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A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

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

Rep. Peter King

Long Island Congressman Peter King Mulls 2016 Presidential Bid

Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016. King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview.

05/17/2014

Picture of a road sign taken as a plane lands on February 4, 2014 in Sochi before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

US Warns Of Explosives In Toothpaste Tubes Ahead Of Sochi Olympics

The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

02/06/2014

The exterior of the Pro Football Hall of Fame prior to the NFL Class of 2013 Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on Aug. 3, 2013 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Questioning The Football Hall Voting Process; Peter King Chimes In

Boomer and Craig discussed the voting process behind one being elected for enshrinement to the Pro Football Hall of Fame with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, who has a vote and is not a fan of the secrecy involved.

WFAN–02/03/2014

(L to R) British Foreign Secretary William Hague, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend a statement on early November 24, 2013 in Geneva. (Photo read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Look To Sanctions If Iran Deal Falters

The controversial deal to put the brakes on Iran’s nuclear program has united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill on steps to take if the pact falls apart.

11/25/2013

Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Rex Ryan Says ‘So-Called Experts’ Knew Nothing About Jets

The Jets were expected to stink this season. Plain and simple. Then a funny thing happened…

11/13/2013

Marcos Zea. (credit: Handout)

Feds: L.I. Man Wanted To Join Al Qaeda Affiliate, Commit Murder Overseas

Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, of Brentwood is charged with conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to provide material support to terrorists, obstruction of justice and more.

10/18/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (credit: Getty Images)

Frustration Mounts Over Government Shutdown

Some of New York’s political heavyweights voiced their frustration Sunday over the partial government shutdown, which entered its sixth day.

10/06/2013

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House Votes Down Democrats’ Latest Effort To End Government Shutdown

Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.

10/02/2013

Canadian VIA Train

2 Men Arrested In Thwarted Canadian Train Terror Plot

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday that Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser were conspiring to carry out an Al Qaeda-supported attack, but posed no imminent threat.

04/22/2013

Rep. Peter King

Eye On New York: ‘Golden Boy’, The Battle Of The Bulge, And Congressman Peter King

CBS 2’s Dr Max Gomez takes a look at how men and women can win the battle of the bulge, and CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer speaks with Congressman Peter King of Long Island, all in this edition of Eye On New York.

01/06/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

Jason Zielinski shows a customer an AR-15 style rifle at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Popular AR-15 Takes Center Stage Of Gun Control Debate

The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in America with more than three million Americans owning one. Dick’s Sporting Goods says it’s suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because the shooting in Newtown.

12/18/2012

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