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Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Schumer: FBI ‘May Have Messed Up’ In Handling 2011 Tsarnaev Investigation

Sen. Charles Schumer, who is often a staunch supporter of federal agencies, said there are serious questions now about what the FBI knew about the Tsarnaev brothers before the deadly Boston Marathon bombings and ensuing reign of terror.

04/28/2013

A man in Moscow looks at a computer screen displaying a picture reportedly taken in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, 2013, showing the trail of a falling object above a residential area of the city. (Photo credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Injured By Blasts As Meteor Falls In Russia

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring nearly 1,000 people.

02/15/2013

Dania and Nick Mavros (credit: Eleni Giannousis)

Congressman Steve Israel Fights To End Russian Ban On Adoptions

Israel is proposing to cut U.S. aid to Russia if babies being adopted by American couples aren’t let out of the country.

01/29/2013

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New York Caviar Distributor Spared More Jail Time In Import Fraud Case

Isidoro “Mario” Garbarino was sentenced Monday in Manhattan to time served for unlawfully importing more than 100,000 pounds of Russian and Iranian caviar in the 1980s.

01/07/2013

Robert and Kim Summers are pleading for the Russian government to reconsider the ban. (credit: CBS 2)

Russian Adoption Ban Devastates N.J. Family Trying To Bring Orphan To U.S.

For two years, Robert and Kim Summers have been trying to bring a Russian child to their Freehold home and recently were matched with a little boy whom they have already named.

12/28/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama face off in their final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. - Oct 22, 2012 (credit: Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images)

Fact Check Tuesday: Romney Vs. Obama – Round Three

Both men got things wrong. So Brooks Jackson of factcheck.org checked in to go over the claims and set the record straight.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

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Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

Sir Mark Lyall Grant, British Ambassador to the United Nations, with the Secretariat in the background at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on the East Side - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

On Foreign Soil: British U.N. Ambassador Talks NYC’s ‘Vibrancy’ And More

He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.

09/14/2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Applauds Russian Justice System In ‘Pussy Riot’ Case

There has been nearly unanimous outrage over the two-year jail sentence handed down for the members of the Russian punk band, but Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is defending the punishment.

08/22/2012

Anna Malova (file / credit: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Russian Beauty Queen Accused Of Hoarding Pills During Treatment Ordered In NYC

Prosecutors say a former Miss Russia has been hoarding pills to try to get high while in court-ordered drug treatment.

03/20/2012

Anna Malova (file / credit: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Former Miss Russia Gets One More Chance At Rehab In New York

A former Miss Russia is getting what a judge calls her “last chance” at resolving her New York drug case with treatment.

01/03/2012

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Nets Owner Prokhorov To Challenge Putin In Russian Presidential Election

Mikhail Prokhorov: Nets owner, billionaire tycoon and… Russian presidential candidate?

WFAN–12/12/2011

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