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Andrew Cuomo Raises Profile -- But For What?

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman, high-profile trips overseas and a bigger campaign account than any other governor, … 792 more words


Assemblyman: City Reprogramming Muni-Meters To Accept Advance Payments

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s one of the little annoyances about life in New York City: The muni-meters won’t accept any money until they actually go into service for the day. 198 more words


Sen. Charles Schumer Seeks To Make Covert GPS Tracking Illegal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Sen. Charles Schumer wants to make it illegal to track a person’s movements by placing a GPS tracker on their car without their permission. 295 more words


Movement Underway To Put Pedestrian Walkway On Verrazano Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new proposal could have you walking onto Staten Island.

Pedestrians and bicyclists want the city to add a dedicated lane to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. 512 more words


Snowden's Perspective

Gary Webb is the journalist who blew the whistle on the CIA during the Iran Contra scandal in the 1980’s. In 2005, Webb reportedly “committed suicide” by shooting himself in the head twice. 1,061 more words

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Rep. Steve Israel: U.S. Must Invest In Research For Early Ebola Detection

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The science of early detection for the deadly Ebola virus is needed now, says Rep. Steve Israel.

Speaking at a news conference Thursday at North Shore-LIJ Laboratories in Lake Success, the Democratic congressman said the federal government has neglected in recent years the kind of research that could help stop the spread of Ebola in the United States. 264 more words