New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls the Indian Point nuclear power plant near New York City a 'catastrophe waiting to happen.' Federal nuclear power regulators promise to make Indian Point, which sits near a fault, a top priority in their review of seismic hazards.
Gatsby mansion – or at least the one some say helped inspire the novel – is beyond repair. Five $10 million homes on Long Island will replace 'Great Gatsby' mansion.
A Mideast reporter learns that a good dinner can save civilization.
In a wide-ranging, unscripted address to business leaders on Long Island, Sarah Palin mixed in Michelle Obama, rising inflation, and her vision of the ideal presidential candidate.
Homeland security budget dollars are critical to protecting large US metropolitan areas, like New York City. The proposed fiscal year 2012 federal budget for homeland security would see significant dollars headed to the Big Apple.
Membership in the Westminster Kennel Club is 'by invitation only,' says a spokesman. That's OK. Fido and Spot didn't want to compete in the Westminster Dog Show 2011 anyway.
For many people in the Northeast, another big winter storm – and the inconveniences it brings – is becoming too much of a pattern. Travel is snarled, schools closed, and snow piles just get higher.
Wyoming lawmakers propose installing video cameras to help evaluate teachers' performance. But educators are concerned about privacy issues, among other things.
Mafia arrests: More than 100 of the defendants were arrested Thursday as some 800 federal agents and police officers made busts in several states. One person was arrested in Italy.
New York transit – including the MTA, LIRR, and Metro North – has seen significant delays in the wake of a winter storm that covered rails in as much as two feet of snow.