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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

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

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

A picture shows damage inside the burnt U.S. consulate building in Benghazi on September 13, 2012 following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Libya Announces 4 Arrests In Deadly Attack On U.S. Consulate

Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.

09/13/2012

Bashar al-Assad

Columbia University Under Fire For Admitting Media Aid To Syrian President Al-Assad

Syrian rights groups are demanding Columbia University rescind the admission of the daughter of the Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, who has alleged ties to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

06/12/2012

An image grab taken from Syrian state TV shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. (credit: DSK/AFP/GettyImages)

Local Families With Ties To Syria Worry About Loved Ones Back Home

Tempers flared among members of the Syrian community in Paterson, New Jersey as there were new reports of mass murder and international leaders debated what to do.

06/07/2012

Marie Colvin Convoy for Freedom of Syria arrives at Marie Colvin's family home - East Norwich, NY - Mar 16, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Syrians Honor Fallen Journalist Marie Colvin At L.I. Home

About two dozen Syrians from around the United States paid tribute to slain journalist Marie Colvin with a visit to her family’s New York home.

03/16/2012

Seetharams Sivam (C) and Varatharajah Suppiah (R) and other members of the Tamil American community hold signs of support after the funeral of slain correspondent Marie Colvin at St. Dominic's Catholic Church on March 12, 2012 in Oyster Bay, New  York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrians To Honor Slain Journalist Marie Colvin At Family’s L.I. Home

The Marie Colvin Convoy for Freedom of Syria, which started in Los Angeles last week, is expected to arrive at the East Norwich home of Colvin’s family on Friday.

03/15/2012

Pall bearers carry the casket of Marie Colvin, inset, on March 12, 2012. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880/Handout)

Funeral Held In Oyster Bay For Journalist Marie Colvin Slain In Syria

Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died on Feb. 22 from government shelling in the city of Homs.

03/12/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Wake This Weekend In Oyster Bay For Slain Journalist Marie Colvin

A wake is being held this weekend on Long Island for award-winning journalist Marie Colvin who was killed last month while covering the recent ongoing violence in Syria.

03/10/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Body Of Slain Journalist Marie Colvin Returns To NY

The-56-year-old from Oyster Bay was killed last month along with a French photographer while covering the violence in the Syrian city of Homs.

03/06/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Family Of Marie Colvin, Journalist From L.I. Killed In Syria, Starts Memorial Fund

Oyster Bay native Marie Colvin died Wednesday in a rocket attack on the besieged city of Homs. The 56-year-old was an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times.

02/25/2012

Marie Colvin (credit: Handout)

Journalist Marie Colvin, L.I. Native, Killed In Syria

Marie Colvin, an award-winning journalist who worked for Britain’s The Sunday Times, died Wednesday from government shelling in the city of Homes.

02/22/2012

Stamford, Conn. Shell station prices

$5 Gas Hits Connecticut; $6-Plus Predicted For Tri-State Very Soon

At first you might have thought your eyes were playing tricks on you, but they weren’t. Gas prices hit $4.99 for premium in Stamford on Wednesday.

04/20/2011

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