by Travis Waldron Posted on May 6, 2014
The NBA's swift action on issues of racism has reignited the fight against the name of Washington's football team and others like it.
by Josh Israel Posted on April 29, 2014
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) was indicted in federal court last week for alleged improper business practices at a restaurant he oversaw until 2010.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 26, 2014
Because the winner of the presidential election should be the person with the most votes.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 25, 2014
"States must be proactive in passing legislation that safeguards protections for reproductive health care decisions, including contraception."
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 20, 2014
After years of illegally discharging hundreds of tons of carcinogens into the air, Tonawanda Coke just outside of Buffalo, NY was sentenced on Wednesday to pay a $12.5 million fine.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 13, 2014
The terminal is near low-income communities, a playground, an elementary school, a senior facility, and a center for the disabled.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 10, 2014
New York State lawmakers passed a paid family leave proposal, although it's future is still uncertain.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 6, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) will be the third governor (and the first Republican) to block Congress's food stamp cuts in his state.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 13, 2014
A watchdog group finds that money spent on tobacco lobbying in New York in the first half of 2013 was greater than the previous two years combined.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.