Cardinal Timothy Dolan said religion has a role to play in politics and public life, and John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech on the separation of church and state had been misinterpreted.
CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make "60 Minutes" the most successful primetime television news program ever, has died. He was 93.
A federal appeals court on Friday reversed a judge's order making the state provide apartments and small homes to thousands of mentally ill people, questioning the scope of the order and delaying a resolution to a controversy that even the court acknowledged will continue.
Authorities say three crew members have been rescued after a tugboat overturned near New York City's Liberty Island.
A stuntman who claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing as the comic book hero in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has asked producers to turn over any relevant information as he weighs pursuing a negligence lawsuit.
A judge says she'll sentence a former Soviet arms dealer dubbed the Merchant of Death to 25 years on a terrorism weapons conviction. Viktor Bout said he's "not guilty" and that allegations against him are lies.
Gil Noble, the longtime host of WABC-TV's groundbreaking public affairs program "Like It Is," has died.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has retained his former top aide's new law firm for the court fight over the proposed addition of a state Senate seat. The Senate and Assembly majorities have also retained private lawyers.
Federal prosecutors are seeking to confiscate an ancient statue from Cambodia that had been bound for auction at Sotheby's in New York.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he brought a little Jersey to Jerusalem this week in hopes of drumming up business and jobs back home.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the MTA wasn't following the same safety rules at the site of Tuesday's crane collapse that other property owners must follow because the transportation authority is exempt from local regulations.
Immigration advocates have filed a lawsuit on behalf of several married gay couples, alleging a federal law violates their constitutional rights by preventing them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.
Fire officials say a partial building collapse in New York City has killed one construction worker and injured three others.
You know that gift card you got but never spent? Well, New Jersey would be happy to take it off your hands.
In a cab and your cell phone just died? No problem. Just plug it in. The new cabs hitting the streets of New York City next year will have charging ports for riders' electronics.
Some New York City officials are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to publicly release an independent review of the city's 911 system. His administration is fighting to keep the study under wraps.
New York should slow down the "breakneck" push toward a new Tappan Zee Bridge and take another look at alternatives including simply rehabilitating the existing Hudson River span, a key environmental group said Monday.
Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs — if they make it that far.
New York City's first-ever Divorce Expo is being touted as "one-stop shopping" for lonely hearts suffering through a breakup.
New York City Council members and advocates are protesting proposed budget cuts that could reduce the number of city-subsidized child care slots and slice the funding for supportive housing services for New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS.