Obama Administration

Yogi Berra signs an autograph before the Yankees play against the Toronto Blue Jays on Feb. 25, 2009 at Dunedin Stadium in Dunedin, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Petition Started To Get Legend Yogi Berra Awarded The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Some of Yogi Berra’s greatest accomplishments off the field are just now being showcased for the whole country to see.

05/11/2015

Times Square billboards (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration: Times Square’s Iconic Billboards Must Be Removed Or Else

You can call it a bureaucratic blunder … or a Washington blooper.

05/05/2015

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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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Multiple Tri-State Area Schools On Sexual Assault Investigation List

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of colleges under investigation on Thursday.

05/01/2014

Woman Looks At Affordable Care Act Online (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Adds More Time For Some Health Care Applicants

The Obama administration has extended the deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.

03/25/2014

The senators called for more funding to FRA. (Credit: WCBS 880)

Senators Push For More Safety Inspectors Following Metro-North Derailment

Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal are calling for more funding for railroad safety inspections following the fatal Metro-North derailment.

12/15/2013

Healthcare.gov new homepage (Healthcare.gov)

Obama Administration Highlights Health Care Website Fixes

The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort get the troubled HealthCare.gov website fully functional.

12/02/2013

The Plan B pill, also known as the "morning after" pill, is displayed on a pharmacy shelf. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Approves Federal Government Plan For Morning After Pill

President Barack Obama’s administration has been given the green light to go forward with its plan to make the morning-after pill available to buyers of all ages and without a prescription – but it must do so right away.

06/12/2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

White House Launches Review Of DOJ Over Accusations Of Spying On Journalists

Under fire for spying on journalists, the White House has ordered an unusual review of what the Department of Justice is doing — and why.

05/24/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

Obama Press Conf Jan. 16 (CBS)

Former Local Official Shares Thoughts On Obama’s Second Term

After an inside look at the Obama administration, a former local official had some thoughts on the president’s second term.

01/27/2013

President Barack Obama says that he would oppose a law that sould lead to online censorship.(credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Would Oppose Legislation Aimed At Online Piracy

The Obama administration says it would oppose pending legislation that would undermine “the dynamic, innovative global Internet.”

01/15/2012

Vice President Joe Biden (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden In NYC Says Democrats Will Hold House, Senate

Vice President Joe Biden campaigning in New York City says he expects Democrats to hold onto both the House and Senate in next week’s midterm elections.

10/26/2010

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N.J. Lawmakers Sort Out Facts In ‘Race To The Top’ Error

Hearings at the New Jersey State House were held to discuss what went wrong in the mistake that cost the state millions in education funding from the Obama administration’s “Race to the Top.”

09/07/2010