Iranian official: Plot to kidnap dissidents is 'imaginary story'

An Iranian government spokesman says U.S. accusations that Iranian intelligence operatives plotted to kidnap Iranians abroad who criticize the country are "baseless and ridiculous." The FBI says the operatives wanted to grab an Iranian opposition activist who is a U.S. citizen and lives in Brooklyn.

Powerful thunderstorms cause flooding in NY, NJ

A nearly stationary frontal boundary combined with a hot and humid air mass sparked some thunderstorms on Monday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northeast New Jersey, most of southeast New York, and a small portion of southern Connecticut until 10 a.m. on Tuesday.