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Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York

May. 23, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward, a sign that the interstate feuding that stalled the process over the last several years may finally be coming to an end. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that it is starting a...

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump tax returns

May. 22, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers gave final passage to legislation Wednesday that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings. The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly both...

NY moves to ensure Trump pardons can't nix state charges

May. 21, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon won't be enough to clear someone associated with the commander-in-chief of similar state charges under legislation approved by New York state lawmakers Tuesday. The bill, which now moves to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revises the exceptions to the state's double...

NY bill to let US House see Trump's state returns narrowed

May. 20, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York are seeking to sharply narrow a proposal that would grant congressional committees access to state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump to address concerns that it could jeopardize the privacy of anyone who pays taxes in the state. Amendments filed over the...

Trump, de Blasio: Both look in mirror and see a president

May. 16, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He's deeply unpopular among fellow New Yorkers, often savaged by the city's tabloids and fights with the media that cover him. He also believes he can be elected president in 2020. That's Donald Trump. And that's Bill de Blasio. On the day when de Blasio, New York City's Democratic mayor,...

Historic JFK terminal gets new life as luxury hotel

May. 16, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the $268 million project. He said he remembers seeing the terminal as...

Upgrades done at New York music venue in time for '19 season

May. 15, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A $1.75 million renovation project has been completed at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in time for the start of the summer concert season later this month. Officials with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and SPAC announced Wednesday that work...

TV's Sandra Lee selling home she shares with NY Gov. Cuomo

May. 15, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) — Food Network star Sandra Lee says she is selling the home in the New York city suburbs that she shares with her longtime partner, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lee tells The New York Times that the 1950s Colonial in the northern Westchester County enclave of New Castle will...

Last section of old Tappan Zee Bridge removed

May. 13, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The last section of the old Tappan Zee Bridge has been hauled away for disassembly. Crews began lowering the 600-foot (185-meter), 5,500-ton (5,590-metric ton) section on Thursday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says Monday that barges were used to transport the final piece of...

States seek explicit patient consent for pelvic exams

May. 12, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors or other abnormalities. The Duke University medical student said the experience was a revelation. "It's pretty empowering to know this is something you can detect...