ALBANY -- A 9/11 hero's dying wish is that others don't suffer the same agonizing death he did. Jay Kallio -- a trained paramedic who volunteered at Ground Zero -- spent the weeks before his death making videos urging state legislators to legalize physician-assisted suicide.
MAYOR DE BLASIO on Monday criticized a lawsuit demanding that he fix the city's unbalanced property tax system as wrongheaded -- but wouldn't say how the problem should be fixed.
NEW YORK CITY can claim bragging rights when it comes to the 10 best high schools in the state, according to a new ranking.
A 34-YEAR-OLD Brooklyn man posed as a teen, then sexually exploited young girls on Facebook -- even threatening to tell the parents of one victim until she agreed to take a sick video, authorities said Monday.
FORMER PRESIDENT Barack Obama on Monday made his first public comments since leaving the White House, but provided only a wink and a nod when it came to his controversial successor.
PRESIDENT TRUMP, in a surreal Earth-to-space call from the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate astronaut Peggy Whitson on surpassing a record 534 days in space, received a flood of knowledge on life in zero gravity -- including how pee getsre purposed.
Numbers feature prominently in the movie "Hidden Figures." In one scene, Al, the head of the Space Task Group responsible for figuring out how to have an American orbit the moon, says: "Look beyond the numbers.
Q My niece is an American citizen. She and her brother have the same mother, but different fathers. Can my niece petition for a green card for her brother?
MILITARY VETERANS got a healthy dose of music in Manhattan on Monday -- courtesy of the MET Orchestra.
MAYOR DE BLASIO is ready for some spring cleaning. The mayor will announce plans to spend $1.8 million on 14 new side walk-cleaning trucks as part of his executive budget, set to berolled out on Wednesday.
FORMER FOX News personality Bill O'Reilly got back in the news game Monday night -- making his first public remarks since getting fired over sexual harassment accusations.
PRESIDENT TRUMP and Chinese President Xi Jinping walked away with different interpretations of their weekend phone call regarding how to best resolve the tense situation in North Korea.
MAYOR DE BLASIO is extending his signature Pre-K for All program tocity 3-year-olds,he said Monday. Starting in September, two districts in the Bronx and central Brooklyn will offer "3-K for All" prekindergarten classes.
EX-FOX NEWS CEO Roger Ailes and senior network execs "tortured" a female host who'd complained about his advances through an elaborate online harassment campaign, a new lawsuit charged Monday.
THE BROOKLYN district attorney's office is taking steps to protect noncitizen, low-level offenders from deportation.
A MAN AND woman were hit by stray bullets after an argument between two touristattraction ticket sellers at Battery Park turned violent Monday, police sources said.
A CONNECTICUT man accused in his wife's murder might have gotten away with it -- if not for the victim's Fitbit fitness tracker and other electronic devices, authorities allege.
THEY HAVE not forgotten. The Queens home of Jakiw Palij -- the last known Nazi concentration camp guard still living in the United States -- was the site Monday of a massive demonstration by yeshiva students commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day.
WASHINGTON -- President Trump on Monday night appeared to back off his threat to risk a government shutdown if he didn't get his demand for a down payment on a border wall with Mexico, removing the major barrier to keeping the government open at the end of this week.
A COLUMBIA grad spent big bucks to upgrade her seat on a United Airlines flight to London -- only to be forced to the back of the plane and called a vulgar name by an airline employee, a new lawsuit claims.
THE NUMBER of city public school students who lived in homeless shelters for at least part of the past school year rose by more than 4,000 over the year before, figures released Monday show.
TYRESE THOMPSON'S family has a message for bad guys: Don't mess with this kid. Moments after the 9-year-old Brooklyn boy was nearly abducted bya stranger on Thursday, his grandfather and uncle came flying out of their Sunset Park home, tracked down suspect Dwayne Singleton (photo) and got him to hand over his wallet, whichled to his arrest.
PRESIDENT TRUMP bragged in a new interview that he'd drawn CBS higher ratings than the calamitous terror attack that killed almost 3,000 people in his home city.
THE WIDOW of fallen firefighter William Tolley made an emotional visit to his Queens firehouse Monday to give thanks to a charity that helped pay off the family's mortgage.
THE DOCTOR who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago was verbally and physically abusive and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and hit his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat.
A RIKERS Island physician's assistant allegedly raped four inmates for more than a year, authorities said Monday.
A SUSPECTED thief trying to escape cops died horribly Monday when he ran into an East Side subway tunnel and hit the electrified third rail, police said.
MAYOR DE BLASIO'S being hard on the Justice Department's claim that New York is "soft on crime." Over the weekend, Attorney General Jeff Sessions slightly walked back the comment -- made in a Justice Department press release -- saying he has the highest respect for the NYPD, but not for de Blasio's City Hall.
WEEKS AFTER embracing a plan to shut down Rikers Island, Mayor de Blasio was targeted by protesters outside City Hall on Monday who said the 10 years it's expected to take to close the jail is too long.
"HAPPY DAYS" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer, an autopsy revealed. The actress, who rose to fame as Joanie Cunningham on the beloved '70s series but whose final years were spent broke and homeless, was found unresponsive by first responders at her New Salisbury, Ind.
BRITISH POP ICON Elton John landed in intensive care last week after contracting a rare and potentially deadly bacterial infection while on tour in South America.
MEL B made another blockbuster claim in her wild divorce drama. Lawyers for the ex-Spice Girl appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom Monday and accused estranged husband Stephen Belafonte of running a pornography production company that might endanger the couple's 5-year-old daughter.
Although March wa s of ficially National Nutrition Month, anytime is a good time to eat more nutritiously, points out the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE).
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Getting children all of their immunizations is the best way to protect them from diseases. Recent outbreaks in diseases such as measles, mumps, and whooping cough show the continued need for vaccinations.
Parkinson's disease (PD), a progressive nervous system disorder that can impai r movement, usually affects people who are 60 or older.
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Missing teeth can detract from your general sense of well-being. Dental implants are the new, permanent solution to missing teeth.
Amber heard is free to roam. Johnny Depp’s ex has rebounded with a new man, and it’s billionaire Tesla founder elon Musk.
"Great News," which premieres Tuesday on NBC, is loosely based on creator tracey wigfield's (below) relationship with her irrepressible mother, Kathy, who hung out on the set of "30 Rock" when Wigfield worked there.
Local musician bruce Springsteen -- a kid with a lot of potential -- went old school when he dropped by Upstage in Asbury Park, N.
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Good news for ma ny pa rents and their children: Children can get protection against c ancer- c ausing human papillomavirus (HPV) infections with only two doses of HPV vaccine.
Washington: There's nothing "stupid" about avoiding dairy products. ("Stupid kids stupidly get health info from bloggers," April 19).
Recent breakthroughs in neuroscience reveal that children's brains are growing explosively during the first years of life -- developing more than 1,000 trillion synaptic connections before they ever step foot in a classroom.
Just in time for the launch of the NYPD's body-camera pilot program this week emerges a chilling video showing just how essential the devices are for ensuring police accountability and public safety.
If anything good has come out of an otherwise doomsday homest and full of injuries and disheartening losses for the Mets, it is that Michael Conforto surely has forced his bosses to realize how much they need him in the everyday lineup.
BOSTON -- Heading into Monday night's games, the Yankees ranked second in the American League in both runs scored (92) and homers (26).
NFL Draft week is finally upon us, but there is still plenty of time to speculate how the first round will shake out Thursday night for the Giants, who could go in almost any direction with their 23rd overall selection, particularly if they follow Jerry Reese's promised "best player available" strategy.
Mike Maccagnan's approval rating hasn't quite dipped to Trumpian levels, but there are many more questions now about the Jets general manager than ever before.
There's a big cloud hanging over the left tackle spot on Eli Manning's offensive line, but at least the Giants can say it's not marijuana smoke coming from Laremy Tunsil's bong.
Odell Beckham Jr. announced on Twitter Monday that he intends to work "harder than I ever have ... to be the best that I ever have been," perhaps in effusive reaction to a report that the Giants had picked up the fifth-year option on Beckham's rookie contract for 2018.
It's probably safe to cross Joe Mixon off your list of future Jets. General manager Mike Maccagnan didn't definitively declare whether or not the polarizing Oklahoma running back is off Gang Green's draft board, but he strongly suggested that his team will pass on the talented, but troubled ball carrier.
YOU NEED TO look no further than the two second-round matchups in the Eastern Conference to see everything that's wrong with the NHL playoff format, though the Rangers certainly won't be complaining.
Stephen Curry scored 37 points and Kevin Durant, who returned after missing the previous two playoff games with a strained calf, added 10 as the visiting Golden State Warriors finished off their first-round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 128-103 victory Monday night.
Jabrill Peppers might be in jeopardy of falling out of the first round of the NFL Draft. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Peppers tested positive for a diluted urine sample at the NFL scouting combine.