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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

FILE -- Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference in Midtown on June 8, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Obama’s Student Loan Order A Good Move

President Set To Announce Expansion Of ‘Pay As You Earn’ Program Monday

06/08/2014

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

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

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York, on May 15, 2014. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Deliver Commencement Address At West Point Graduation Ceremony

President Barack Obama will be in New York for the third time this month when he gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy.

05/27/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

A barge in the Hudson River for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 - May 16, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

President Obama To Visit Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Site To Tout Infrastructure Investment

The president will be in the Tri-State area on Wednesday as part of a push for more infrastructure spending.

05/12/2014

Purported video of Boko Haram leader claiming responsibility for kidnapping hundreds of schoolgirls (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Deploying Personnel, Assets To Nigeria As Terror Group Claims Responsibility For Kidnappings

Girls as young as 12 were captured to be sold as sex slaves for as little as $12 each. They are being held by the Islamic terror group Boko Haram.

05/06/2014

Thousands of people brave high temperatures while practicing bikram yoga as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event in Times Square on June 20, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Climate Change Is Upon Us

Global warming is rapidly turning America the beautiful into America the stormy, sneezy and dangerous, according to a new federal scientific report. And those shining seas? Rising and costly, the report says.

05/06/2014

Tollbooth (file/credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmaker Wants To Impose Tolls On Interstates To Raise Infrastructure Revenues

The U.S. Department of Transportation secretary has said federal funds are nearly tapped out. Rep. Tony Guerrera said the gas tax alone is no longer enough to fund road repairs as car become more fuel efficient.

05/06/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Blumenthal Reacts To White House Plan To Combat College Sexual Assaults

The White House on Tuesday announced the Not Alone initiative as part of a slate of recommendations outlined in a report.

04/29/2014

A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014.  (credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Flyers Distributed In Troubled Eastern Ukrainian City Call On Jews To Register

Flyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the “Nationalities Commissioner” and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.

04/17/2014

President Barack Obama addresses members of the National Action Network at their 16th annual convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square on April 11, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Speaks At Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention In Times Square

The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.

04/11/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

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