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Bloomberg Donates $10 Million To Help Prevent Leading Cause Of Death Among Bangladeshi Children

AP | Posted 02.28.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of B...

How NYCHA Can Create an Infill Plan That Works

Denise M. Miranda | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Denise M. Miranda

Thankfully, Mayor de Blasio trashed Bloomberg's ill-conceived plan. The logical question is: "What now?"

Tiger Woman on Wall Street

China Hands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
China Hands

From making her first million before age thirty, to heading an equity research firm, and now a regular contributor at Forbes with appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg, Li is making waves.

Finally, the End of the Five-Year Armageddon Trade?

Terry Connelly | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

Plenty of worry for the famous wall that markets often climb, but no Armageddon's on the horizon. Maybe we can get back to "normalcy" after all, even with increased market "volume" more to the upside.

Zuckerberg's Embrace of Anonymity Marks Shift in Attitudes Toward Privacy

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.06.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The king of social media is finally recognizing that privacy is not just some cultural relic to be engineered away.

Bloomberg Tapped To Be Climate Change Envoy

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Green

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been tapped to be U.N. special...

'Rev. Billy' Rallies for Beleaguered Newsstand Operator, While NYC Mayor Works on Solution

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 03.16.2014 | New York
Kathleen Kiley

The Reverend Billy is particularly fond of Astor Place. He's held many protests with his activist performance group there to help raise awareness about the disappearing "mom and pop" shops, as well as businesses and establishments that made the East Village so unique in first place.

Bloomberg Back At His Desk Job

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

After a 10-day vacation and 12 years as mayor of New York City, Monday marked Michael Bloomberg's first day back at 731 Lexinginton Avenue, the headqu...

Can Bill de Blasio Implement a Broader, Bolder Approach to New York City Education?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 03.10.2014 | New York
Elaine Weiss

The question now is whether the city will be at the forefront of the growing momentum to advance a more comprehensive, community-led approach to educational improvement?

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.

A David and Goliath Fight Over an East Village Newsstand

Kathleen Kiley | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
Kathleen Kiley

Since Jerry Delakas' Astor Place newsstand was shut down in December, a small group of New Yorkers have been holding vigils in front of his newsstand in the hope that someone from the city bureaucracy will act on the insanity of putting a 64-year-old newsstand operator out of business.

WATCH: How Much NYC Streets Changed Under Bloomberg

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Now that the Bloomberg era in New York is officially over, a new video takes a look back at how the city's streets have changed over the past 12 years...

No Bloomberg At The Ball Drop; De Blasio To Be Sworn In At 12:01

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 12.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — When revelers pack Times Square to ring in 2014, they will be greeted with some familiar practices: The annual ball drop, a hefty po...

Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy Lauded

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg steered New York City through economic recession, a catastrophic hurricane and the aftermath of 9/11, but he may a...

Bloomberg Reporters Get China Press Credentials

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has issued press credentials to financial news agency Bloomberg's China-based reporters after a tense delay seen as retaliati...

Freedom of Speech Can and Will Defeat Censorship in China

Charlie Smith | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media
Charlie Smith

Using technology to provide unfettered access to news in China is not just an opportunity but an obligation for any news organization that believes in freedom of speech.

Bloomberg Investigation Finds Illegal Gun Sales

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of guns could be sold illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on just one classified ad website, according to an investig...

Make CSR Hard Core

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Jens Martin Skibsted

Corporate ethics is booming. Every major company has its own Corporate Social Responsibility program. CSR consulting is big business, and more and more companies are following suit. But is social responsibility also economically sustainable?

Who Made the List?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Today, Points of Light, the National Conference on Citizenship and Bloomberg announced The Civic 50 – the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation.

Will de Blasio Be Good for Street Vendors?

Sean Basinski | Posted 01.27.2014 | New York
Sean Basinski

Vendors are ready for a new relationship with City Hall. And de Blasio has already shown he is willing to sit down with regular folks and listen to their thoughts and ideas. I know that vendors are eager to share with the Mayor-elect their vision for the city.

On Transitions

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics
Zachary Dominitz

At night, in certain downtown pockets, the New York of old, of uncovered mysteries, of imagination and availability, finds its way through the sudden quiet.

Rocky Times At Bloomberg

nytimes.com | Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

But behind the celebration were some troubling developments. The growth of Bloomberg’s terminal sales worldwide had softened over the last several y...

Bloomberg: De Blasio Won Because NYers Wanted A Change

AP | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says voters chose Bill de Blasio as his successor because they wanted a change. Bloomberg said on ...

Bloomberg: I'm Handing De Blasio A Balanced Budget

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget. Bloomberg is leaving...

The GOP Mines an Endless Vein of Hypocrisy; An Historic Bottomless Pit of Inconsistency

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Apparently, having a black, Kenyan-born Communist who is both Muslim and a radical Christian in the Oval Office changes the rules of judicial appointments. That is the only conclusion we can reach for key Republican senators have reversed their opinions 180 degrees from what they've stated in the past.