Schumer Vows To Push 'SANDY Act' To Improve Disaster Phone ServiceSchumer said Sunday that the bill is especially timely as Hurricane Irma threatens to wreak havoc in Florida.
Federal Lawmakers From NY, NJ Call For Funding To Alleviate Chaos At Penn StationLeaking ceilings, switch and signal problems -- even derailments -- put passengers in danger, and prevent them from getting where they need to go.
Sen. Schumer Calls On Airlines To Reconsider Overhead Bin FeesThe New York Democrat says passengers who purchase new "basic" fares offered by American Airlines won't be able to store carry-on baggage in the overhead bins.
Sources: White House May Be Out To Injure Sen. Schumer For Iran Nuke Pact StanceSecretary of State John Kerry said Friday he "profoundly disagrees'' with the reasoning behind decisions by two prominent Democratic lawmakers to vote against the nuclear deal he negotiated with Iran.
Schumer Under Intense Pressure To Make Right Call On Iran Nuclear PactThe Iran nuclear deal's ratification could hinge on the vote of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer. So what will he do if push comes to shove? CBS2’s Marcia Kramer attempted to find out.
Deadly Amtrak Derailment Near Philadelphia Leads To Calls For Seat Belts On TrainsIn the wake of Tuesday night’s horrific train crash outside of Philadelphia, there are demands for a host of new passenger safety measures, including the possibility of installing seat belts.
Sen. Harry Reid To Retire, Endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer As SuccessorSenate Minority Leader Harry Reid endorses Sen. Chuck Schumer as his leadership successor.
CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola NationsThe director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.
Bronx Elementary Students Request Lawmakers Aid Nigerian Kidnap VictimsThe crisis in Nigeria is difficult for us to comprehend as adults, but what about children? One teacher is taking a unique approach to teaching her kids about what's happening -- and how they can make a difference.
NYC Appears Determined To Land 2016 Democratic National ConventionIt’s a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars.
King: NYPD Officer Held In India 'Blatant Retaliation' For Diplomat's ArrestOfficer Manny Encarnacion was arrested early last month while traveling in New Delhi, where he was visiting his wife. He's been barred from leaving the country until the case is resolved, officials said.
Putin Offers Assurances On Gay Rights At Sochi OlympicsPresident Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia's new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting that gays are not discriminated against in his country.
Tempers Flare At Senate Immigration HearingTempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat's criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
Retiring Sen. Lautenberg Praised By Senate Colleague SchumerU.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) received praise from some of his Senate colleagues, after announcing that he will not run for reelection until 2014.
Schumer To Obama: Statue Of Liberty Has Been Closed To The Public Long EnoughIs Uncle Sam shortchanging Lady Liberty? Three months after Superstorm Sandy, the government won't say when the statue will reopen. On Monday night there was a demand for a timetable.