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Nation Sep 11U.S. marks 9/11 anniversary at tributes shadowed by virus
Americans are commemorating 9/11 as a new national crisis in the form of the coronavirus pandemic reconfigures and divides anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carves a path through the observances.
Nation Sep 10In a year of social distancing, virus alters how U.S. observes Sept. 11
The terror attacks' 19th anniversary will be marked Friday by dueling ceremonies at the Sept. 11 memorial plaza and a corner nearby in New York. Vice President Mike Pence is expected at both remembrances.
Politics Sep 09DOJ asks to defend Trump in rape accuser’s defamation suit
The Justice Department is asking to take over President Donald Trump's defense in a defamation lawsuit from a writer who accused him of rape.
Nation Sep 03Rochester mayor suspends officers involved in man’s suffocation death
Daniel Prude died March 30 when his family took him off life support, seven days after officers who encountered him running naked through the street put a hood over his head to stop him from spitting, then held him down…
Education Sep 01New York City delays start of school year to allow more prep time
The development comes after de Blasio emphasized for months that the city's 1.1 million public school students need schools to resume in-person instruction this fall after a thorny plunge into remote learning in March.
Nation Aug 312 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of U.S. strife
The police shooting of a Black man, followed by the deaths of two protesters shot by a white teenager, have made Kenosha, Wisconsin, a microcosm of a nation wracked over racial inequity, policing and public safety.
Nation Jul 22Police in riot gear clear New York City’s ‘Occupy City Hall’ camp
Police in riot gear moved in early Wednesday to clear a month-long encampment of protesters and homeless people from a park near New York’s City Hall.
Health Jun 25U.S. virus cases near an all-time high and governors impose new restrictions
The daily U.S. count of new coronavirus cases stood near an all-time high Thursday. It's hovering close to the late-April peak that marked some of the darkest and deadliest days of the crisis so far.
Nation Jun 02WATCH: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives coronavirus and ongoing protest update
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a news conference to give an update on the state’s response to the nationwide protests over police brutality and George FLoyd’s death.
Nation Jun 01New York City imposes 11 p.m. curfew amid Floyd protests
New York City is imposing an 11 p.m. curfew as the nation's biggest city tries to head off another night of destruction erupting amid protests over George Floyd's death.