Fact Check Friday: Getting The Truth As The Sequester Takes EffectAirport control towers closing, teachers laid off, and meat going bad or uninspected. These are the claims, some exaggerated, from both sides about these automatic spending cuts starting Friday with the sequester.
Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas BargainsHolidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.
Fact Check Friday: Dueling Fiscal Cliff DeceptionsFactcheck.org's Rob Farley told WCBS 880's Wayne Cabot that "both sides" are doing the deceiving.
Fact Check Friday: Denying Reality And Seniors' CostsAn ad from the Restore Our Future Super PAC says President Obama is denying reality while an direct from the Obama campaign gets the numbers on Rep. Paul Ryan's plan wrong.
Schumer: Debt Crisis Threatens NYers BenefitsNew York Sen. Charles Schumer says failure to the national debt crisis threatens New Yorkers' Social Security and veterans' benefits checks.
Compromise Could Lead To 9/11 Bill PassageSupporters were finally confident that the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will be approved before the lame duck session ends.
Senators Optimistic Of GOP Support On 9/11 Health BillSens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer said Sunday they are offering a less-costly alternative to the original version of the James Zadroga bill.