Chobani: Yogurt intended for Olympians to be donated
In the Cold War over yogurt, America blinked.
Activists seek repeal of New York’s new gun-control laws
ALBANY, N.Y. — More than 100,000 people have signed online petitions denouncing New York’s new gun laws. Gun owners are contemplating civil disobedience, vowing to ignore a requirement to register guns they own that are now classified as assault weapons. And some are even calling for the impeachment of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
Cuomo to propose broader ban on assault weapons
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, pushing New York to become the first state to enact major new gun laws in the wake of the massacre in Newtown, Conn., plans on Wednesday to propose one of the country’s most restrictive bans on assault weapons.
N.Y. workers rushed to sign up for pensions before cuts
ALBANY, N.Y. — Thousands of public employees across New York state scrambled to sign up for pensions over the last several weeks, seeking to lock in generous retirement benefits before cuts approved by the state Legislature took effect Sunday.