The world renowned computer hacker who became an FBI informant will now face a New York judge on April 12.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and archbishop of New York, is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to reject pending bills to codify abortion rights and open a window for victims of child sex abuse to sue for old incidents.
Marie Colvin was remembered Monday as a fearless seeker of truth as hundreds of mourners, from media mogul Rupert Murdoch to immigrants who followed the strife in their homelands through her dispatches, paid their respects to the war correspondent.
A troubled 12-year-old who sent a shopping cart hurtling onto a woman from a fourth-floor mall walkway was sentenced Thursday to at least six months in a therapeutic group home, with a judge calling his problems grave but not insurmountable.
The congressional district lines proposed by a federal judge earlier this week could well be law for the next 10 years, based on the views of the only legislative leaders who could change them.
The Treasury Department is launching a sale of $6 billion of the $41.8 billion in common stock it holds in insurance giant American International Group Inc., which received the biggest bailout of the financial crisis in 2008.
Governor Chris Christie says it's a good day for New Jerseyans because the Democratic leader of the state Senate agrees that residents deserve an income tax break.
In the last two days of his life, Rutgers student Tyler Clementi read the tweets of his roommate, Dharun Ravi, and took screen shots that were saved onto his computer in the days before his suicide.
Mitt Romney's lackluster showing in Super Tuesday's primaries nonetheless moves him closer to the Republican presidential nomination. He was able to pad his delegate lead, but a string of events and voter data underscore his challenge in winning independent voters turned off by the long, divisive primary.
The New York Police Department's commissioner plans to meet with Muslim leaders amid criticism of police monitoring of Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Former New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to three years in a California state prison in a grand theft auto case.
The New York Mets' owners must pay up to $83 million to the trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff investors, a judge said Monday, though he expressed doubt that the trustee will succeed in proving at a trial this month that he's entitled to as much as $300 million more.
Vladimir Putin scored a decisive victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday to return to the Kremlin and extend his hold on power for six more years. His eyes brimming with tears, he defiantly proclaimed to a sea of supporters that they had triumphed over opponents intent on "destroying Russia's statehood and usurping power."
Chicago's police superintendent is pledging publicly that his force will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.
Families of Sept. 11 victims on Sunday called for congressional hearings to establish federal protocols on how to handle human remains after disasters like the terror acts that took thousands of lives in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Across the South and Midwest, survivors emerged Saturday to find blue sky and splinters where homes once stood, cars flung into buildings and communications crippled after dozens of tornadoes chainsawed through a region of millions, leveling small towns along the way.
Alex Webster, the star running back for the New York Giants who later coached the team for four years, died Saturday at a hospital in Florida. He was 80.
The FBI is considering whether to open an investigation into allegations that followers of a New York City rabbi made illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, according to a law enforcement official.
Muslim leaders say New Jersey's attorney general stopped short of promising a formal investigation into New York Police Department surveillance operations in the state during a meeting they characterized as a positive first step.
A New York City man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison in a failed attempt to join al-Qaida to avenge Muslim abuse.