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New York City's Bloomberg Leaves Mixed Results On Health

Bloomberg reduced smoking in New York City but failed to match that much copied success with other campaigns, such as one to lower obesity rates by regulating the size of sodas sold in city fast-food restaurants.

First-place finisher Jessica Jerome competes in the women's ski jumping event at the U.S. Olympic trials in Park City, Utah, on Sunday. Jim Urquhart/AP hide caption

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At Long Last, Female Ski Jumpers Can Go For Olympic Gold

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New York City's Bloomberg Leaves Mixed Results On Health

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A diving whale off the coast of Southern California near the Los Angeles suburb of Palos Verdes in 2010. Mike Nelson/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Whale Traffic Jam Delights Visitors And Baffles Scientists

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Twitter made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange in November. Both the social media giant and the relative newcomer Snapchat are valued in the billions, but neither company has yet turned a profit. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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$0 Profits Couldn't Hold Back This Year's Tech Darlings

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The 1969 album Then Play On, Peter Green's last with Fleetwood Mac, signaled a spiritual quest already in progress. Jan Persson/Redferns hide caption

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Another Fleetwood Mac Album That's 'Worth A Damn'

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