Category: State/National News

CNY Activists Say Corporations are not People, Money is not Speech

In 2000, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations, unions,...

Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) – A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward...

Haves and have-nots as health care markets open

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history...

Obama’s Rhetoric Exacerbates Global Tensions

Op/Ed byDr. Wilmer J. Leon, II (TriceEdneyWire.com) – “We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on...

President Obama Challenges America: ‘Keep Marching

Op/Ed by Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Standing in the very spot where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood 50 years before,...

Gloucester’s Rebellion: Another Lesson About Our Character

Op/Ed by Benjamin Todd Jealous Three hundred years before a multiracial coalition stormed Washington’s National Mall to demand equal...

NY health exchange lists medical, dental insurers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The New York Health Benefit Exchange has listed health and dental plans for individuals and small business owners...

Syrian activists claim deadly ‘toxic gas’ attack

BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM Story Detail Syrian man mourns over a dead body after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces,...

16 Syracuse-Area Contractors Fined for Violating State Law

16 contractors based in the Syracuse area were fined up $1500 after being discovered that they violated the New York State Home Improvement...

Ken Preston Sheds Light on Why President Obama May Not Be Coming to Rochester

By Delani Weaver The White House said President Obama will be making a bus trip to upstate New York and Pennsylvania August 22 thru 23 to...