Steve Scott

Connecticut Senator Who Named Son After Mount McKinley Disappointed By Its Name ChangeThe Obama administration announced Sunday it is changing the name of the mountain, North America's tallest peak.
Audio Recording Captures Final Moments Before Fatal Hicksville Plane CrashAn audio recording capturing the final moments before a plane came crashing down onto a railroad crossing on Long Island has been released.
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.
Eye On Politics: Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson Discusses CampaignIn Wednesday's "Eye On Politics," Republican Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson talks to WCBS 880 anchor Steve Scott about the campaign.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vetoes Bill For Veterans' Pension CreditsThe 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.
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.
Former Gov. David Paterson Pushes For Pension Bill To Help Injured NYPD Cop Rosa RodriguezFormer 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.
Study Ranks New York As Worst State For RetiringBankrate 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.
Ford Celebrates Mustang's 50th Anniversary From Top Of Empire State BuildingFord is celebrating the golden anniversary of its iconic Mustang by unveiling the new 2015 model from the top of the Empire State Building.
King: NYPD Officer Held In India 'Blatant Retaliation' For Diplomat's ArrestOfficer 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.
Affordable Care Act Projected To Meet Enrollee GoalThe Obama administration says a new technical problem briefly prevented last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website.
Gov. Malloy Signs Nation's First Law To Institute $10.10 An Hour Minimum WageThe 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.