Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb ended his Democratic campaign for president, leaving open the possibility he could still run as an independent.

Howard Zemsky, the leader of New York’s economic development agency, maintained the Cuomo administration’s no-comment policy with regards to questions surrounding a probe by federal prosecutors of the Buffalo Billion program – other than to say the agency is cooperating fully.

Hillary Clinton reclaimed New Hampshire from her Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, while celebrity tycoon Donald Trump continued his reign at the top of Republican contenders in the PPP poll of likely voters released today.

At a roundtable talk with cab industry officials and state Assembly lawmakers in Manhattan today, Uber faced pushback from its taxi and livery car competition over a bill they argue would allow less stringent driver background checks, rider safety standards and insurance coverage than NYC requires for the app’s drivers.

Under heavy fire from shoot-from-the-lip frontrunner Trump, former Florida Gov. Bush has some Republicans fretting that “slow and steady” can’t win this rough-and-tumble race.

Clinton “will be remarkable” during her testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi later this week, Chelsea Clinton predicted.

In a park named for the poet who wrote the poem “Trees,” New York City will plant its one millionth tree tomorrow, capping a campaign that reflected the city’s determination to be in the vanguard of fighting climate change. Erstwhile adversaries NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and his predecessor, former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, will oversee the planting in a rare joint appearance.

Crédit Agricole will be facing a hefty fine of $787.3 million for a series of transactions that violated New York banking law between 2003 and 2008.

In what could be a test of the Taylor Law, Buffalo teachers, working under what could be the longest expired school contract in state history, are close to exhausting all of their options for mediation.

New York’s highest court refused to dismiss a $300 million lawsuit filed in 2012 by AG Eric Schneiderman against Sprint-Nextel Corp., allowing the tax-evasion case to continue.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and her chief of staff returned from London today after a three-day conference swapping ideas with other urban leaders about the challenges facing 21st-century cities.

State education department officials will launch an online survey for public input as part of the agency’s review of its controversial Common Core academic standards, state education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said.

New York City firefighters who retired this year were eligible for average pensions of $113,341 – a nine percent increase over the previous year, according to the Empire Center.

Cuomo has announced more than 2 million people camped at New York’s 66 state park campgrounds this year, surpassing the previous record set in 2014.

A 61-year-old rapist who had done everything asked of him for seven years without winning his freedom shows the “insanity” of treatment in the state’s secretive civil confinement system, Syracuse’s top judge said. The judge ordered the rapist released from confinement and placed on strict parole, and expressed support for chemical castration.

Justin Trudeau will be Canada’s new prime minister, after his Liberal Party won a clear majority in Parliament in yesterday’s national election. Here’s why that matters to Americans.

Cornell University has been named the fourth-most LGBTQ-friendly college in the US by Affordable Colleges Online.

Meet “Ready Girl” – the new “emergency preparedness superhero” of NYC.

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