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New York's high court upholds requiring insurance to cover medically necessary abortions

May. 21, 2024 15:40 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York can continue to require companies with health insurance plans to cover medically necessary abortions, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and other church groups challenged the rule, arguing that the policy's...

Thailand welcomes the return of trafficked antiquities from New York's Metropolitan Museum

May. 21, 2024 13:15 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's National Museum hosted a welcome-home ceremony Tuesday for two ancient statues that were illegally trafficked from Thailand by a British collector of antiquities and were returned from the collection of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The objects...

Defense has rested without ex-President Donald Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial

May. 21, 2024 10:24 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense has rested without ex-President Donald Trump taking the witness stand in his New York hush money trial.

New York Liberty improve to 4-0 for first time in 17 years with 74-63 win over Seattle Storm

May. 20, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 20 points and the New York Liberty beat the Seattle Storm 74-63 on Monday night, improving to 4-0 for the first time in 17 years. Breanna Stewart added 16 points and 11 rebounds for New York, which last won its first four games to start a...

Investigators return to Long Island home of Gilgo Beach serial killing suspect

May. 20, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Investigators returned Monday to the home of a New York architect charged in a string of slayings known as the Gilgo Beach killings. State and county police officials descended on Rex Heuermann's dilapidated, single-family home in Massapequa Park on...

Bankruptcy judge approves Genesis Global plan to refund $3 billion to creditors, crypto customers

May. 20, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bankruptcy court judge has approved a plan by the cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global to return about $3 billion to its creditors and investors, including thousands of people who New York regulators say were defrauded by the company. The plan and settlement...

Prosecution rests in Donald Trump’s New York hush money case, turning trial over to defense for chance to call witnesses

May. 20, 2024 15:15 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecution rests in Donald Trump’s New York hush money case, turning trial over to defense for chance to call witnesses.

Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87

May. 20, 2024 14:42 PM EDT

Ivan F. Boesky, the flamboyant stock trader whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals in the history of Wall Street, has died at the age of 87. A representative at the Marianne Boesky Gallery, owned by Ivan Boesky's daughter,...

David Ortiz is humbled by being honored in New York again; this time for post-baseball work

May. 20, 2024 14:31 PM EDT

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Hall of Famer David Ortiz is committed to his post-career work like he was swinging a bat during his playing days. He was honored in front of New York’s state Senate last week with the team he helps run: The David Ortiz Children’s Fund. The...

'The Apprentice,' about a young Donald Trump, premieres in Cannes

May. 20, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — While Donald Trump's hush money trial entered its sixth week in New York, an origin story for the Republican presidential candidate premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, unveiling a scathing portrait of the former president in the 1980s. “The...