PREAKNESS HAS EXTRA LEVEL OF INTRIGUE AFTER MEDINA SPIRIT'S DERBY DRUG TEST

Controversial Medina Spirit tries to keep his Triple Crown chances alive - for now.

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE PREAKNESS

Five items of interest around the second leg of the Triple Crown.

 
 
 

WILKIN: LOOK FOR RISK TAKING TO WIN PREAKNESS

Chad Brown's horse can pick up the pieces if the early leaders cancel out each other. See all the picks below.

LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES DEMAND FASTER DISTRIBUTION OF FEDERAL CHILDCARE DOLLARS

Lawmakers and advocates gathered on Thursday morning to discuss the $2.4 billion in federal aid for childcare and urge the state to...

 
 
 

THAT 'NATURAL' AND 'ORGANIC' BABY MATTRESS MAY ACTUALLY CONTAIN CHEMICALS

An environmental organization has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, contending that a popular baby goods company...

ALBANY NANOTECH TENANTS EXPAND, SIGN NEW LEASES

Several companies have signed new leases for office and lab space at Albany Nanotech, the state's research and development complex...

 
 
 

UNCERTAIN IF RPI STUDENT DATA COMPROMISED IN CYBERATTACK

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been silent on the scope of the data breach that took down its servers and required final exams...

20 THINGS PLUS: BENITA ZAHN

Join host Kristi Gustafson Barlette as she catches up with Benita Zahn, longtime anchor and health reporter at WNYT NewsChannel 13...

 
 
 

LOCAL DOCTOR GOES FROM US SKI TEAM TO US PRISONER FOR DRUG SCHEME

A Capital Region doctor who prescribed the generic version of Ritalin for patients' children in a scheme to split the drugs with the...

GLOBALFOUNDRIES GETS $1.6 BILLION PROMISE FROM AMD FOR CHIP ORDERS

GlobalFoundries just received another good piece of news after its oldest customer, Advanced Micro Devices, revealed it was securing...

 
 
 

AN ARCHITECTURE FAN'S GUIDE TO NEWBURGH

The City of Newburgh's rich range of architectural styles, from Greek Revival to Italianate, make it a prime destination for those...

LISTEN: NEW NXIVM BOOK GIVES A KITCHEN SINK VIEW OF THE ONGOING SAGA

On this episode of The Eagle, Vancouver-based investigative journalist Sarah Berman talks about her new book "Don't Call It a Cult."...

 
 
 

POLICE INVESTIGATING THREATS AGAINST THE BERLIN LOUNGE FOR VACCINATION STANCE

Police are investigating a threat of violence directed at The Berlin cocktail lounge in Troy after its owner announced Thursday that...

PANDEMIC FUELED WHISKEY INTEREST, CONSUMPTION

Americans bought 73 million cases of whiskey in 2020, an increase of nearly 10 percent, and the broadening interest in the spirit's...

 
 
 

STEWART AIRPORT PREPARES FOR TAKEOFF

Hard hit by the pandemic, Stewart International Airport prepares for a comeback, with support from the Port Authority, an influx of...

RESTAURANTS PLEAD FOR PATIENCE ON MASK RULES

After the federal Centers for Disease Control on Thursday issued an abrupt and unexpected change in its pandemic-related recommendations,...

 
 
 

RESTAURANTS PLEAD FOR PATIENCE ON MASK RULES

Autumn Waterhouse, standing, takes a lunch order, from left, from Lisa Mooney, Julia Watjen and Tom Connolly at Dawn's Victory Cafe...

TAKE 5 TICKET WORTH $60,000 SOLD IN CLIFTON PARK

Check the numbers on your ticket if you bought a Take 5 ticket for Thursday's drawing at the Cumberland Farms on Route 146 in Clifton...

 
 
 

INCOME-GENERATING HOMES FOR SALE IN HUDSON

Do you want to be a landlord? These multi-family homes for sale in Hudson could create passive income for buyers as each offers one...

SHOPPORTUNIST: HOW TO HOST A SUCCESSFUL GARAGE SALE

We are heading into peak garage sale season, so if you've been contemplating a sale, it's time to get cracking.

 
 
 



China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

China lands on Mars in latest advance for its space program

In an historic event for its space program, China has put a spacecraft on Mars for the very first time, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. Read more ...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first...

Chinese lander touches down on Mars in ‘pre-set zone' in Beijing's first mission to Red Planet

China's Zhurong rover has stuck a successful landing on the surface of Mars, according to state media, in the culmination of the country's first independent mission to the Red... Read more ...

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

Police: 2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

CHICAGO - A 2-year-old girl has been hospitalized Friday night after suffering a gunshot wound in Little Village. Just before 7 p.m., Chicago police responded to the 2800 block... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg to cooperate in investigation

Joel Greenberg, who is expected to plead guilty next week on multiple federal charges, will now be helping federal investigators who are looking into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz. Read more ...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after...

Broncos release Ja'Wuan James, reportedly won't pay him $10M salary after off-site injury

James suffered a season-ending injury while working away from the Broncos' site. The team has released him as a result, and it no longer has to pay him his eight-figure salary... Read more ...

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

Aaron Hicks, Giancarlo Stanton injuries leave Yankees lineup decimated

After Aaron Boone announced Aaron Hicks would miss time with a torn sheath in his left wrist that could lead to surgery, Giancarlo Stanton was scratched from Friday's lineup... Read more ...

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Walmart Drops Mask Mandate Following New CDC Guidelines

Customers don't have to wear masks, effective immediately. Starting Tuesday, fully vaccinated employees don't either. Everyone's on an honor system and won't have to provide proof. Read more ...

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

Derek Jeter sells mansion once rented to Tom Brady for $22.5M

The former Yankee has scored a home run and sold off his Tampa mansion, which he once rented out to Tom Brady, for $22.5 million after eight months on the market. Read more ...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction?...

No garden for American heroes, yes to censorship & monument destruction? Biden revokes more Trump executive orders

US President Joe Biden has revoked a number of executive orders by his predecessor Donald Trump, including those seeking to protect monuments and combat online censorship, and... Read more ...

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Biden hosts DACA recipients as he drops Trump health care rule for immigrants

Amid a growing southern border crisis, President Biden on Friday met privately with six people brought to the US illegally as children and repealed a long-stalled Trump... Read more ...