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A photo taken from Air Force One shows Denali, which was formerly known as Mount McKinley. (Credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Senator Who Named Son After Mount McKinley Disappointed By Its Name Change

The Obama administration announced Sunday it is changing the name of the mountain, North America’s tallest peak.

09/01/2015

A plane went down in Hicksville, Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 16, leaving one person dead and shutting down the Long Island Rail Road. (Credit: Frank Hoeffner)

Audio Recording Captures Final Moments Before Fatal Hicksville Plane Crash

An audio recording capturing the final moments before a plane came crashing down onto a railroad crossing on Long Island has been released.

08/25/2015

View of the US flag raised over the US Embassy building in Havana on August 14, 2015, during US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit.  (Photo: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

American Flag Raised Over U.S. Embassy In Cuba; Sen. Menendez Calls It ‘Shameful’

The Stars and Stripes rose Friday over the newly opened U.S. Embassy for the first time in 54 years, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba.

08/14/2015

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks during the prime time Republican presidential primary debate on August 6, 2015. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson Discusses Campaign

In Wednesday’s “Eye On Politics,” Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson talks to WCBS 880 anchor Steve Scott about the campaign.

08/12/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill For Veterans’ Pension Credits

The legislation authored by Sen. William Larkin, a Hudson Valley Republican and combat veteran of World War II, would amend current law that provides up to three years’ credit toward public employee pensions for military service during hostilities.

11/10/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King: Cantor’s Defeat ‘A Surprise That No One Saw Coming’

Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.

06/11/2014

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Former Gov. David Paterson Pushes For Pension Bill To Help Injured NYPD Cop Rosa Rodriguez

Former New York Gov. David Paterson is urging state lawmakers should pass a law exempting NYPD Officer Rosa Rodriguez, critically injured during a fire in Coney Island last month, from receiving only a reduced pension.

05/19/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Ranks New York As Worst State For Retiring

Bankrate noted that New York City is home to nearly half of state residents, and the high taxes and cost of living were to blame for the low ranking.

05/05/2014

The 2015 Ford Mustang convertible is revealed at the top of the Empire State Building in New York, April 16, 2014. (Photo:  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ford Celebrates Mustang’s 50th Anniversary From Top Of Empire State Building

Ford is celebrating the golden anniversary of its iconic Mustang by unveiling the new 2015 model from the top of the Empire State Building.

04/16/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

King: NYPD Officer Held In India ‘Blatant Retaliation’ For Diplomat’s Arrest

Officer Manny Encarnacion was arrested early last month while traveling in New Delhi, where he was visiting his wife. He’s been barred from leaving the country until the case is resolved, officials said.

04/04/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, DC shows a page on the HealthCare.gov website indicating that the site is too busy for the amount of traffic. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Affordable Care Act Projected To Meet Enrollee Goal

The Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government’s health insurance website.

03/31/2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn) (file/credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Signs Nation’s First Law To Institute $10.10 An Hour Minimum Wage

The state legislature passed the measure on Wednesday. Under the law, the minimum wage will increase annually until it reaches $10.10 an hour in 2017.

03/27/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Menendez/Grimm Flood Insurance Affordability Bill Passes, Awaits President’s Signature

Congress passed a bill Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in flood insurance rates for many homeowners. It passed in the Senate by a vote of 72 to 22.

03/14/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De Blasio

Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.

03/10/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Admits To Past Pot Use: ‘It’s Not Like I Was Cheech & Chong’

Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.

03/07/2014

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