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Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — At an event in the Adirondacks last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recounted a treasured memory of the time his family retrieved an eagle feather from Saranac Lake and kept it after one o...

No love? Millions on the line in spat over 'I Love NY' signs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The big, blue "I Love NY" signs lined up in groups of five along New York state highways and roads are hard to miss. And that, say federal transportation officials, is the problem....

Final session for 90-year-old state lawmaker and WWII vet

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Bill Larkin spent 23 years in the U.S. Army before starting a second career in politics as a state lawmaker in the New York Legislature, arriving in 1979. Looking...

Lawmakers to pick successor to disgraced attorney general

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Legislature was poised to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position Tuesday, two weeks after Erie Schneiderman suddenly resigned a...

99-year-old US WWII vet's mission: Visit every state

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 99-year-old World War II veteran who regretted skipping the chance to meet some of the nation's last Civil War veterans in 1940 is on a mission to visit all 50 states so people w...

Lawmakers begin task of replacing disgraced Schneiderman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers on Tuesday began the task of selecting the state's next attorney general, hours after two-term Democrat Eric Schneiderman's stunning downfall amid allegations th...

Researchers mark death of Pearl Harbor mastermind Yamamoto

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A group from the U.S. and Japan is trekking to a remote Pacific island jungle to document what is considered one of the most important wreck sites of World War II: where American f...

Court order halts parole of killer of 2 NYC cops in 1971

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The scheduled prison release of a former member of a violent 1970s radical group who killed two New York City police officers in 1971 has been put on hold by a state court. ...

Court rules in favor of NYPD in Muslim surveillance case

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's highest court has ruled the New York Police Department can use a Cold War-era legal tactic to conceal whether it put two Muslim men under surveillance. ...

APNewsBreak: NY touts economy boom with pic of South Africa

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's economic development agency issued a report this month that illustrates the state's growth with an 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa. ...

Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot, a sa...

NY court considers Cold War secrecy over Muslim surveillance

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court will consider on Tuesday whether the New York Police Department can use a Cold War-era legal tactic to conceal information about whether it put Muslims und...

Faces of war: Who are the men in soldier's WWII sketches?

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Stan Dube (doob) sketched portraits of his fellow soldiers during World War II. The 17 drawings were stashed in an attic after the war and found only a year ago by his so...

After nearly 75 years, son pushes to find WWII crash site

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 75 years after Brig. Gen. Kenneth Walker disappeared during a bombing mission over a remote Pacific island, his son is pushing for renewed interest in finding the crash site...

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with ...