The president is expected to make the announcement Saturday at the White House.
Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.
The mayor could boost his stature nationally if the 2016 DNC comes to Barclays Center.
Schumer was in the Rockaways to discuss a relief bill for flood insurance.
St. John's Bread and Life already serves about 40,000 people a month.
Laurie Cumbo invited a diverse crowd to her swearing-in celebration for her 35th District seat.
Robert Cornegy was sworn in as the new councilman in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.
The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance is starting a grassroots movement to bring a ferry stop to Astoria.
The Statue of Liberty is slated to reopen by July 4, but no date has been set for Ellis Island.
Former MTA Chair Joseph Lhota, Police Chief Ray Kelly and Mayor David Dinkins attended the event.
A new database will store information on every cell phone allowing users to make them useless if stolen.
Lawmakers want regulators to use a letter grade system for buses, the way they do for restaurants.
An advisory panel believes there is a clear connection between cancer and 9/11 toxins.
Mayor Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will co-star in a Super Bowl ad against illegal guns.
The menorah lighting kicked off the first night of Hanukkah.
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