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Thousands Attend Funeral For Beau Biden

More than 1,000 attended the Mass for Beau Biden at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wilmington, Delaware.

06/06/2015

Rev. Al Sharpton calls on Senate to hold confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch at National Action Network conference on April 11, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton Calls For Senate Confirmation Hearing For Attorney General Nominee

At the National Action Networks’ annual convention Saturday, a crowd chanted “call the vote.”

04/11/2015

Vigil held at memorial for slain officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Law On Donations To Slain NYPD Officers’ Families

The new legislation extends the deadline to April 15 — the same deadline for Americans to file their personal income taxes.

04/01/2015

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President Barack Obama Answers Questions from YouTubers: Recap

President Obama reached out to a younger generation today with a live online interview with three of the most popular YouTubers on the internet.

01/22/2015

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President Obama Interview with YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell and Hank Green: Watch Live

President Obama will field questions today from representatives of the online audience, represented by popular YouTubers Bethany Mota, GloZell Green, and Hank Green.

01/22/2015

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Gov. Cuomo Plans Trade Mission To Cuba Following Eased Travel Restrictions

Just a month after the federal government announced that travel restrictions would be eased, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning a trip to Cuba.

01/17/2015

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Cuban-Americans Differ On Obama’s Plan To Open Direct Travel From U.S. To Havana

President Obama wants Americans to be able to hop on a plane at Newark Airport and fly direct to Havana.

01/16/2015

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YouTubers to Interview Obama After State of the Union Address

President Obama, the leader of the free world, will field questions from representatives of the online audience, represented by three popular YouTubers.

01/16/2015

Gov. Mario Cuomo addresses the Democratic National Convention in 1984. (Credit: CBS2)

Flags Flown At Half-Staff In Honor Of Former Governor, Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo’s son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, directed Friday morning that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff in honor to remember his father.

01/02/2015

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Wants To Halt Cuba Diplomatic Relations Until Cop Killer Is Extradited

Joanne Chesimard was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for the 1973 murder of a New Jersey State Trooper.

12/21/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner
> on December 20, 2014 in New York City. The suspect, who killed his girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day, was apparently motivated by the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

President Obama, Family Of Michael Brown Condemn Killing Of Two NYPD Officers In Brooklyn

President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.

12/21/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/20/2014

President Obama speaks day after midterm elections (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Mayor’s Christmas Card Features President Obama With Family

The picture on the front page of the Connecticut Post: President Obama posing with the mayor of Bridgeport and his family on the mayor’s holiday card.

12/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: The five recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors pose for a group photo following a dinner hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry from left to right top row: actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, singer-songwriter Sting, singer Al Green, from left to right bottom row: ballerina Patricia McBride and comedienne Lily Tomlin at the U.S. Department of State on December 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Center Honors Five Extraordinary Artists

Singer Al Green, Actor and Filmmaker Tom Hanks, Ballerina Patricia McBride, Singer-Songwriter Sting and Comedienne Lily Tomlin Are the Honorees for the 37th Anniversary of This Acclaimed Annual Special

12/08/2014

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