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President Barack Obama (credit:BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages) and Mitt Romney (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Fact Check Friday: Romney Accuses Obama Of Apologizing For America

Was Mitt Romney accurate in the way he portrayed President Barack Obama in the early hours of the embassy attack in Egypt and the consulate attack in Libya?

09/14/2012

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

A picture shows damage inside the burnt U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012 following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Libya Announces 4 Arrests In Deadly Attack On U.S. Consulate

Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.

09/13/2012

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Comments On Embassy Attacks Show He Isn’t Ready To Be President

There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.

09/12/2012

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn’t Be Silenced

Don’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.

07/30/2012

(credit: Kitty Pilgrim)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Stolen Chalice’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack spoke with novelist and former CNN journalist Kitty Pilgrim.

07/26/2012

Egyptians celebrate in Cairo’s Tahrir Square (Photo credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Supports Egypt’s President-elect Mohammed Morsi

President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.

06/25/2012

Kol Dizritch Kosher Food Pantry - Woodmere, NY (file / credit: Jewish Community Center of the Greater Five Towns)

Woodmere Kosher Food Pantry Helps Those In Need Celebrate Passover

On Long Island, being poor doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on celebrating the Jewish exodus from slavery in Egypt this Passover.

04/06/2012

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Chief New York Rabbi Joseph Potasnik Talks About Meaning Of Passover

At sundown Friday, Jews across the Tri-State Area will sit down and celebrate the holiday of Passover. The holiday celebrates the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.

04/05/2012

A worker at the Streit's Matzo Co. - New York, NY - Apr 2, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Matzo Makers Hard At Work On LES Ahead Of Passover

Jewish people eat matzo, and no leavened bread, during Passover because the their ancestors didn’t have time to allow the bread to rise as they were in their exodus from Egypt.

04/02/2012

Islamic art on display at the Met. (Credit CBS2)

13 Centuries Of Islamic Culture On Display At The Met

In an event 8-years in the making the Met opened it’s newly renovated Islamic Art Galleries, fifteen in all.

01/22/2012

Ilan Grapel at JFK in New York on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ilan Grapel Returns To New York After Being Released From Prison In Egypt

A Queens man held in prison in Egypt for almost five months is back on U.S. soil.

10/29/2011

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