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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Bratton: NYPD Following Developments In UK ‘Closely’ After Britain Raises Terror Threat Level To Severe

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the NYPD is “following developments in the U.K. closely” after Britain raised its terror threat level Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.

08/29/2014

President Barack Obama lines up a putt on the first green at the Farm Neck Golf Club on August 9, 2014 in Oak Bluffs, Mass. (credit: Matthew Healey-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Plays Golf After Making Somber Statement On Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

Shortly after delivering his somber remarks Wednesday, he engaged in his favorite pastime — a game of golf with friends, including former professional basketball star Alonzo Mourning.

08/21/2014

Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Obama Sent Troops To Syria On Failed Mission To Rescue Foley, Other Captives

Foley’s parents stepped before cameras Wednesday to share their pain with the world and reflect on the life their son lived.

08/20/2014

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

CBS News: Suspected ISIS Sympathizer Arrested At John F. Kennedy International Airport

Donald Morgan was arrested upon his return from Lebanon, the official said.

08/11/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer (Credit: Getty Images)

Schumer Backs US Airstrikes In Iraq, But Not Use Of Troops

Sen. Charles Schumer endorsed the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq on Sunday, but the New York Democrat said he is against sending troops there.

08/10/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. (Credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are ‘Essential’ To Stop ISIS

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he has authorized targeted airstrikes in in Iraq, and U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the effort is necessary and has bipartisan support.

08/07/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama: ‘Battle-Hardened’ Militants Pose Threat To United States

The Obama administration is considering tighter security measures in airports amid worries that Islamic militants are creating a new arsenal of hard to detect weapons to target the U.S.

06/30/2014

Iraqi Shiite fighters parade with their weapons on June 21, 2014, in Karbala, Iraq. (Credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants U.S. To Stay Out Of Iraqi Conflict

But the senator said he does believe in protecting the United States by using drones.

06/22/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about Iraq in the Brady Briefing room of the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Sending Military Advisers To Iraq

President Barack Obama said he was dispatching up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency.

06/19/2014

FILE - NYPD officers gather at the edge of Times Square. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Says It Is Not Aware Of Any Specific Terror Threat Against The City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is “constantly vigilant” against any terror threat posed by recent violence in Iraq.

06/18/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on situation in Iraq. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: U.S. Won’t Send Troops Back Into Combat In Iraq

The U.S. won’t send troops back into Iraq, but President Barack Obama said he has asked his national security team to prepare a range of other options, which he’ll review in the coming days.

06/13/2014

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Book Honors Best Friends Killed In Line Of Duty In Iraq, Afghanistan

Memorial day has one former Marine colonel making an effort to honor his own son and others who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

05/26/2014

American soldier on patrol - Kirkuk, Iraq - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

One-Stop Service Center In Nutley Could Be A Life Saving Solution For Veterans

The scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs has stunned the nation. An investigation found that at least 40 veterans died while waiting for doctors appointments in Arizona.

05/19/2014

These artifacts were seized by the U.S. in the headquarters of Saddam Hussein's police Iraq a decade ago. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Jews Unite To Keep Artifacts Seized From Saddam Hussein’s Police

Thousands of Jewish artifacts found in Iraq a decade ago have been restored and are now on public display — but not for long.

03/17/2014

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