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New Abortion Law in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a bill to ban abortion starting at the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy.

Supporters say it’s designed to protect women’s health, while abortion-rights advocates say it’s unconstitutional. 532 more words

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NYC Appears Determined To Land 2016 Democratic National Convention

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Big Apple is throwing its hat into the ring to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

It’s a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported Wednesday. 423 more words


Gov. Cuomo Chooses Not To Take Texas Gov. Perry's Bait On Job Outlook

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Call it the Texas economic challenge.

Governor Rick Perry is in New York to lure corporations to the “Lone Star State,” and decided to invite Gov. 436 more words


Siena Poll Shows Cuomo Holding Lead Over Astorino

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger, but he could be vulnerable to a challenge from the left, according to a poll of New York voters released Tuesday. 340 more words


F-Bomb Costs Raptors GM Masai Ujiri $25K; Rob Ford Up For Brooklyn Bet

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NBA has fined Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for using profanity in a public place.

Ujiri was speaking at a public rally Saturday before the Raptors hosted the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series when he told the crowd “F— Brookyln.” 376 more words


De Blasio Reminds Parents Prekindergarten Deadline Is Wednesday

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday urged parents of 4-year-olds in New York City to apply for universal prekindergarten by this week’s deadline — even if they’ve applied already. 296 more words


Mayor Bill De Blasio: FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano In 'Interim Role'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Monday that FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano is serving in an “interim role.”

The mayor made the comments… 195 more words