A new poll shows two-thirds of New Yorkers want independent prosecutor to look at alleged abuses by Gov. Paterson.
New York congressman Eric Massa announced that he is resigning today.
A House committee has passed a resolution describing as genocide the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during World War One.
Paterson's communications director says he cannot continue to serve in "good conscience," in light of recent developments.
The U.S. is organizing support at the U.N. for hefty new sanctions meant to cripple Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
Says the American people deserve and expect a final vote after a year of debate on the issue.
Free tickets to the opening game of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium may have violated rules.
Arab leaders have approved an American plan for indirect talks between Palestinians and Israelis.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there aren't any plans to send U.S. troops to Chile to help keep order or distribute aid.
Senator Jim Bunning, Republican of Kentucky, has decided to lift his opposition to a bill that would extend unemployment benefits and fund highway projects.
President Barack Obama is set to outline a revised health care reform proposal tomorrow, and he says it will include some Republican ideas.
A federal bankruptcy judge says Bernard Madoff's victims can not collect the fictional profits they believed they'd made by investing with him.
A defiant Governor Paterson says he's not stepping down.
Harlem Democrat Charles Rangel, the chair of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, says he will not give up that post after an ethics panel admonished him on Friday.
Gov. David Paterson is expected to announce at a press conference this hour that he will drop his bid for a full term. This in the wake of allegations that he and the state police interfered with a domestic violence case against a longtime aide.
But there is growing concern in ...
A Congressional ethics panel says Harlem's powerful Congressman Charlie Rangel broke House ethics rules by knowingly accepting corporate-sponsored trips to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008.
Rangel says he will not step down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee even though the ethics committee found that he violated ...
Report will say Harlem Democrat knowingly accepted corporate-sponsored trips to the Caribbean in 2007 and 2008.
At a contentious House hearing, lawmakers confronted executives of a California health insurer, which has sought rate increases of up to 39 percent in California.
The Senate passed a $15 billion jobs bill today by a surprisingly bi-partisan 70-28 vote.
Toyota's CEO Akio Toyoda faced more than four hours of questioning today at a House committee investigating the recall of more than 6 million vehicles in the U.S.