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Ball to drop Dec. 31, 2013 in Times Square (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Organizers Making Final Preps For Big New Year’s Eve Bash In Times Square

Nearly 800 people have been hard at work putting the finishing touches on the big event, which is expected to be watched by more than a million people in Times Square and over a billion worldwide.

12/30/2013

Commander-In-Chief Ball

‘America’s Possibilities Are Limitless,’ Obama Says On Day Of Pageantry

President Barack Obama took a public oath of office on Monday after he was sworn in during a private ceremony on Sunday. The Constitution requires presidential terms to begin on Jan. 20.

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Sworn In For Second Term; Public Inauguration Set For Monday

President Obama will repeat the swearing-in ritual again Monday on the west front of the Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

01/20/2013

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in an interview on "60 Minutes" (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Native Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Discusses Affirmative Action

In her first network interview, airing on Sunday night’s “60 Minutes,” Sotomayor talked about the opportunities she’s had because she is considered a minority.

01/13/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court Nominees

With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.

10/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Joins The Bleacher Creatures For A Day

Sonia Sotomayor traded benches for a day, joining the New York Yankees’ Bleacher Creatures.

08/01/2012