Washington D.C.

Forest Hills High School (credit: schools.nyc.gov)

Queens School Seeks Donations To Send Students To National Competition

The team from Forest Hills High School, which is made up of 34 seniors, has to come up with $22,000 by March 15 if they are to compete in the “We the People” competition, which takes place in Washington D.C. at the end of April.

02/04/2013

This service dog from Canine Companions for Independence will march in the inaugural parade in Washington D.C., on Jan. 21, 2013.

Canine Companions For Independence To March In Presidential Inaugural Parade

All eyes will be on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation’s capital on Monday for the inaugural parade. And some of the parade marchers will be walking on four legs.

01/18/2013

Marcela Pinos will be attending President Barack Obama's second inauguration, thanks to the kindness of strangers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Strangers Pay Way For Bronx Teen To Attend President Obama’s Inauguration

For 16-year-old Marcela Pinos, a daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants, her dream of attending a student conference in Washington for the inauguration of the president appeared to be out of reach.

01/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Goes To Washington In Hopes Of Securing More Sandy Aid

In a letter from the mayor’s office addressed to New York’s Congressional Delegation, Bloomberg asked for help in “securing supplemental and expedited funding” for the five boroughs.

11/28/2012

Samantha Garvey (L) meeting Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) with Long Island Rep. Steve Israel (Center) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: Steve Israel/Facebook)

Homeless L.I. Teen Not Science Contest Finalist, But Still A Winner

Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.

01/25/2012

Police keep watch inside Grand Central Terminal during the Operation Railsafe exercise October 8, 2010. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. King Happy NYC Keeps Terror Funds, Money Not ‘Wasted’ On Other Cities

The Department of Homeland Security had provided funding to 64 cities, but that number will now drop to 31 deemed to be high-threat urban areas.

05/19/2011

GW Parade

Presidents Day Weekend Getaway Guide

Some of the best celebrations of our country’s earliest leaders take place over the weekend, and the extra day off from work means you can travel outside New York to some of the most historic cities and towns in America.

CBS New York–02/16/2011

A wind farm is seen near Liverpool, England - May 12, 2008 - Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Google Investing In Offshore Wind Power Project

The transmission lines, which would run lead to the coast from Virginia to New Jersey, would be capable of delivering 2,000 megawatts of wind energy, the companies said.

10/12/2010

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