Streams

The Associated Press

The Associated Press appears in the following:

Chinese Activist Renews Call to Fight Injustice

Saturday, May 19, 2012

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.

Comment

Court OKs New Legislature Lines for Fall Elections

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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.

Read More

Comment

Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, Dies at 63

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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.

Comment

NRC Researching Nuke Plant Licenses Past 60 Years

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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.

Comment

Coroner: RFK Jr.'s Wife Died of Hanging

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A medical examiner in suburban New York says the estranged wife of Robert Kennedy Jr. died of asphyxiation due to hanging.

Comment

Mueller Confirms Preliminary Probe of JPMorgan

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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.

Comment

NY Authorities: Ring 'Stalked' Luxury Car Owners

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Law enforcers say luxury car owners in New York City were "stalked" by thieves who were filling orders for buyers in Africa.

Comments [1]

Inside-Trading Trial Likely to Feature Key Call

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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.

Comment

Rangers to Try for 2-0 Series Lead Over Devils

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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."

Comment

NY Legislature to Move Primary from Sept. 11

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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.

Read More

Comment

Protesters: No Jail for Ex-Student in Webcam Case

Monday, May 14, 2012

The mother of the former Rutgers student convicted of hate crimes in a webcam spying case says her son does not deserve jail time.

Comments [3]

Clinic for Sept 11 Responders Expands to Brooklyn

Monday, May 14, 2012

A program that treats first responders and those who helped in the World Trade Center cleanup after 9/11 is expanding to Brooklyn.

Comment

Rangers Hold Off Caps 2-1 in Game 7

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Henrik Lundqvist went from shaking his head in disgust to raising his arms in celebration when time finally ran out on the Washington Capitals.

Comment

Romney Urges Grads to Honor Family Commitments

Saturday, May 12, 2012

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.

Comments [1]

Moody's Drops Credit Rating for Suburban NY County

Friday, May 11, 2012

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.

Comment

Man With Knife Shot Dead by Police

Friday, May 11, 2012

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.

Comment

JPMorgan Chase Acknowledges $2B Trading Loss

Thursday, May 10, 2012

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.

Comment

Prosecutor: Student in Rutgers Webcam Spy Case Deserves Prison

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A former Rutgers University student did not show remorse for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man and should be sent to prison, prosecutors said in court filings Thursday.

Comments [2]

Calif. Court OKs Serial Killer's Extradition to NY

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The California Supreme Court has cleared the way for convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala to be extradited to New York City to face charges in two 1970s killings here.

Comment

Hairstyling Pioneer Vidal Sassoon Dies at 84

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who undid the beehive with his wash-and-wear cuts and went on to become an international name in hair care, died Wednesday. He was 84.

Comment