Anthony Weiner, the former U.S. congressman who resigned in 2011 over lewd online behavior, hired a campaign manager and is likely to announce his run for New York mayor next week, according to Politico.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was more interested in protecting his chamber than female employees of fellow Democrat Vito Lopez who accused the Brooklyn lawmaker of sexual harassment, a special prosecutor said.
New York police and event organizers are beefing up security after the Boston Marathon bombings to protect a Revlon Inc.-sponsored charity race through midtown Manhattan and a citywide bicycle tour this weekend.
A group led by Kiewit Corp. and a Macquarie Group Ltd. unit won a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey contract to finance, design and build a $1.5 billion replacement for the 85-year-old Goethals Bridge.
Debate among Federal Reserve policy makers is shifting away from the timing of a reduction in bond buying to the need to extend record stimulus as inflation cools and 11.7 million Americans remain jobless.