President Barack Obama modified on Thursday his disaster declaration for New York State following Hurricane Sandy so that the federal government will now pick up 90 percent of costs for public assistance projects resulting from the storm.
Usually, when the police commissioner sits before the City Council's Public Safety Committee, there's a heated exchange, but that wasn't the case Thursday, as Ray Kelly testified about the budget for the last time during the Bloomberg administration.
As Anthony Weiner tries to win back the support of New Yorkers, it appears he has his work cut out for him with his former colleagues.
A day after he announced he would be running for mayor via YouTube video, Anthony Weiner was out early Thursday greeting commuters at 125th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem.
President Barack Obama defended the use of drone attacks against individual terrorists in a Thursday speech on counter-terrorism, saying his administration informs Congress about every drone strike ordered by U.S. officials.