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Apr 30, 2013 at 7:23 PM PDT
In a pugnacious defense of what he called a police force bombarded by politics, Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Tuesday at critics of the New York Police Department's stop and frisk practice and surveillance programs.
Apr 26, 2013 at 11:44 AM PDT
The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had been added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday.
Apr 25, 2013 at 11:28 AM PDT
The Boston Marathon bombers were headed for New York to blow up their remaining explosives in Times Square before they were intercepted by police in a blazing gunbattle, officials said Thursday.
Apr 24, 2013 at 9:13 AM PDT
The city can experiment with letting taxi seekers hail rides electronically, a judge said Tuesday in a ruling that could clear the way for riders to summon the city's signature yellow taxis with smartphone apps instead of raised arms.
Apr 16, 2013 at 9:15 PM PDT
The Senate set a long-awaited vote for Wednesday on a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more firearms buyers, with supporters facing a steeply uphill path to victory.
Apr 15, 2013 at 8:45 PM PDT
From the World Trade Center and Times Square in New York to the White House and sports venues across the country, police patrolled in packs and deployed counterterrorism teams Monday as security was stepped up after explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Apr 15, 2013 at 8:16 AM PDT
As Congress readies for a drawn-out immigration debate, an expanding network of Republican fundraisers is pressing for a path to legal status for millions of immigrants living in the United States illegally.
Apr 3, 2013 at 9:57 AM PDT
Jay Leno says he will be leaving NBC's "Tonight Show" next spring, to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Leno announced the move Wednesday in a news release.
Mar 22, 2013 at 6:53 AM PDT
City officials say pigs are a public health risk because they cannot be vaccinated for rabies and can become aggressive, especially during their first few years. Since 2008, there have been 89 illegal animal violations - but the violations database...
Mar 22, 2013 at 6:10 AM PDT
Democrats are taking an aggressive stance in their drive to curb firearms, announcing that the gun control legislation the Senate debates next month will include expanded federal background checks for gun purchasers.
Mar 21, 2013 at 5:49 PM PDT
Gun control legislation the Senate debates next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers, Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday in a victory for advocates of gun restrictions.
Mar 19, 2013 at 4:36 PM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - Walk into any convenience store or gas station in the country, and chances are the cigarettes will be in roughly the same spot: at eye level, right behind the cash register.

That's no coincidence. Tobacco companies have...
Mar 18, 2013 at 9:29 AM PDT
A man convicted of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Mar 18, 2013 at 8:45 AM PDT
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service Twitter and the mobile payments startup Square, reportedly says he wants to be mayor of New York one day.