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  • A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.

    A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.
    A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...
  • Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member

    Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member
    There has been great consternation in recent days over the best way to select an interim school board member to complete the term of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died this month. The two of us, both former school board members, believe that LaMotte'...
  • The Big Apple turns left

     The Big Apple turns left
    It appears likely that the next mayor of New York City will be a Red Sox fan. According to the rules of the New York I grew up in, I'd expect to see the Hudson turn into a river of blood and Zabar's to close due to a locust infestation before that...
  • 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....
  • The irony of Michelle Obama's water campaign

    The irony of Michelle Obama's water campaign
    Michelle Obama wants you to drink more water, at least one more glass a day. Frankly, I think it's great. Sure, the science behind some of her claims is somewhere between iffy and debatable. If you're not dehydrated, drinking more water won't give you...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor

    In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor
    HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
  • Tilda Swinton Celebrates Her Birthday With MoMA Fete

    Tuesday night as the polls closed on the New York mayoral election, current Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent his evening chatting with Tilda Swinton during the 6th annual Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit cocktail hour. Swinton, the night's honoree, is the...
  • The Big Apple's turn left

    The new mayor of New York City is a Red Sox fan. According to the rules of the New York I grew up in, I'd expect to see the Hudson turn into a river of blood and Zabar's to close due to a locust infestation before that happened. But if De Blasio's...