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Daily Talker: Should The FAA Extend Flight Ban To Israel?

For the first time since the Gulf War in 1991, US airlines are not flying to Israel.

The FAA imposed a 24-hour ban, scheduled to end at Noon on Wednesday, because of rocket fire from Gaza landing close to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

07/23/2014

Harvard Honorands (front left to right) Seymour Slive, Provost Alan Garber, Michael Bloomberg, President Drew Faust, former President George H.W. Bush. (Back row, left to right) Peter Raven, Patricia King, Joseph Stiglitz, Isabel Allende, and Aretha Franklin. (Photo credit: Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer/ via Facebook)

George H.W. Bush, Aretha Franklin Honored At Harvard Graduation

A former president and the Queen of Soul have received honorary degrees from Harvard University.

05/29/2014

(Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Government Makes A Bad Nanny

Let’s make a quick list together of human behaviors we’re good and sick of and would like to see eliminated.

03/12/2013

Marathoner Greg Soutiea won't be running in the New York Marathon this weekend, but that won't keep him from lacing up his shoes for a good cause.

Brighton Marathoner Seeks To Raise Money For Sandy Victims

The New York Marathon was cancelled following Hurricane Sandy and the destruction she brought to the New York area. But even without the opportunity to run the official, one Brighton resident is hoping to use his athletic gifts to help those in need.

11/03/2012

Scott Brown (Photo by Rob Brooks)

Independent New York Mayor Bloomberg Backs Scott Brown For Senate

Michael Bloomberg, an independent, plans to host a fundraiser in New York for Brown next month.

07/27/2012

Boston Mayor Tom Menino and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg record a commercial together (Photo courtesy: Michael Bloomberg-Twitter)

Menino, Bloomberg Team Up In Gun Control Ad For Super Bowl

The mayors of New York and Boston are rooting for opposing teams in the Super Bowl. But they’re on the same side when it comes to pushing for stricter gun-control laws.

02/01/2012

Boston Mayor Tom Menino (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) | New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayors Menino, Bloomberg Make Super Bowl Bet

There’s a lot more on the line between the mayors of Boston and New York than some chowder when it comes this year’s Super Bowl bet.

01/30/2012

(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Menino To Urge Congress To Toughen Nation’s Gun Laws

Boston Mayor Tom Menino is taking his fight to toughen the nation’s gun laws straight to Washington.

11/13/2011

Bill Gates tops the list of richest Americans. (Screen shot from Forbes.com)

Keller @ Large: Rich Just Get Richer

During a year when so many struggled, 65 percent of the 400 richest Americans enjoyed gains in their wealth, while only 18 percent suffered setbacks.

09/21/2011

Gerard Dewan was killed responding to the 9/11 attacks.

9/11 First Responders Fight For Recognition At Tenth Anniversary

New York’s first responders haven’t been formally invited to the Ground Zero memorial ceremony.

09/08/2011

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