Stewart-Cousins to be first female leader of NY state Senate

A woman is poised to lead the New York state Senate for the first time in state history
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The Latest: Police ID victim in fiery Brooklyn Bridge crash

A fiery chain reaction pile-up on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City killed one person and injured several others
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Police: Chain reaction caused fiery crash on Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge in New York City was closed for about an hour after a fiery crash involving three vehicles that killed one person
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Shark attack victim hopes to be released from hospital soon

The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod in Massachusetts is hoping to be released soon from the Boston hospital where he's been recovering this past month
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Before parental 'screen time' concerns: radio, even novels

Adults have worried about the new types of media and technology their kids spend time with since the days of dime novels and rock n' roll
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Shark attack victim says he punched shark in gills to escape

The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod in Massachusetts this month is recounting his ordeal as he recovers in a Boston rehabilitation hospital
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Cape Cod shark attack victim released from hospital

A New York man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month has been released from the hospital.
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Shark attack victim released from hospital

A New York man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod this month has been released from the hospital.
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Dead great white shark found on Cape Cod beach

A great white shark has washed up on a Cape Cod beach
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Beach where man bit by shark closed to swimming indefinitely

The Cape Cod beach where a New York man was bitten by a shark has been indefinitely closed to swimming after more sharks were spotted in its waters.
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The Latest: Beach where shark attacked closed through Friday

A Massachusetts beach where a New York man was attacked by a shark this week will be closed to swimmers at least through Friday
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NY man gets prison for killing his wife, a prominent doctor

A former financial services executive has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2016 stabbing death of his estranged wife, a prominent doctor, in their S
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H.F. Lenfest, former media mogul, philanthropist, dies

A former cable TV mogul and Philadelphia newspaper owner who gave away most of his $1.2 billion fortune to charity has died
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Titans CB Malcolm Butler cleared from concussion protocol

Tennessee cornerback Malcolm Butler has been cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday when the Titans host the New York Jets
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Correction: Bloomberg Grant-Mississippi story

Correction: Bloomberg Grant-Mississippi story
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Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman

The special counsel in the Russia investigation is still considering filing new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort
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Cases of law enforcement officers charged in shootings

Dallas police officer's indictment on murder charge in killing of her neighbor is the latest example of white police officers charged in shooting deaths of blac
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Stocks climb as investors hope for Trump-Xi trade progress

After a shaky start, stocks finish with strong gains ahead of the highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping
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NYC to honor trailblazer Shirley Chisholm with statue

Pioneering lawmaker Shirley Chisholm will be honored with a statue in the New York City borough she served as the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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Giants LB Olivier Vernon struggling after ankle injury

When the New York Giants started playing games in the preseason, it seemed linebacker 0livier Vernon was going to have a monster season in coordinator James Bet
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House Democrats say Whitaker will testify in January

Democrats say acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee in January
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US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

US urged to send its Ebola experts back to Congo outbreak despite fears about security concerns
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The Latest: Marriott data breach among largest

Security experts say a data breach that affected up to 500 million guests at Marriott hotels is one of the largest in the past decade in terms of size and scope
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