Heat Is On: Con Ed Prepared For Record Energy Use

The Big Apple is holding its collective breath today and dreading the possibility of brown-outs or even a blackout like the one we all...

Doctor: Never Underestimate Dangers Of Heat

Along with the heat wave come some real health risks. But experts say symptoms of heat-related illness are not always easy to recognize. CBS...

Is NYC A Blackout Waiting To Happen?

The message when it comes to blackouts in the midst of this summer sizzler: The worst is yet to come. That's the bad news....

CNN Editor Eulogizes Hezbollah Leader as “Hezbollah Giant”

Lebanese-born CNN senior editor Octavia Nasr eulogized on her personal blog the spiritual leader of Hezbollah, who died last week, according to the media...

Obama to Extend Homebuyer Tax-Credit Deadline

President Barack Obama plans to extend a deadline for first-time homebuyers to complete purchases and qualify for an $8,000 tax credit, a White House...

Queen Elizabeth to Make First Visit to Ground Zero and First Speech to UN...

Queen Elizabeth II will visit Ground Zero for the first time and make her first address to the U.N. General Assembly in over half...

Steele Taking Heat For Comments On Afghanistan War

Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham spoke from the war zone Sunday to condemn GOP chairman Michael Steele's comment that Afghanistan was a "war...

NYC Offers Water at Outdoor Public Spaces

New York City is looking to make the hot days of summer a little more comfortable. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday announced a new...

Obama to Press Netanyahu on Peace Process, Settlement Freeze

Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will get a warm reception from President Barack Obama on his trip to Washington this week, official sources said....

Video: Clinton Defends Byrd’s KKK Ties: “He Was Trying To Get Elected”

"He once had a fleeting association with the Ku Klux Klan, what does that mean? I'll tell you what it means. He was...