Letitia James says "it is the highest honor" to begin her time as the state's top legal officer. She is the state's first black attorney general and the first woman to be elected to that post.
Multiple women say the former N.Y. attorney general physically attacked them. A prosecutor says she believes the women but "legal impediments" preclude any charges. She's proposed a legislative fix.
But Cyrus Vance Jr.'s probe of Eric Schneiderman is complicated: Schneiderman has been investigating Vance for his involvement in the decision not to prosecute producer Harvey Weinstein.
The New Yorker reports the women, with whom Schneiderman had romantic relationships, say he physically abused them. Schneiderman denies the accusations but says they prevent him from doing his work.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's lawsuit threatens to unravel a reported sale of the Weinstein Company. The suit alleges violations of "civil rights, human rights, and business laws."
Rape exams are supposed to be paid for by the state. But one woman was billed seven times for her exam.
Several state attorneys general say they'll sue to protect the subsidies that help defray costs for low-income consumers. Many physician groups say they oppose the administration's action.
Starting in September, the three main credit agencies will wait 180 days before including medical debt on a credit report, giving consumers time to resolve disputes with insurers.
Eric Schneiderman called the settlement "a stunning reversal by Donald Trump and a major victory for the over 6,000 victims of his fraudulent university."