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Nation Jul 02WATCH: Charges announced against arrested Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell
An indictment made public Thursday said Maxwell facilitated Epstein's crimes by "helping Epstein to recruit, groom, and ultimately abuse" girls as young as 14.
Politics Jun 17WATCH: Senate GOP holds news conference about ‘Justice Act’ on police changes
The “Justice Act” is the most ambitious GOP policing proposal in years, a direct response to the massive public protests over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans.
Nation Jun 08New York passes bill to unveil police disciplinary records
New York lawmakers are poised to overhaul a decades-old law protecting police disciplinary records that has long been among the nation's most secretive.
Nation Jun 04WATCH: NYC Mayor de Blasio says ‘there will be consequences’ for stabbing ambush
Police were trying Thursday to determine what motivated a stabbing ambush of an officer on an anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn, an attack that spurred a struggle in which the suspect was shot and two other officers had gunshot injuries to…
Nation May 21Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen released from U.S. prison
President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was released from federal prison Thursday to serve the remainder of his sentence at home.
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 11WATCH: Parts of New York state ready to start reopening, Cuomo says
Several regions of upstate New York that have shown progress in taming the coronavirus outbreak are ready to gradually restart economic activity by the end of the week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
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 05Saints emails, lawsuits could be buried in church bankruptcy
A bankruptcy filing by New Orleans’ Roman Catholic archdiocese freezes sexual abuse lawsuits and could help bury the details of alleged cover-ups of predator priests and thousands of internal emails.
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.