Mayor of New York City

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. on May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Confetti and music but no mayor for NYC ball drop

NEW YORK (AP) — When revelers pack New York’s Times Square to ring in 2014, they will be greeted with some familiar practices: The annual ball drop, a hefty police presence and live musical performances. […]

12/31/2013

Israel awards Bloomberg $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel’

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday recognized New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg as the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, an award popularly dubbed the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The Genesis Prize Foundation said […]

10/21/2013

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Moment of silence marks 6 months since Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown held a moment of silence Friday for the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on gun […]

06/14/2013

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Bloomberg editor apologizes on information access

NEW YORK (AP) — The editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News apologized Monday for the financial news service’s practice of accessing private data on clients through the company’s information service. Journalists at Bloomberg News, until recently, had […]

05/13/2013

New York Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election, citing his leadership on climate change. Bloomberg says in an online opinion piece that Hurricane Sandy made the stakes of […]

11/01/2012

Wall Street reopens after being shut for two days

NEW YORK (AP) – Wall Street is getting back to work. Trading resumed on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday after being closed for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg […]

10/31/2012

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