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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

09/15/2014

New Jersey-born Quinn Schansman, 19, was killed after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner he was on was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey Native

In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

President Barack Obama is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an official welcoming ceremony on his arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport on March, 20, 2013 near Tel Aviv, Israel. (Photo by Marc Israel Sellem-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Vows Unwavering Support, Says U.S. ‘Stands With Israel’

Putting aside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration that he will go it alone in the defense of Israel if he has too, the normal tensions with President Barack Obama seemed to have been wiped away.

03/20/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. Congresspeople: Possible Relief Ahead For Sandy Victims’ Insurance Rates

There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.

03/11/2013

Gov. Chris Christie, House Rep. John Boehner (credit: Getty Images)

Furious & Fuming: Christie Blames House GOP, Boehner For Politicizing Sandy Aid

Several lawmakers from New York and New Jersey said House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to abandon a vote this session would be a crushing blow to states ravaged by the devastating storm.

01/02/2013

State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

City prepares for the UN General Assembly (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Road Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly; Ahmadinejad Protests Abound

Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.

09/24/2012

The Olympic rings hang from Tower Bridge - Longon, England (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants Munich Victims Honored At London Olympics

Some members of Congress, including several from New York, want the International Olympic Committee to honor the Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed at the Munich games in 1972.

07/26/2012

US Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Eliot Engel Calls On President Obama To Invoke 14th Amendment To Raise Debt Ceiling

US Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.

07/27/2011

Men fish on the Hudson River across from the Indian Point nuclear power plant March 18, 2011 in Buchanan, New York. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Entergy’s Siren Test At Indian Point Nuclear Plant Meets Federal Standards

All but two of the 172 emergency sirens around the Indian Point nuclear power plants have sounded as expected during a test.

05/11/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”

05/10/2011

Gas Pump - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

New York Lawmaker Wants Greater Fuel Choice For Cars

Saying consumers can’t keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.

04/20/2011