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New York looks to loosen marijuana laws
New York Times reports that state may become the 21st US state to allow medical use of marijuana.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 06:48 GMT
US northeast struggles through deadly storm
Icy blizzard grounds flights and shutters schools, as another wave of frigid air begins moving through the Midwest.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2014 02:32 GMT
Larry Summers as ineffectual regulator: Tall tales from the White House
The Obama administration is rewriting history in its bid to appoint Larry Summers as Federal Reserve Board Chair.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 17:42 GMT
New York governor signs gun control law
Tough new measure is the first to clear a US state legislature since gunman killed 26 people in a school last month.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 03:35 GMT
Flu emergency declared in New York
New York's governor makes the announcement as some 20,000 cases have been confirmed in the state alone this season.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 03:07 GMT
Republicans slammed over Sandy-relief delay
Leadership of US party scrambles to damp down bipartisan fury over failure to hold vote to pass emergency storm relief.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 19:08 GMT
Frack fight: A secret war of activists
Opening any part of the country to fracking will certainly damage the environment, beyond the planet's abity to cope.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 08:13 GMT
Obama visits hurricane-hit areas of New York
US president vows to stick with New Yorkers still struggling 17 days after Super Storm Sandy struck the East Coast.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2012 10:18 GMT
Protests in US over slow power restoration
Frustrated residents express anger outside Long Island utility over electricity outages caused by the storm Sandy.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 03:41 GMT
A struggle to vote in storm-ravaged states
Confusion and long lines at polling places in New York and New Jersey, still recovering from aftermath of Sandy.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 15:14 GMT
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