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President Obama Returns to Manhattan For Fundraisers

President Obama will tie up traffic with his fourth city visit this year.

Midtown & Theater District »

Three Manhattan Residents Join Controversial Mission to Gaza

Three Manhattan residents will join the second "Freedom Flotilla" protest in Gaza, which turned deadly last year.

Manhattan »

Anthony Weiner Resigns in Wake of Sexting Scandal

The Congressman said he would step down in the wake of a sexting scandal that spiraled out of control.

Manhattan »

Anthony Weiner Scheduled to Share Wisdom at High School Graduation

Weiner is currently scheduled to give a graduation speech at Brooklyn Tech High School on June 27.

Midtown & Theater District »

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Talk Politics, Grab Dinner

Potential 2012 presidential candidate Sarah Palin met ex-candidate Donald Trump in Midtown Tuesday.

Downtown »

9/11 Memorial Won't Have Bathrooms, Report Says

The soon-to-open September 11th Memorial won't have any bathrooms when it opens, according to reports.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg 'Concerned' by President's Middle East Peace Plan

"America’s commitment to Israel’s security must be unequivocal and ironclad," Bloomberg said Friday.

Downtown »

Justin Bieber Says He'll Meet 9/11 Teen, As Obama Promised

Justin Bieber hinted on Twitter that he'd meet with Payton Wall, 14, as promised by President Barack Obama.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Matt Damon to Get Award From Mayor Bloomberg

Actor Matt Damon to be honored by Mayor Bloomberg, who appeared in his sci-fi thriller "The Adjustment Bureau."

Manhattan »

Obama Lays Tribute Wreath at Ground Zero

President Barack Obama led a ceremony today at Ground Zero to pay tribute those who died in the 9/11 attacks.

Downtown »

Obama to Lay Wreath at Ground Zero Thursday

Support for the president is up after the death of Osama bin Laden, a new poll shows.

Manhattan »

The Roots Open for Obama at Times Square Fundraiser

Obama joined hip hop band The Roots at Wednesday night's Town Hall event.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Staple Green Cards to Grad School Diplomas, Mayor Says

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants foreign grad students to get green cards automatically.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Painted-Over Obama Mural Becomes East Village Graffiti Magnet

A mural of President Obama that was painted over by a cable company is attracting graffiti on Avenue C.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Joins Schwarzenegger at White House Immigration Summit

President Obama brought together political, business and law enforcement leaders to discuss immigration policy.