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Jun 2, 2014

Shinseki resigns, Gibson in amid vets’ health care problems

WASHINGTON — Beset by growing evidence of patient delays and cover-ups, embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet Friday, taking the blame for what he decried as a “lack of integrity” in the sprawling health care system for the nation’s military veterans. Obama, under mounting pressure to act from fellow […]

Jan 23, 2013

Air Force general calls sex assaults a ‘cancer’

WASHINGTON — Sexual misconduct within the Air Force’s ranks is a “cancer” that the service is committed to eradicating, the Air Force’s top officer said Wednesday at the first congressional hearing into a sex scandal at a training headquarters in Texas. “I will never stop attacking this problem,” said Gen. Mark Welsh, the Air Force […]

Jun 7, 2011

Voters say Weiner can survive lewd photo scandal

NEW YORK CITY — Really, incredibly, stunningly stupid. Voters in Rep. Anthony Weiner's home district in Brooklyn and Queens shook their heads in disbelief about the news that Weiner tearfully admitted to posting lewd photos of himself to women online.

Apr 15, 2011

Ex-comptroller Hevesi gets 1-4 years in prison

NEW YORK CITY — Former New York state comptroller Alan Hevesi was sentenced to one to four years in prison Friday for his leading role in an influence-peddling scandal at the state's massive pension fund.

Feb 23, 2011

Assemblywoman begins campaign for Congress

BUFFALO — Republican Assemblywoman Jane Corwin is in the race for the New York congressional seat vacated by Christopher Lee in a scandal over a shirtless photo he’d reportedly sent to a woman he met on Craigslist.

Feb 18, 2011

Adviser gets prison in NY pension fund scheme

NEW YORK CITY — A former top political consultant to New York’s disgraced ex-comptroller was led off to prison Thursday after a judge sentenced him to at least a year and four months behind bars for his pivotal role in an influence-peddling scandal ...

Feb 14, 2011

Lee just the latest NY political scandal

Former Rep. Eric Massa and his tickle fights are so 2010. Eliot Spitzer? He’s two governors ago. With the shirtless photo sent to a woman he was trying to woo online, Rep. Chris Lee is the latest in a string of New York politicians whose misdeeds have riveted national attention.

Feb 4, 2011

Madoff lawsuit: Mets owners owe victims $300M

NEW YORK CITY — The owners of the Mets turned a blind eye to Bernard Madoff’s massive fraud, reaping $300 million in false profits and using a large chunk to run the team, according to a lawsuit unsealed Friday.

Nov 4, 2010

Figure in pension fund scandal to plead guilty

NEW YORK CITY — Officials say a longtime adviser to New York's disgraced former state comptroller has agreed to plead guilty in an influence peddling scandal. Political consultant Hank Morris was charged last year ...

Mar 1, 2010

Paterson: ‘I have authority’ to govern

ALBANY — Embattled New York Gov. David Paterson says he still has the authority to govern and that’s what he’ll do, despite calls for his resignation amid a state police scandal.

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