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Police and others rescue 3 pigs missing from trailer
Police and others rescue 3 pigs missing from trailer

New York police say three pigs that escaped a trailer destined for an animal rescue were retrieved by officers and others. Suffolk County Police Department officials said Sgt. Theodore Martinez was driving eastbound Friday...

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film

Oprah Winfrey says Russell Simmons attempted to pressure her about her involvement with a documentary in which several women detail sexual abuse allegations against the rap mogul, but his efforts were not what prompted her...

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after voters take to the polls on Super Tuesday. The former New York City mayor is the only Democrat seeking the White...

Former US Rep. Christopher Collins is sentenced to two years and two months in federal prison in insider trading case

Former US Rep. Christopher Collins is sentenced to two years and two months in federal prison in insider trading case

Former US Rep. Christopher Collins is sentenced to two years and two months in federal prison in insider trading case.

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

ICE leader blames 'sanctuary' policies for NYC killing

The country's top immigration official says New York City's so-called sanctuary policies are to blame for the sexual assault and killing this month of a 92-year-old woman in Queens. The acting director of U.S....

3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that killed 2

3 people get prison for Manhattan explosion that killed 2

Three people have been sentenced to prison for a 2015 explosion in Manhattan's East Village that killed two men. A landlord, plumber and contractor each got a term of four to 12 years Friday. The blast leveled half a...

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winner. Clinton says the election will have what she called “profound impact” and all voters should...

Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial

Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial

Jury selection in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial concluded Friday after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week. The lawyers and judge halted the selection process after 12...

Jury selected in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, setting stage for testimony to begin next week

Jury selected in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, setting stage for testimony to begin next week

Jury selected in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, setting stage for testimony to begin next week.

MIT professor denies misleading school over Epstein funding

MIT professor denies misleading school over Epstein funding

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor is denying accusations that he misled the school about the source of two $50,000 gifts he facilitated from disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein in 2012. In an online...

New York man acquitted on all charges in 2013 fatal shooting

New York man acquitted on all charges in 2013 fatal shooting

GOSHEN, N.Y. - A New York man has been acquitted of all charges in relation to the 2013 fatal shooting of another man who was wanted on rape charges. David Carlson faced charges of manslaughter and negligent homicide in a...

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, cars

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg wants all new cars to be electric by 2035 and new buildings to produce no carbon emissions by 2025. Those proposals are part of clean energy plans he released this week....

Ex-US rep's fate rests with judge in insider trading case

Ex-US rep's fate rests with judge in insider trading case

A judge must decide the fate of former U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins after his lawyers and prosecutors disagreed over how he should be punished for conspiring in an insider trading scheme. U.S. District Judge Vernon...

Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by OB-GYN

Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by OB-GYN

The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. Evelyn Yang tells CNN the assault happened in 2012, and she...

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

Starbucks, the home of the $4 latte, is expanding a program to open coffee shops in poor neighborhoods. The Seattle-based company plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S....

NY graduation rate improves ahead of review of requirements

NY graduation rate improves ahead of review of requirements

New York's high school graduation rate continued to edge upward in 2019. The state Education Department said Thursday the graduation rate for the Class of 2019 was 83.4%, up less than a percentage point from the...

Woman blackmailed into assaulting young child pleads guilty

Woman blackmailed into assaulting young child pleads guilty

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Officials say a Massachusetts woman who was blackmailed into sexually assaulting an 18-month-old child in her care has pleaded guilty. Erica Emerling pleaded guilty Tuesday to indecent assault and...

Man charged in Hanukkah attack pleads not guilty

Man charged in Hanukkah attack pleads not guilty

The man charged in an attack at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration that left five people wounded has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges. Grafton Thomas appeared on Thursday in Rockland County...

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

Police in Long Island serial killer case reveal new evidence

By FRANK ELTMAN and KILEY ARMSTRONG Associated Press

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game. It's the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball. The Mets announced the decision...

US charges Malian in al-Qaida hotel attack in Burkina Faso

US charges Malian in al-Qaida hotel attack in Burkina Faso

U.S. prosecutors have filed murder and terror charges against a Malian man accused of plotting two 2016 attacks in West Africa. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Brooklyn says Mimi Baba scouted attack...

AP visits immigrant courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

AP visits immigrant courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

The nation's immigration court system is shouldering crushing caseloads, chaos and confusion. Dysfunctional for years, the system has grown worse following a surge in asylum seekers and the Trump administration’s...

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

The nation's immigration court system is shouldering crushing caseloads, chaos and confusion. Dysfunctional for years, the system has grown worse following a surge in asylum seekers and the Trump administration’s...

Gigi Hadid nixed from potential Weinstein juror list

Gigi Hadid nixed from potential Weinstein juror list

The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial has narrowed again. Court officials confirmed supermodel Gigi Hadid is no longer a potential juror on the case. The 24-year-old model was spotted briefly...

LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

NEWARK, N.J. - A United Airlines jetliner headed for Los Angeles returned to New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport after flames were seen near a wing. Flight 1871 landed safely early Thursday after video...

Stolen away: Brooklyn pitcher recalls '51 sign-stealing scam

Stolen away: Brooklyn pitcher recalls '51 sign-stealing scam

The sign-stealing scheme that the Houston Astros used in 2017 has brought back memories for former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Carl Erskine. Now 93 years old, Erskine vividly recalls a spyglass-and-buzzer system the New York...