New York City: the Elixir of Life

By MELANIE GOLDBERG Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed his tips for long life at a conference at the   City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Tuesday: keep working and…

News analysis: How veterans voted

By KIRAN SURY The 2012 presidential election was the first since 1944 in which neither major party fielded a candidate with military experience. Yet Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both…

News analysis: Obama and the Jewish vote

By MELANIE GOLDBERG The Jewish vote and American-Israeli policy are not always exclusively intertwined, results of the 2012 presidential election show. Even though the Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s campaign was…