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  • Texas actress to serve 18 years for sending ricin letter to Obama

    Shannon Guess Richardson, a Texas actress, will serve 18 years in federal prison after she sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as part of a bizarre plot to frame her estranged husband, federal...
  • The carbon taxes we're already paying

    The carbon taxes we're already paying
    In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time. The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
  • State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal

    State high court rules NYC ban on large sodas is illegal
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was rejected on Thursday by the state's high court, which ruled the local health board overstepped its authority in approving the...
  • Hypocrites take a selfish stance on border crisis

    No one knows just how many tens of thousands of Central American nationals -- most of them desperate, unescorted children and teens -- are streaming across America's southern border. Yet this phenomenon offers us a proverbial teachable moment about the...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Russell Simmons Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Art for Life Benefit

    Bridgehampton got a little more colorful Saturday when Russell Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Art for Life benefit. Prior to the start of the program, which was emceed by Soledad O'Brien, guests were...
  • At 9/11 memorial, President Obama praises the day's heroes

    At 9/11 memorial, President Obama praises the day's heroes
    President Obama praised the love, compassion and sacrifice that Americans displayed amid tragedy as the true “spirit of 9/11” on Thursday as he helped dedicate a memorial built on the site of that day’s terror attacks. The events of...
  • State Getting Better Data, But Still Needs Research Center

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is said to have once told his senior staff: "In God we trust. All others bring data." This would have been a challenge in Connecticut because the state historically has not been rich in data, or in access to the...
  • Big money behind push for 'fair map' in Illinois

    Big money behind push for 'fair map' in Illinois
    For the past two years, a well-funded and largely below-the-radar effort has been playing out across Illinois aimed at trying to curb the influence of politicians in perhaps the most political of all games: the once-a-decade redrawing of the state House...
  • Public Financing Race Consumes Candidates

    Connecticut's expensive public financing of election campaigns was intended to take the emphasis off money in politics. A candidate would raise a modest amount of money in small contributions of no more than $100 each and then dive into the honey pot of...
  • 9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims

    9/11 Memorial Museum works through nation's pain to honor victims
    "Listen, I'm on an airplane that's been hijacked." The voice is calm, as if from a man running late for dinner, not from someone about to die. The man speaking, Brian D. Sweeney, is gone, but his last message to his wife can be heard by picking up a...