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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.
Politics Jun 01WATCH: New York City mayor eyes curfew amid protests
Mayor Bill de Blasio has previously rejected imposing a curfew, as many other cities across the U.S. have done in efforts to curb violence that erupted amid demonstrations over Floyd's May 25 death, police brutality and racial injustice.
Health May 14New York nursing homes worry about cost for COVID-19 testing requirement
As calls grow nationwide for testing everyone in nursing homes for coronavirus, New York facilities are sounding alarms about the state's ambitious new demand to test roughly 185,000 workers twice a week. Administrators worry there won't be enough test kits.
Health May 09NY’s Cuomo criticized over highest nursing home death toll
Of the nation’s more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, more than a fifth of them — about 5,300 — are in New York, according to a count by The Associated Press, and the toll…
Nation May 04Coverage of Alaska policing, Kashmir crackdown win Pulitzers
The announcement of Pulitzer winners was postponed from April 20 to give Pulitzer Board members who were busy covering the pandemic more time. …
Health May 03Faced with 20,000 dead, care homes seek shield from lawsuits
At least 15 states have enacted laws or governors’ orders that explicitly or apparently provide nursing homes and long-term care facilities some protection from lawsuits arising from the crisis.
Health Apr 24Scale of ‘army’ needed to trace NYC infections would be unprecedented, experts say
In the coming weeks, the state and city plan to start building up what Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called an "army" of people to try to trace everyone who might have been exposed.
Health Apr 21Navy ship sent to NYC for outbreak no longer needed, says Cuomo
It's a sign that stresses on the hospital system are easing. Also, hospitals in parts of New York will be able to conduct outpatient elective surgeries again starting next week.
Health Apr 21Elective surgeries allowed again in parts of New York state
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said hospitals in parts of New York will be able to conduct outpatient elective surgeries again. The governor also pledged to consider regional differences when re-opening the state's outbreak-stalled economy.