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Brooklyn Performance Artists To Make Giant Hamster Wheel Their Home

Beginning Friday, two performance artists from Brooklyn will spend 10 days straight running a hamster wheel nonstop – and using it as their house.

02/27/2014

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Unemployment Benefits To End For Some Saturday

Congress failed to include a renewal of unemployment benefits for people who have been out of work for more than six months in the budget it passed before the holiday break.

12/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the White House on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Defying Veto Threat, House OKs Health Law Change

The White House threatened a veto if the measure eventually reaches President Barack Obama’s desk.

11/15/2013

Tourist walk away after visiting the Lincoln memorial on the morning after a bipartisan bill was passed by the House and the Senate to reopened the government and raise the debt limit, on October 17, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Shutdown ‘Inflicted Unnecessary Damage’ To US Economy

Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

President Barack Obama (Getty Images/Handout)

Obama Pins Shutdown On Boehner; Tri-State Businesses Start To Feel Pinch

President Barack Obama said House Speaker John Boehner is preventing a vote on a funding bill because he doesn’t want to anger “extremists” in his party.

10/03/2013

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House Votes Down Democrats’ Latest Effort To End Government Shutdown

Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.

10/02/2013

President Barack Obama delivers remarks in the Rose Garden of the White House October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Blasts House Republicans For ‘Ideological Crusade’ That Shut Down Government

The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.

10/01/2013

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Obama On Government Shutdown: ‘It Does Not Have To Happen’

On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.

09/30/2013

Fire crews on the scene of an apparent house explosion in Hampton, N.J. on Aug. 28, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead After Apparent Explosion Levels Home In Hunterdon County

The body of a woman was recovered from the ruins of a home destroyed apparently by an early Wednesday morning blast in New Jersey.

08/28/2013

A car slammed into a house in Queens on Friday, May 3, 2013. (credit: Pat Austin)

Several Hurt After Car Slams Into House In Queens

It happened around 7:15 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Francis Lewis Boulevard and 133rd Avenue in the Cambria Heights section.

05/03/2013

A pickup truck slammed into a home in Selden, N.Y., on March 12, setting off a raging fire. (Photo: CBS 2)

Pickup Truck Hits Firefighter’s Selden House, Ignites Intense Fire

The incident took place at a home at 4 Choate Ave. in Selden at 7:14 p.m. The house and the vehicle both caught fire, Suffolk County police said in a news release.

03/12/2013

Shipping Container House

Brooklyn House Is New York City’s First Made All Of Shipping Containers

Some people live in shipping containers around the world, and now, New York City has its first house made entirely of them.

03/04/2013

Alex Denis with Gabe Kis (credit: Alex Denis/WLNY)

Mobile Couch: Giving Your Home A New Look For The New Year

Many folks will kick off the New Year with a redecorating project. But Do-It-Yourself projects don’t have to mean a lot of work. In fact, just adding a splash of color to your home can make a big difference.

01/09/2013

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) speak to the media after a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) January 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Sets Sandy Aid Vote After Harsh Criticism From Area Lawmakers

Rep. Peter King said House Speaker John Boehner agreed to schedule a vote Friday on $9 billion for the national flood insurance program and another vote Jan. 15 for a remaining $51 billion in the package.

01/03/2013

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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

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