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Nation Feb 28Crisis deepens for Cuomo; AG wants to lead harassment probe
Democrats statewide appeared to be abandoning Cuomo in large numbers as Attorney General Letitia James rejected two proposals by the governor for an investigation of his conduct.
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.
Politics Jan 13New York City to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol insurrection
Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. De Blasio says the Trump Organization profits about $17 million a year from operating the two…
Politics Oct 22Seattle, Portland, New York sue over Trump’s ‘anarchy’ label
The lawsuit, filed Thursday, ridiculed Trump's action as offensive to the Constitution and common sense, but said the consequences of withholding federal money during a pandemic "are deadly serious."…
Nation Sep 14Macy’s plans smaller but camera-ready Thanksgiving parade
A Macy's Thanksgiving parade reimagined for the coronavirus pandemic will feature floats, performers and giant balloons along a one-block stretch of 34th Street in front of the retailer's flagship Manhattan store, Macy's officials announced Monday.
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.
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 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.
Arts Jul 15New York’s Met Museum to open 5 days a week
Museum officials said Wednesday that the building will be open Thursday through Monday with safety protocols including frequent cleaning and visitors limited to 25% of the museum's capacity.
Nation Jul 10Fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay makes landfall in New Jersey
Fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rain that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets.