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Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Obama Visit Friday Will Snag Flights At Westchester County Airport

When many New Yorkers are heading out of town for Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is heading not to the city, but to Westchester County for a pair of events.

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

President Barack Obama lines up a putt on the first green at the Farm Neck Golf Club on August 9, 2014 in Oak Bluffs, Mass. (credit: Matthew Healey-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Plays Golf After Making Somber Statement On Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

Shortly after delivering his somber remarks Wednesday, he engaged in his favorite pastime — a game of golf with friends, including former professional basketball star Alonzo Mourning.

08/21/2014

Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Obama Sent Troops To Syria On Failed Mission To Rescue Foley, Other Captives

Foley’s parents stepped before cameras Wednesday to share their pain with the world and reflect on the life their son lived.

08/20/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

Actor Robin Williams speaks onstage during "The Crazy Ones" panel discussion at the CBS, Showtime and The CW portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Found Dead In Calif. Home In Suspected Suicide

Actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead Monday in his northern California home, in what was suspected to be a suicide.

08/11/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. AFP PHOTO/ MARWAN IBRAHIM        (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches More Airstrikes On Militant Group ISIS In Iraq; Rep. King Calls Move ‘Essential’

American officials say the U.S. launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic State targets near Erbil on Friday, using drones and fighter jets.

08/08/2014

Iraqis inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Shiite Mustafa prayer hall, or Husseiniya, in the southwest of the northern Kurdish controlled Iraqi city of Kirkuk on August 7, 2014. A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others police and medical sources said. (Credit: MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Airstrikes In Iraq Are ‘Essential’ To Stop ISIS

President Barack Obama announced Thursday night he has authorized targeted airstrikes in in Iraq, and U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the effort is necessary and has bipartisan support.

08/07/2014

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Rochester Man Charged With Tweeting Threats Against Obama, Gov. Cuomo

A 30-year-old western New York man is charged with tweeting threats against President Barack Obama and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

08/06/2014

President Barack Obama (left) and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the U.S-Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: More Business Between U.S. And Africa Will Benefit All

All eyes around the world have been on Africa lately due to the Ebola virus outbreak, but in Washington, the talk has all been surrounding the importance of doing business with Africa.

08/05/2014

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting on September 25, 2013 in New York City. Timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, CGI brings together heads of state, CEOs, philanthropists and others to help find solutions to the world's major problems.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton On Facebook Chat: Tougher Sanctions Are Needed On Russia

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia.

07/21/2014

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)

Presidential Gridlock Alert: Obama To Visit NYC For 2 Events

Obama will be traveling to New York City to raise campaign money at separate events for the Democratic Party and the House Majority PAC, which tries to help Democrats win House seats.

07/17/2014

In an article criticizing the “racism” of far-right voters, a West Village newspaper is now under fire for its own explicitly racist headline about President Barack Obama: “The N----- in the White House.”  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

West Village Paper Creates Controversy With ‘N-Word’ Headline About Obama

In an article criticizing the “racism” of far-right voters, a West Village newspaper is now under fire for its own explicitly racist headline about President Barack Obama: “The N—– in the White House.”

07/07/2014

New York's online health insurance marketplace (Credit: CBSNewYork.com)

Some NY Health Exchange Insurers Seek Sharp Hikes

Some insurance companies participating in New York’s health care exchange want to jack up rates, raising new fears about the cost of medical insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

07/03/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama chants "believe that we will win" as he arrives at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to watch the U.S. play Belgium in World Cup action July 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

WATCH: Obama Calls Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey To Congratulate USMNT

“I just wanted to call to say you guys did us proud,” Obama said in a video released by the White House. “To see the way you guys captured the hearts and the imaginations of the whole country is unbelievable.”

07/03/2014

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