Airport control towers closing, teachers laid off, and meat going bad or uninspected. These are the claims, some exaggerated, from both sides about these automatic spending cuts starting Friday with the sequester.
The famous red GE sign on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza (which has since 1988 been called the GE Building) could turned off or changed to Comcast.
That’s the hashtag being used by some Republicans, including the House Speaker John Boehner, to blame President Barack Obama for the automatic federal cuts that are a week away.
Heavy equipment began drilling holes in the sand and pounding pilings into the ground today. It’s the first phase of a project that could ultimately cost $6 million to $7 million.
The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to allow houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy to receive federal disaster aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
“We did a lot of fact checking, but actually we wound up writing about very little,” factcheck.org’s Eugene Kieley told WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot.
The women are among nearly two dozen people invited by the White House to attend the State Of The Union address.
In an announcement Wednesday, postmaster general and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe said the Saturday mail cutback will begin the week of Aug. 5.
This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
People are starting to feel cramping and other symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
A race against time may describe efforts to replace the decrepit Tappan Zee Bridge with a brand new one.
A groundbreaking decision came today from the U.S. Department of Education. It said that schools have to include students with disabilities in their sports programs, or at least provide equal alternatives.
Imagine if you could test out your car at full throttle, just to see what she can do, and do it legally. Well there was a place like that in New Jersey for 50 years.
Some towns are considering offering shop local cards. People can get the card, buy from shops in their hometown, and then they get to accumulate credits against their property tax bill.
Today’s claim to check is from newly sworn-in junior Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.
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