Actions include supporting the emergency need for massive public works jobs to restart the economy and aid communities, to be paid for by taxing the rich and ending the wars.
The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.
Cuomo, who ran on a no-tax pledge, along with the GOP, opposes extension of a tax on millionaires.
There is no escaping the charges Joe Paterno, his staff and his superiors including the entire Penn State University Board of Trustees should face.
The announcement by Cooper Union President Jamshed Bharucha that his institution may have to charge tuition has caught student, faculty and alumni off guard -but has solidly united them.
The U.S. Census Bureau calculates that nearly twice as many older Americans qualify as poor than had been previously thought. At the same time, net worth disparity between younger and older is at an all-time high.
The young people, mainly high school students who organized the event, marched in front, holding pictures of the 29 youth in New Haven killed by violence this year.
Student activists say the president's executive order on the issue is not nearly enough to tackle the larger student debt crisis.
On October 15th, New Haven joined the Occupy Movement with a kick-off march of 1,000 people on the New Haven Green.
Millions are wearing purple Thursday to mark the second annual Spirit Day, when people put on the color purple to show support for LGBT youth.