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National Sept. 11 Museum, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

7-Minute ‘Rise Of Al Qaeda’ Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes Controversy

Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.

04/24/2014

Rep. Chris Murphy is seen in his official headshot - File / Photo: Office of Chris Murphy

Sen. Murphy On Crimea Vote: Putin’s ‘Done Something Incredibly Stupid’

President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine.

03/17/2014

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

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, At Least 7 Injured In Explosion At NJ Condo Complex

A powerful gas explosion at a Ewing town house complex has left at least seven people injured.

03/04/2014

A suspect in an alleged mafia drug smuggling ring is escorted by FBI agents in Manhattan on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Italy, US Crack Down On International Mafia Drug Smuggling

Seven people have been arrested by the FBI in the New York City area as part of an international crackdown on mafia drug smuggling, U.S. authorities told CBS News.

02/11/2014

Car drives along I-84 on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

State Sen. Greg Ball Criticizes Cuomo For Closing I-84

A state senator says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a little too quick to shut down Interstate 84 when nasty weather strikes.

02/05/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Target: Breach Affected Millions More Customers

Target’s pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.

01/10/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds press conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.

01/09/2014

Livingston Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Liberator 68 Years Later

Marsha Kreuzman weighed just 70 pounds when the troops came in to liberate Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria in May of 1945. She was 18 years old at the time.

12/30/2013

Musician Kevin Jonas  attends the unveiling of the AOL media room at the Ronald McDonald House in Manhattan on Oct. 7, 2011. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Week Of Milestones For Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House, an 84-room oasis on East 73rd Street for sick kids and their families, is marking its 35th anniversary and will welcome its 30,000th family.

12/04/2013

Young boy with iPad (file/credit:YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Parents Should Limit Children’s Use Of Social Media, Smartphones

A leading group of pediatricians says parents need to know that unrestricted use of smartphones and social media could have serious consequences for their kids.

10/28/2013

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Report: 17 Of New Jersey’s 21 Sheriffs Are Double-Dipping

The 17 double-dipping sheriffs and 29 undersheriffs are raking in $8.3 million a year, said New Jersey Watchdog’s Mark Lagerqvist.

10/27/2013

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex Marriage

In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.

10/21/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

The Old Mill sign in Blairstown, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot/WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Blairstown And The Delaware Water Gap

The Blairstown Diner and much of the area is where the original “Friday The 13th” was filmed, a fact not lost on trespassers and daredevils alike.

09/18/2013

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