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Michael Bloomberg Makes $50 Million Gift To Boston's Museum Of Science

BOSTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation has made the largest gift ever to Boston’s Museum of Science.

The $50 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies announced on Tuesday will endow the museum’s educational division, which will be named the William and Charlotte Bloomberg Science Education Center in honor of the billionaire’s parents. 108 more words


Courtesy of WikiLeaks, here's a list of potential VPs Hillary Clinton could have chosen over Tim Kaine

WikiLeaks has released a series of emails from John Podesta, Hillary Clinton campaign chair, former chief of staff for Bill Clinton, and counsellor to Barack Obama. 279 more words

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Who will be Secretary of State on Jan. 31, 2017?

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Happy Hamptons Happenings

Three cheers for Sag Harbor’s Jon Gilman, whose wonderful “God’s Love We Deliver Cookbook” has been published and is on bookshelves now. The compilation of memories and recipes from 75 notable people, many of them from the East End, has been packaged together by Jon and Christoper Idone (with a forward by… 237 more words


Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg Philanthropist Par Excellence

Michael Bloomberg, native of Boston was probably the wealthiest person to be the mayor of New York, and perhaps the most generous as well. He is a part owner of a privately-held company with an estimated worth of $4 billion and $750 million in revenue in 1996. 214 more words


Election Year follies

As is almost always the case here on the Left Coast of the US, a scheduled election also turns into a referendum for any possible idea for a law which can get enough signatures to get on the ballot, regardless of whether or not said idea is even Constitutional. 273 more words

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Donald Trump's claim that "stop and frisk" works doesn't add up

Donald Trump just claimed that former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s tactic of “stop and frisk” was the reason crime fell in the city during the 1990s and beyond. 139 more words