Ex-New York mayor returns to his old job

Ex-New York mayor returns to his old job

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's return to the company that made him rich has stirred up the editorial staff, an employee told the New York Times.
Manchin says he's not afraid of NRA

Manchin says he's not afraid of NRA

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Thursday the National Rifle Association is trying to scare lawmakers away from passing any measures on gun control.
'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Vanya,' 'Woolf' win big at Tony Awards

'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Vanya,' 'Woolf' win big at Tony Awards

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- "Kinky Boots," the feel-good story about a British factory that produces fabulous shoes for drag queens, was named Best Musical at the Tony Awards in New York.

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1M revelers flocked to Times Square for New Year's Eve

1M revelers flocked to Times Square for New Year's Eve

NEW YORK, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- More than 1 million revelers helped ring in 2013 in New York's Times Square, officials estimate.

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Bloomberg mulls a bid for Financial Times

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, 90 percent owner of Bloomberg LP, is considering buying the Financial Times, sources told The New York Times.

Gasoline purchases restricted in New York

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg imposed a gasoline and diesel rationing system for commuters in response to an energy crisis following Hurricane Sandy.
Clintons heading to Times Square

Clintons heading to Times Square

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, his wife Sen. Hillary Clinton and the Jonas Brothers have agreed to help ring in the New Year in New York's Times Square.

New York home to priciest home sales

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Prices for most homes around the United States may be sliding, but the high-end market -- think eight figures -- is doing just fine, a survey found.

Clinton, Craig, West -- GQ Men of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is among the honorees to make GQ's 2007 Men of the Year list, the New York-based magazine said Tuesday.

Hee Haw! Farm Aid heads to New York

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Farm Aid organizer John Mellencamp says bringing the country music concert to New York City was not meant to be a publicity stunt.

Whoopi kicks off 11th season of 'View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg kicked off the 11th season of the female-powered ABC talk show, "The View," Tuesday morning.

Pataki drained by Ground Zero ceremony

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- New York Gov. George Pataki says the recent ceremony at Ground Zero was an emotional one for him, even more than five years after the Sept. 11, 2001, disaster.

Mayor Bloomberg spoofs speculation

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg clowned around at a staff Christmas party by donning a T-shirt, jeans, wig and bandanna and singing "Born to Run" as a spoof.

Bloomberg aide hopes he runs for president

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- One of New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg's top aides thinks his boss is presidential material.

Ferrer to face Bloomberg for NYC mayor

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The Democrat who will face Michael Bloomberg in New York's Nov. 8 mayoralty race emerged Wednesday as Fernando Ferrer.

Landmark's foundation under investigation

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- Alleged improprieties by the U.S. National Park Service's foundation to reopen the Statue of Liberty is being investigated, the New York Times reported.

U.S. probing Statue of Liberty donations

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. investigators are probing the National Park Service's dealings with a group it relied on to raise money for reopening the Statue of Liberty.


The Brothers Hanson, though not the mega-stars they once were, still are slugging it out in the trenches of popular music.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Yankees still without Cablevision deal

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- YES Network -- the broadcasting arm of the New York Yankees -- said Friday that Cablevision has pulled out of a proposed deal that would have provided broadcast

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It wasn't lightning this time but Harebell Childress has been struck twice -- and lives to tell about it.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

Mike and George: A beautiful Friendship?

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) --
JAMES B. CHAPIN, UPI National Political Analyst

Rudy and Mike -- Waiting for the Break

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- One of the oldest rules of politics is that it's very hard to keep a gap from opening between executives and their successors, even when the successor in questi
JAMES B. CHAPIN, National Political Analyst

Analysis: Calif. reveals GOP problem

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- Tuesday's California primary shows how little the core of the Republican Party, even in very Democratic states, is willing to adapt to the numerical realities t
JAMES B. CHAPIN, National Political Analyst
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