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  • Daughter of NYC mayor-elect De Blasio details depression, past drug use

    Daughter of NYC mayor-elect De Blasio details depression, past drug use
    The daughter of incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that she had suffered from clinical depression for years and, until recent therapy, abused alcohol and marijuana. Chiara de Blasio, 19, said that she was going public with the...
  • Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to lead NYC New Year's Eve countdown

    Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor to lead NYC New Year's Eve countdown
    New York City is going to kick in the new year with one of its own: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a native of the Bronx, has been tapped to lead the Times Square countdown on New Year's Eve on Tuesday. The announcement was made...
  • Gun control advocates take new look at strategy

    Gun control advocates take new look at strategy
    WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...
  • Appeals court halts New York stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judge

    Appeals court halts New York stop-and-frisk ruling, removes judge
    A federal appeals court handed New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at least a temporary victory in the stop-and-frisk case by blocking a lower court order requiring changes to police policy. The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals also removed District...
  • New York raises legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21

    New York raises legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21
    NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has targeted sugar, salt and fat in his drive to make the city healthier, turned his attention to tobacco Tuesday as he signed legislation raising the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes from 18 to 21....
  • Batkid in New York: 'It's been amazing,' cancer survivor's dad says

    Batkid in New York: 'It's been amazing,' cancer survivor's dad says
    Batkid -- the pint-sized cancer survivor who captured the nation’s heart this month while “saving” San Francisco -- was called upon again Monday, this time to battle the Joker in New York City. On Nov. 15, 5-year-old Miles Scott...
  • Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan battle to end of New Jersey Senate race

    Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan battle to end of New Jersey Senate race
    Campaigning ended Wednesday as voters cast ballots in the special election to pick a new U.S. senator for New Jersey. But rather than serve as a fresh read on the feelings of an electorate tormented by the messy and combative budget mess in Washington,...
  • Cory Booker wins U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey

    Cory Booker wins U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey
    Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who harnessed the power of social media to gain fame far beyond his city, is heading to Washington after winning a special election to fill New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat. With 52% of the vote in, Booker was leading Republican...
  • Mexico's Chamber of Deputies OKs junk food tax

    Mexico's Chamber of Deputies OKs junk food tax
    MEXICO CITY — It may soon cost more to get fat in Mexico. New taxes on high-calorie foods and sugary drinks were approved by Mexico's lower house of Congress in a marathon 18-hour session that ended Friday, and are likely to become law. They are...
  • Can data build a better L.A.?

     Can data build a better L.A.?
    Last week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled the first specifics of his plan to modernize the city's sprawling bureaucracy, posting on his website some of the metrics by which he intends to hold city departments accountable for delivering services....
  • Mexico's lower house of Congress approves new taxes on junk food

    Mexico's lower house of Congress approves new taxes on junk food
    MEXICO CITY — It may soon cost more to get fat in Mexico. New taxes on high-calorie junk food and sugary drinks were approved by Mexico’s lower house of Congress in a marathon 18-hour session that ended Friday morning. They are part of a...