Thomas J. Herzfeld has been waiting over two decades for the U.S. government to normalize trade relations with Cuba, after isolating the Communist country 90 miles offshore from Florida for over a half century.
Millions of consumers are getting an end-of-year boost: the main gauge of consumer prices fell in November by the largest amount in six years, driven down by plunging fuel costs and price declines for items such as clothing and used cars.
Stocks surged after the Federal Reserve signals it could raise interest rates within months but said it can be patient doing it as it modifies its 'considerable time' pledge on keeping a low interest rate policy.
ALBANY - The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the controversial method of extracting gas from deep underground could contaminate the ...
Members of Save East Greenbush, which opposes a casino in that town, are shown before Wednesday's Gaming Facilities Location Board meeting in Albany.