NO POLITICIANS ALLOWED: No Politicians To Speak At This Year’s 9-11 Event

NEW YORK -- Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero, following a year in which families have expressed concern that...

Turbulence Injures Passengers, Crew as flight Approaches Miami

Three people were taken to a hospital and others were treated at an airport after an Aruba-to-Miami flight encountered turbulence while making its initial descent into Miami, an American...

Firefighters Rescue 2 Window Washers from Stuck Scaffolding

Two window washers were saved from the 42nd floor of a midtown office building Wednesday after their scaffold got stuck and was dangling at a terrifying 45-degree angle for...

Medicaid Patients turn to Hospitals for Emergencies, Not Routine Care

Most people covered by government health insurance for the poor visit hospital emergency rooms for perceived emergencies, not for routine care, much like those with private insurance, according to...

FBI to Review lab Work on Thousands of Convictions

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department and the FBI will review thousands of criminal convictions from over a decade ago for possibly flawed analysis of hair sample evidence. The department and...

Fire Department Struggles With Large Apartment Complex Fire In Spring Valley

Firefighters from 10 Rockland County departments put out a blaze at a three-story building on East Funston Avenue after battling the fire for three hours. Firefighters gutted the roof of...

Brooklyn Man gets 2.5 Years for illegal Kidney Sales

TRENTON, N.J. - A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in a case prosecutors say is the first ever federal conviction for illegally selling...

Go LIPA: Long Island Power Authority Is The Worst Utility In America, Survey

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are 126 major utility companies in the United States and the Long Island Power Authority is the worst of the bunch. LIPA finished dead last...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Ex-Wall Street Trader Kills Himself with Poison Pill in Court

A former Wall Street trader convicted of setting his Phoenix mansion on fire in a desperate ploy to get out of his mortgage put his hands to his mouth...

Man Barricades Himself in Brooklyn Apartment During Two Hour Standoff with Police

BAY RIDGE – A man who allegedly violated his parole barricaded himself inside his Brooklyn apartment on Tuesday, holding police at bay for two hours. Early Tuesday, parole officers went...
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Amazon Launches Operations in Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Amazon announced the launch of operations in Israel. The company set up a website in Hebrew, which talks about its local delivery services, in...

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By Larry Gordon It is untrue that Democratic members of Congress are reconsidering their support for Israel because of the fallout from the planned trip...

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