Cuomo Signs Bill Extending Statute Of Limitations For Rape
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill extending the statute of limitations for second and third-degree rape.
New York Law Extending Gun Waiting Period Takes Effect
The waiting period on certain New York gun purchases has been extended from three days to 30 days under a state law.
New York To Require Health Warnings In Vape Shops
New York state is moving to require health warning signs in shops that sell vaping devices following hundreds of cases of lung illnesses believed to be related to the habit.
Parents of Unvaccinated Kids Decry Religious Exemption’s End
Parents of unvaccinated children in New York state are protesting the repeal of a religious exemption to school immunization requirements.
Judge Denies Order Letting Unvaccinated Kids Go To School
A judge has upheld a New York state law repealing religious exemptions from vaccinations required for children attending school schools and day care programs.
Planned Parenthood Leaves Federal Family Planning Program
"We will not be bullied into withholding abortion information from our patients," said McGill Johnson. "Our patients deserve to make their own health care decisions, not to be forced to have Donald Trump or Mike Pence make those decisions for them."
Order Sought To Let Unvaccinated NY Students Attend School
A judge in New York has declined to immediately rule on whether to let unvaccinated children go back to school.
Flurry of Suits Emerge as NY Opens Door to Old Abuse Claims
"Now it's their turn. Now it's their time," he told The Associated Press Monday. "And I want them to get everything they deserve in the way of punishment."
Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead At 88
Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died.
New York Extends Waiting Period For Some Gun Purchases
New York is extending the waiting period for certain gun purchases from three days to 30 days to give authorities more time to run background checks.