Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., flanked by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., right, speaks as immigration reform legislation by the Senate's bipartisan "Gang of Eight" that would create a path for the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to apply for U.S. citizenship, Thursday, April 18, 2013, on Capitol Hill in ... (more)
There's a fundamental conflict at the heart of the Senate debate over the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging New York's colleges and universities to make it more difficult for students to obtain amphetamine-based drugs like Adderall, which he said are being abused at alarming rates.
Kevin and Kristie Reilly's home was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, and they are hoping that NY Rising grants will help cover the repair costs.
Journalists shouldn't be prosecuted for just doing their jobs and informing the public.
The New York Democrat has a new plan to crack down on the widespread misuse of Adderall and other prescription stimulants on college campuses.
Maybe it was the string of customer-service disasters, starting with the Costa Concordia tragedy last year and leading up to the recent Carnival Triumph "poop" cruise, on which passengers were left adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for five days without working toilets.
But they came together to form the gang, shoring up their relationship as they worked to blunt dramatic changes to the Senate's filibuster rules.
Brandon Burritt, 30, of Watervliet, was arraigned on one count of felony Murder in the second-degree.
A majority of New York voters want Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to step down according to the latest Siena research poll.
Morabito was a civilian contractor and navy veteran training afghan forces. He was killed along with Lieutenant Colonel Todd Clark, of Albany, and Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Leonard, of Warwick.
After the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the White House heeded U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand's recent call and agreed to increase the share the federal government is paying for repairing public property damage by Superstorm Sandy from 75% to 90%, the Senators announced today that more than a dozen Sandy recovery ... (more)
New York lawmakers are pushing Amtrak to add baggage cars to its passenger trains that would be capable of carrying bicycles.
Syria's protracted civil war is expected to be a prime topic of discussion at this week's G-8 summit in Northern Ireland.
Sen. Marco Rubio was dismissive Sunday of some conservatives' concerns that Democrats are taking advantage of him to help pass an immigration bill.
While Sen. Marco Rubio may be among the most prominent faces of the immigration battle in Washington, there is another Cuban-American from Miami who has been almost as critical to guiding the contentious proposal through the perils of Capitol Hill.