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The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

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First lady Melania Trump is wading into the emotional controversy over policies enacted by her husband's administration that have increased the number of migrant children being separated from their parents.

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NY Assembly OKs universal health care; bill halted in Senate

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The New York state Assembly has again endorsed a single-payer universal health care system.

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The Latest: Trump says no to `moderate' immigration plan

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President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.

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The Latest: Trump says FBI was 'plotting against' me

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President Donald Trump says the Justice Department watchdog report on the Clinton email probe shows the FBI was biased against him "at the top level" and was "plotting against my election."

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Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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New York representatives weigh in on North Korea summit Video included

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Federal representatives in Washington, D.C. have weighed in on the meetings between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jung Un and what we can expect in the future. 

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Cuomo: Cashless tolling set at more Thruway toll barriers

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New York state officials say cashless tolling will begin by the end of this year at the Thruway Authority's toll barriers in the lower Hudson Valley.

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The Latest: UN praises summit as 'important milestone'

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The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump in Singapore.

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Trump, North Korea's Kim Jong Un sign unspecified document Video included

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Final preparations are underway in Singapore for Tuesday's unusual and historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

How your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

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Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change - though not right away - following Monday's official repeal of Obama-era internet protections.

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NY senator: Cameras can catch cars illegally passing buses

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A New York state senator wants to use cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses.

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The Latest: Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit

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President Donald Trump has arrived in Singapore where he will meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

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The Latest: Trump rates relations with world leaders 'a 10'

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President Donald Trump is pushing back on the idea that the U.S. is increasingly isolated on the world stage under his presidency, insisting his relationship with fellow word leaders is "a 10."

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Trump says Kim summit all about attitude, not preparation Video included

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President Donald Trump is welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House for consultations before the U.S. leader sits down with North Korea's Kim Jong Un next week in Singapore. More>>

How to recognize a suicidal crisis and what you can do to help

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced New York will be the first state in the nation to launch an innovative pilot program with the goal of reducing new suicide attempts among people who have previously attempted suicide. 

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The Latest: Trump says Russia should be allowed in G-7

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President Donald Trump is digging in on his threat to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if he can't make a better deal with America's neighbors.

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GOP candidate: I'll serve only 2 terms if elected governor

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Republican candidate for New York governor Marc Molinaro says he'll push term limit legislation for statewide office holders and state lawmakers if he's elected in November.

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Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

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President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House. More>>

Congressman Maloney enters race for NY attorney general

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Sean Patrick Maloney, the first openly gay Congress member from New York, says he's running for state attorney general.

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Back at work, NY Senate votes to curb impaired driving

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Work has resumed in the New York Senate.

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Manafort accused of trying to tamper with witnesses in cases

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The former chairman of President Donald Trump's presidential campaign is facing accusations of trying to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases.

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NY Council of Churches calls on lawmakers to pass bail reform

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The New York State Council of Churches is calling on members of the state Senate and Assembly to overhaul the state's bail system.

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President Trump calls Russia probe 'unconstitutional'

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The Latest on whether President Donald Trump could pardon himself in the Russia probe

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  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:14:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.
  • NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:12:17 GMT
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.
  • Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

    Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:11:47 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.
    The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure.
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