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Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 25, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ceremonies And Parades Mark Memorial Day Across Tri-State Area, Nation

Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.

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U.S. President Barack Obama tapes an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York on May 4, 2015.   (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s NYC Stops Monday Include Lehman College, Letterman

Obama participated in a roundtable discussion and delivered a speech at Lehman College in the Bronx to announce the expansion of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative.

05/04/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Obama Blasts Republican Delay Of Loretta Lynch Confirmation Vote As ‘Embarrassing,’ ‘Crazy’

Obama says nearly all Republicans agree that Loretta Lynch is qualified to be the nation’s top law officer.

04/17/2015

Joanne Chesimard was convicted of the 1973 killing of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. (credit: FBI)

Obama Says Cuba Has Agreed To Address Cases Of US Fugitives

Obama’s move to remove Cuba from the terror list has been met with some opposition over the fugitives.

04/16/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

03/24/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Press For Vote On Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

A letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell signed by all Senate Democrats says Lynch’s nomination has been pending longer than any nominee for attorney general in the past three decades.

03/05/2015

House Speaker John Boehner walks to the House floor March 3, 2015, to vote on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. (credit: Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Congress Sends Homeland Security Bill To Obama Without Conditions

The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.

03/03/2015

In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2015 Policy Conference on March 2, 2015, in Washington. (credit: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Will Attend Netanyahu Speech On Capitol Hill, Rep. Rangel Will Not

Critics have charged that House Speaker John Boehner ignored protocol by inviting Netanyahu without first consulting the president and that the speech opens the Capitol up to Israeli politics.

03/02/2015

FILE -- Rudy Giuliani (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

In Wall Street Journal Piece, Giuliani Backtracks On His Obama Comments, But Doesn’t Apologize

At an event in New York last week, Giuliani said, “I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America.”

02/23/2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appears on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS News)

Homeland Security Chief: Giuliani’s Remarks About Obama ‘Unfortunate’

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he’s disappointed in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying he doesn’t think President Barack Obama loves the United States.

02/22/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer says Congress should reject a federal plan to cut funding for a program that targets high-intensity drug trafficking. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Don’t Cut Funds To Fight Heroin Trafficking

The New York Democrat said Sunday that Obama’s proposal to cut more than $50 million from the program would set back efforts to fight heroin abuse.

02/22/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Loses Bid To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention To Philadelphia

Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.

02/12/2015

President Barack Obama throws a football (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Obama: NFL Should Consider Refs Controlling Game Balls

President Barack Obama said until the Patriots used deflated footballs in the AFC championship game, he didn’t realize each team prepares its own footballs and brings them to the game.

02/01/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To Confirmation

Senate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.

01/29/2015

FILE -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y. (credit: Getty Images)

Carolyn Maloney To Obama: ‘Thank You’ For Efforts Toward Paid Family Leave

Obama will order federal agencies to provide six weeks of paid parental leave to employees and is calling on state and local governments to do the same.

01/21/2015

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