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Arts Apr 09Rapper DMX dead at age 50
The Grammy-nominated performer died after suffering “catastrophic cardiac arrest,” according to the hospital in White Plains, New York, where he died.
Science Mar 28New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana
New York is poised to join a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana after state lawmakers reached a deal to allow sales of the drug for recreational use. The agreement reached Saturday, which is expected to be signed…
Nation Feb 01Major winter storm pummels Northeast, closing schools and vaccination sites
A sprawling, lumbering winter storm walloped the East Coast on Monday, shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit.
Nation Jan 30Federal conspiracy charges for 2 Proud Boys in Capitol riot
Dominic Pezzola, a former Marine who authorities say was seen on video smashing a Capitol window with a stolen Capitol Police riot shield, and William Pepe, who authorities said was photographed inside the building, were arrested earlier in the month…
Health Jan 14Expanded vaccine rollout in U.S. spawns a new set of problems
The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.
Nation Dec 17Snow continues to fall on Northeast U.S., with vaccines in tow
Snow continued to fall Thursday during a key period in the coronavirus pandemic, days after the start of the U.S. vaccination campaign and in the thick of a virus surge that has throngs of people seeking tests daily.
Education Nov 18New York City schools to close again as city fights virus surge
New York City's mayor says he's shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus. It's a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to classrooms this fall.
World Sep 22WATCH: UN chief says there’s an ‘epochal’ crisis as world powers meet remotely
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the U.N.'s first-ever virtual meeting of global leaders Tuesday that the world is facing an "epochal" health crisis, the biggest economic calamity and job losses since the Great Depression, threats to human rights and worries of…
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.