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City's Homeless Children Population Nears Great Depression Highs

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York

City records show the number of homeless children living in New York City shelters rose to a staggering 19,000 last week, The Daily News reports. ...

And NYC's Most Popular Baby Names Are...

Posted 08.29.2012 | New York

For the third straight year, Isabella and Jayden reign as the most popular baby names in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Commiss...

WATCH: Bloomberg And Kelly Address Empire State Building Shooting

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly held a press conference regarding the shooting that broke out near the Empire State Building Friday ...

Bloomberg: NYC Homeless Shelters Offer 'More Pleasurable Experience'

Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

While attending a press conference in Queens on Thursday, Mayor Bloomberg said New York City's homeless shelters have improved so greatly in recent ye...

Bloomberg Did NOT Swim Naked In The Holy Land

Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

In case you were wondering, Mayor Bloomberg has never dared to go skinny-dipping in the holy waters of the Sea of Galilee. Bloomberg reassured repo...

Most New Yorkers Regret Bloomberg's Third Term

The New York Times | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

New Yorkers are having second thoughts about Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s third term. As for a fourth term? No thanks. With less than 18 month...

Like Health Insurance CEOs, Ryan Wants You to Have More 'Skin in the Game'

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

If Paul Ryan's proposal to largely privatize Medicare becomes a reality, those not already 55 and older will be putting far more "skin in the game" than current beneficiaries do, and they'll be required to peel off increasing amounts of skin every year for the rest of their lives.

IKEA Reveals Critical Money Secret

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

IKEA has furnished its founder, Ingvar Kamprad, with a bigger fortune than expected, company documents reveal. Bloomberg's Billionaires Index added $1...

How The Private Sector Can Reduce Unemployment

Bloomberg View | The Editors | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: About 13 million Americans are looking for work. An additional 8 million have settled for part- time jobs. Yet almost half of U.S...

Despite Olympics Advantage, NYC Still Beat London In Tourism

Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

Despite splurging nearly $15 billion to host the 2012 Olympics, London failed to beat out New York City for the number of tourists attracted per-day o...

Michael Calderone

BuzzFeed Partying At Political Conventions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Since leaving Politico in late 2011, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith has hired several scoop-hungry reporters, launched a D.C. bureau, ...

Bloomberg Expresses Frustration Over Ongoing Fight Delaying 9/11 Memorial

Posted 08.10.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg expressed his frustration over the ongoing financial disagreement paralyzing construction to the 9/11 Memorial Museum and said the dis...

Has The NYPD Gone 'Big Brother'?

Posted 08.09.2012 | New York

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the NYPD's latest crime-tracking and surveillance system "Domain Awareness" on Wedn...

WATCH: Cop Is The 10th NYPD Officer This Year To Get Shot

Posted 08.09.2012 | New York

A plainclothes NYPD sergeant was shot twice in the leg while chasing a suspect in Queens on Wednesday night. The New York Post reports 44-year old...

Before Smartphones, There Was Simon

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Technology
Liz Ryan

Was IBM's Simon, including its dramatically unsuccessful life cycle, an IBM cultural cry for help? Looking at the project all these years later, you could easily think so.

Michael Calderone

News Service Doubles Staff At Political Conventions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.08.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Al Hunt, Washington editor of Bloomberg News, said he still gets "excited" heading to the political conventions -- even after covering 19 ...

If Immigration is a Game, Let's Play to Win

Richard Herman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Richard Herman

The energy, entrepreneurship, innovation, access to global markets, family values and newly-minted patriotism of American immigrants has been a boon to this country.

Low-Wage Earners Seek Respect and a Living Wage

Pearl Korn | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Could it be that they see the handwriting on the wall, that they, too, may one day become low-wage earners, as their bargaining rights and benefits are decimated across the country?

Your Move, White House: DeMarco's Ideological Insurgency Must End

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 10.05.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

The time has long since arrived for Edward J. DeMarco to pursue his other opportunities in the private sector, whatever they may be. DeMarco, you may...

Bloomberg Likens Chick-Fil-A To Catholic Church

Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

During his weekly radio show on Friday, Mayor Bloomberg again addressed the Chick-fil-A controversy, saying the fast food chain has rights to its view...

Is Clean Energy Doomed If President Obama Is Not Re-Elected?

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

As the founder and CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael and his team are the world's most comprehensive providers of independent analysis, data and news in the clean energy and carbon markets.

City Found To Be Selling NYPD Fired Shell Casings To Ammunition Store

Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg may be one of the country's most vocal supporters of gun control and head the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, but that hasn't p...

Bloomberg Blames Out-Of-Towners For Overcrowded Homeless Shelters

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city's homeless population is flooded with out-of-town homeless visitors seeking refuge, and suggested current shelte...

Saki Knafo

Report: NYC Providing Less Money For Child Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York

A new report says the number of low-income working families who receive child-care subsidies from the New York City government is on the decline. ...

Bloomberg:Chick-Fil-A's Anti-Gay Stance Is None Of The Government's Business

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 09.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that despite his own support of same-sex marriage, he disagrees with some of his fe...