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  • Judge Halts NYC Soda Ban Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Judge Halts NYC Soda Ban

    A New York state judge overturned Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban on large sugary drinks today. Mark Walsh, Ruxton Ventures; Joel Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief; Emily Sussman, Former Young Democrats of America executive director; and Guy Benson, TownHall.com, weigh in.

  • Another Bloomberg Ban Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:24 PM ET
    Bloomberg Hates Styrofoam

    New York City Mayor Bloomberg wants to ban styrofoam cups and containers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Kudlow: Bloomberg Caves In - Cancels Marathon Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:00 PM ET
    Kudlow: Bloomberg Caves In - Cancels Marathon

    In a live report from Central Park, CNBC's Brian Shactman reveals late breaking details about the city's decision to cancel the NYC Marathon.

  • NYC Marathon Canceled Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 5:16 PM ET
    NYC Marathon Canceled

    WNBC in New York reports that the NY City Marathon has been canceled for this weekend. CNBC's Brian Shactman reports. With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Bloomberg For President Obama Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:56 PM ET
    Bloomberg For President Obama

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorses President Obama on the basis of climate change. Karen Finney, The Hill columnist, and Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company president & CEO, provide perspective.

  • No Hurricane Deductibles? Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:45 PM ET
    No Hurricane Deductibles?

    Regulators are meddling in technical definitions between a "hurricane" and a "tropical storm" when it comes to insurance deductibles, with Jim Whittle, Chief Claims Council at American Insurance Association.

  • Giuliani: Nation Will Be Amazed By NYC Resiliency Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 7:39 PM ET
    Giuliani: Nation Will Be Amazed By NYC Resiliency

    Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani tells Larry Kudlow that the nation will be dazzled by the way in which New York City emerges from Hurricane Sandy.

  • Napolitano Addresses NYC's Sandy Efforts Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
    Napolitano Addresses NYC's Sandy Efforts

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano remarks on efforts to recover from Sandy. "This recovery will be as speedy and as efficient as possible," says Napolitano.

  • NYC Mayor Updates City's Response to Sandy Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 11:54 AM ET
    NYC Mayor Updates City's Response to Sandy

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, (R), explains how the city is responding to recovery requests in and around the city.

  • NYC Marathon: The Show Must Go On Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 10:20 AM ET
    NYC Marathon: The Show Must Go On

    Mary Wittenberg, New York Road Runners president & CEO, explains why the decision was made to go ahead with Sunday's marathon, despite widespread damage in Lower Manhattan.

  • For New Jersey, Halloween Won't Come Until Monday Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    For New Jersey, Halloween Won't Come Until Monday

    With the state just beginning to dig out from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order Wednesday postponing Halloween celebrations due to unsafe conditions.

  • NYSE Opening Bell: Trading Resumes Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 9:30 AM ET
    NYSE Opening Bell: Trading Resumes

    New York City's Mayor Bloomberg rings the opening bell at the NYSE, as trading resumes after Hurricane Sandy forced markets to close for two days. And CNBC's Bob Pisani talks with Duncan Niederauer, NYSE Euronext CEO, about the return to normal trading.

  • *JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports are closed until further notice, according to the Port Authority. *US Airways Group Inc is not operating in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston and several other Northeast airports on Tuesday. *American Airlines has flights scheduled into Richmond, Virginia, several Ohio airports, Pittsburgh and Boston on Tuesday.

  • CNBC Transcript: Warren Buffett on 'Slowing' Global Economy and 'Salivating' For Deals

    Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box for a two-hour interview with Becky Quick. During their conversation, Buffett said there's "no question" the global economy is slowing and he's "salivating" for Berkshire Hathaway to make a "big acquisition." Here's a transcript of their complete conversation, along with video clips.

  • States With the Most 'One Percenters' Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:12 AM ET
    States With the Most 'One Percenters'

    CNBC.com presents a list of the 10 states with the most ultra-high net worth individuals on a per capita basis.

  • Market High Anniversary Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
    Market High Anniversary

    Five years ago today, both the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at all-time highs. Also, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes raising taxes on the city's wealthiest is "dumb." Neil Weinberg, American Banker, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, discuss.

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

  • 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.