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Harlem Residents Wait Outside for Hours to Glimpse President Obama

Many Harlem residents and visitors said they were happy the president was paying the neighborhood a visit.

Harlem »

Charles Rangel Joined Obama at Harlem Events

Rangel, who has criticized Obama's use of military force in Libya, attended the president's Harlem events.

Harlem »

Obama's Harlem Visit Expected to Attract Praise and Protests

Some plan to protest President Barack Obama's New York visit while others are thrilled about the significance for Harlem.

Harlem »

Sylvia's Says There's Room For Red Rooster in Harlem Politics

Sylvia's Restaurant applauded Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster for landing a fundraiser for President Barack Obama.

Harlem »

President Barack Obama to Hold Fundraiser at Harlem's Red Rooster

President Barack Obama will have a fundraiser at Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem.

Manhattan »

Same-Sex Marriage Backed by Majority of New Yorkers, Poll Finds

Voters back Same-sex marriage 54 to 39 percent, according to a new poll.

Manhattan »

Vocal Locals Support Egyptian Uprising

Protesters rallied to support Egypt on Monday and called for the ousting of President Mubarak.

Manhattan »

Dan Choi Gets West Point Ring Back After DADT Repeal

Choi gave his ring to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and asked that it be returned only when DADT was repealed.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cable Company Paints Over Barack Obama Mural in the East Village

A more than two-year-old mural on Avenue C featuring President Barack Obama was recently painted over.

Manhattan »

New York Businesses Working On Ending Job Woes

City companies are expected to start hiring again as they prepare for a holiday season boost, according to experts.

Manhattan »

Suspect in Terror Plot Released in Yemen, Officials Say Plotters Stole Her ID

A woman arrested in Yemen in connection with a global terror plot was released by authorities on Sunday.

Downtown »

Feds Send 9/11 Health Study Money After Several Months' Delay

The $4.9 million federal aid was supposed to arrive last spring but was just received in September.

Manhattan »

Ahmadinejad's 9/11 Claims "Hateful," Says Obama

President Obama criticizes the Iranian leader's suggestion that the U.S. was behind the 9/11 terror attacks.

Midtown & Theater District »

Barack Obama Heckled by Activists at Midtown Fundraiser

Protests shouted at the president at a fundraiser in the ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel on Wednesday.

Manhattan »

City Slow to Use Stimulus Funds on Infrastructure, Report Says

Only a fraction of jobs have been created with stimulus funds according to an news report.