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Authorities say eight people, including a state politician, have been arrested at a Manhattan demonstration against the proposed U.S. deal with Iran.

Police say the wife of an inmate at the Westchester County Jail has been arrested for bringing synthetic marijuana into the jail and possibly sickening several inmates.


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is taking part in a Vatican policy conference this week with other public officials and religious leaders.

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal investigation of airlines who won't allow their fares to show up on third-party websites like Expedia and Orbitz.

In New York wine country, four people are dead and two others are seriously injured after a limousine was hit by a pickup truck on the eastern end of Long Island.


Massachusetts has a cannabis conundrum. State law requires every county to have a dispensary for medical marijuana, but federal regulations forbid the drug from being transported across U.S. waters.

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The Lake George Village Board is calling for Warren County supervisors to repeal legislation allowing the sale of small fireworks.

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State Police Troop T is ramping up its patrols in construction zones on the New York State Thruway.

Some state colleges and universities are adding graduate programs and changing their names to attract more students — and precious out-of-state tuition dollars.

The race for the last upstate casino license has just one runner — a blunt-talking real estate tycoon trying his luck for a second time in New York.