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A special inspection of the Indian Point 2 nuclear reactor found that more than a quarter of the stainless steel bolts needed to channel cooling water through active nuclear fuel rods were broken, distorted or "missing," a finding that calls into question the effectiveness of the long term management of this and other ageing power plants.
At the Union of Concerned Scientists, we are inspired by our annual Got Science? champions, whose passion for the truth exceeds their fear of censure or political unpopularity.
In a system that disproportionately harms poor people and people of color, too many Americans have lost faith in the essential American principle of equal justice under law.
Carr, left, and Malcolm, right, at the rally Tuesday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed an
Unfortunately, once transgender people seek treatment for anything from a cold to more serious chronic diseases, some doctors
If New York AG Schneiderman's proposal becomes law it may create another lucrative revenue stream for potential do-gooders; one that may rival the New York State lottery in payouts.
The sad reality is that -- despite the considerable progress made in the last five decades -- we are still fighting to ensure voting rights for every American.
The lawsuit alleges that by making these illegal shipments, UPS deprived the city and the state of over $35 million in tax
We cannot wait months for the legislature to act. We can, and must, act now. Existing state law authorizes the governor to supersede any local district attorney on any criminal matter by appointing the attorney general to investigate and prosecute the case.
Every day struggling New Yorkers who are behind on their mortgages -- facing foreclosure, and desperate to keep their heads above water -- are bombarded with TV and radio ads promising lower interest rates or a reduction in their mortgage principal if they "call now!"
The bottom line is clear: Climate change is a reality, and it is having a real impact. While the need for a response is urgent in communities across the country, our leaders in Washington have failed to find a way past partisan gridlock and get something done.
This settlement sends a strong message that banks that prey on customers and investors will be held accountable. I will continue to investigate financial institutions that bend the rules for their own benefit, and pursue equal justice for all New York families.
New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.
The initiative "is a strong statement that we are a league that stands against discrimination,” said the MLS chief administrative
The deal would now split $163 million of the funds in equal measure, with half being distributed by Schneiderman's office
He said it fails to account for situations in which police action such as stop and frisk deter or prevent a crime, which
The Attorneys General of New York and Vermont have joined the fight against California's San Onofre nuclear power plant in an effort to stop federal regulators from erasing all record of a judicial ruling that the public has a right to intervene before major amendments are granted to an operating license.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has privately criticized the Obama administration and the Department of Justice for not aggressively investigating dodgy mortgage deals that helped trigger the financial crisis, according to senators and congressional aides who met with him this month.
“The sharing of information and expertise has been certainly beyond anything I've ever seen or been aware of," Schneiderman