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Tourist walk away after visiting the Lincoln memorial on the morning after a bipartisan bill was passed by the House and the Senate to reopened the government and raise the debt limit, on October 17, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Shutdown ‘Inflicted Unnecessary Damage’ To US Economy

Thousands of furloughed federal workers returned to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn Funeral For Conn. Woman Killed In DC Car Chase

Speakers at Miriam Carey’s funeral Tuesday tried to give more insight into the person widely known as the young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her car through a White House barrier.

10/15/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Wake To Be Held For Conn. Woman Killed In Capitol Chase

The wake for Miriam Carey will be held Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grace Funeral Chapels. Her funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m.

10/14/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: Handout)

Miriam Carey, Woman Killed In Capitol Chase, Thought Obama Was ‘Listening To Her’

Authorities said Miriam Carey, of Stamford Conn., set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday and caused a fresh panic in a city where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago.

10/04/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Firecrackers Near White House

The Secret Service arrested a man Monday night for allegedly tossing firecrackers over the fence at the White House.

09/16/2013

John and Leslie Wyckoff and their winning tree. (credit: NJ Department of Agriculture)

NJ Blue Spruce Selected As White House Christmas Tree

The tree, which will stand in the Blue Room of the White House, won the honor after being named Tree of the Year by the National Christmas Tree Association on Aug. 10.

08/20/2013

Det. Ivan Marcano waives as he leaves the hospital on Oct. 26, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hero NYPD Detective Honored By President Obama

A hero NYPD detective was honored by President Barack Obama at the White House Saturday, six months after he was shot and wounded as he fought a group of robbery suspects while off-duty.

05/11/2013

President Obama Makes Remarks On The Explosions At The Boston Marathon

Ricin Is Found In Letter Sent To President Obama, 1 Arrested

The Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.

04/17/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Hands Over Radio Address To Sandy Hook Mom Urging Gun Reforms

President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.

04/13/2013

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Poll: Christie Best Chance To Beat Clinton Or Biden In 2016 White House Race

It’s never too early to speculate about presidential politics.

04/03/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

Rep. Bill Pascrell in Moonachie, N.J. - Feb. 25, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Local Lawmakers Warn Of Budget Cuts If Deal Not Reached In Washington By Friday

The $85 billion budget-cutting mechanism could affect everything from commercial flights to classrooms to meat inspections.

02/25/2013

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Advocates: Federal ‘Sequester’ Cuts Would Hit Medical Research Hard

Doctors, patients and researchers Sunday painted a grim picture of what the human cost will be if Washington lawmakers don’t avoid across-the-board budget cuts this coming Friday.

02/24/2013

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Brooklyn Firefighter To Be Awarded Medal Of Valor

Ladder 132’s Peter Demontreux is one of 18 police officers, firefighters and public safety officers who will be awarded the Medal of Valor on Wednesday.

02/20/2013

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