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  • New York Mayor Bloomberg may also cure dementia

    New York Mayor Bloomberg may also cure dementia
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his latest health initiative this week: He’s banning elevators! OK, not really. But he did say he was planning to introduce legislation that would inspire New Yorkers to take the stairs by making staircases...
  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Joel Wachs -- L.A. roots but a New Yorker now

    Joel Wachs -- L.A. roots but a New Yorker now
    Joel Wachs hasn't been an Angeleno for a dozen years, but he still has his key to the city. And he feels its political tremors. L.A., where he made his political bones on the City Council, has just sworn in a new mayor — a brass ring he tried...
  • New York mayoral candidates spar in debate as Weiner sinks in polls

    New York mayoral candidates spar in debate as Weiner sinks in polls
    NEW YORK -- Five Democrats fighting to become the city's next mayor sparred over housing costs, police tactics and term limits at their first debate Tuesday evening, but they agreed on one thing: They don’t want to talk about Anthony Weiner’...
  • 'The Daily Show' says NYPD should stop and frisk ... on Wall Street

    'The Daily Show' says NYPD should stop and frisk ... on Wall Street
    On Monday a federal judge struck down as unconstitutional New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, a decision that earned an outraged response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and praise from civil libertarians and minority advocates. As...
  • Stakes grow in new Colorado gun control recall effort

    Stakes grow in new Colorado gun control recall effort
    When a pair of Colorado lawmakers were recalled last month in a referendum on gun control, opponents had this to console them: At least, they said, the twin defeats did not alter the balance of power in Denver, the state capital. Now gun rights...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Our hearts still ache': Obama marks 9/11; bells toll, tears in N.Y.

    'Our hearts still ache': Obama marks 9/11; bells toll, tears in N.Y.
    NEW YORK – To the solemn lament of tolling bells and the mournful recitation of names of the fallen, Americans on Wednesday paused to commemorate the moment of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Memorial events unfolded at the site of the...