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Justin Bieber Meets 9/11 Teens at Macy's as President Promised, Report Says

Payton Wall, of NJ, had been promised a meeting with Bieber by President Obama at a Ground Zero ceremony in May.

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Same-Sex Marriage Vote Nears as GOP Senators Plan to Meet

Legislators are nearing an agreement about exemptions for religious organizations.

Manhattan »

Why Barack Obama Using Twitter is a Terrible Idea

Sree Sreenivasan reacts to news that the president is going to be tweeting.

Downtown »

Obama's Ground Zero Visit Evokes Raw Emotion, 9/11 Memories

Among thousands gathered to see the president at Ground Zero were many who hoped his visit would offer closure.

Manhattan »

Traffic, PATH Train Delays Expected During Obama's Visit

President Barack Obama's visit to Ground Zero is expected to cause traffic and public transportation delays Thursday.

Downtown »

Osama bin Laden is Dead Nearly 10 Years After 9/11

Osama bin Laden is dead, President Barack Obama announced Sunday.

Downtown »

New Yorkers Seek Closure After Osama bin Laden's Death

The death of Osama bin Laden has provoked mixed emotions for many New Yorkers.

Manhattan »

Crowds at Ground Zero Celebrate bin Laden's Death

Crowds of New Yorkers flocked to Ground Zero and Times Square after news of Osama bin Laden's death.

Manhattan »

President Obama Returns to City Wednesday for Fundraisers

President Barack Obama will be back in New York for an Upper East Side fundraiser and Roots concert on Wednesday.

Manhattan »

Late Night Deal Halts Government Shutdown, Saves New York from Losing Millions

Democrats and Republicans brokered a late night deal to cut $38.5 billion from the federal budget.

Manhattan »

Obama Laughs Off DiNapoli Name Fumble During Midtown Address

President Barack Obama was quick on his feet after bungling the name of New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.

Midtown & Theater District »

President Obama's Visit Cuts into Midtown Business

Local business owners complained that street closures from President Obama's visit would cost them thousands.

Midtown & Theater District »

Obama Expected in Midtown for Speech at Al Sharpton's Gala

President Barack Obama will be in Midtown Wednesday to address Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network.

Harlem »

Obama's 2012 Campaign Ad Features a New Yorker

President Barack Obama launched another viral campaign for the 2012 presidential election.

Harlem »

President Obama Will Return to Harlem Wednesday

He will headline the 20th anniversary celebration of the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network.

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