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Washington - Pro-Biden Super PAC Pulls TV Ad About VP's Family Tragedy Today 10:29 PM Washington - The super PAC urging Vice President Joe Biden to run for president pulled its first television ad off the air Thursday after Biden signaled he preferred that it not run. One day after releasing the ad recalling Biden's family tragedies and vowing to spend six figures to air it on national television, Draft Biden abruptly reversed course. Josh Alcorn, a senior adviser to the super PAC and a Biden family friend, said nobody...

Saranac Lake, NY - Rail Bikes Are Popular In Adirondacks But May Be Short-lived Today 10:00 PM Saranac Lake, NY - Long-unused and deteriorating railroad tracks in the Adirondacks have been put to use by a new tourist attraction imported from South Korea — pedal-powered rail-riding vehicles called rail bikes. After plans to start a rail-biking business in Australia were derailed by high...


New York - New York City To Offer Low-cost Healthcare To Uninsured Immigrants

Today 09:36 PM

New York - New York will become one of the first major U.S. cities to expand low-cost healthcare to uninsured immigrants regardless of their legal... Read More »

Washington - Ben Carson: Hitler’s Gun Control Policy Contributed To Murders Of 6 Million Jews During The Holocaust

Today 09:00 PM

Washington - Continuing the controversial stance he has taken on gun control, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is now suggesting that the... Read More »

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San Francisco - Netflix Raising US Price For Most Popular Video Plan By $1

Today 08:23 PM

San Francisco - Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America... Read More »

New York, NY - Prominent NYC Political Consulting Group Is Fined

Today 08:06 PM

New York, NY - The New York City Campaign Finance Board is fining a political consultant group for avoiding contribution limits. The board announced Thursday that it is fining The Advance Group $15,000. The firm owes another $10,800 to the state. The consultant... Read More »

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New York - Facebook's 'Like' Button Set To Get More Emotive

Today 07:32 PM

New York - Like it or not, Facebook Inc's trademark "like" button is set to get more expressive. Users will soon be able to do more than "like"... Read More »

Las Vegas - Donald Trump Says Bowe Bergdahl Should Have Been Executed

Today 07:00 PM

Las Vegas - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed for leaving his post in... Read More »

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New York - Amazon Challenges Etsy With Handmade At Amazon

Today 06:35 PM

New York - Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Handmade at Amazon on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for... Read More »

Washington - FBI Says It 'Disrupted' Dozens Of Potential Militants In U.S.

Today 05:59 PM

Washington - FBI counterterrorism investigators followed "dozens and dozens" of potential militants around the United States full time during the... Read More »

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New York - NYC Mayor Heading To Israel, Financed By Israeli Entrepreneur

Today 05:31 PM

New York - With Israelis on heightened alert after a recent rash of stabbings, the head of an Israeli investment group has volunteered to finance the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Palestinians Meet UN Official To Protest 'Israeli Attacks'

Today 05:01 PM

Jerusalem - The Palestinian United Nations ambassador says representatives of several major U.N. groups met a senior U.N. official to convey their... Read More »

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Washington - Trade Deal, Keystone Open Clinton To Flip-flop Charges

Today 04:33 PM

Washington - Martin O'Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. "Wow, that's... Read More »

Broward County, FL - Holocaust Survivor Band Stars in New Jewish Music Video

Today 04:20 PM

Broward County, FL - Two elderly Holocaust survivors are likely the oldest performers ever to be featured in a Jewish music video, as the pair of... Read More »

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Albany, NY - NY Minimum Wage Push Spurs US Debate, Faces Hurdles At Home

Today 04:02 PM

Albany, NY - New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is spurring similar efforts in states around the country — even as Gov... Read More »

New York - NYC Passes Law to Keep Store Doors Closed When AC Is On

Today 03:32 PM

New York - A new law requires that New York City stores and restaurants keep their front doors closed when their air conditioning is on. The bill... Read More »

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Borough Park - Investigators Rule Out Natural Gas As Cause Of Brooklyn Explosion

Today 02:57 PM

Borough Park - Fire Marshals on Wednesday completed their onsite forensic examination of the scene of last Saturday’s explosion in a three-story... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu: No Quick Fix For Latest 'Wave Of Terror'

Today 02:30 PM

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday there was no quick fix for the latest wave of Palestinian lone-wolf attacks... Read More »

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Washington - Officials: Four Russian Cruise Missiles Aimed At Syria Crashed In Iran

Today 02:03 PM

Washington - As many as four of the 26 long-range cruise missiles that Russia said it fired at Syrian targets landed instead in Iran, two U.S... Read More »

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Governor Gives Terse Warning About Flood

Today 01:32 PM

Columbia, SC - In a terse warning, South Carolina's governor urged thousands of people in low-lying areas near the coast to evacuate Thursday before... Read More »

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Ankara - Turkey Seizes Coin-making Material Used By IS, Arrests 6

Today 01:28 PM

Ankara - Officials say Turkish police have seized material allegedly used by Islamic State militants to produce coins for the group and arrested six... Read More »

Jerusalem - Amid Unrest, Jerusalem Mayor Urges Residents To Carry Guns

Today 12:48 PM

Jerusalem - In another sign of israeli palestinian tensions, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat — a former military officer and licensed gun owner —... Read More »

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Washington - McCarthy Withdraws His Candidacy For Speaker

Today 12:38 PM

Washington - In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday withdrew his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House. GOP lawmakers... Read More »

Jerusalem - Palestinian Killed In Clash With Israeli Forces In East Jerusalem

Today 12:34 PM

Jerusalem - A Palestinian has died from gunshot wounds sustained during clashes with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem. Ahmad Bitawi, the... Read More »

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Israel - Arab Stabs Israeli Soldier In Northern City Of Afula

Today 12:18 PM

Israel - Israeli police say a soldier has been stabbed in an attack in northern Israel. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the soldier was... Read More »

Russia - 'Czar Putin': As Secure As He Seems?

Today 12:04 PM

Russia - Vladimir Putin turned 63 this week with his now traditional display of sporting prowess, and an announcement that Russian naval vessels had launched a wave of missiles against Islamic State in Syria. The Russian leader has never... Read More »

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Sacramento, CA - France Train Attack Hero Stabbed In California, In Stable Condition

Today 11:43 AM

Sacramento, CA - Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to subdue an attacker on a French train in August, was stabbed... Read More »

Tel Aviv - IAF Officer Who Shot Tel Aviv Terrorist: I Did What Is Expected Of Every Soldier

Today 11:33 AM

Tel Aviv - The Israel Air Force officer who shot and killed the terrorist who perpetrated a stabbing attack in Tel Aviv on Thursday said that he was... Read More »

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New York - Rupert Murdoch Apologizes For 'Real Black President' Tweet

Today 11:24 AM

New York - The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash... Read More »

Washington - Congress Probing U.S. Spy Agencies' Possible Lapses On Russia

Today 10:43 AM

Washington - Senior U.S. lawmakers have begun probing possible intelligence lapses over Moscow’s intervention in Syria, concerned that American spy... Read More »

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Zurich - FIFA Suspends Sepp Blatter And Michel Platini For 90 Days

Today 10:05 AM

Zurich - Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini, the man who had been favored to take over as FIFA leader, were both suspended for 90 days... Read More »

Berlin - German Prosecutors Raid Volkswagen Offices

Today 10:00 AM

Berlin - German prosecutors raided Volkswagen's headquarters and other offices on Thursday as part of their investigation into the carmaker's... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - NYC Launches Relief Effort For Victims Of Borough Park Building Explosion

Today 09:34 AM

Brooklyn, NY - The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City today announced the launch of the Borough Park Relief Fund, in partnership with the... Read More »

West Bank - Israel Says Facebook, YouTube Videos Encouraging Palestinian Attacks

Today 09:24 AM

West Bank - Israel said on Thursday it had asked Facebook and YouTube to remove videos it says have been encouraging Palestinian violence against... Read More »

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