From rare audio interviews of former slaves to recordings by Donna Summer and the Grateful Dead, 25 sounds that shaped the American cultural landscape are being inducted into the National Recording Registry.
The first witness at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman Sachs board member says her billionaire boss was "smiling more" after receiving a call that prosecutors said was an inside tip from the defendant.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a new, temporary board set to run the New York Racing Association will enhance racing while working closely with New York's expansion of gambling.
A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the United State on Saturday, ending a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.
A panel of federal judges says the new election district lines drawn by the Senate and Assembly majorities will be used in the fall elections.
Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," "Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girls" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.
In the midst of a battle over extending the 40-year licenses of two nuclear plants near New York City, federal regulators are looking into whether such plants would be eligible for yet another extension.
A medical examiner in suburban New York says the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. died of asphyxiation due to hanging.
FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday the bureau has launched a preliminary investigation of JPMorgan Chase & Co. following a $2 billion trading loss at the bank.
Law enforcers say luxury car owners in New York City were "stalked" by thieves who were filling orders for buyers in Africa.
A judge says he expects to let prosecutors use at trial a recording of a phone call between a former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading and a hedge fund founder.
For the third straight series, the New York Rangers are basking in the glow of a 1-0 lead earned in the confines of "The World's Most Famous Arena."
New York's legislative leaders have agreed to move the Sept. 11 political primary to honor the memory of deaths and rescues in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The mother of the former Rutgers student convicted of hate crimes in a webcam spying case says her son does not deserve jail time.
A program that treats first responders and those who helped in the World Trade Center cleanup after 9/11 is expanding to Brooklyn.
Henrik Lundqvist went from shaking his head in disgust to raising his arms in celebration when time finally ran out on the Washington Capitals.
Mitt Romney's Mormon faith has shaped his life, but he barely mentioned it as he spoke to graduates at an evangelical Christian university Saturday.
A credit-rating service acted too soon when it dropped Rockland County's investment status to just above junk level, the county executive said Friday.
Police say a man has died after being shot by officers who ordered him to drop a knife he'd used to stab himself and critically injure a woman.
JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, said Thursday that it lost $2 billion in the past six weeks in a trading portfolio designed to hedge against risks the company takes with its own money.