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Tough federal judge gets first-hand look at New York drug turf

Tough federal judge gets first-hand look at New York drug turf

The scene in a gritty Brooklyn neighborhood had the feel of a political campaign stop, except the stately man trailed by aides, a bodyguard and two news photographers wasn’t making…

Hiring increase could mean turning point in jobs crisis

Hiring increase could mean turning point in jobs crisis

Companies added more workers in February than in any month in almost a year — a turning point for the economy that finally pushed the unemployment rate below 9 percent.…

Obama asks for ‘common ground’ in budget debate

Obama asks for ‘common ground’ in budget debate

President Barack Obama is urging lawmakers to find common ground on a budget deal to avert a government shutdown and says he’s willing to agree to steeper cuts to get…

Tea Party gun lovers pack heat at Montana rally

Tea Party gun lovers pack heat at Montana rally

About two dozen gun-toting Tea Party activists staged a rally at the Montana statehouse on Friday to support the Second Amendment right to bear arms and limiting the reach of…

Hiring rises in February

Hiring rises in February

Employers probably hired more workers in February than in any month since May last year, recovering from extreme winter weather and raising hopes the economic recovery has gathered critical momentum.…

A new way to bare all in therapy

A new way to bare all in therapy

Patients visiting therapists are expected to bare their souls but when they visit Manhattan therapist Sarah White, she bares herself. While her patients, mostly men, White strips as they talk…

Fewer teenagers getting it on

Fewer teenagers getting it on

Fewer teens and young adults are having sex, a government survey shows, and theories abound for why they’re doing it less. Experts say this generation may be more cautious than…

So many budget claims, so few facts

So many budget claims, so few facts

It sounds like a pretty good starting point for negotiations: The White House and Capitol Hill Democrats say they’re ready to meet the GOP halfway in the latest round of…

Student sues FBI over GPS tracking

Student sues FBI over GPS tracking

  A community college student who says he’s never done anything that should attract the interest of federal law enforcement officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI for secretly…

Uh oh! Church scholars tamper with Bible’s language

Uh oh! Church scholars tamper with Bible’s language

A new edition of one the most popular English-language Bibles will offer substitutes for words such as “booty” and “holocaust” to better reflect modern understanding, a Catholic group said on…