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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker (credit: Getty Images)

Cory Booker Announces Support For Iran Nuclear Deal

Booker said in a statement that the deal is flawed, but the alternative is worse.

09/03/2015

A photo taken from Air Force One shows Denali, which was formerly known as Mount McKinley. (Credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Senator Who Named Son After Mount McKinley Disappointed By Its Name Change

The Obama administration announced Sunday it is changing the name of the mountain, North America’s tallest peak.

09/01/2015

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

NY Congresswoman Maloney To Vote Against Iran Deal

“This is an agreement with a nation that has not honored its non-proliferation commitments in the past,” Maloney said in the statement.

08/27/2015

Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler

3 Americans Hailed Heroes After Tackling Terror Suspect On Paris-Bound Train

The passengers subdued the attacker, eventually pinning him on the ground until authorities arrived.

08/22/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks at a press conference on April 1, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Sen. Bob Menendez Comes Out In Opposition Of Iran Nuclear Deal

The senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee joins New York Sen. Chuck Schumer as Democrats who are rejecting the deal.

08/18/2015

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (second from right) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy in Washington for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era Begins As Cuba Raises Flag At Embassy In US

Cuba’s blue, red and white-starred flag was hoisted Monday at the country’s embassy in Washington in a symbolic move signaling the start of a new post-Cold War era in U.S.-Cuba relations.

07/20/2015

A supposed photograph of Bob Levinson was emailed anonymously to the family in 2011. (Credit: FBI)

Son Of American Believed To Be Held In Iran Not Giving Up Hope

David Levinson, whose father, Bob, is among those Americans believed to be held, sees the easing of tensions with Iran as an opportunity.

07/16/2015

President Barack Obama gives statement on Iran nuclear deal on July 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

President Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Built On Verification’

President Barack Obama said a landmark nuclear deal with Iran “is not built on trust, it is built on verification.”

07/14/2015

President Obama delivers statement on opening of embassy in Cuba. (credit: CBS2)

Obama Announces Agreement With Cuba To Reopen Embassies

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba was shuttered in 1961.

07/01/2015

People wait in line to enter the funeral service where President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy for South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney who was killed along with eight others in a mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Delivers Passionate Eulogy For Pastor Killed In Charleston Shooting

President Barack Obama paid tribute to the pastor and eight parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

06/26/2015

Supporters of the Afforable Care Act rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 25, 2015. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

06/25/2015

With help from former teammate Whitey Ford (L), former New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra (C) is introduced during Old Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium on June 22, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yogi Berra Petition Reaches Goal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom Next?

A late rally ensured the petition will cross the desk of Barack Obama — and Berra’s backers hope that one day soon, the president will bestow the honor on the quotable Hall of Famer.

06/09/2015

Beau Biden speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Announces Death Of Son, Beau, Of Brain Cancer

Vice President Joe Biden has announced that his son, Beau, has died of brain cancer.

05/30/2015

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.

05/25/2015

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

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