Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years.
Following his acceptance of the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, McCain said U.S. abandonment of global leadership is "unpatriotic."
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Officials say they are increasingly optimistic that the fires are gradually being extinguished, with two of the largest about 70 percent contained.
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The wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was nominated in May to represent the United States at the Holy See.
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Federal authorities say the case is a "glaring reminder" of the dangers of human smuggling across the Southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.
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The Hall of Fame coach had been on unpaid administrative leave since last month, after the school was implicated in a federal bribery and fraud investigation.
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Police on Long Island say a college student is in serious condition after he fell off an elevated walkway while skateboarding.
Caruana Galizia, who revealed the secrets of the wealthy, powerful and corrupt on her widely read blog, died Monday after her car exploded. She had recently been digging into the Panama Papers.
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Police departments across the country use inexpensive field tests to quickly screen for drugs. But the kits create a lot of room for error — with troubling consequences.
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His commitment to traditional forms, with tight patterns and taut construction, stood out among his contemporaries. He said his craft was finding order in pain and chaos — not creating it.
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New York State is providing $55,000 to fund domestic violence services in the Southern Tier.
School officials in Buffalo are turning to the public for help in diversifying the district's criteria-based schools.
More than 300 people died in a truck bombing that rocked the country's capital on Saturday — and it's likely that staggering death toll will rise further. Amid the rubble, difficult questions remain.
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