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Cuomo: Expert panel in Binghamton to discuss health care future

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Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced an expert panel and community roundtable will be held in Binghamton next week regarding how the Washington health care plans could affect New York State.

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READ THE FULL TEXT: Senate Republicans unveil health care bill

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Senate Republicans have released a 142-page draft of their bill to eliminate much of the Obama health care law. 

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AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

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Senate Republican leaders are ready to release their plan for rolling back much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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NY Legislature set to adjourn, with no deal on NYC schools

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New York lawmakers are ready to leave Albany - though they haven't yet agreed to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools.

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Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

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Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korean imprisonment is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S.-Chinese talks.
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First lady to join President Trump on July trip to Poland, Germany

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President Donald Trump will have some familiar company on his next foreign trip: his wife, Melania.

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NY Speaker pours cold water on movie theater alcohol sales

A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop.

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US Sen. Charles Schumer pushes for heroin combat teams

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal help in the fight against opioid addiction in New York.

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NY Gov. Cuomo: No deal on NYC school control, sex abuse bill

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's not optimistic that lawmakers will reach a deal to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control over New York City schools.

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The Latest: Senate panel to probe hacking allegations

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The Latest on the ongoing investigations into allegations of Russia interference in the 2016 election.

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The Latest: House opens session day after attack on GOP

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The House has returned to business after a gunman fired at a baseball practice, critically injuring a top Republican lawmaker and wounding several others. 

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President Trump denounces reports of widening Russia probe

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President Donald Trump is taking to Twitter denounce reports that the Russia investigation is widening to examine whether he tried to obstruct justice. 

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Sessions says he long had concerns over Comey

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he never had conversations with FBI Director James Comey about his job performance before Comey's firing. 

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U-S Canadian board to increase Ontario outflow

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The joint U.S.-Canadian board that controls outflow from Lake Ontario through a dam on the St. Lawrence River says it's increasing the releases starting on Wednesday.

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Advocates renew push for recreational marijuana in New York

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With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state.

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President Trump says new health care law will be 'kind'

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President Donald Trump is having lunch with Republican senators to discuss the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. 

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Treasury has 'backup plans' to fund government

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has ``backup plans'' to fund the government through at least the beginning of September if Congress fails to heed his request to increase the government's borrowing cap before its August break. 

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