U.S. stocks surged today, rebounding sharply from recent declines after Federal Reserve officials hinted the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows in response to escalating tariffs and economic uncertainty.

President Trump urged Britain to forge ahead with plans to quit the European Union, reiterating his support for Brexit at a time of acute political crisis, as the prospect of a Britain overly dependent on the United States divided politicians and further inflamed thousands of anti-Trump protesters on the streets.

During Trump’s visit to 10 Downing Street, which serves as the office and residence of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, a cat – Larry, the “chief mouser” of Downing Street – decided to lie down underneath the president’s limo, known as “the Beast.”

A group of Trump supporters were forced to take shelter in a London bar as a crush of protesters swept through the city.

The Trump administration has ended the most common ways for Americans to visit Cuba, halting cruise ships and an educational travel authorization, officials announced.

The state’s top medical schools and research institutions, including Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, risk having to halt scientific studies on cigarettes, cigars and other products because the Cuomo administration wants those products to be taxed and regulated in a way that scientists say is unworkable.

With commercial tenants fleeing his Trump Tower, the president continues to spend $37,500 a month of campaign money for office space there — with some of that cash destined for his own wallet ― even as thousands of square feet go unused at a newly opened office in northern Virginia.

A majority of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 campaign staff has said it wants union representation.

The Catholic Church has spent more than $10.6 million on lobbying in northeastern states since 2011 — and has poured a significant amount of that money into blocking bills aimed at clergy sexual abuse, a recent study revealed.

A retired state DOT employee is asking the state inspector general’s office to examine the role his former agency played in the Schoharie limousine crash last October that killed 20 people.

The people likely to pay the steepest price for Trump’s attempts to bend Mexico and China to his will on trade are poor Americans, who already live close to the financial edge and could have to pay more for everyday purchases.

Hope Hicks is facing a possible contempt of Congress charge after the onetime White House golden girl refused to comply with a subpoena to hand over documents in the presidential obstruction of justice probe.

Death Wish Coffee, a company based in Round Lake, is returning to the International Space Station as part of a science experiment conducted by California students.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering nominating two senior administration officials to the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which would further cement his grip on the organization.

Lawmakers, environmental advocates, and actors urged action on climate change bills just days after Cuomo expressed doubts any new legislation could get passed before the end of session. Megan Boone, from the NBC show “Blacklist,” broke down when making her plea to the governor.

Students at Vassar College are calling for the removal of one of the lead prosecutors of the Central Park Five case from the school’s Board of Trustees, following the May 31 release of the new Netflix mini-series about the case.

After midterm elections led to the ouster of many of the Real Estate Board of New York’s favorites in the state Senate, the industry’s trusty political lobbying arm is playing catch up to influence the Assembly ahead of the June rent laws showdown in Albany.

There is no need to take Suffolk prosecutors off the case against the woman charged with running over and killing anti-gang activist Evelyn Rodriguez, despite Rodriguez’s friendship with District Attorney Timothy Sini, a judge ruled.

Justice Scott Stone, who served in the town of Wolcott and the town of Butler in Wayne County, has resigned amid allegations he ranted publicly that the legal system “sucks” and that most defendants should end up “swinging outside the door,” officials said.

Forged “city-issued” placards led to the genuine arrests of eight drivers nabbed trying to scam their way out of NYC parking tickets, officials said.

Comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a car crash on 42nd Street today that left his brand-new, $2 million Bugatti all scraped up — and the funnyman leaving in an ambulance.

Nearly 400 facilities nationwide, including two on Long Island, had a “persistent record of poor care” as of April, but they were not included along with a shorter list of homes that get increased federal scrutiny and do have warning labels, according to a U.S. Senate report released this week.