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A strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached, a labor union said on its website.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
New York's highest court will consider allowing local bans on hydraulic fracturing.
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."
Bank of America's ex-CEO Kenneth Lewis has settled a lawsuit accusing him of deceiving investors about one of his biggest acquisitions: Merrill Lynch.
Karen Moreau, NY State Petroleum Council executive director, discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's indecisive sentiment on fracking, which could create many job opportunities in the state.
A unique bill signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow new businesses to locate on or around college campuses in New York tax-free for 10 years.
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
New York State's Assembly on Tuesday easily passed the nation's toughest gun control law, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Vice President Joe Biden's focus on the problems with gun violence; and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for tougher gun laws in his state. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist; Guy Benson, Townhall.com; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, share their opinions.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner made a U-turn on Wednesday to clear the way for approval of $60 billion in Superstorm Sandy relief by mid-January after drawing withering fire from fellow Republicans, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for canceling an earlier vote.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- New York City's mayor took more steps on Tuesday to prepare for a new storm forecast to strike just a week after superstorm Sandy soaked the region with deadly flooding and high winds that crippled transit and power systems.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Storm-weary residents across the New York and New Jersey area encountered confusion and long lines as they went to cast ballots in the presidential election on Tuesday, and regional officials began scrambling to prepare for a new weather threat due as early as Wednesday.
*New York, New Jersey move to help voters cast ballots. ROCKAWAY PARK, N.Y./ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Already exhausted from a massive cleanup and nightmarish commutes to work, thousands of U.S. voters in storm-struck New York and New Jersey encountered confusion and long lines as they tried to cast ballots in a cliffhanger presidential election.
*New York, New Jersey move to help voters cast ballots. NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Already faced with a massive cleanup and nightmarish commutes to work, thousands of U.S. voters in storm-struck New York and New Jersey may have a tough time voting on Tuesday in a cliffhanger presidential election.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 5- Commuters battled unruly crowds and snarled traffic to return to work Monday, a week after superstorm Sandy devastated the U.S. The devastation could also send ripples through Tuesday's presidential election, with President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a close race.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- A week after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City and the surrounding area, schools reopened on Monday and millions of commuters fought huge crowds to board subways, buses and suburban trains in an exhausting effort to get back to work.
*Colonial Pipeline: commercial power restored at Linden. *Fuel shortages remain in New York and New Jersey. Commercial power was restored at Colonial Pipeline's key terminal in Linden and the company was delivering to seven terminals on Sunday out of the 20 connected to the facility.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- On the 19th floor of Consolidated Edison's Manhattan headquarters, the veteran lineman briefing a roomful of 100 out-of-town utility workers had a lot of advice, from the practical to the profane. It was familiar patter for Glenn Nicholas and his co-workers from New Orleans, who had been to New York before to train with Con Edison.
*New York schools reopen, many people still without power. NEW YORK, Nov 5- A week after superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City and the surrounding area, schools were set to reopen on Monday and life expected to slowly return to normal for many, but close to 2 million people still have no power as cold weather sets in.