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4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
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9 hrs ago | The Journal News
Legislation to ban plastic guns that can't be detected by metal detectors could head to the White House for President Barack Obama's signature Monday night, hours before the current ban expires at midnight.
10 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Last Sunday Morning, the 5:45am from Poughkeepsie was running through the Bronx with 100-150 passengers aboard, when it sped through a 30mph speed limit curve at 82mph , derailed, over-turning four cars and killing four people.
10 hrs ago | Newsday
Senator Charles Schumer, left, and Congressman Tim Bishop discuss how new talks have led to an agreement to expedite dune construction on parts of Fire Island.
11 hrs ago | Politico
FIRST LOOK EVAN OSNOS has his first Washington piece in The New Yorker since returning to the states from China Evan is one of the real-deal young journalistic talents "Profiles: STRONG VANILLA -- The relentless rise of Kirsten Gillibrand Gillibrand has a near-evangelical confidence in the prospect of bipartisanship, in the restoration of the ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Newsday
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio reflects about the life of Nelson Mandela as he addresses the congregation at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.
16 hrs ago | CBS Local
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal believe installing cameras on Metro-North Railroad trains could potentially prevent another deadly accident such as last week's derailment that left four people dead and dozens injured .
18 hrs ago | SILive.com
Staten Island Democrats aren't quite ready to join U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and others on the "Hillary Clinton 2016" bandwagon yet.
PowerUp Western New York is prepared to deliver its Repower Dunkirk message to the Public Service Commission in person on Dec. 19, and you are invited along.
Rochester, N.Y. - The University of Rochester is getting a $1 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for the research and treatment on the prevention of HIV, Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced today.
CANADAIGUA, N.Y. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was in Canandaigua Thursday pushing for the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2013, which would extend a tax credit for short line railroads.
Jim Kessler, senior vice president for policy and a co-founder of Third Way, said Friday morning that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's backing of a plan to expand social security compelled him and the president of the group to hit back with a Wall Street Journal op-ed lambasting the plan and economic populism .
While entertaining a group of Israeli diplomats and senior Jewish leaders at a White House Hanukkah reception Thursday night, President Barack Obama touted his nuclear arms agreement with Iran .
Rousing itself from its tendency toward angry paralysis , a large and bipartisan majority in the House quickly passed legislation that would tamp down on patent abuses .
The plan for the Hudson River Greenway in the Bronx: Improvements for the next three years are in blue, the next decade in purple, and the years beyond in red.
Sen. Schumer posted a diary here today saying liberal blogs are a positive force .