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  • One of two Americans arrested for wanting to carry out a terror plot in New York City on May 12, 2011 had expressed interest in bombing the Empire State Building. (Associated Press)

    Police: 2 men plotting N.Y. terror had guns, grenade

    Two Americans, including one who complained the world was treating Muslims "like dogs," bought guns and a grenade and wanted to carry out a terror plot against a New York synagogue, officials said Thursday.


  • Cellphone alert system announced in NYC

    The U.S. government and local authorities will soon be able to reach people directly on their cellphones to warn them of imminent danger or alert them about missing children _ even in the middle of a widespread emergency that overloads communications systems as happened after the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said Tuesday.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: U.S. a country of settlers, not immigrants

    Here is an important fact for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and anyone else who does not know American history: America was not founded by immigrants ("Bloomberg: U.S. should invite illegals to live, work in Detroit," Web, Sunday).


  • New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows an undercover video at City Hall in New York on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, in which, Mr. Bloomberg said, undercover investigators working for the city were not required to pass a background check at a Phoenix gun show when they bought a pistol with an extended magazine. (AP Photo/New York City Mayor's Office, Edward Reed)

    Mayor: N.Y. probe in Ariz. exposed illegal gun sales

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday said undercover investigators working for the city were illegally allowed to buy semi-automatic pistols at an Arizona gun show.


  • ** FILE ** New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black, left, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg look over a classroom in P.S. 262 on her first day as chancellor in New York, on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    N.Y.C. mayor defends chancellor's birth control joke

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City's new schools chancellor was joking when she suggested birth control as the solution to crowded schools.


  • A woman walks by bags of uncollected trash and discarded Christmas trees on New York's Upper West Side on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. Another storm took aim at New York City, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg was still under fire for slow cleanup of a stubborn winter blast that kept streets clogged for days and delayed trash pickups, causing uncollected garbage to pile up for more than a week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Holiday storm just gone, more snow to fall in N.Y.

    With fewer than 6 inches of snowfall expected Friday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is readying its emergency-response team, determined not to take another political pummeling.


  • Cars are stuck on unplowed 56th Street in the Borough Park neighborhood of New York's Brooklyn borough on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Mayor: N.Y.'s snowstorm response unacceptable

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg acknowledged Thursday that the city's response to the blizzard that dropped 20 inches of snow was "inadequate and unacceptable" and said it would be reviewed, but he continued to be criticized.


  • Airlines play catch-up after Northeast storm

    Big cot encampments and huge lines gave way to orderly, single-file queues and thawing tensions as flights left New York-area airports on time Wednesday, but clusters of tired, resigned passengers were still camped out waiting to go home.


  • New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (AP Photo)

    N.Y.'s Bloomberg says 'no way' to presidential run

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday there is "no way, no how" that he will run for president of the United States.


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