New York

Mary Altaffer / AP

As a jury continues to deliberate in the bribery trial of Governor Cuomo’s former top aide, Cuomo has been keeping his focus on other matters, including appearing with former Vice President Al Gore to talk about energy and the environment.

Hans Pennink / AP

Governor Cuomo says he’s unconcerned about the possibility of a primary from the left by Cynthia Nixon, and even made a joking linking the actor to Russian interference in the U.S. elections.


It’s been reported that Sex and the City star and left-wing activist Cynthia Nixon has been talking to consultants linked to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about a possible primary challenge to Cuomo in the governor’s race this year. The governor and New York City mayor, both Democrats, have had a long-running rivalry.

American Cancer Institute

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.

Matt Ryan / WMHT

Things got heated on the New York State Senate floor this week over a debate on bills that majority party Republicans say will improve school safety. Meanwhile, the State Assembly Tuesday passed its own set of gun control bills.

Mary Altaffer / AP

The jury is deadlocked in the federal corruption trial of former top aide to Governor Cuomo, Joe Percoco. The judge in the case is giving jurors Wednesday off for a snow day, but telling them they have to come back on Thursday and keep deliberating.