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Rod Kurtz

You've Got... Michael Bloomberg | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Small Business

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows his support for Small Business Saturday, a new initiative to bring shoppers back to 'mom and pop' stores. ...

Hugh Carey Funeral Brings Together Statesmen, Kin

Posted 10.11.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- He knew the words to many an Irish ballad, raised 14 children in his Brooklyn home and considered Frank Sinatra a friend. Former G...

Bloomberg's Online Video Views Double in Midst of Market Turmoil

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Views of videos on doubled on Monday (8.8) as turmoil roiled the global markets, a spokesperson has told Beet.TV via email. Overall traffic to the site on that day was up 62 percent over the average.

Five Easy Ways to Get Clean Energy

Michael Brune | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

We can, as Gandhi said, "be the change we wish to see in the world." Here are five easy but effective ways you can change the world as well.

Bloomberg To Try Conducting Orchestra | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

He may strike some New Yorkers as a one-man band whose occasional off-key comments can strike a discordant note, but that won’t stop Mayor Michael R...

WATCH: Broadway Celebrates Gay Marriage

Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts

Broadway celebrated New York's landmark legalization of gay marriage by performing some of the first same sex marriages in the state on stage. Las...

That Tweet Just Doomed Your Wall Street Career

Bloomberg | William D. Cohan | Posted 09.24.2011 | Business

As if it weren’t difficult enough to find a job in this still-struggling economy, prospective employees have a new hurdle to overcome: the dreaded -...

Bloomberg Introduces 'Smart' Traffic Lights

Stuy, NY Patch | C. Zawadi Morris Email the Author | Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled a new, technology-based traffic management system on Monday that allows traffic lights to adjust to the changing need...

U.S. Jobs, Economy Largely Considered Country's Most Pressing Issues: Poll

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business

In Washington, talks center around whether and under what conditions lawmakers should raise the nation's debt ceiling. Elsewhere, though, Americans fi...

Bloomberg's New CEO | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media

Daniel L. Doctoroff, a former deputy to Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York who became president of Bloomberg L.P. three and a half years ago, was pro...

CityTime Crime Is Mayor Bloomberg's Shame

Dan Collins | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

If you think New York is the city that never sleeps, think again. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been stolen or wasted from beneath the mayor's slumbering nose by a project intended to improve the city's payroll system.

McQueen Beats Van Gogh At The Met

Bloomberg | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

It looked like the food lines in my old hometown of Leningrad. That’s how long the queue is to get into the hit show at New York’s Metropolitan...

Sam Stein

Al Qaeda Threat Highlighted In National Gun Control Ad Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to maintain a bit of political pressure on Congress and the White House, a prominent gun control advocacy group is turning recent...

Nearly One In Three American Workers Considering Leaving Their Jobs: Report

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

Dissatisfied workers are less alone than they were six years ago, a new report finds. In 2010, nearly one in three of surveyed U.S. workers, or 32...

Stimulating a Dead Economy

Jim Worth | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business
Jim Worth

The U.S. economy is surviving only because of over-stimulation. We're living on fumes in this country, and the pursuit of happiness has come to an end for millions of families.

The Multimedia Transformation of Bloomberg

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With its origins in a dedicated terminal as a wire service, later expanded into a broad offering of text stories on the web, has become ...

Sam Stein

White House Taking 'Seriously' Al Qaeda's Eying Of America's Gun Show Loophole | Sam Stein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says it's taking "seriously" a statement from an al Qaeda spokesman that instructs sympathizers of the terroris...

MoMA And Volkswagen Navigate Corporate Sponsorship

Posted 07.27.2011 | Arts

On Monday, Volkswagen and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York announced a two-year, multi-million dollar partnership. The German auto giant wi...

WATCH: China's 'Ghost Cities'

Bloomberg | Andrew Johnson | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

So many new high-rise urban centers have sprouted across China in recent years that you can almost hear the bubble popping. Kangbashi, a city in I...

How A Bloomberg News Reporter Covers Mayor Bloomberg

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

It's a tall order: write objectively about your billionaire boss who's also mayor of the city you live in. That's the challenge faced by Henry Gold...

Libya -- Oil, Water, Gold Are the Real Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?

Joel Klein: Cathie Black Was The 'Wrong Person For The Job' | By Rachel Monahan | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Failed city schools chancellor Cathie Black was "the wrong person" for the job, her predecessor, Joel Klein, said Tuesday. Speaking to Bloomberg N...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Behind New York's School System Shakeup | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.07.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- It was a day of tumult for the leadership that presides over New York City's classrooms. Cathie Black, New York City's Schools Chancello...

Free Ai Weiwei

Bianca Jagger | Posted 06.07.2011 | World
Bianca Jagger

Ai Weiwei and his art could be a symbol of China's growing leadership in the world, but the Chinese authorities have chosen instead to try and erase him from the national and cultural memory.

Robin Hood in Reverse in US: Seven Examples

Bill Quigley | Posted 06.07.2011 | Business
Bill Quigley

The rich have been getting richer and the poor and middle have been getting poorer in the US recently. Here are seven examples that show how the US is going through Robin Hood in Reverse.