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NYSE's Niederauer has no plans to lead another firm
The chief executive of the New York Stock Exchange says he has no plans to head up another large company.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New study finds alarming increase in breast cancer risk following abortions
A new Chinese meta-analysis study has found a huge increase in breast cancer risk for women after having an abortion and that the risk appears to continue to increase after each subsequent abortion.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Cybercast News Service
New Study Puts Abortion-Breast Cancer Link Back in the Spotlight
A new study pointing to a link between breast cancer and abortion among Chinese women may breathe new life into a debate over a long-contentious issue which both sides have accused the other of exploiting to promote its cause.
BOVARD: Obama's obesity epidemic
Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cuomo Highly Visible In Derailment's Aftermath
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the lead in front of the news media in the aftermath of the Metro-North train derailment Monday, the second time in two years where Cuomo has been highly visible during a crisis.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Sandy Poses Special Problems For Immigrant Day Laborers Aiding Recovery Effort
After any major disaster, day laborers are often among the first to report to the frontlines of the cleanup and recovery effort, drawn by the increased demand for work and the promise of picking up extra hours.
NYC's next mayor can expect immediate fiscal crisis
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will sweep into office in January with a powerful mandate for progressive change, but a looming fiscal crisis threatens to derail his agenda before it begins.
New study from China helps to prove the Abortion-Breast Cancer Link
In the US we are used to abortion advocates claiming that the risk of elective abortion is relatively trivial, and major medical organizations denying any link between abortion and breast cancer.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
A Social Entrepreneur Tries to Curb The 'Summer Slide' And Save Public Schools
For many many school-age kids in lower-income families, summer vacation is a time for forgetting-that is, they proceed to lose two to three months worth of learning.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
After years on the sidelines, New York's liberals ...
With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Washington Square News
CUNY faculty, students community protest policy
Protesters gathered outside Baruch College, one of 10 schools in the City University of New York system, to speak out about the right to protest, Gen.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
NYC Council Members Make Their Pitches To Be Next Speaker
Seven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support - and potentially fierce opposition - to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio.
WNYC-AM New York
In Era of High School Choice, Manhattan District Retains Elite Status
Upper West Side parents Barbara Reiser and Tanya Khotin believe their children are shut out of selective high schools downtown in District 2 While Mayor Michael Bloomberg expanded the number of high schools, and trumpeted the benefits of school choice, he allowed an affluent and successful school district to keep its barriers to entry.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The New York Observer
State Lawmakers Push Albany to 'Walk the Walk' on Progressive Agenda
Emboldened by Democrat Bill de Blasio's decisive win in the mayor's race, the state's Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus today rolled out a new agenda and pushed Albany to "walk the walk" in passing progressive legislation.
Novitex Recognized as Exemplary Employer by the State Education Department of New York
Novitex Enterprise Solutions today announced that it was awarded the New York City Local Award as an Exemplary Employer from the State Education Department of New York Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services Vocational Rehabilitation.
The Future of Israel Advocacy with "Future Leaders For Israel"
Israeli soldier Hen Mazzig wrote a p owerful, heart-felt op-ed in Times of Israel imploring young American Jews to "wake up" and "stand for the Jewish state of Israel, and for all it represents, and for all it works to achieve."
The Jersey Journal
Phillips leads Stevens to win in NCAA Division III soccer tournament
Sophomore midfielder Colin Phillips tallied the game-winner via a free kick from the top-right corner of the box in the 79th minute to lift Stevens Institute of Technology men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over Baruch College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship Saturday night.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Tinker tour hits the Northeast
Mary Beth Tinker, one of the iconic plaintiffs in Tinker v. Des Moines, talks to an audience about the importance of knowing, and speaking up for, their rights..
The Huffington Post
How Sandy Clean-Up Brought Day Laborers Out of the Shadows
When Sandy hit last October, the Northeast shoreline seemed to freeze: people were stranded in flooded homes, businesses shuttered, downtown Manhattan's lights went eerily dark.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
Council Roots for Bill to Block Wage Theft from Sandy Recovery Workers
New York City Council and labor advocates are urging the city government to include job-related information from contractors into the Sandy Recovery Tracker, an online system that the city is building to monitor the usage of federal funds for Sandy relief.