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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Michael Bloomberg
Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina (Fah-REEN'-yah) says New York City will find seats for 194 charter school students who aren't getting the building they were originally promised.
New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, furthering his pledge to change the tenor of policing in the nation's largest city.
Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been selected to speak at Harvard University's 2014 commencement exercises, the university announced Wednesday.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged his support to a massive pro-charter school rally Tuesday at the state Capitol as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged one more push in the state Legislature for his beleaguered pre-kindergarten funding plan - underscoring the political differences between the two powerful Democrats.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who plans to skip the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade because participants are banned from carrying signs or banners identifying themselves as gay, joined the gay-friendly St. Pat's For All Parade Sunday, saying it honors the traditions of the city by celebrating inclusion.
A showdown over charter schools in New York City is looming in Albany as advocates for the schools plan to hold a rally at the state capital Tuesday just as Mayor Bill de Blasio is there pushing his pre-kindergarten plan.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration has blocked three charter schools from using space inside public school buildings, reversing a decision from his predecessor and making good on a campaign promise to rein in the influence of private education providers.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious agenda to fight income inequality - a campaign he famously titled "The Tale of Two Cities" - has taken a backseat in recent weeks to a series of political stumbles that have become tabloid fodder and shaken his everyman image.
Unemployment, energy efficiency and obesity are the top concerns targeted by some 155 European cities competing to out-innovate each other in a lucrative contest launched by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, his foundation announced Wednesday.
Republican gubernatorial hopefuls agreed on taxes, civil unions and marijuana, but they disagreed on the woes of the state GOP in their first debate Tuesday.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his first budget proposal Wednesday, revealing that the nation's largest city has a surplus but warning that it still faces stark fiscal challenges due to the expired labor contracts of all 150 municipal unions.
A gun-rights advocacy group announced Monday the formation of a political action committee that hopes to unseat a state senator who failed in his push to require background checks for gun purchases.
Bill de Blasio stooped his 6-foot-5 frame for hours to shake hands with regular New Yorkers touring Gracie Mansion, telling them the opulent mayoral residence was "the people's house." Clad in a jacket and jeans, he cheerfully posed for a TV crew while shoveling snow outside his Brooklyn home. And he opted against pricey Super Bowl tickets in favor of watching the game at home with his son and dropping in on a local firehouse.
And now it's New York City's turn to play, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday.
"We expect to have record energy use today. It will be a challenge," said New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.