Cuba announced Monday that 500,000 government jobs will be cut by next year and that more private enterprise will be tolerated. The changes go further than economic opening of the 1990s.
The New York Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously not to stop the demolishing an existing building – clearing the way for the Ground Zero mosque.
George Steinbrenner, who passed away Tuesday, resuscitated the Yankees by the force of his will and checkbook. He was a trailblazer in the commercialization of baseball.
Vicky Pelaez: A willing spy for Russia or a wife deeply betrayed? Or something in between? Exactly what the Peruvian journalist knew is one of the more tantalizing mysteries to emerge from the Russian spy saga.
Already under investigation for possible interference in a domestic abuse case, New York Governor David Paterson now is accused by a state ethics commission of not intending to pay for World Series tickets and then lying about it.
Dogged by scandal and low poll numbers, New York's Gov. David Paterson reportedly will announce his decision to drop his election bid Friday afternoon.
Giuliani, former New York mayor, is expected Tuesday to endorse Rick Lazio for governor. That takes him out of that race, and now it doesn't appear he'll run for the Senate, either.
New York has seen seven major terror trials in the past, the most of any city in America. But residents – both ordinary citizens and elected officials – appear to be split over the decision to try the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks in the city.
Polls suggest Michael Bloomberg has a 10 percentage point lead in the campaign for New York mayor. So why is he ramping up a blitz of attack ads?
The USS New York, a Navy warship named to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, is on its way to be formally commissioned in New York this November. But many New Yorkers have never heard of it.