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Vice President Joe Biden (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Vice President Joe Biden Addresses West Point Cadets At Graduation Ceremony

Biden addressed the 972 U.S. Military Academy cadets in a ceremony on Saturday morning. He said that a nation emerging from a decade of war has greater flexibility.

05/26/2012

Graduating cadets at West Point (file / credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

West Point Cadets Look Ahead To Graduation

Graduation is this weekend at the United States Military Academy, and the West Point cadets are excited.

05/25/2012

Homeless Person in New York City (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Seeks Volunteers For Homeless Count

Would you like to give back to New York City? You’ll have a chance next week.

01/27/2012

Michelle King Gonzales - Oct 20, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Iraq War Veteran From Staten Island Running In NYC Marathon

Running long distances became an anchor for Michelle King Gonzales during her three tours in Iraq.

11/02/2011

Firefighters are seen at the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Ron Agam/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Fallen Fire Lt. Kevin Dowdell’s Sons Remember Him

The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.

09/09/2011

Caldwell House

Outside NYC: Bed & Breakfast Inns Of Hudson Valley

Just outside of New York City is historic Hudson Valley, home to some of the finest bed and breakfasts around. Here is our list of the top B&B choices outside NYC.

CBS New York–08/21/2011

Beetle invasion

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Doing Incredible Damage To Area Trees

It’s a beetle invasion. But unlike the “fab four,” these little critters are not welcomed. They’re eating their way through area trees and there might not be a way to stop their advance.

07/26/2011

West Point Military Academy (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

President Obama Appoints Gay Activist To West Point Board

President Barack Obama has appointed Sue Fulton, a founding board member of OutServe, an association of actively serving gay military personnel, to the U.S. Military Academy Board of Visitors.

07/05/2011

Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen arrives for a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on Saturday, May 21, 2011.   (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Adm. Mike Mullen Addresses More Than 1,000 Cadets Graduating From West Point

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen told cadets graduating from West Point on Saturday they should build bridges to a public that doesn’t always understand the “full weight” of military service after a decade of deadly conflicts.

05/21/2011

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

West Point Cadet Profile: Michael Nilsen, Of Brooklyn, Follows His Heart To Become A Leader

When Michael Nilsen told his parents he wanted to go to West Point, they were less than thrilled. But he’s convinced this is right.

05/20/2011

Reporter Peter Haskell interviews Cadet Mike Chiaia (credit: WCBS 880)

West Point Cadet Profile: Mike Chiaia, Of Brooklyn, Realized His Calling On 9/11

For one graduating West Point cadet from Brooklyn, defending his nation has a personal connection.

05/19/2011

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Cadet Tom Anderson Achieves Lifelong Dream Of Graduating From West Point

For graduating cadet Tom Anderson from Poughkeepsie, going to West Point was obvious an obvious life choice.

05/18/2011

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Lesbian Cadet Katherine Miller Rejected For Readmission To West Point

Miller sought to rejoin the academy as the military moves to end its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. She reapplied when Congress voted to repeal the law in December.

04/27/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly with members of the NYPD Aviation Unit at One Police Plaza - New York, NY - Feb 22, 2011 - AP Photo/Kathy Willens

NYPD Honors Aviation Unit For West Point Rescue

Five NYPD officers involved in the daring weekend helicopter rescue of two West Point cadets stranded on a cliff in high winds were recognized Tuesday for their heroism.

02/23/2011

A daring New York Police Department helicopter rescue in darkness and dangerous winds safely delivered two West Point cadets Sunday from an 18-inch-wide mountain ledge where they were stranded 500 feet above ground for nearly eight hours.

NYPD Helicopter Brings West Point Cadets To Safety In Dramatic Rescue

A daring rescue in the midst of darkness and dangerous winds safely delivered two West Point cadets Sunday from an 18-inch ledge where they were stranded.

02/20/2011

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