Mayors Emanuel, Landrieu, Wharton, Fischer & Reed Pen Exclusive CNNMoney Op-Eds
December 12th, 2014
08:24 AM ET

Mayors Emanuel, Landrieu, Wharton, Fischer & Reed Pen Exclusive CNNMoney Op-Eds

In the face of dwindling budgets and changing societal needs, the nation's mayors are using innovation to solve their most pressing problems. CNNMoney reached out to five mayors from some of the country's largest cities to learn about their approaches to major issues.

Chicago's Rahm EmanuelMemphis' A C Wharton, New Orleans' Mitch Landrieu, Louisville's Greg Fischer and Atlanta's Kasim Reed detailed their plans in a series of exclusive op-eds, laying out how they used grants received  from Bloomberg Philanthropies in 2011.

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CNNMoney Names Most Innovative Cities
October 7th, 2014
08:44 AM ET

CNNMoney Names Most Innovative Cities

CNNMoney released an exclusive report today identifying the Most Innovative Cities in America. Budgets are tight and Washington is gridlocked, so it increasingly falls to local communities to address today's most pressing issues. CNNMoney’s report highlights the people and programs that are working to improve the quality of life and economic opportunities for the people who live in these cities.

To identify the 10 most innovative cities, CNNMoney asked dozens of experts in urban planning to name the five most innovative cities with populations above 150,000 and explain why they were innovative. This exclusive report considers everything from transportation and technology to education and jobs.

Did your city make the list? Explore the Top 10: and take the quiz to find out which innovative city you connect with.

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February 14th, 2013
06:05 PM ET

Airline CEOs to CNN's Ali Velshi: No Fare Hike

CNN's chief business correspondent Ali Velshi sits down with American Airlines CEO Tom Horton and US Airways CEO Doug Parker in an interview for, and they address speculation of fare hikes after their merger.

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November 14th, 2012
03:44 PM ET

Buffett: No recession, even if we go over fiscal cliff

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Poppy Harlow, Warren Buffett says if the United States goes over the fiscal cliff for a few months the country will not go into a recession.

Later in the interview, he endorses Hillary Clinton for President in 2016, reveals that he donated to one Republican this year (Rep. Scott Rigell from VA - because he disavowed his pledge to Grover Norquist) and says he still has no interest in Facebook.

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January 18th, 2012
04:03 PM ET


The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is coming up for a vote, so has broken down the issue to present a number of perspectives that can be viewed across platforms. Rather than simply explaining the bill’s components,’s comprehensive coverage put its arms around several stances, to provide context to online users. With varying viewpoints across the site, through text, interviews, and videos, seeks to meet users where they’re at and explain the issues that people want to know about the most.

CNN Opinion brings in an analyst from the Center for Democracy & Technology who explains the opposing viewpoints of SOPA in its current form, and proposes that the Senate improve the bill before taking it to a vote. CNN Tech presents context for the issue through two articles: an interview with the CEO of Wikipedia about his point of view on SOPA as well as an article that provides greater background on the issue with viewpoints from the CEO of Facebook, Boing Boing and government officials. The CNN Video team’s Explain it to Me franchise provides basic details of the proposed bill, and the consequences of what would happen if SOPA passes or fails.

In addition to these stories,’s breaking news blog This Just In explains the story, and CNNMoney and iReport also get in on the SOPA action.

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