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Stalled 9/11 Museum Nearing Deal, Says Bloomberg

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Officials from both sides of a dispute that has slowed work at a Sept. 11 museum that is to tell the stories of the dead and provide ...

As a Diabetic Taking Insulin Twice a Day, I Believe Bloomberg Is Right About Soda Ban

Dominic Carter | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York
Dominic Carter

As a child, my friends and I would go to the corner store and purchase a small bag of potato chips and a soda. Back then, we had no clue as to why to soda tasted so good. I wish I could reverse all of these years.

First Lady Praises, Then Backs Away From, Bloomberg's Soda Ban Proposal

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama says banning big servings of sugary drinks isn't anything she'd want to do at the federal level, but she ...

Ron Dicker

Meet The Mind Behind Those Notorious Ads | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Ad creator James Bowers works for a lobbyist nicknamed Dr. Evil. So perhaps it makes sense that Bowers has a wicked sense of humor. He wields it to sk...

Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Pizzigati

If we want to get serious about fighting obesity, public health researchers would like us to understand, we need to look at the social dynamics that drive our bad health behaviors. And the most powerful driver of that unhealthy behavior? That would be inequality.

Tobacco Front Group Takes Out Full-Page Ad Of Bloomberg In Drag

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

The Center for Consumer Freedom gives NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg a dressing up -- and a dressing-down -- for his proposed ban on large sugary drinks....

Why New York City Should Ban Supersize Sugary Beverages

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Given the health consequences and enormous cost of our country's obesity epidemic, it is time to return eating less. And banning the large sizes of unhealthy sugar-sweetened beverages is a good place to begin.

What's Next For Bloomberg? | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York

Bloomberg has been casting about for his next job since about midway through his second term. In a sense, the third term was a stopgap, something to d...

Bloomberg's Soda Ban: Soda Today, Schmeers Tomorrow?

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Just how far would a government go to protect us from ourselves? In New York City – which already bans smoking in public parks...

Coke And McDonald's On Soda Ban: 'New Yorkers Deserve Better Than This'

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

* Coke says consumers already see calorie counts * McDonald's calls ban misguided * Bans in other places could follow By Martinne Gelle...

Defending Stop-And-Frisk, Bloomberg Slams Philadelphia's Crime Rate

Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg does not have kind words for the City of Brotherly Love. Responding to a New York Times editorial suggesting the NYPD fix stop-and-...

Saki Knafo

The After-School Crisis: What Mayor Bloomberg's Massive Cuts Could Mean For One Of The Most Highly Regarded After-School Programs In The Country | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.21.2012 | Education

Some of the poems were about love and some were about clouds, but what really mattered about the P.S. 63 poetry reading on Wednesday night was the tim...

John Rudolf

Federal Judge Slams NYPD Over Stop and Frisk, Opens Lawsuit to Millions | John Rudolf | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Bloomberg To Grads: Ignore Congress, Think Independently

Posted 05.13.2012 | College

New York City Major Michael Bloomberg powered past his disappointment after not receiving promised ice cream from Franklin and Marshall College Presid...

Bloomberg: I Didn't 'Bother' To Read 911 Report

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that he "didn't even bother" to read a report by city-hired consultants that found New York's recentl...

SEC Watchdog To Be Investigated Over Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business

* SEC has received complaint about misconduct in OIG * SEC says it is also referring matter to CIGIE for review * Allega...

Bloomberg Businessweek Pulls a Bait and Switch

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

The story is less about private equity -- big or small -- and more about bringing efficiency to manufacturing, a standard practice in corporate America, particularly after a merger. That's supposed to be good, right?

UCLA Violates a Long-Standing Regent's Bequest and Endangers One of the Rarest Private Japanese Gardens in the United States

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 07.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Charles A. Birnbaum

Preservation of significant designed landscapes, as I've written previously, is no easy matter, so any entity's pledge to maintain a nationally important work of landscape architecture "in perpetuity" is a victory.

Lucy Blodgett

Live Updates From The Milken Global Conference 2012 | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Monday marks the first morning of the 15th annual Milken Conference, a four-day long event hosted by the Milken Institute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel....

Oops! Company Accidentally Fires Huge Number Of Workers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

More than 1,000 employees at one British company likely had at least one unnecessary panic attack among them on Friday. Some 1,300 workers receive...

Sell A House, Get A Benz

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Sell a mansion. Get a Benz. That's at least the deal that one homeowner is offering. Ken Jenkins of Powhatan County, Virginia is offering a brand ...

Saki Knafo

Christine Quinn, City Council Calls Mayor Bloomberg's Cuts To Children's Service "Unacceptable" | Saki Knafo | Posted 04.18.2012 | Education

Hundreds of parents, children and teachers gathered on the steps of New York's City Hall Tuesday to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's budget plan, whi...

Millionaires Can Rest Easy, Buffett Rule Still Has Loopholes To Exploit

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business

President Obama's so-called Buffett Rule is supposed to make certain that top-earning Americans don't pay taxes at lower rates than their assistants. ...

Michael Calderone

How Bloomberg Broke The Washington Post's Santorum Scoop | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The political news cycle kicked into overdrive Tuesday afternoon when Bloomberg News staffers began tweeting that Rick Santorum was leavin...

Calling Mayor Bloomberg: Release 9-1-1 Report Now

Dan Collins | Posted 06.09.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

City Hall refuses to release a report on the effectiveness of New York's revamped emergency response system. The firefighters union says the city is cooking the books when it comes to calculating response time.