Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe — one of President Trump’s top targets in his feud with the US law enforcement community — resigned, effective immediately, though he will remain on the agency’s payroll until he is eligible to retire with full benefits in mid-March

Rodney Frelinghuysen, 71, a veteran GOP lawmaker from New Jersey, said he will not run for re-election — the 33rd Republican member of Congress to call it a career before the 2018 mid-term elections.

In another indication that the world’s most powerful politician has few qualms about battling local public officials, Trump again has sued the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser over the valuation of his Trump National Golf Club.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, writing for CNN.com, says that in the State of the Union address, Trump must “show that he will abandon the extreme conservative orthodoxy he adopted to win the Republican presidential primaries and that he is now ready to govern.”

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in a new interview that he doesn’t regret taking the high-profile job in the Trump White House, but he does wish he hadn’t embarrassed himself, his family and his friends while in the administration.

A federal judge ordered immigration activist Ravi Ragbir be released from custody today, granting him a temporary reprieve from deportation to his native Trinidad and Tobago.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush warns that Republicans are in for a beating in the fall elections if congressional races focus on the rhetoric and character of Trump.

Companies that offer money to plaintiffs in anticipation of future legal settlements are racing to capitalize on sexual harassment lawsuits.

Rep. Gregory Meeks, a Queens Democrat, said he’ll boycott the State of the Union address because Trump doesn’t deserve the honor of his presence.

During more than two hours of testimony at a joint legislative budget hearing, ESD President and CEO Howard Zemsky defended the governor’s economic development programs and the massive amount of taxpayer dollars being spent on them.

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan joked that he’s willing to take flak to get Cuomo a new government plane because the current one is way past its prime and he’s got fly on it.

Noise complaints to New York City’s 311 system rose from approximately 200,000 to about 384,000 between 2010 and 2015, yet few complaints are ever found to be in violation of the city’s Noise Code, according to a report released today by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Testimony in Joe Percoco’s corruption trial today revealed how a strongly-worded email from the top Cuomo aide led to a raise for a Syracuse developer’s son.

Two Syracuse businessmen charged with bribing Percoco found the results of his alleged actions on their behalf “amazing,” according to emails shown at the trial.

If state Sen. John DeFrancisco wins the Republican nomination for governor this year, he would have to give up his 50th Senate District seat – a post that has opened only once in the past 52 years.

The state Adirondack Park Agency will take up the largest state land classification package in its history later this week, and while Boreas Ponds is drawing all the attention, there are 99 other parcels the agency board will vote on classifying.

Actor Mark Ruffalo said he thinks men in Hollywood are “afraid” to speak up about sexual misconduct.

A former top editor at Reuters was fired in 2016 after a subordinate filed a complaint saying he repeatedly sexually harassed her — only for him to land a job as an executive at Newsweek Media Group months later.

Democrat Liuba Grechen Shirley has reported raising $126,144 for her congressional campaign in her first quarterly campaign finance filing in her bid to challenge veteran Republican Long Island Rep. Peter King.

As more and more Democrats line up in hopes of taking a crack at ousting her this fall, Republican Elise Stefanik’s campaign announced she has about $1.2 million on hand.

A married same-sex Chemung County couple can rebuff an effort by a sperm donor to exert parental rights on the daughter born as a result of the arrangement, an appellate court ruled.

For at least the next three seasons, the Islanders will split their home games between Barclays and Nassau while a new arena is constructed at Belmont Park racetrack.

Local sales tax collection growth accelerated in 2017, according to DiNapoli’s office. Collections across the state grew by $620 million, or 3.9 percent, from the previous year marking the highest year-over-year growth since 2013.

Chief Wahoo has struck out. The Cleveland Indians have agreed to remove the big-toothed, red-faced caricature from their jerseys and caps starting in the 2019 season.