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  • How John Freund kept Warren Buffett's stock picks secret for 30-plus years

    How John Freund kept Warren Buffett's stock picks secret for 30-plus years
    After more than 30 years working in Chicago as Warren Buffett's stockbroker, Citigroup Managing Director John Freund is retiring from the bank at the end of March, the company said. Freund, 69, managed to make big headlines only once: For altering the...
  • Cuomo, de Blasio, defend strict NYC storm regulations

    Cuomo, de Blasio, defend strict NYC storm regulations
    They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers

    NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containers
    New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's mayoral ban will...
  • U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates

    U.S. to sue NYC over rights violations of teen Rikers Island inmates
    The U.S. government will sue New York City over widespread violations of civil rights of teenage inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex, the Justice Department said on Thursday, raising the prospect of years of federal oversight of the troubled jail....
  • Gun-control group moves to curb illegal Internet gun sales

    Gun-control group moves to curb illegal Internet gun sales
    The Internet has changed the way everyone shops by making goods and services far more accessible to far more people. That is often an acceptable thing, except when it comes to the hotly debated area of gun control. In its latest report, released on...
  • Snowplow tracking apps hold Chicago, other cities accountable for cleanup

    Snowplow tracking apps hold Chicago, other cities accountable for cleanup
    As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she'd get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers, she had a ready tool at hand: an app that tracks hundreds of city snowplows in close to real time. But...
  • Michael Douglas to be honored by the Genesis Prize Foundation

    Michael Douglas to be honored by the Genesis Prize Foundation
    Michael Douglas will receive a $1-million prize from a group founded by Russian billionaires seeking to strengthen Jewish culture at a time when the Jewish population is shrinking worldwide and Israel is eager for support from international figures,...
  • In Palm Beach, nothing trumps the Trump Invitational

    In Palm Beach, nothing trumps the Trump Invitational
    The scene at Donald Trump's The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach Jan. 4 was nothing short of something straight out of "The Great Gatsby." Nearly a million dollars worth of cars including a Range Rover, Rolls Royce and Ferrari 458 lined the lawn leading up...
  • NYPD inspector general's report faults discipline on chokeholds

    NYPD inspector general's report faults discipline on chokeholds
    New York police received little or no discipline from their superiors in 10 recent case involving the use of the banned chokehold, the city’s first report by the Police Department’s inspector general said on Monday. The report comes as the...
  • NYC will ban foam takeout containers

    NYC will ban foam takeout containers
    NEW YORK — New York City will move to the forefront of a growing environmental trend by banning food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced Thursday. De Blasio's...