U.S. Attorney General William Barr pledged to release a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s full report “within a week,” but refused to say whether anyone in the White House has gotten a heads-up on the special counsel’s confidential findings.

President Donald Trump downplayed his personnel moves at the Department of Homeland Security, saying he is fighting “bad laws” on immigration and obstruction in Congress.

John McCain’s dog, Burma, who was a constant companion to the late Republican U.S. senator during his final months at the family home near Sedona, has died in a “tragic accident.”

A new poll by Morning Consult shows former Vice President Joe Biden leads the field for the Democratic presidential nomination, keeping his double-digit advantage over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, despite several women alleging Biden violated their personal space and touched them without consent.

Trump has tweeted an apparent response to a New York investigation into his business empire, saying the state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are now “proud members of the group of PRESIDENTIAL HARASSERS.”

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents were hit with a new money laundering charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.

Staten Island Democratic Rep. Rep. Max Rose, alongside the rest of New York City congressional delegation, is pushing to fully fund Homeland Security programs that support the five boroughs after the White House proposed cuts to counterterrorism programs.

The de Blasio administration declared a public health emergency in select zip codes in Williamsburg, following a measles outbreak affecting the Orthodox Jewish community.

People found not to be vaccinated could risk fines up to $1,000.

Cuomo said it’s “legally questionable” whether people can be forced to get vaccinated if it violates their religious beliefs — even as de Blasio in Brooklyn was declaring a public health emergency mandating vaccinations to stop a measles outbreak.

Handbooks and fliers distributed in some Jewish communities in New York, as well as messages on hotlines and conference calls, continue to contradict the scientific consensus that vaccines are generally safe and highly effective.

A new interactive data tool from the Rockefeller Institute of Government shows median teacher salaries for public school districts in New York State compared to the regional median salaries for other bachelor’s-degree holders and graduate-degree holders.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Republicans for labeling everything they don’t like in her Green New Deal “socialism” at a congressional hearing today.

TV host Wendy Williams is defending a viral photo of herself at a 24-hour Walmart in Napanoch.

State Sen. James Skoufis said the bathroom break that caused him to miss the vote on whether to raise the governor’s salary was taken “in protest,” and he “of course” would have voted “no” – had he stayed in the chamber.

Employees of New York City’s yellow school bus industry’s largest union voted to authorize a strike after Albany lawmakers failed to include job protections for bus workers in the new state budget.

An effort de Blasio launched two years ago to outfit every New York City public school classroom with air conditioning appears further from the announced finish line than when it started because of an initial miscount when the mayor announced his plan.

A special accounting firm hired by concerned board members at Buffalo’s Community Action Organization was seeking specific records on the agency’s use of federal dollars for Head Start programs when it halted work on its forensic audit.

Syracuse University increased its tuition price again. The cost for the upcoming school year will be $52,210.

The mayor of Oswego is offering temporary, seasonal jobs to Friendly’s Restaurant workers affected by the abrupt closing of their restaurant in Oswego over the weekend.

Mayor Lovely Warren announced that LaRon Singletary will be the next police chief for the Rochester Police Department.

One of ThriveNYC’s biggest and most costly mental health initiatives – the Mental Health Service Corps – was beset by confusion and mismanagement in its first 18 months, according to a dozen people hired to execute the program.

A New York City crackdown highlights the inconsistencies that have emerged in federal, state and local rules governing CBD, bewildering the small but growing number of businesses selling edibles in New York and other states.

Dr. Kenneth Davis, Mount Sinai Health System president and chief executive, took home nearly $12.4 million in cash compensation in 2017 — the most any executive had received in five years.

The State Education Department needs to improve its efforts to ensure school districts are following state requirements for school safety planning, including whether those plans are shared with local first responders, according to an audit released today by State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Two black bears that were raised in captivity are still on the loose in the town of Wilmington in Essex County. The animals escaped from the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge March 30, scrambling out of an enclosure.

The Adirondack Council and other groups want the state to pass stricter laws around all-terrain vehicle use in the Adirondack Park, but some think the call is unnecessary.