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Cuomo, Legislative Leaders strike on-time Budget Deal for NY

03.28.12 | Bob Price

New York is poised to embark on a large economic development program, provide more assistance to the poor, and increase spending on public schools under a budget deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders.

7 Year Old Tries To Feed 5-Thousand... Like Jesus

03.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

You can have a chance to be part of the loaves and fishes story. This time, God is using a 7-year-old boy named Ethan. Ethan Becerra lives in Seattle, Washington. A few weeks ago, he learned that he could feed a homeless person for just 2 dollars. ...

Ex Doc dumps Abortion Files in Kan. Recycling Bin

03.27.12 | Bob Price

More than 1,000 private abortion records from a defunct clinic have been found discarded in a recycling bin outside an elementary school near Kansas City, Kan., prompting a police investigation and outrage from people on both sides of the abortion ...

Tighter Security for College Entrance Exams

03.27.12 | Bob Price

Students taking college entrance exams this fall will have to submit photo IDs with their applications - a key security upgrade following a widespread cheating scandal at a number of high schools on New York's Long Island, a prosecutor and testing ...

Gas Prices Expected to Rise all Summer Long

03.27.12 | Bob Price

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, gas prices are up again this week.

Justices Signal Possible Trouble Ahead for Health Insurance Mandate

03.27.12 | Bob Price

The Supreme Court's conservative justices Tuesday laid into the requirement in the Obama administration's healthcare law that Americans have health insurance, as the court began a much-anticipated second day of arguments on the controversial ...

Coalition Launched to work for NY Fracking Ban

03.26.12 | Bob Price

Dozens of grassroots environmental groups are joining forces to launch a coordinated campaign to ban natural gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York state.

Cameron: Earth's Deepest Spot, Desolate, Forebodding

03.26.12 | Bob Price

The last frontier on Earth is out-of-this-world, desolate, foreboding, and moon-like, James Cameron said after diving to the deepest part of the ocean. And he loved it.

Aggressive Parents Force Egg Hunt Cancellation

03.26.12 | Bob Price

Organizers of an annual Easter egg hunt attended by hundreds of children have canceled this year's event, citing the behavior of aggressive parents who swarmed into the tiny park last year, determined that their kids get an egg.

Obama to Russia : More Flexibility After Elections

03.26.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Monday that he would have more flexibility after the November election to deal with the contentious issue of missile defense, a candid assessment of political reality that was picked up by a microphone ...