Poll: Church Membership In US Plummets Over Past 20 Years
The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year, according to a new Gallup poll. Among major demographic groups, the biggest drops were recorded among Democrats and Hispa…
Parole Granted For Driver In Deadly 1981 Brink’s Heist
Former left-wing revolutionary Judith Clark was granted parole Wednesday after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a 1981 Brink's armored truck robbery that left two police officers and a security guard dead.
Fashion Capital New York Considers Banning Sale Of Fur
A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City.
After Revenue Drop, NY Ends Fiscal Year On ‘Positive Note’
New York's top financial officer says that despite a sharp decline in revenues, the state's financial health ended the fiscal year on a "positive note."
Andrew Weibrecht Inducted Into Ski Hall Of Fame
Nearly a year after he retired from the U.S. Ski team, Andrew Weibrecht's resume is complete.
State Launches Online Data Survey As Part Of Facebook Probe
The Cuomo administration has launched a survey to give New Yorkers an opportunity to provide feedback about online data privacy issues.
Panel: Transition NY Pension Fund To Adapt To Climate Change
An advisory panel recommends New York state's $200 billion public employee pension fund be transitioned to 100 percent sustainable assets by 2030 to adapt to climate change.
Cuomo: NY To Waive Tuition For Fallen Service Members’ Kids
New York state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members killed or disabled while on duty, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.
Meteor Seen Blazing Through Skies Over East Coast
Residents along the East Coast have reported seeing a meteor blazing across the nighttime sky.
NYC Extends Measles Vaccination Order
New York City's Board of Health has voted to extend last week's emergency declaration ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in four Brooklyn ZIP codes.