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  • Nanny State Run Amok?     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    Is New York City blocking food donations to shelters? Joel Berg, NYC Coalition Against Hunger executive director, and Jeff Stier, National Center for Public Policy Research, discuss.

  • Is Gay Marriage Good For Business? Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.

  • Time for Protesters to Go Home?     Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 7:12 PM ET

    Debating whether it's time for New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg to enforce the law and send the Occupy Wall Street protester packing, and will Herman Cain keep his lead in the polls, with Bernard Whitman, Whitman Insight Strategies; James Petholoukis, AEI economics columnist; and Ann Coulter, "Demonic" author.

  • Breeding the Next Tech Titan     Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 4:43 PM ET

    Mayor Bloomberg is hoping a new initiative called, "Applied Sciences New York City" will position NYC to overtake Silicon Valley. John Hennessy, Stanford University, discusses Silicon Valley and what the University is prepared to do to help the mayor achieve his goal.

  • Jitters Over Terrorist Threat     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:54 PM ET

    A recent terrorist threat is enough to bring back memories of the 2001 terrorist attacks, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story.

  • The Road to the White House     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 8:53 AM ET

    Discussing perspective on the current state of job creation and what an independent candidate could add to the running, with Thomas Friedman, New York Times foreign affairs columnist.

  • From Rubble To Renaissance Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 3:17 PM ET
    Freedom Tower, Ground Zero, New York City

    Lower Manhattan was nearly destroyed in the 9/11 attacks, but 10 years later, with the help of major investment, it has seen a dramatic recovery.

  • Insurance Shares Rally as Irene Estimates Fall Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    Flooding in Vermont

    Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.

  • A young couple from Germany rest on a cot at LaGuardia Airport August 29, 2011 in New York.

    Hurricane Irene had long since passed, but a lot of people who were hoping to get on airplanes as airports in the Northeast reopened Monday were not going anywhere anytime soon, reports the New York Times.

  • A fallen tree which also knocked over a power line is seen on Loughboro Road after Hurricane Irene swept through the area.

    Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.

  • Damage From Irene Appears to Be Less Than Feared Sunday, 28 Aug 2011 | 11:34 AM ET
    Plastic tape blocks the entrance to the Chambers St subway station August 27, 2011 in New York City. In anticipation of a large storm or hurricane hitting the city, the New York City mass transit network, the nation’s largest, closed at noon on Saturday, ending subway, bus, and commuter rail service until Monday.

    Damage from Irene appears to be less than feared, a bit of reassuring news for a fragile economy.

  • After Irene: Little Damage Seen in Many Places Sunday, 28 Aug 2011 | 11:20 AM ET

    From North Carolina to Pennsylvania, Hurricane Irene appeared to have fallen short of the doomsday predictions. But with rivers still rising, and roads impassable because of high water and fallen trees, it could be days before the full extent of the damage is known.

  • Irene 'Wounding' Weekend Box Office Saturday, 27 Aug 2011 | 10:22 PM ET
    Plastic tape blocks the entrance to the Chambers St subway station August 27, 2011 in New York City. In anticipation of a large storm or hurricane hitting the city, the New York City mass transit network, the nation’s largest, closed at noon on Saturday, ending subway, bus, and commuter rail service until Monday.

    Hurricane Irene and the closure of at least 1,000 theater locations along the East Coast is expected to put a dent in this weekend's domestic box office.

  • America's Top Charitable Donors of 2010 Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    Despite more than 50 billionaires announcing last year they would devote at least half of their wealth to charity, few made big gifts in 2010, according to a new ranking of the  in America by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.The three biggest names in philanthropy—Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett—don’t appear in the rankings because the money they gave in 2010 ($46.4 million and $1.9 billion, respectively) was to pay off pledges announced in previous years. The list includes only new pledg

    Click to see 2010's top 10 U.S. philanthropists, as ranked by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

  • Bloomberg: I'm Not Running for President Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | 7:24 AM ET

    Despite growing rumors to the contrary, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is not running for president in 2012.

  • Dan Primack at Fortune has been doing a heroic job covering Steve Rattner's travails. His post about NYC Mayor Bloomberg Thursday should be read by everyone.

  • Geithner Struggles to Escape a Past He Never Had Friday, 20 Aug 2010 | 7:10 AM ET

    Timothy F. Geithner has been misidentified as a former Wall Street insider from Goldman Sachs so many times since he became the Treasury secretary that he and his advisers had taken to joking about it. Then the joke backfired. The New York Times reports.

  • Could Be Long Time For Job Comeback: NYC's Bloomberg Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 11:58 AM ET

    The national unemployment rate edged down to 9.5 percent last month, but the private sector still has 7.9 million less jobs than it did at the end of 2007. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told CNBC he is worried it could be a “long time” before companies really start adding to their payrolls.

  • Are America's Leaders From Top States? Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 4:45 PM ET
    US President Barack Obama speaks alongside Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke during the Economic Daily Briefing.

    The results don't reflect well on the home states of these leaders, regardless of their politics.

  • New York Seeks Millions in Tax From Lehman Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | 10:42 AM ET
    Dick Fuld

    The Bloomberg administration has accused Lehman of shortchanging the city of $627 million in corporate and other taxes, beginning in 1996. It is now trying to convince federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan that the city should jump closer to the front of Lehman’s long line of creditors.