By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Hoping their baseball success will translate to titles in another sport, the Yankees are combining with English power Manchester City to own a Major League Soccer expansion team in New York that will start play in 2015.
A former security guard for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg — one of the most vociferous voice in America for gun control — admitted Thursday that he shot at his then-girlfriend's ex-boyfriend and then covered it up, concerned about the national attention it would bring his unit.
New York City could soon become the first major city to allow non-citizens to vote in its municipal elections, as city council hearings on the proposal begin today.
Public School 244 in the Flushing section of New York's Queens borough has gone vegan — the first public school in the nation to serve only vegetarian meals for breakfast and lunch.
Comedian Bill Maher appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday night, and he had some choice words for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his controversial soda ban. "I think it gives liberals a bad name. I really do," the HBO show host said.
When President Obama arrives here Wednesday to cheer the state's newly passed gun control laws, don't expect Colorado's county sheriffs to join in the celebration.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that there are times when an individual's rights should be infringed upon, and the Obama administration came under fire as the Supreme Court heard arguments in landmark gay marriage cases.
In his latest health push, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a bill that would require retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight. It's companion bill, however, is seeking to ban cheap cigarettes and cigarillos by setting a price floor of $10.50 a pack across the board.
A new report states that districts containing Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City ranked last in enforcing federal gun laws in 2012.
Bloggers are taking New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to task, accusing him of hypocrisy for pushing strict gun control onto Americans but simultaneously seeking gun-carry exemptions for his security detail when he travels to Bermuda, where firearms are largely prohibited.
NBC David Gregory accused National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre of ignoring the voice of the American people on certain Democratic inspired gun control measures during a "Meet the Press" interview on Sunday.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law this week an "anti-Bloomberg" measure that prohibits local governments from banning supersize sugary drinks.
Step away from the soda. Researchers say sugary drinks are to blame for the deaths of 180,000 around the world — each year.
Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.
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.