The Solar Impulse made the 958-mile trip from Phoenix to Dallas in about 18 hours. It is the second leg of the plane's historic trip across the United States, from California to New York. If all five legs are successful, the trip will...Show More Summary
Airbnb features 36 SF neighborhoods on its website but can't figure out how to pay its local taxes. Now that a judge in New York has ruled that Airbnb is illegal there, a model that violates city tenant laws and state law, that should...Show More Summary
K. William Watson Rumor has it that the United States, European Union and China are looking to negotiate a deal that would settle a developing trade dispute over solar panels. According to the New York Times, the deal would require China to limit its exports of solar panels to the U.S. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Nextel and SoftBank Corp said on Thursday they had received all necessary state regulatory approvals for the Japanese company's proposed $20.1 billion purchase of 70 percent of Sprint.
Banks looking to judge shop in RMBS putback cases filed in New York State court are going to get shut out of the process. Apparently there are so many cases to litigate against banks, like JP Morgan and Credit Suisse selling billions...Show More Summary
The New York Times Editorial Board: "The United States, which supported [General Ríos Montt] and his regime during the war and apologized for that in 1999, provides aid for the justice system. It should urge that the case be pursued through an independent process. It would be a travesty if a mishandled legal proceeding were [...]
promoted by Rosi So apparently in two years there will be a new Major League Soccer team playing in Queens, New York City, New York State. So perhaps the New York Red Bulls, a team that never played anywhere but New Jersey and has a stadium in Harrison, can now start honestly calling themselves the New Jersey Red Bulls? Please?
If it were April 1, I’d think this was a joke. It’s not April 1, and it’s not a joke. Electric bikes are apparently illegal in the state of New York. And the fine in New York City has just been doubled, rising to a whopping $1000. All...Show More Summary
As the 2013 season approached, many baseball fans thought that the AL East was the division most up for grabs, with any of the five teams showing the ability and promise to make a run at winning the division. The New York Yankees won it last year, with the Baltimore Orioles finishing two games behind and winning the Wild Card game. Show More Summary
In February 2012, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, after a lengthy feud with the state teachers union, came to an agreement over a comprehensive teacher evaluation system for the state. The arrangement made New York State eligible toShow More Summary
Teachers and principals in New York have expressed strong concerns about the new high-stakes standardized tests supposedly aligned with the Common Core State Standards that were recently given to students across the state. The following letter to New York Education … Continue reading ?
United States stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest decline in three weeks. ||| New York - United States stocks fell on Wednesday with the S&P 500 posting its biggest decline in three weeks, after minutes from...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
ICE press release, 'Federal authorities return ancient coins to Bulgaria May 21, 2013.In September 2011, HSI special agents learned of a shipment of ancient coins from Bulgaria destined for the United States. HSI New York, in close coordination with CBP’s Customs Air Cargo Examination Facility, examined and seized the coins. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Hampshire's House of Representatives rejected a bill on Wednesday that would have authorized the construction of the state's first casino, bucking a regional trend toward easing restrictions on gaming in New England.
NEW YORK - At least 800,000 people across the United States live near hundreds of sites that store large amounts of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate, which investigators are blaming as the source of last month's deadly blast at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, a Reuters …
A must-read op/ed in the New York Times about the dangers in state control of reproduction:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least 800,000 people across the United States live near hundreds of sites that store large amounts of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate, which investigators are blaming as the source of last month's deadly blast at a fertil...
After failing to get out of committee last year, the New York State Senate has passed a bill that would allow police officers to better enforce the laws against drivers who kill and maim pedestrians and cyclists. [ more › ]
The New York Times baldly says why (bolding mine): “One day before President Obama is due to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration on Wednesday formally acknowledged that the United States had killed four American...Show More Summary