As the sun rose over the shattered community of Moore, Oklahoma, the state medical examiner’s office cut the estimated death toll by more than half, saying at least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.
President Barack Obama was briefed for an hour Friday morning on the developments in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
The FBI released video and pictures Thursday and is asking the public to help identify the two men seen in those images as it tries to piece together who is responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings.
The feds are keeping a tight lid on the details of the inmate release, saying only that there are “hundreds” nationwide, and that they are “non-criminals and other low risk offenders.”
Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano toured Staten Island Sunday, meeting state and local officials and viewing recovering efforts following Superstorm Sandy.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.
Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”
Staten Island residents are furious. They feel that in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy they’ve been ignored and left to fend for themselves.
Bill Quinlan, senior vice president for Connecticut Light & Power, told reporters on Thursday he would not be more specific because of the extent of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
There will be no more arrests and no more fear of deportation for as many as 800,000 immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since had no criminal records.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn’t holding his tongue when it comes to criticism of the U.S. immigration policy.
You’ve seen the videos. Pat-downs of children have led to a nationwide debate on security screening at airports. Now, the government is changing the rules for kids.
In our post-9/11 world we’ve become accustomed to many a security rules and regulations, including taking our shoes off at airport screening checkpoints. But a change is underfoot.
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