Topic: Michael Bloomberg
From Katrina to the Christmas blizzard to river floods, the government has botched natural disaster relief management. Here's how to do it right.
01/18/2011 02:05 pm
Gun control is a subject brought to everyone's attention by the Arizona shootings last weekend. But gun control is not a topic high on the agenda of many in Congress.
01/14/2011 11:24 am
One gun-control measure would limit the number of rounds in a clip to 10. The suspect in the Gabrielle Giffords shooting allegedly had a 30-round clip, allowing him more shots before reloading. Another bill would ban guns within 1,000 feet of some government officials.
01/11/2011 06:47 pm
Promises of a warmer winter are not bearing fruit as new winter storm grips the South, bringing its largest city, Atlanta, to a full stop. Even the governor's inauguration event was canceled.
01/10/2011 12:38 pm
The harshest effects of this week's Northeast blizzard are starting to fade as snowplows reclaim New York City roadways and airport travelers rebook their way home. But the massive post-Christmas snowfall had some impacts that may linger for a while to come.
12/29/2010 06:25 pm
The bulk of the money will go to the first responders who worked on and after Sept. 11, 2001, at ground zero. President Obama has said he will sign the legislation.
12/22/2010 07:51 pm
But lawmakers may run out of time before the end of the year. If so, the Sept. 11-related legislation would have to be reintroduced next year.
12/20/2010 05:57 pm
New York's mayor is says he is not – 'no way, no how' – running for president. But his role in the nonpartisan political movement Nolabels.org raises speculation.
12/13/2010 07:16 pm
Part political action committee, part grass-roots organizer, Nolabels.org has an ambitious goal: to combat partisan politics and be a zealous advocate of the 'radical middle.'
12/13/2010 03:07 pm
Free enterprise flowered in the early United States as in no other nation. That made the US exceptional. In the 21st century, free enterprise has gone global. That's a good thing -- especially if other freedoms follow.
12/01/2010 12:01 pm