a high tech device capable of detecting concealed guns at a distance.
In this week's Arts File, Lance Luckey speaks with independent radio producer Craig Havighurst about a recent raid of Gibson Guitar by the Justice Department.
In this week's Arts File, Lance Luckey speaks with Melissa Chiu, museum director at the Asia Society, about "The Buddhist Heritage of Pakistan: Art of Gandhara."
A Staten Island elementary school has been found to have elevated levels of PCBs. In a letter Friday to Teachers Union President Michael Mulgrew, Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott said as a precaution, two classrooms in PS 36 had been closed and the affected materials removed until air testing could be conducted this weekend.