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  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Burke wants to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in Chicago

    Burke wants to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in Chicago
    City officials laid out an animal protection agenda Wednesday as a veteran alderman introduced a measure that would make horse-drawn carriages toting tourists and clogging downtown traffic a thing of the past and an ordinance to require dogs or cats...
  • 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...
  • Storm clutches Northeast in a snowy, icy grip; D.C. shut down

    WASHINGTON -- A full-blown nor’easter huffed and puffed its way through the mid-Atlantic region Thursday, shutting airports and government offices a day after the storm battered much of the Old South, leaving hundreds of thousands without...
  • Nieve del temporal Pax sólo perdona a Florida y caos afecta a todo EEUU | FOTOS

    Nieve del temporal Pax sólo perdona a Florida y caos afecta a todo EEUU | FOTOS
    Sólo un Estado, la soleada Florida, se libra por el momento de la nieve de la tormenta “Pax” que afecta de manera severa al sur y al este de EEUU, pero cuyas consecuencias se notan en todo el país, sobre todo en las comunicaciones, con miles...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Production Incentives, Not Politics, Drove Disney's Marvel-NYC Deal

    It's tempting to view Wednesday's announcement that Disney will film its four Marvel series projects for Netflix in Gotham as a bit of pre-campaign campaigning on the part of Mouse House chief Bob Iger. After all, there's been plenty of media speculation...
  • Gay exclusion makes Boston, New York mayors skip St. Patrick's parade

    Amid the ongoing legal fights over same-sex marriage and the growing acceptance of homosexuals and their rights, there remains an area where gay participation remains controversial: the annual rite of spring known as the St. Patrick’s Day parade....
  • Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'

    Miami Gardens and the insanity of 'zero tolerance'
    In all the commotion about a Miami-area police force's allegedly mindless harassment of workers and patrons of a convenience store, one aspect that may have been overlooked is how the cops' behavior was fostered by a "zero tolerance" program.  You may...
  • William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says

    William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says
    NEW YORK -- Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio on Thursday named former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton to head the New York Police Department, calling him a “progressive visionary” who will fight crime while also easing distrust and...
  • William Bratton 'exactly' what New York needs, LAPD chief says

    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said he called his "good friend" and "mentor" William J. Bratton to congratulate him on his appointment for the second time as New York City police commissioner. New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio made the...