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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King: Cantor’s Defeat ‘A Surprise That No One Saw Coming’

Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.

06/11/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with people during a book signing for her new book, "Hard Choices" at a Barnes & Noble on June 10, 2014 in Union Square.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Kicks Off Book Signing Tour At Barnes & Noble In Union Square

The potential 2016 presidential candidate’s new memoir, “Hard Choices,” hit bookshelves Tuesday.

06/10/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From Guantanamo

Following the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.

06/09/2014

Rose petals are dropped from a helicopter on the Statue of Liberty June 6, 2014  (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

06/06/2014

Former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick (Credit: CBS 2)

Another Honor In Store For D-Day Veteran On 70th Anniversary Of Invasion

On the 70th anniversary of D-Day, former Army Sgt. Morton Wernick will receive another medal to add to his collection — the French Legion of Honor, for landing in Normandy and participating in numerous battles to help free France.

06/05/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

President Obama Hammered With Bergdahl Questions While In Brussels

In Brussels to meet with foreign heads of state at the G-7 summit, President Obama faced continued questions about the deal to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five top Taliban officials.

06/05/2014

Former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Record As Prosecutor Might Not Help Ex-Brooklyn DA In Corruption Probe

A public corruption probe has snared former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes, and sources said his record as a prosecutor might not help him.

06/03/2014

A sign announcing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in the window of the Hailey Paint and Supply store on Main Street June 1, 2014 in Hailey, Idaho. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Swap Of Captured American Soldier, Taliban Detainees Stirs Debate

The Obama administration is facing mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.

06/02/2014

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Elected Officials, Others Call For Change To NYC’s 911 System

Accusations of major delays in the city’s 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.

05/30/2014

FILE -- This Staten Island home was badly flooded during Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Sandy Tax Abatement Legislation

Property tax relief is on the way for New York homeowners who rebuilt or repaired their homes following Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Promised Transparency, But Is He Practicing What He Preached?

When he was campaigning to replace Michael Bloomberg, a mayor who left the city nearly every weekend but refused to say where, Bill de Blasio vowed to be the most open mayor ever. Instead, he has repeatedly kept the media at bay.

05/29/2014

President Barack Obama arrives at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York to deliver the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class May 28, 2014.      AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers West Point Commencement Address, Calls For Restrained Use Of U.S. Military

In a broad defense of his foreign policy, Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.

05/28/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

President Obama Says End Of The War In Afghanistan Is Finally In Sight

An end to the war in Afghanistan is near. President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared that two-thirds of U.S. troops will come home by the end of the year, and the military commitment to Afghanistan will end by 2016.

05/27/2014

Grandmas arrested over Upper East Side tree removal protest (CBS 2)

8 UES Residents, Including 3 Grandmothers, Arrested In Tree Removal Protest

The “UES Eight” were held for five hours at the 19th Precinct so police could do criminal background checks, They faced disorderly conduct and obstruction charges.

05/23/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches Re-Election Bid At Democratic Convention On Long Island

Cuomo sounded a triumphant note in his party convention address that cited his successful efforts to pass gay marriage and gun control and his work to boost education investments and fix the economy of upstate New York.

05/22/2014

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