The Best Pizza in America Has No Tomato Sauce - or Mozzarella

Picture a pizza in your mind, and you' ll probably conjure an image of a thin, round pie topped with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and maybe some pepperoni
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McCarrick's rise through church hierarchy began as altar boy

Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick established a reputation as a globe-trotting human rights advocate before being brought down by sex abuse scandals
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Kansas' abortion uncertainty fuels response to New York law

Kansas abortion opponents are as eager as ever to impose new restrictions but stymied by an uncertain state legal climate, so they're focusing on condemning New
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Amazon critic nominated for panel that can veto NYC project

A leading critic of state subsidies for Amazon's plan to build a second headquarters in Queens has been nominated to serve on a state board that has the power t
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Capitol Watch: Airbnb returns, climate change hearings loom

In New York state government news, the state Senate has set three upcoming hearings on a landmark climate change bill in another sign that lawmakers are serious
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Legislature expected to act on anti-offshore drilling bills

Lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled state Legislature are planning to act on bills that would prohibit New York from authorizing certain offshore oil and gas p
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$7.5M in state funds available for city streetlight upgrades

Municipalities across New York are eligible for millions of dollars in state funding for installation of smart street lights
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Democrat-controlled NY Legislature passes gun control bills

The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature has passed several bills aimed at making the state's already tough gun laws even stricter
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Democrat-controlled NY Legislature to pass gun control bills

The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature is set to pass several bills aimed at making the state's already tough gun laws even stricter
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NY poised to ease statute of limitations for molestation

New York is poised to loosen its statute of limitations for child molestation to give victims more time to sue their abusers or seek criminal charges
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NY enacts new protections for abortion rights

New York lawmakers have passed a bill codifying abortion rights in state law in what supporters say is a move to protect a woman's right to choose should Roe v.
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Capitol Watch: Lawmakers set to OK abortion rights measure

In New York state government news, Democrats in the state Senate aren't wasting any time in using their new power to pass bills long blocked by the old Republic
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Firefighters rescue 2 dogs from burning apartment

Two small dogs have some new best friends after they were rescued from a burning apartment building
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Capitol Watch: A more diverse Legislature, early actions

In New York government news, an increasingly more diverse state Legislature is back in Albany for its 2019 session, the first in the state's history with Africa
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New Senate leader: Make property tax cap permanent

The new Democratic leader of the New York state Senate wants to make a cap on local property tax increases permanent
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Democrat-controlled NY state Legislature starts 2019 session

New York lawmakers opened their 2019 session Wednesday in historic fashion as Democrat Andrea Stewart-Cousins became the first woman to lead a chamber of the st
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The Latest: NY Senate gets first female leader

The New York state Legislature has started its 2019 session with Andrea Stewart-Cousins making history by formally taking over as leader of the now-Democrat-con
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New York lawmakers to begin 2019 session

New York lawmakers are kicking off their 2019 session, a six-month work period expected to be dominated by debates about marijuana legalization, congestion toll
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New York lawmakers return to take up pot, tolls, sports bets

Lawmakers in New York state are returning to Albany this week to begin their 2019 session
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7 groups splitting $3M to combat gun violence in cities

Seven organizations across New York state are splitting more than $3 million in state funding to curb gun violence and help people impacted by shootings
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Car slams into New York parking garage wall, injuring 4

Four people were injured when a car slammed into a parking garage wall in Yonkers, north of New York City
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NY police: 2 charged in death of Virginia man

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Virginia man whose body was found in a duffel bag in a New York City suburb.
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NY police: Body in bag was Virginia man

Police say a body found in a duffel bag in a New York City suburb has been identified as a Virginia man
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New York state lawmakers to get first pay raise in 20 years

New York lawmakers will soon make the highest state legislative salary in the country after a state compensation panel voted Thursday to raise their pay for the
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