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Acknowledging it is out of the ordinary for city mayors to take a stand on military policy, the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution Monday calling for an early end to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Should U.S. negotiate with Taliban?updated: Mon Jun 20 2011 17:53:00

The U.S. has held preliminary talks with the Taliban -- while Mullah Omar remains at large. Carol Costello has more.

CNNMoney: Unemployment will plague cities for yearsupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 11:58:00

Seventy-five metro areas will struggle with double-digit unemployment through the end of the year, according to a U.S. Conference of Mayors report released Monday.

CNNMoney: Cities threaten to cut 500,000 jobsupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 11:50:00

Cash-strapped cities and counties have been cutting jobs to cope with massive budget shortfalls -- and that tally could edge up to nearly 500,000 if Congress doesn't step up to help.

CNNMoney: Cities to rebound, but job growth stuntedupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 12:20:00

The economies of many cities will begin to rebound in 2010, but a full recovery is far off, especially for the labor market, said a metro area outlook report released Wednesday.

Mayors' infrastructure request full of pork, critic saysupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 13:19:00

A report to Congress that requests $73.2 billion to pay for infrastructure projects around the country includes plans for a polar bear exhibit, an anti-prostitution program, a water park ride, zoos, museums and aquatic centers, CNN has found.

Mayors want funds to fix their citiesupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 15:21:00

Mayors across the country are calling on President-elect Barack Obama to invest in their cities when he takes office in order to get the economy back on track.

Report: Road projects could spur 1.8 million jobsupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 15:03:00

America's roads and bridges need critical repairs that would total $64 billion, and construction could begin within six months if the federal government makes the funds available, according to a new report.

CNNMoney: Protecting your home's valueupdated: Mon Mar 03 2008 12:15:00

Foreclosures in your neighborhood affect your home's value even if you've been paying your mortgage on time.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures: Mayors see major hit to economyupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 10:55:00

The mortgage meltdown will take a heavy toll on home prices in 2008 with declines expected to average 7 percent across the nation and lost property value of $1.2 trillion, according to the United States Conference of Mayors. Foreclosures to Cost Cities Billionsupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 08:00:00

Rising foreclosures will lead to billions of dollars in losses next year in the nation's major cities, but homeowners and banks can contain the effects, a new report says

Unrest rules!updated: Mon Jun 28 2004 07:32:00

One month before Democrats gather in Boston to nominate him (or at least that's the plan), John Kerry said that unrest among his hometown's police and firefighters unions would prevent him from traveling there today to speak to the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Fortune: HUNGER IN AMERICA IS REAL Millions go hungry because the government has cut back too far on food programs.updated: Mon Jun 24 1985 00:01:00

Hunger in affluent America in the 1980s? ''Not proved,'' we hear from official Washington. Stories of families going hungry are said to be exaggerated, and telecasts from soup kitchens are dismisse...

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