Fire Damages Historic Woolworth Mansion

(CNN) — After dealing with the severe winter storm this week, emergency crews in Long Island are now battling a fire at a historic building. The mansion known as Winfield Hall was built in 1916 by the founder of Woolworth’s. Firefighters from eight towns in Nassau County were called in to help. There are no … Continue reading »

Northeast Recovers from Winter Storm

BOSTON (CNN) — Twenty-four hours and up to 30 inches of snow later, things still aren’t back to normal in most of the Northeast. “Unless there’s a pressing reason to go out, this is a regroup day, and we’ll be ready to rock tomorrow,” said Juliette Kayyem, National Security Analyst. In Boston, the mayor is … Continue reading »

Blizzard Hits Northeast

NEW YORK (CNN) — As the blizzard of 2015 continues to wreak havoc on much of the Northeast, it seems to have spared New York City from the worst. Many are now criticizing city leaders for what they call overkill. The mayor’s response: better safe than sorry. “God forbid storm had not moved 20-30 miles … Continue reading »

Drone Crashes on White House Grounds

WAHINGTON (CNN) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a “device” found on the White House grounds. It is being described as a small drone, according to a White House official. Emergency crews responded Monday morning. White House Spokesman Josh Earnest says early indications are that the device does not pose an on-going threat. President … Continue reading »

New York Prepares for Historic Storm

NEW YORK CITY (CNN) — A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit New York City Monday night. Mayor Bill de Blasio is telling New Yorkers to get ready for the extreme weather. “I want everyone to understand that we are facing, most likely, one of the┬álargest snow storms in the history of this … Continue reading »

Planes Land Safely After Bomb Threat

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) — Two planes had to be escorted by fighter jets because of bomb threats. Military officials say the threats posted to Twitter were credible. Both planes landed safely. The Atlanta Bomb Squad swept the area for explosives and brought dogs to the tarmac. The FBI says passengers had to be interviewed and … Continue reading »

NFL Deflategate: QB Tom Brady Responds

(CNN) — The New England Patriots’ star quarterback, Tom Brady, says he has no knowledge of whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to give themselves an edge. If the team deflated game balls during the AFC Championship Game, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman says Tom Brady would have had to have known, telling … Continue reading »

Accused Cop Killer in Court

(CNN) — The man accused of killed a Pennsylvania state trooper is headed to court Friday. Eric Frein’s attorney’s are expected to ask a judge to seal the surveillance video taken outside the state police barracks the night he is accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another. Frein was captured last October at … Continue reading »

WATCH: State of the Union Address

The State of the Union Address starts at 6 p.m. PT. Click on the window above to watch it live. (CNN) — It’s no secret what’s in this year’s State of the Union Address. There have been spoilers everywhere. It’s a new strategy that’s taking out a lot of steam from the actual speech. “As … Continue reading »

President Obama Prepares for SOTU

(CNN) — President Obama’s sixth State of the Union Address expected to lay out a long list of proposals. One of them aimed at providing a boost for middle class families. It will have to make it past Congress though. Republicans remain highly critical of the president’s tax plan. It would raise $320 billion over … Continue reading »

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