Mayor Michael Bloomberg

NEW YORK (AP) — Salt has quietly been slipping out of dozens of the most familiar foods in brand-name America, from Butterball turkeys to Uncle Ben’s flavored rice dishes to Goya canned beans. A Kraft American cheese single has 18 percent less salt than it did three years ago. The salt in a dollop of […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of New York City children who usually ride school buses took subways, taxis and private cars to school Wednesday as more than 8,000 bus drivers and aides went on strike to keep their jobs. “I love my job and I don’t want to be looking for another one,” […]

Former Vice President Al Gore delivered words of praise and criticism during a speech on Thursday. While speaking at an event sponsored by the League of Conservation Voters and the Regional Plan Association, Gore applauded New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his work during Hurricane Sandy. However, the words of praise went abbreviated as […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg backed President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney on Thursday, saying the incumbent Democrat will bring critically needed leadership to fight climate change after the East Coast devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy. The endorsement from the politically independent and nationally recognizable mayor was a major boost for […]