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CBS 2 Exclusive: Booker Defends Use Of Money Given To Newark Schools By Facebook CEO

U.S. Sen. and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been receiving a lot of criticism on how a $100 million donation to the Newark Public Schools, by Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, is being spent.

05/16/2014

FILE -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces a $100 million donation to Newark public schools. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark School Parents: Where Has Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Donation Gone?

Parents of Newark school children are wondering what happened to the $100 million Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated to improve the city’s school district.

05/15/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg  (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Forbes: Bloomberg 13th Richest Person In The World

The magazine released its latest annual tally of billionaires on Monday. According to Forbes, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s net worth as of March 2013 is $27 billion.

03/04/2013

Facebook homepage (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Pressure Facebook To Remove ‘Exploitative’ Pages In Newtown Victims’ Names

In the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Rep. Elizabeth Etsy blasted Facebook for allowing pages that violated its own rules.

02/25/2013

Mark Zuckerberg and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credits: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images, Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg To Host Fundraiser For N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Christie’s campaign says the Facebook founder will host a fundraiser for Christie next month at his home in Palo Alto, Calif.

01/24/2013

Better known as "the tan mom from New Jersey," Patricia Krentcil has made headlines across the country for her apparent affinity for tanning after she was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter along for a fake bake. (credit: CBS 2)

The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012

From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.

12/27/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Booker Releases Emails Related To $100 Million Grant For Newark Schools From Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Zuckerberg announced the $100 million grant on Oprah Winfrey’s show in September 2010.

12/25/2012

Ann and Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Don’t Let Obama Convince You That American Success Is Bad

During the current election campaign, for the first time in American history, President Barack Obama and the “left” have made success in America to be negative.

10/22/2012

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

Tentative Newark Teachers Contract First In NJ To Tie Pay To Student Performance

The contract allows for up to $12,500 in bonuses tied to performance evaluations, said Newark Teachers Union President Joseph Del Grosso, making it the first in the state to tie the pay of public school teachers partly to how well their students perform.

10/18/2012

Snooki (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images), Zuckerberg (credit: Yuriko Nakao/AFP/Getty Images), Clemens (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Palladino: A Few More Suitors For Yankees

Memo to Zuckerberg: Being a billionaire is cool. Being a billionaire and owner of the Yanks? Like!

05/25/2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is seen on a screen in Times Square moments after he rang the Opening Bell for the Nasdaq stock market board from Menlo Park on May 18, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Following Historic IPO, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Weds Longtime Girlfriend

The couple married at his Palo Alto, Calif. home in front of fewer than 100 stunned guests who thought they would be attending a party to celebrate Chan’s graduation from medical school.

05/20/2012

A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square, May 18, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Stock Ends Trading Day Slightly Above $38 Opening Price

The initial price didn’t hold, gaining 11 percent as investors scrambled to get a piece of the company that started in a Harvard dorm room and became, with Friday’s trading, a more than $100 billion giant.

05/18/2012

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Facebook Prices Initial Public Offering At $38 Per Share

Facebook Inc. and its early investors now stand to reap as much as $18.4 billion from the IPO, if the extra shares reserved to cover additional demand are sold as part of the transaction.

05/17/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Judge Orders Newark To Produce Facebook Pledge Log

Newark’s City Hall must provide a list of documents related to the multimillion dollar pledge by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to fix its troubled schools, a judge ruled Friday.

01/28/2012

Logo of the group "Anonymous." (credit: CBS News)

Hacker Group ‘Anonymous’ Threatens To ‘Kill Facebook’ On November 5

“Your medium of communication you all so dearly adore will be destroyed,” says a computerized voice in an online video.

08/10/2011

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