Topic: Michael Bloomberg
Hurricane Irene is forecast to pass very close to the Big Apple this weekend. What would happen if a major hurricane struck New York?
08/25/2011 09:56 am
Blacks and Latinos were hit hard by the Great Recession, and governments are cutting social programs. Can private giving step in? Two billionaires are showing how.
08/04/2011 05:04 pm
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a $127.5 million plan Thursday to help young black and Hispanic men. The effort includes money from financier George Soros and his philanthropy.
08/04/2011 04:47 pm
Foreclosures come into the spotlight in New York after a fire at one of those foreclosures claims three victims. State senator says banks that own properties aren't maintaining them.
08/02/2011 01:49 am
Sunday was the first day gay couples could be legally married in New York. Hundreds lined up to say "I do." New York brings to six the number of states where such marriages can be performed.
07/24/2011 05:35 pm
New York will offer free land and up to $100 million in infrastructure funds to a university willing to establish a world-class, high-tech school in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday.
07/20/2011 07:58 pm
With final passage of a bill Friday night, New York becomes the sixth state to permit same-sex marriage. As polls show more Americans approving gay marriage, will other states follow suit?
06/25/2011 11:27 am
New York has legalized gay marriage after a week of delays. Celebrations erupted and the Empire State building was lit up in rainbow pride colors.
06/25/2011 02:26 am
In Pictures Who is Rep. Anthony Weiner?
Change Agent Giving Pledge: A big-hearted billionaires club, led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, keeps growing
The Giving Pledge, founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, has signed up 69 billionaires who promise to give away most of their fortunes to charity.
05/11/2011 12:29 pm