New York families whose children took a test for access to accelerated public-school programs have been informed of a second scoring error by Pearson Plc, prompting the city to re-evaluate its contract with the company.
Apple Inc. and Google Inc. are among technology companies being asked by the New York attorney general to take steps to deter thefts of iPhones and other handheld devices and eliminate a black market for the products.
New York Water Rangers, a coalition of 10 environmental groups, is calling on state Senator Tom Libous to recuse himself from fracking deliberations after his ties to a real estate company with a natural-gas lease were disclosed.
Alan Abelson, a columnist who cast a skeptical eye on U.S. financial markets and skewered targets from Alan Greenspan to Warren Buffett during more than four decades at Barron’s magazine, has died. He was 87.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose cutback of public-employee compensation two years ago made him a national model of Republican strength, now is trying to scrap century-old civil-service rules.