New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg joined with Nissan officials Monday to announce that six Nissan Leaf taxis would go into service this spring. Nissan Leaf taxis already operate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Osaka, Japan,
Construction costs for the 9/11 memorial and museum are rising, with an other $60 million needed for yearly operations. A new commemorative medal is one way to help defray the costs.
Local Republicans see an opening, but they'd need to persuade the national GOP to invest in a special election in N.Y. Ninth. Anthony Weiner resigned the seat Thursday amid a sexting scandal.