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Kaci Hickox won't obey Maine Ebola quarantine, state may go to court

Kaci Hickox won't obey Maine Ebola quarantine, state may go to court

FORT KENT, Maine, Oct. 29 (UPI) --The nurse who spent three days in an isolation tent after returning from treating Ebola patients in Africa says she has no plans to obey a 21-day quarantine.
Gabrielle Levy
Obama to U.S.: embrace healthcare workers fighting Ebola, outbreak 'will be defeated'

Obama to U.S.: embrace healthcare workers fighting Ebola, outbreak 'will be defeated'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) --Barack Obama declared legislative action should be supportive of healthcare workers combating Ebola, and cautioned against discouraging "doing God's work."
Matt Bradwell
Yogurt becomes New York's official state snack

Yogurt becomes New York's official state snack

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 16 (UPI) --New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill designating yogurt as the state's official snack five months after a contentious debate in the legislature.
Ben Hooper
New York doesn't like fracking, NRDC finds

New York doesn't like fracking, NRDC finds

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) --Those taking part in a survey commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council said they support a fracking ban in New York, the group said Tuesday.
Daniel J. Graeber
New York civil rights lawyer Sanford Rubenstein faces rape accusation

New York civil rights lawyer Sanford Rubenstein faces rape accusation

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 (UPI) --New York civil rights lawyer Sanford Rubenstein faces allegations he raped a woman after a birthday party for the Rev. Al Sharpton.
Frances Burns
Andrew Cuomo wins Democratic primary

Andrew Cuomo wins Democratic primary

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 10 (UPI) --New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Democratic primary challenger Zephyr Teachout in a surprisingly close Democratic primary.
Aileen Graef
N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary challenger stays on ballot

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary challenger stays on ballot

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 21 (UPI) --New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign says it will not appeal a ruling allows law professor Zephyr Teachout to remain in the Democratic primary.
Frances Burns
Poll: Investigation not hurting N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election

Poll: Investigation not hurting N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election

LOUDONVVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 11 (UPI) --While many New Yorkers agree that corruption is a problem, a new poll finds allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo have had little impact on re-election.
Frances Burns
UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

On this date in history: Richard Nixon was nominated ... and announced his resignation.
By United Press International

Gov. Cuomo: extreme weather more common in New York State

SMITHFIELD, N.Y., July 9 (UPI) --Gov. Andrew Cuomo said extreme weather is becoming more common in New York as he visited a small town where four people were killed by a tornado.
Frances Burns
Poll: No leader among potential Republican presidential candidates

Poll: No leader among potential Republican presidential candidates

HAMDEN, Conn., July 8 (UPI) --Hillary Clinton is the clear choice among Democrats for their 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, while Republican voters are split, a poll released Tuesday said.
Frances Burns
New York state legalizes medical marijuana, but you're not allowed to smoke it

New York state legalizes medical marijuana, but you're not allowed to smoke it

NEW YORK, July 7 (UPI) --Andrew Cuomo signed into law Wednesday a measure making New York the 23rd to legalize medical marijuana -- but only smokeless forms will be available.
Matt Bradwell
Powerful Republican state senator in New York charged with lying to the FBI

Powerful Republican state senator in New York charged with lying to the FBI

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1 (UPI) --Sen. Thomas Libous, a New York State lawmaker, was charged Tuesday with lying to FBI agents investigating whether he used his influence to get his son a job.
Frances Burns
New York's highest court says towns can use zoning to ban fracking

New York's highest court says towns can use zoning to ban fracking

ALBANY, N.Y., June 30 (UPI) --New York state's laws regulating fracking do not bar towns from using zoning to ban the controversial process, the state's highest court said Monday.
Frances Burns
Rangel declares victory, Espaillat won't concede

Rangel declares victory, Espaillat won't concede

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --Despite Rep. Charles Rangel's apparent victory over Adriano Espaillat, the longtime Democrat's challenger refuses to concede the race for NY's 13th District.
Gabrielle Levy
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Andrew Cuomo arrives for the premiere of "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story" at The Beekman Theater in New York on April 13, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Andrew Mark Cuomo (pronounced /ˈkwoʊmoʊ/; born December 6, 1957) is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. He was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Born in Queens, New York, he is the son of Mario Cuomo, the 52nd Governor of New York (1983–1994).

Cuomo was born in Queens, New York, to a family of Italian-American origin and is the eldest son of Mario Cuomo, and Matilda Raffa, daughter of Charlie Raffa. He is the older brother of ABC News journalist Chris Cuomo.

Cuomo graduated from Saint Gerard's School in 1971 and Archbishop Molloy High School in 1975. He graduated from Fordham University in 1979 and Albany Law School in 1982. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was a top aide to his father during his 1982 campaign for Governor. He then joined the Governor's staff as one of his father's top policy advisors, earning $1 a year.

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