Rep. Eliot Engel
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.
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.
There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.
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.
Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.
Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.
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.
US Representative Eliot Engel says compromise over the debt ceiling may not be achievable and says the president should act unilaterally.
All but two of the 172 emergency sirens around the Indian Point nuclear power plants have sounded as expected during a test.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”
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.