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Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks to demonstrators on the opening night of "The Death Of Klinghoffer" at the Met. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

10/20/2014

Former New York Gov. George Pataki (credit: Getty Images)

George Pataki Reportedly Considering Run For White House

The former New York governor is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide said Tuesday that talk of a campaign is premature.

09/30/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De Blasio

Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.

03/10/2014

Former Gov. George Pataki, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former state Comptroller Carl McCall (credit: http://www.governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Taps Former Gov. George Pataki For Tax Relief Commission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed the Republican who defeated his dad for governor to come up with ways to cut taxes for businesses and middle class New Yorkers.

10/02/2013

Former New York Governor George Pataki. (file/credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pataki Defends Himself Against Lawsuit Brought By Convicted Sex Offenders

Former New York Gov. George Pataki testified Tuesday about how more than 100 sex offenders came to be institutionalized after they finished their prison sentences.

07/23/2013

The casket carrying former Mayor Ed Koch is removed from Temple Emanu-El following the funeral - Feb. 4, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Politicians, Public React To Ed Koch Funeral

Bagpipes played Monday as the casket of late former Mayor Ed Koch was carried out of Temple Emanu-El on the shoulders of NYPD pall-bearers and and was followed by mourners both connected and common.

02/04/2013

The Empire State Building and One World Trade Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

One World Trade Center Becomes NYC’s Tallest Skyscraper

It was a proud moment for construction workers Monday when just after 2 p.m. they installed two 26-foot steel columns making the unfinished tower just over 1,270 feet tall — surpassing the height of the Empire State Building by 21 feet.

04/30/2012

Tribute in Light

10 Years Later, NYC Honors 9/11 Victims With Tribute In Light, Solemn Ceremony

An emotional ceremony took place in the shadow of the new World Trade Center as New York City and the world marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2011

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Former Governor George Pataki Won’t Enter 2012 Presidential Race

The former three-term governor has been considering a run for months and has been trying to build support in the important primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

08/26/2011

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Spokesman: Former New York Gov. George Pataki May Enter 2012 Presidential Race

Pataki is a moderate, and would join a field led by fierce conservatives like Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry.

08/22/2011

From left, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, George Pataki, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Sen. Chuck Schumer stand near the casket of former Gov. Hugh Carey Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Politicians, Family, Friends Pay Tribute To Late N.Y. Gov. Hugh Carey

There was a final farewell Thursday for one of New York’s most popular and colorful governors. Hugh Carey led the Empire State through the fiscal crisis of the 1970s. His funeral drew a bipartisan who’s who of New York’s political elite.

08/11/2011

Gov. Cuomo (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images); Mayor Bloomberg (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Changes His Tune On State Budget, Gov. Cuomo

The mayor said that while he’s “not happy” about funding cuts to New York City, they are simply a reality that “we’re going to have to deal with.”

03/30/2011

Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

NYS Ins. General: Widespread Democratic Corruption

It could be a political game changer. A scathing report about corruption that stretches from Albany to Aqueduct has raised serious questions about New York lawmakers. Will it impact campaign 2010?

10/22/2010

GOP and tea party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino

Giuliani Won’t Say If He Will Endorse Paladino

On a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Giuliani said he doesn’t know Paladino and that Paladino has not sought his backing.

09/22/2010

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