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Mayor Bloomberg's Mother Passes Away

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.19.2011 | New York

MEDFORD, Mass -- Charlotte Bloomberg, whose only son grew up to be a billionaire media mogul and then the mayor of New York City, died Sunday. She was...

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, Bloomberg.com has bec...

Sam Stein

White House Taking 'Seriously' Al Qaeda's Eying Of America's Gun Show Loophole

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Goldman Sachs Receives Subpoena In Relation To Credit Crisis

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

By Christina Rexrode and Rachel Beck NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was subpoenaed by the Manhattan District Attorney's office over the...

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...

Heating Oil Phase-Out Part Of NYC Clean-Air Plan

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 06.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The city will phase out the use of polluting heavy oils to heat buildings and will begin building solar power plants on capped landfills, ...

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'

nydailynews.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

I Love 'Loosies': In Defense of Black Market Cigarettes

Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.06.2011 | New York
Christopher Mathias

People have the right to get fat and drink too much, and I should have the right to smoke without being taxed out of next month's rent.

City Officials Praise Decision Not To Hold 9/11 Trial Downtown

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For more than a year, New York City officials complained loudly about the hundreds of millions of dollars that security for a Sept. 1...

Ooyala is Powering Bloomberg's Online and Mobile Video Distribution

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Yesterday, we spoke with Ooyala co-founder Bismarck Lepe about developments with Ooyala and its work with the technology blogs it powers, including TechCrunch, GigaOM and Business Insider.

Home Prices Fall Again -- 11 Cities Where Home Prices Hit New Lows

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

The much-feared "double-dip" in housing may finally be here, as home prices in 11 major U.S. cities reached new lows in December, according to data re...

Bloomberg 'Outraged' By Cuomo's Budget Cuts

Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg is not happy with the state budget Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature agreed upon. From the AP: "Proportionally, th...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: The Fog of Wars, Education in America, Palin in Israel

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgWith America "firing Tomahawks and teachers" (Jon Stewart), Mary and Wayne Barrett debate Obama's judgments in Libya and classrooms. Then, is the Jewish State a "zoning issue"?

New York Millionaires Offer To Pay Extra Taxes For Budget Woes

| Julie Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Millionaires across New York State are banding together to ask for more taxes. About 100 wealthy New Yorkers, including actor Mark...

Bloomberg Fights Critics With Self-Financed Campaign-Style Ad

| Jill Colvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- No, he's not running for a fourth term. But with his poll numbers sagging to eight-year lows, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has taken to the ai...

New York State Teachers Fight Back

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Teachers' unions now face decertification and an end to collective bargaining in Wisconsin and Michigan. In Wisconsin, the governor and legislature pa...

Watch: Former NYC Mayors In Support of Gay Marriage, Giuliani Nowhere To Be Found

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two new videos today from the Human Rights Campaign featuring former New York City Mayors Ed Koch and Dave Dinkins voicing their support for gay marri...

Groupon Valued At $25 Billion

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Daily deals website Groupon could be valued at as much as $25 billion in an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Th...