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  • Can William Bratton turn around the Big Apple again?

    Can William Bratton turn around the Big Apple again?
    Under fire for its controversial stop-and-frisk policy — which a federal judge has declared racially discriminatory and a violation of the 4th and 14th amendments — New York City has turned to a familiar face to lead the nation's largest...
  • In Florida, political family feud sets the stage for contentious 2014

    In Florida, political family feud sets the stage for contentious 2014
    Florida is in a league of its own when it comes to the weird and offbeat. A sample from last week: A man allegedly killed his wife and son with a crossbow and then drove across the state to try to kill another son before slitting his own throat. And now...
  • Obama to meet with new mayors at White House to talk jobs

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will meet Friday with a group of newly elected mayors, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, for a discussion on job creation, a White House official said. The president plans to...
  • 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's stop-and-frisk ruling blocked

    NEW YORK — In a highly unusual move, an appeals court Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that would have required changes to New York's controversial stop-and-frisk policy and also removed the judge from the case. U.S. District Judge Shira...
  • L.A., New York, Chicago: Anyone want to be a transportation chief?

    L.A., New York, Chicago: Anyone want to be a transportation chief?
    So it’s official: The top transportation posts in the nation’s three largest cities are in play. Los Angeles’ Jaime De La Vega is out effective Dec. 1. New York’s Janette Sadik-Khan has made no announcements but has labeled her...
  • Policing, taxes at issue as New Yorkers choose a new mayor

    NEW YORK -- New York City’s mayoral campaign drew to a close Tuesday as voters began choosing between two main candidates who portrayed themselves as far different from outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but who each offered starkly opposing views on...
  • Robert B. Reich: The balance wheel of democracy

    Last week a majority of the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. The court said such spending doesn't corrupt...
  • Can a low-profile Garcetti deliver big-time for L.A.?

    A story line has developed during Mayor Eric Garcetti's first nine months on the job, and it goes something like this: In stark contrast to his predecessor, Antonio Villaraigosa, who often held multiple news conferences a day and launched big initiatives,...
  • Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade

    Things don't get much more Boston than the St. Patrick's Day parade that goes through south Boston every year. But citing an exclusion of gay participants, the city's mayor decided not to join one of the famously Irish city's most famously Irish...
  • St. Patrick's Day steps off in controversy over gays in New York, Boston

    Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...