• FILE- In this May 28, 2013 file photo, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, addresses a news conference, in New York. The federal prosecutor is believed to be investigating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature economic development project, the Buffalo Billion, which awarded significant state money to companies run by Cuomo donors.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US attorney appears to focus on political favors in New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Questions about whether campaign donors to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo benefited from his Buffalo Billion economic development initiative are highlighting the long and murky relationship between money and public policy in Albany.

  • Nurse Susan Berger, left, and Amanda Scarpinati pose with a copy of a 1977 Albany Medical Center annual report during a news conference at Albany Medical Center, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Scarpinati, who suffered severe burns as an infant, is finally getting the chance to thank Berger who cared for her, thanks to a social media posting that revealed the identity of the nurse in 38-year-old photos. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Woman burned as a baby tracks down nurse who cared for her

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For 38 years, a few black-and-white photographs of a nurse cradling a baby provided comfort to a woman who suffered terrible burns and endured years of playground taunts and painful surgeries thereafter. For all that time, until Tuesday, she dreamed of meeting her again.