Richard Yeh appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A federal ban on assault weapons is not in the cards. The provision has been pulled from a gun control bill that Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate plan to bring to a vote next month. Majority Leader Harry Reid said he doesn’t have the votes to pass the provision, which would instead be included as an amendment.
Monday, March 11, 2013
For the past three years, ProPublica reporters Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein have been investigating the sometimes cozy relationship between drug companies and doctors. Their reporting has revealed that some doctors receive thousands of dollars a year promoting pharmaceutical products in speeches all over the country.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
New York City isn’t known for its barbecue. But for Pete Wells, who reviews restaurants for the New York Times, three barbecue joints come tantalizingly close.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
American Catholics feel the church’s hierarchy is out of touch with their needs and concerns, according to a new poll by the New York Times and CBS News.
Monday, March 04, 2013
The NYPD is trying a unique approach aimed to cut down on the number of juvenile offenders in the city by targeting those most as risk.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is betting on the Lottery to boost the state's coffers. As part of his budget proposal this year, he's calling for an expansion on the Quick Draw game, by allowing smaller Lottery vendors to start selling those tickets. But the proposal is not without controversy.
Friday, February 15, 2013
It has been a tough week for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey. The senator faces an ethics probe into flights he took to the Dominican Republic on a jet belonging to Doctor Salomon Melgen, a big campaign donor Menendez has gone to bat for with the federal government.
Thursday, February 07, 2013
The National Weather Service has placed New York City, Long Island and Southern Westchester under a blizzard warning, in effect from 6 a.m. Friday, to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Friday, April 13, 2012
This year, last-minute tax filers have two extra days to procrastinate.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Some 22,000 New York City office cleaners ratified a four-year agreement with their employer, the Realty Advisory Board, this week.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker 'Patently Disagrees' With NJ Governor Chris Christie on Same-Sex Marriage Referendum
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Newark Mayor Cory Booker told WNYC that he “patently disagrees” with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s call for a voter referendum this November on whether to legalize gay marriage in the state.
Sunday, January 08, 2012
The historic chapel from the bankrupt St. Vincent's Hospital is set to get a new home across the New York Harbor. The major components of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Chapel is expected to be reconstructed at a university hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Monday, December 26, 2011
The New York Public Library is offering help for people who want to borrow electronic books.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
The Stony Brook University quidditch squad is just one of a hundred teams from as far as New Zealand that are set to compete in the fifth annual Quidditch World Cup on Randall’s Island this weekend.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Five days after the October snowstorm, more than 420,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity in Connecticut and tens of thousands in New Jersey are still in the dark.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he has been listening to the complaints of residents near Zuccotti Park that their quality of life has declined because of the ongoing protests there.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
One out of every five suicides in the country is committed by a military veteran, federal statistics show, and some city lawmakers are hoping to mitigate what they say is a growing but preventable health problem.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo said he's keeping conversations open with the Public Employees Federation as the state's second largest labor union prepares what it calls "new ideas" for a contract agreement.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The U.S. can grow its way out of its economic troubles with immigration reform based on economics, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday during a speech in Washington, D.C.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he remains hopeful that members of the Public Employees Federation will ratify their contract in order to avoid layoffs.