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Protesters Opposing Action In Syria Rally In NYC After Obama’s Announcement

Anti-war protesters rallied in Times Square on Saturday as President Barack Obama announced he would ask Congress to authorize a military strike on Syria.

08/31/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on education at the Henninger High School on Aug. 22, 2013 in Syracuse, N.Y. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On The Road And Outside The Bubble

It’s the curse — or maybe the blessing — of living in a place that doesn’t make or break presidential elections: The president and those running for the job just don’t come around very often.

08/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Knox College on July 24, 2013 in Galesburg, Ill. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Launching College Affordability Bus Tour

President Barack Obama is launching a two-day bus tour through New York and Pennsylvania to promote proposals for making college more affordable, a goal he has cast as “a personal mission.”

08/22/2013

President Barack Obama smiles with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a tour of the of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's (CNSE) Albany NanoTech Complex at the State University of New York on May 8, 2012 in Albany, N.Y. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuomo Won’t Accompany Obama At Fracking Hotbed Sites In Upstate NY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will avoid a potentially dicey political conflict by not accompanying President Barack Obama to parts of upstate New York roiled over the state’s ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

08/20/2013

File photo of N.Y. Sen. Chuck Schumer. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Sees Path To Passage Of Immigration Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the key Senate players in the push to overhaul America’s immigration system is voicing fresh confidence that an accommodation can be reached with the House. Sen. Chuck Schumer says it’s […]

08/07/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at a Democratic fundraiser in New York City, on May 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes Back Against Dems Who Want Him To Adopt More Defiant Democratic Tone

Huddling with A-list celebrities and top re-election donors, President Barack Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied compromise in Washington as he raised campaign cash for Democrats in New York.

05/14/2013

Carmelo Anthony v. Celtics (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo, Knicks Get Rival Celtics In 1st Round

The Knicks should have their size back in time for their playoff opener, with Tyson Chandler and Kenyon Martin both on the mend.

04/17/2013

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Sandy Victims Blast Delays In Flood Insurance Aid

Even as Congress headed toward passage Friday of an aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, many victims seethed, wondering why it took so long.

01/04/2013

File photo of a house for sale. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

US Home Prices Rise In October From Previous Year

US home prices rose in most major cities in October compared with a year ago, pushed up by rising sales and a decline in the supply of available homes. Higher prices show the housing market is improving even as it moves into the fall and winter, when sales traditionally slow.

12/26/2012

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