Leon Panetta

NYPD security and bomb-sniffing dogs posted outside the Israeli consulate in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Increased Israel-Iran Tension Leads To Heightened Security At Jewish Institutions In NYC

The NYPD says that security has been increased at the Israeli consulate, synagogues and other Jewish cultural institutions throughout the city.

02/03/2012

Dan Choi (file / credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Dan Choi, Gay Soldier Booted From Army, Celebrates End Of DADT

For Choi, there was a feeling of validation today as the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy officially became history.

09/20/2011

A Staten Island Ferry makes its ways north from Staten Island to Manhattan with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Wants Feds To Remove Ammo From Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.

06/30/2011

Ground Zero (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

President Obama To Meet 9/11 Families, Lay Wreath At Ground Zero Thursday

President Barack Obama will be meeting with a small, handpicked group of September 11 families at ground zero Thursday.

05/04/2011

Osama Bin Laden (credit: AP)

Obama, Fearing Bin Laden Photos Could Become ‘Propaganda Tool,’ Won’t Release Them

In an interview with CBS News correspondent Steve Kroft for this Sunday’s “60 Minutes”, President Barack Obama says he won’t release the Osama bin Laden images taken to prove his death.

05/04/2011

An undated file picture shows Osama Bin Laden. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

People At Ground Zero Debate Whether Bin Laden Photo Should Be Released

Of all the images seen of bin Laden in the days since his death, there is one that remains tightly under wraps and for many is the most sought after one.

05/03/2011