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Junior Seau (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Despite Controversial Year, NFL Remains As Popular As Ever

It was a controversial year for the NFL, but nothing is stopping the popularity of America’s most watched game.

02/03/2013

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Harbaugh Brothers Disagree With Obama’s Take On Football

The president’s thoughts about the future of the NFL — and whether he’d let a son play football — were a main topic of conversation as Super Bowl week got under way.

01/29/2013

David Birdsell, Dean of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs,  and Democratic political strategist consultant Basil Smikle on The Couch.

What’s Ahead For Obama’s Second Term?

David Birdsell, the dean of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs, as well as Democratic political strategist and adjunct professor at Columbia University Basil Smikle joined us to talk about Obama’s message for the second term.

01/21/2013

US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha(2nd-R) and Malia arrive at St. John's Church on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC, hours before Obama participates in a ceremonial swearing in for a second term in office at the US Capitol. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama Wears Thom Browne Coat & Dress For Inauguration Ceremonies

First Lady Michelle Obama donned a navy Thom Browne coat and dress for her husband’s swearing-in and inaugural address Monday.

01/21/2013

US President Ronald Reagan (C) salutes beside his wife Nancy Reagan after being sworn in as 40th President of the United States by Chief Justice Warren Burger during inaugural ceremony, on January 20, 1981 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. At right is vice-president George W. Bush. (Photo credit : AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Fashion: Inauguration Day Style Through The Years

How does first lady Michelle Obama’s style compare to that of Jackie Kennedy, Laura Bush or Rosalynn Carter Carter?

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama wipes a tear from his eye as he speaks about the shooting in a Connecticut Elementary School which left at least 27 people dead. (credit: (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP Getty Images)

Tearful President Obama On Newtown School Massacre: ‘Our Hearts Are Broken’

An emotional President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday afternoon and said the country’s leaders must “take meaningful action” regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school.

12/14/2012

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Obama To NHL Owners, Players: ‘Do Right By Your Fans’

The NHL’s labor dispute has gotten so big that President Barack Obama was asked about the stalemate during an interview Thursday.

12/14/2012

President Barack Obama speaks with New York City Police Sergeant Stephanie Moses after laying a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero May 5, 2011. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner Kelly Mourns Loss Of Sgt. Stephanie Moses, ‘The Face Of The NYPD’

Sgt. Stephanie Moses “epitomized professionalism in her appearance, conduct and dedication to duty,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement.

12/12/2012

Barack Obama brought his social media re-eleciton campaign to an climax on Nov. 7, proclaiming his victory on Twitter. (credit: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s #My2K Twitter Conversation Was A #Fail

Liberals are apparently not nearly as interested in the “fiscal cliff” as the conservatives are because they really believe that Barack Obama will take care of things for them again.

12/10/2012

Barack Obama (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s With Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Road Trip?

The president would do much better by staying in Washington, D.C. where the action is rather than taking a road tour-styled trip to talk to the American people. In D.C., he actually would be talking to the people who are going to make the decision with him.

12/10/2012

Pearl Harbor survivors attend a ceremony commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Ceremony At Intrepid Museum Marks 71st Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor Attack

Survivors from the New York metropolitan area and former USS Intrepid crew members placed a wreath in the Hudson River in remembrance of the 2,390 service members and 49 civilians killed in the attack.

12/07/2012

Water rushes into the Carey Tunnel (previously the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel), caused by Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lhota, Christie In Washington To Talk Sandy Impact And Recovery

Democrats on Capitol Hill said President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by the storm.

12/06/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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