On a week when the word "Occupy" has been on activists' lips, a march with a narrower focus took to the street in Washington Saturday.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday keeping the federal government funded through November 18 -- effectively ending another partisan showdown over taxes and spending.
If Congress can't come up with a deficit reduction deal this year, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he'll try to prevent further required cuts in the military budget.
The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, which was postponed because of Hurricane Irene last month, will be held on October 16, Harry Johnson Sr., head of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation, said Saturday.
He made it through the storm, but now The View star's adopted feline must contend with his four-legged housemate
A few men are down on their hands and knees at the 9/11 memorial plaza in Lower Manhattan, laying sod around some of the trees. Fortunately, Hurricane Irene didn't damage any of the trees on the site. The reflecting pools made it through the storm unscathed, too. They're going through some final tests before the memorial opens Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
September is National Preparedness Month -- do you know where your cell phone is, and how to use it during an emergency?
Slightly more than 580,000 customers from North Carolina to Maine are still without power as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Irene, according to estimates released Friday by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Residents of Hatteras Island, N.C., can begin going home Sunday morning, more than a week after most of them evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irene.
Vermont resident Todd Trazaskos talks to Anderson Cooper about being trapped by flood waters caused by Irene.
Consumers say they're as pessimistic about the economy as they were in the middle of the Great Recession, but that didn't stop them from opening their wallets last month.
Brooke Baldwin talks to a woman in Wardsboro, Vermont, who is stranded because of flooding after Hurricane Irene.
The IRS is giving a break to tax filers impacted by Hurricane Irene.
Erica Sternin Weiss should be honeymooning in Tahiti right now. But because of Hurricane Irene, her wedding and honeymoon were cancelled.
My wife and I are 43 and have about $350,000 in retirement accounts. Over the last couple of years, I've moved the money between stock, bond and money-market funds. But since I'm nervous about the market, all of it is in money funds now. What's the best way to move back into the markets? -- K.A., Bay City, Mich.
Mother Nature doesn't play favorites.
As rescuers raced Tuesday to free people trapped by floodwaters caused by Hurricane Irene, Washington politicians bickered over how to pay for it.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy calls presidential candidate Ron Paul an idiot for his criticism of FEMA.
Hurricane Irene has come and gone, but many travelers are still going nowhere fast in the aftermath of the storm.
CNN's Brian Todd reports Hurricane Irene washed away the only bridge linking Hatteras Island to the rest of N. Carolina.
At one time or another, Hurricane Irene posed a risk to almost everyone living along the Eastern Seaboard, from Florida to the Canadian Maritimes. Where would Irene track? Which communities would be affected, and how badly?
Take a look at the aftermath of Hurricane Irene as the Northeast deals with damage.
Several of the nation's biggest banks are waiving overdraft fees, late fees and ATM fees for customers impacted by Hurricane Irene.
For some 2,500 residents of Hatteras Island, N.C., stranded after Hurricane Irene, vital supplies and services are steadily coming in.
Emergency officials report at least 43 people in 12 states have died as a result of Hurricane Irene.
On Friday, President Barack Obama said of Hurricane Irene that "all indications point to this being a historic hurricane."
The Caribbean doesn't seem like the ideal place for a vacation during hurricane season, yet many travelers take the gamble and book a cruise to the region anyway.
The Federal Disaster Relief Fund, the pot of money used to help communities and individuals hit by disasters, is nearly depleted. That's bad news for victims of both Hurricane Irene and other disasters like the tornadoes that hit earlier this year.
Patients return to evacuated hospitals in New York City following Hurricane Irene. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg instructed five hospitals to evacuate their patients from Hurricane Irene's path, one replied it couldn't follow his order.
The rocker is "devastated" by the loss of his New Jersey residence
FEMA Director Craig Fugate says a little more than 5 million are without power after Hurricane Irene.
Before the last drops of rain from Hurricane Irene had dried, the attacks began on meteorologists for not accurately forecasting the exact strength of this weather system.
The politics of disaster relief can make the response to Hurricane Irene a difficult process. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
Just as Hurricane Irene was slamming the East Coast, the political rhetoric was approaching category 5 strength in other parts of the country.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says his state is dealing with widespread flooding and damage from Hurricane Irene.
Fortunately for the national capital region, Hurricane Irene and the East Coast earthquake proved to be relatively minor events, as far as disasters go. There was some damage, and there have been no reports of serious injuries or deaths in the Washington area from either event.
CNN's Jeanne Meserve talks to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about whether the East Coast was prepared for the earthquake.
Emergency officials report at least 27 people in nine states have died as a result of Hurricane Irene.
CNN iReporters track Hurricane Irene from the Mid-Atlantic into New England.
Hurricane Irene left 27 people dead, 3 million customers without power and potentially billions of dollars in damage from flooding and wind.
Stocks rallied Monday, following a trifecta of positive news: A Greek bank deal, a solid U.S. consumer spending report and relief that Hurricane Irene caused less damage than expected.
While Hurricane Irene's impact wasn't nearly as bad as expected, the severe weather still managed to cripple travel all along the East Coast at a time when many families were planning one last getaway before the summer's end.
Treasury prices fell Monday, as investors shrugged off Hurricane Irene and welcomed a better-than-expected showing for consumer spending.
Hurricane Irene is making its way out to sea after blowing across the East Coast, and as is often the case, the airline and airport reaction to her approach was far greater than necessary.
Now that Hurricane Irene has departed, many Americans are left to deal with the damage the storm left behind and whether or not their insurance company will help pick up the tab.
CNN's Kate Bouldan reports from Rhode Island on the damage caused from Hurricane Irene.
As Hurricane Irene gathered force, moving its way up toward the populated areas of the East Coast, politicians in both parties scrambled to prepare. President Obama cut short his vacation on Martha's Vineyard to return to Washington. Governors and mayors in all the affected states issued warnings, with mandatory and voluntary evacuations, and state officials mobilized.
President Obama meets with officials at the FEMA headquarters and delivers a statement on Hurricane Irene.
CNN's Nick Parker tours the New York subway as it closes down ahead of Hurricane Irene.
Here are some of the latest travel-related developments stemming from Hurricane Irene:
Georgia Tugend awoke Sunday with a sense of relief.
The Navy is sending three amphibious ships towards the New York and New England region in anticipation that the ships may be called upon to assist civilian authorities responding to Hurricane Irene, according to a spokesman for the Navy on the USS Wasp.
A good news/bad news scenario emerged in New Jersey in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, with an orderly evacuation preventing possible catastrophe along the coast but torrential rains setting up record inland flooding in the next 48 hours, Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday.
Emergency officials said at least 18 people across the United States have died as a result of Hurricane Irene -- one each in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and Florida, six in North Carolina, four each in Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Tropical Storm Irene's swipe at the Big Apple proved Sunday that New Yorkers can be a tough crowd to impress.
New York Mayor Bloomberg says officials are still assessing the damage, but the city may have avoided major issues.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament is expected to proceed as planned Monday morning, organizers said.
Hurricane Irene knocked out power to more than 4 million customers as it made its way north along densely populated cities in the East Coast.
New York City hospitals in high risk flood areas evacuate patients in preparation for Irene. Elizabeth Cohen reports.
With no disruption in trading expected from Hurricane Irene, investors will quickly turn their attention to the state of the labor market, with the key government report due out Friday.
Hurricane Irene will leave billions of dollars in damages in its wake as it continues to move up the East Coast.
Even though Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm, its powerful winds and drenching rain continue to pose danger to people who venture into it, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Sunday.
At daybreak Sunday, dozens of U.S. warships were steaming back towards the U.S. coast prepared to assist civilian officials with the emergency response to Hurricane Irene, if military aid is requested.
Residents in several major East Coast cities -- including Washington, Philadelphia and New York -- braced late Saturday for the impact from Hurricane Irene.
A couple and their cat are rescued from a sailboat that was tossed close to shore during Hurricane Irene.
Officials in the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England on Saturday sounded fresh warnings about Hurricane Irene and told residents they were nearly out of time to leave for safer ground.
The National Hurricane Center on Saturday warned residents of tall structures in the path of Hurricane Irene that the wind hitting upper floors will be stronger than those in most storms.
What kind of people fly into the eye of a hurricane and why do they do it?
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has dispatched additional inspectors to nuclear power plants along the East Coast to ensure the safety of those facilities in advance of Hurricane Irene, the agency said Friday.
CNN Meteorologist Chad Myers answers your questions about Hurricane Irene.
While some business owners are fretting over the damage Hurricane Irene could cause, others are gearing up for business opportunities.
As a Louisianian who has spent a considerable amount of time on the East Coast, I thought I would take this opportunity to give you some tips on how to deal with your little dust-up on the Atlantic. Be advised, my tips are based completely on personal experience.
Pres. Obama urges those in the path of Hurricane Irene to prepare immediately, saying it could be a historic hurricane.
As Hurricane Irene got closer to the United States on Friday, event organizers were making calls on weekend events. Here is a partial list of some of the cancellations, closures or postponements. The list is not intended to be comprehensive.
Just days after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake cracked the Washington Monument in four places, the National Park Service is trying to protect it from being further damaged by Hurricane Irene, spokeswoman Carol Johnson said Friday.
Imagine a vulnerable island, parts of it man-made, with towering buildings and lots of people crammed into small spaces. Now imagine a monster storm slamming into that island.
In 2006, CNN's John Zarrella looked at what might happen to New York City if a massive hurricane hit.
Perhaps Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell put it best: Saturday is going to be a "horrendous day for travel" as Hurricane Irene sets its sights on the U.S. East Coast.
While the East Coast is preparing for Hurricane Irene, investors are searching for stocks that might benefit from the event.
Investors will be focused on insurers, who could be footing a massive bill as a hurricane bears down on the East Coast.
In the battle of natural disasters affecting the East Coast this week, the powerful Hurricane Irene is less likely to disrupt cell phone service than Tuesday's relatively minor earthquake.
For East Coast residents keeping a worried eye on Hurricane Irene, there's a host of mobile apps, Twitter feeds and other digital tools available to help.
As I write this, Hurricane Irene is on its way up the U.S. East Coast and, if the storm follows the current path projections, one thing is certain. Many buildings are soon to be destroyed -- perhaps numbering in the hundreds - and thousands more will be damaged.
Captain Nicole Mitchell talks about being a hurricane hunter and why she enjoys heading towards hurricanes.
Travelers and airlines are casting a wary eye on the projected path of Hurricane Irene, getting ready to change plans if necessary as the storm gets closer to the United States.
The dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington is postponed due to Hurricane Irene.
Massive Hurricane Irene, packing 115 mph winds and laden with moisture, aimed late Thursday for the U.S. East Coast, where it is expected to spawn widespread damage and flooding from North Carolina to New England.
A North Carolina man says he is staying put at home despite orders to evacuate as hurricane Irene approaches.
CNN iReporters in the path of hurricane Irene capture images of the approaching storm.
The Air Force is moving 23 war planes from Homestead Air Reserve Base in southeastern Florida as Hurricane Irene grows stronger and moves closer to the state, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon.
The first Atlantic hurricane of 2011 strengthened to a Category 2 late Monday as it stormed through the Caribbean, churning just north of the Dominican Republic.
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