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  • New York Mayor de Blasio reaches agreement on stop-and-frisk reforms

    New York Mayor de Blasio reaches agreement on stop-and-frisk reforms
    NEW YORK -- Following a long-fought legal battle over the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk tactics, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that the city has reached an agreement with civil rights attorneys that will bring about major reforms...
  • L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas

    L.A. and N.Y.: Two new mayors but two different agendas
    New York and Los Angeles have a lot in common. Each city suffers from income polarization, a shrinking middle class and a vast low-wage service sector. Each is heavily Democratic and is home to an effective labor-liberal political alliance. Each elected a...
  • Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager

     Denver, Seattle museums put artworks on the line in Super Bowl wager
    If the Seattle Seahawks' ferocious defense isn't enough to make Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning sweat on Super Bowl Sunday, how about the prospect of allowing a city's museum-goers to get thrown for another loss? Besides the Vince Lombardi...
  • Crackdown on a New York way of life: aggressive driving, jaywalking

    Crackdown on a New York way of life: aggressive driving, jaywalking
    Mayor Bill De Blasio had been in office just one day when it happened: A 53-year-old man was hit and killed by a van while crossing a Queens street in the early evening. Eight days later, it happened again, this time on Manhattan’s Upper West...
  • A new way to attack social problems: 'pay for performance' projects

     A new way to attack social problems: 'pay for performance' projects
    The cornerstone of criminal justice reform is the belief that offenders leaving prison could be prevented from committing new crimes and getting locked up all over again, if only government could find the right social service organization to provide the...
  • 'Twin Bed' steals 'SNL' from Fallon, Timberlake and guest stars

    'Twin Bed' steals 'SNL' from Fallon, Timberlake and guest stars
    Last night’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” was stocked with star power, including host Jimmy Fallon, musical guest Justin Timberlake and loads of surprise appearances from the likes of Paul McCartney, Madonna, and Michael Bloomberg....
  • Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices

    Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices
    Apple devices are still in high demand -- just ask New York City thieves. Products by the Cupertino, Calif., company, such as iPhones and iPads, accounted for more than 18% of New York's grand larcenies in 2013, according to a report by the Wall...
  • Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts

    Gay youths now 'safe' in Boy Scouts
    Pascal Tessier, 17, had aspired to rise to the rank of Eagle Scout since he was in the sixth grade. "It shows to everyone that I'm a capable person — that I'm worth something," said Tessier, of Kensington, Md. He knew it would be an arduous...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy

    Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy
    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The...
  • Snowstorm brings early test for New York's new mayor

    Snowstorm brings early test for New York's new mayor
    NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm. At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
  • Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

    Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'
    Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...