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President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly on September 24, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Welcomes Signs Of Iranian Moderation

President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime.

09/24/2013

Rudy Giuliani At Ahmadinejad protest on Sept. 26, 2012 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Giuliani To Protesters Near UN: Obama Administration ‘Betrayed’ People Of Iran

Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.

09/26/2012

Protesters object to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN General Assembly on Sept. 22, 2011. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Ho Hum: Ahmadinejad Offers Usual Fire And Brimstone Anti-U.S. Rant At UN

Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.

09/22/2011

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Abbas Backs Down, Won’t Call For Immediate Vote On Palestinian Statehood

President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.

09/21/2011

Protesters in the Wall Street area - New York, NY - Sep 19, 2011 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Day Of Rage: Protesters Clog Wall Street Looking To Affect Change

If the traffic trouble from the United Nations General Assembly wasn’t enough for you, add a protest on Wall Street.

09/19/2011

The United Nations complex is seen on the East Side - New York, NY - Apr 16, 2008 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

UN General Assembly Means Frozen Zones, Traffic Headaches

With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.

09/19/2011

Warwick Hotel - New York, NY - Sep 16, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Controversy Comes To NYC Ahead Of UN General Assembly

Two days out, the Assembly is already drawing world leaders and international criticism to New York. Among the world leaders gathering is the always controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the hotel where he’ll stay is under fire for hosting him,

09/16/2011

New Jersey State Assembly

Unemployment Benefits Measure Sent To Christie

Legislation that would extend the amount of time that jobless residents in New Jersey could receive unemployment benefits has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

04/03/2011

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Conn. Weighs Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Schools

Two Connecticut legislative committees are endorsing a proposal that would require at least one carbon monoxide detector in every public and private school building.

03/19/2011

Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants To Open Conn. HOV Lanes

A state senator from north central Connecticut who sits in traffic daily says officials could ease traffic jams by opening High Occupancy Vehicle lanes to single-passenger vehicles during rush hour and accidents.

02/12/2011

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Conn. Lawmakers To Debate Proposed Grocery Bag Fee

A bill that would impose a nickel fee for plastic grocery bags is up for debate at the Connecticut State Capitol.

02/06/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at his inauguration - Albany, NY - Jan 1, 2011 - Photo: Nathaniel Brooks-Pool/Getty Images

Analysis: Cuomo Expected To Threaten Layoffs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s firm yet vague threat to lay off thousands of state workers as part of the budget he’ll present Tuesday has employees and their families shaking.

01/29/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers To Hear From More Malloy Picks

Connecticut lawmakers will hear from more of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominees for top state positions, the first step in the confirmation process.

01/23/2011

The United Nations complex is seen on the East Side - New York, NY - Apr 16, 2008 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Gas Leak Odor Forces Evacuation At United Nations

The temporary building on the north lawn of the complex was evacuated Tuesday, but staff and diplomats were allowed to return a few minutes later.

12/21/2010

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Election Woes Raise Questions Over Conn. System

The Election Day troubles in Bridgeport have raised questions about Connecticut’s decentralized voting system, where locally elected officials have control over the elections.

11/21/2010

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