In New York state, 83% of individuals who are recommended to have a mammogram are following the state’s screening guidelines, a percentage that’s been stable for two decades according to a rev…

Tell your children, and bold it in the record books: Yankee Aaron Judge is baseball’s home-run king, having bested Yankee Roger Maris, who in 1961 bested Yankee Babe Ruth, who in 1927 set the …

There’s a lot of hyperbole in the opposition to gun control, where seemingly every regulation is a “gun grab” and every lawmaker who proposes one is “coming for your guns.” But concern about a…

ALBANY (TNS) — Walk into any supermarket and you’ll find a variety of breakfast cereals to match nearly any taste. Shop online and you can select, say, shoes to meet your idiosyncratic preferences.

The Court of Appeals’ refusal to reveal the vote for an acting chief judge is unbefitting an open justice system.

As New York state moves closer to changing the pay scale for farmworkers, great care must be taken to ensure the effort doesn’t completely backfire.

This month the Northeast Problem Gambling Resource Center (NE PGRC) is celebrating Recovery Month. We believe that recovery is for everyone because it benefits everyone — every person, every f…

ALBANY (TNS) — Two years ago, I wrote a column proclaiming the evils of the college-loan racket. The federal government should cancel student debt, I said.

Bui Van Phu was arrested, charged with misdemeanor assault by the Bronx DA and then released by a judge — before the blowback triggered Gov. Hochul to jump into the fray and demand state parol…

NEW SCOTLAND (TNS) — Providing farmworkers with the overtime benefits that most everyone else receives is one of those ideas that seems to make intuitive sense. It just feels like the right th…

After he allowed Assembly primaries to go ahead in June using maps that were drawn by the Legislature in violation of the state Constitution, the issue now before Manhattan state Supreme Court…

DALLAS (TNS) — Nineteen months ago, Donald Trump’s fixation on unproven allegations of election fraud played a major role in the Republicans’ loss of two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia and, with…

We have waited 7,629 days since 9/11, almost 21 years, to announce the death of Ayman al-Zawahri, an eye surgeon who was the No. 2 man and power behind the throne of Osama Bin Laden’s al-Qaida…

There’s a reason people repeat the adage that “half a loaf is better than none,” coined in 1546 in John Heywood’s collection of English proverbs. It is the same reason political activists, lik…

An odd atmosphere has descended on Washington, D.C. At the precise moment the government announced that the economy shrank for the second consecutive quarter — the popular definition of a rece…

ALBANY (TNS) — Underdog political campaigns usually need to be buoyed by outside events if they’re going to pull off an upset. Unfortunately for Republican gubernatorial nominee Lee Zeldin, wh…

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