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NYC 9/11 memorial on-track for unveiling despite Hurricane Irene

The memorial built to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City remains on-schedule for dedication just shy of two weeks from now, despite Hurricane Irene’s impact on the East Coast. Prior to the storm, the memorial site’s location in lower Manhattan was pinpointed as a likely target for…

Huntsman, Fox host battle on climate change

GOP Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman appeared on Fox and Friends Monday morning and sparred with co-host Brian Kilmeade on climate change. When the former Utah governor defended the research on climate change, Kilmeade began to slam the scientists behind the studies by saying their findings were “surrounded by corruption.” Huntsman…

Huntsman, Fox host battle on climate change

GOP Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman appeared on Fox and Friends Monday morning and sparred with co-host Brian Kilmeade on climate change. When the former Utah governor defended the research on climate change, Kilmeade began to slam the scientists behind the studies by saying their findings were “surrounded by corruption.” Huntsman…

Bachmann: Hurricane is God’s warning about government spending

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann told voters in Florida Sunday that Hurricane Irene and the recent East Coast earthquake were just God’s way of telling politicians to reign in government spending. “I don’t know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians,” Bachmann said during…

Hurricane Irene rocks upstate New York

While most of New York City was unscathed by Hurricane Irene, the storm made a huge impact upstate in the Empire State. WATCH: Video from CBS-Albany on August 29, 2011.…

Hurricane Irene rocks upstate New York

While most of New York City was unscathed by Hurricane Irene, the storm made a huge impact upstate in the Empire State. WATCH: Video from CBS-Albany on August 29, 2011.…

Caught on tape: Vermont bridge collapses during flood

This video was captured by a resident of Lower Bartonsville, Vermont, over the weekend, showing the end of a covered bridge as flood water raged below. Flooding in the state forced the closure of over 250 roads so far, and is expected to get worse in the coming days. This…

Obama: Flooding from hurricane could get worse

The massive Hurricane Irene may no longer be mennacing U.S. skies anymore, but that does not mean the storm’s threat is over. Across the U.S. eastern seaboard, communities are struggling with record flooding. President Barack Obama has even warned that it could still get worse. This video is from the…

Small business hiring slows in August, wages dip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hiring by small businesses slowed in August and employers reduced hours, an independent survey showed on Sunday, suggesting the recent stock market turmoil may have dampened job creation. Intuit, a payrolls processing company, said small businesses added 35,000 jobs after increasing employment by 40,000 in July. The…

Economic leaders fear policy paralysis

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (Reuters) – The heads of the U.S. Federal Reserve, IMF and OECD stepped up pressure on political leaders on both sides of the Atlantic to shake off their inertia and tackle urgent economic problems. If politicians ignore their pleas — including a blunt call from International Monetary…

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