New York City considers allowing non-citizens to vote
New York could become the first major city in the nation to allow some non-citizens to vote in local elections as the city council considers a measure that would enfranchise hundreds of thousands of immigrants.
Analysis: Big insurers wary of entering new Obamacare markets
NEW YORK - The nation's largest health insurers are far from leaping at the chance to join new state health insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama's reform law, making it likely that some markets will have little or no competition next year.
Found 2 weeks ago on channel Reuters
NYC public school adopts all-vegetarian menu
An elementary school in New York City has eliminated all meat from its cafeteria menu, becoming what may be the first public school in the nation to go completely vegetarian.
US Lines Up $10b 'Major' Arms Deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia, UAE
The U.S. Defense Department will soon finalize a $10 billion arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, supplying missiles, warplanes and other tools of war to the nations, the New York Times reported Thursday.
Whistleblower asks Kerry to recommend withholding U.N. funds
NEW YORK - A U.N. whistleblower who was awarded a fraction of the damages he says he suffered at the hands of the United Nations urged Washington on Monday to withhold 15 percent of the U.S. contribution to the world body in accordance with U.S. law.
Found 1 month ago on channel Reuters