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Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama: ‘Battle-Hardened’ Militants Pose Threat To United States

The Obama administration is considering tighter security measures in airports amid worries that Islamic militants are creating a new arsenal of hard to detect weapons to target the U.S.

06/30/2014

First-ever sneaker pawn shop opens in Harlem (Credit: CBS 2)

Sneaker Pawn Shop Opens In Harlem

The father-son team have transformed their old Harlem apartment into a shop specializing in high-end sneakers, making it easier for the two who typically buy and sell online.

06/27/2014

Police Search East River For Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer (CBS 2)

Police Search East River For Body Of Missing 21-Year-Old Swimmer

Police are searching for a man who apparently got swept away after going for an early morning swim with friends in the East River.

06/26/2014

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Temperatures Are Rising, But Home Cooling Costs Don’t Have To

With hot summer days now here, there is no better time to look at your home cooling system.

06/24/2014

Jeremy Meeks (Credit: CBS 2)

Man’s Mugshot Goes Viral

It’s the most talked about mugshot in quite some time and the man pictured isn’t even a celebrity.

06/20/2014

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New Study Finds Divorce Could Lead To Weight Gain In Boys

Boys were 63 percent more likely to be obese if their parents were divorced, when compared to those whose parents were married.

06/17/2014

Levittown Hit-And-Run

Police: Girl, 13, Killed In Hit-Run In Levittown, Long Island

A driver plowed into a teenage girl and killed her while she crossed a Long Island road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police are still search searching for the motorist.

06/15/2014

Cristiano Ronaldo (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

World Cup Fever Has New Yorkers Noticing Soccer Stars On And Off The Field

World Cup excitement has hit a fever pitch in New York, but for many people the interest in soccer stars goes beyond their talents on the field.

06/14/2014

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Growing Number Of Women Turning To Homemade Cosmetics

Some consumers are swearing by the do-it-yourself products, but experts are warning those who purchase homemade makeup to be careful.

06/05/2014

Jessica Lee Anderson says she tried the "elimination diet" to help her feel less tired. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts Urge Caution Before Trying ‘Elimination Diet’

The latest diet craze has people cutting entire food groups out of their diets in an effort to cure a variety of ailments, often without the guidance of a health professional.

06/02/2014

Complaining on Twitter could get you better customer service (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Complaining On Twitter To Get Better Customer Service

Anyone whose had a customer complaint all on deaf ears knows how frustrating it can be. But there’s a new way to complain that could get you better results.

05/29/2014

Maya Angelou speaks during the AARP Magazine's 2011 Inspire Awards at Ronald Reagan Building on December 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982.

05/28/2014

Emergency workers remove a dead body from the wreckage after a Metro-North commuter train derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records Say

New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.

05/22/2014

P.S. 315 in Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Brooklyn Fourth-Graders Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Poison Teacher

The boys, ages 9 and 12, allegedly put “a substance consistent with rat poisoning” in the 62-year-old teacher’s water bottle, police said.

05/21/2014

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