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Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Richard Perry-Pool/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Speaks To Thousands At Funeral For Michael Brown In Missouri

In his eulogy, Sharpton police officers who are wrong need to be dealt with.

08/25/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), with furloughed workers, Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Furloughed New York City Workers To Congress: ‘End This Shutdown Now’

Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.

10/14/2013

LaGuardia Airport (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves Bill To End Furloughs Of Air Traffic Controllers

The House approved the measure Friday on a 361-41 vote, one day after the Senate agreed to the bill. The action came with lawmakers streaming toward the doors for a week-long spring recess.

04/26/2013

FILE - Gun show goers look at various weapons (Photo credit Guillaume Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Unveil Deal To Expand Background Checks On Gun Sales

The deal would expand the checks to cover all commercial sales, such as at gun shows and online. Private transactions that are not for profit, such as those between relatives, would be exempt.

04/10/2013

Youths hold banners during a vigil organized by the School Without Walls GSA in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on March 25, 2013 (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Grounds Packed On First Day Of California Same-Sex Marriage Case

They mostly kept their distance, these supporters and opponents of gay marriage, as they massed Tuesday in front of the Supreme Court to proclaim with signs and slogans their conflicting views about the cutting-edge question before the justices.

03/26/2013

FILE - US Postal Service letter carrier Anthony Ow sorts through mail in the back of his delivery truck. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Postal Service To Cut Saturday Mail To Trim Costs

In an announcement Wednesday, postmaster general and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe said the Saturday mail cutback will begin the week of Aug. 5.

02/06/2013

President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Sworn In For Second Term; Public Inauguration Set For Monday

President Obama will repeat the swearing-in ritual again Monday on the west front of the Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

01/20/2013

VP Joe Biden meets with gun owner groups at the White House to discuss efforts to curb gun violence (Credit:  White House )

School Shooting Rattles Calif. As Biden Meets With NRA, Gun Group From Newtown

Two people were wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, Calif., according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

01/10/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Reached With GOP Senate Leaders

The White House has reached an agreement with Senate Republican leaders on a deal prevent the “fiscal cliff,” CBS News has learned.

12/31/2012

Sen. Harry Reid speaks on the Senate floor (credit: CBS 2)

With No ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal In Sight, Americans Brace For Huge Tax Hikes

Tax doomsday is looming, but it’s still a political standoff in D.C., with one side seemingly waiting for the other to act. While the Senate is already in session, the House will not be back before Sunday.

12/27/2012

U.S. Capitol - Washington, DC - Dec 18, 2011 (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez: House Republicans To Blame If Middle Class Tax Hike Happens

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will not renegotiate a year-long extension of payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits unless the House first approves a bipartisan two-month version that House Republicans strongly oppose.

12/19/2011