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Politics May 19Appeals court approves June 23 New York Democratic presidential primary
New York state's June 23 Democratic presidential primary will definitely take place now. The state's Democratic Party leadership gave up its attempt to cancel the presidential primary Tuesday.
Politics May 05Judge restores New York Democratic presidential primary on June 23
A federal judge says the New York Democratic presidential primary must take place June 23 because canceling it would be unconstitutional.
Health Apr 01Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workers
An army of health care workers has heeded New York's call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Mar 15Governor: NYC schools to close Monday to fight coronavirus
New York City will close the nation's largest public school system on Monday, sending over 1.1 million children home in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus.
Nation Feb 26Court sides with Trump in ‘sanctuary cities’ grant fight
The decision overturned a lower court's decision ordering the administration to release funding to New York City and seven states.
Nation Feb 14Michael Avenatti is convicted of trying to extort Nike
Avenatti did not testify, but his lawyers said he was following the wishes of an amateur youth basketball league director who wanted him to force Nike to fire corrupt executives and fix its culture. …
Politics Jan 17Ex-Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case
The Republican pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to law enforcement officials.
Nation Dec 31Officials say suspect in Hanukkah attack researched Hitler online
A man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in a bloody attack on a Hanukkah celebration had handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references and had recently used his phone to look up information on Hitler and the location of synagogues, authorities…
Nation Dec 30Man who stabbed five people during Hanukkah charged with hate crimes
The attack on the seventh night of Hanukkah occurred amid a series of violent attacks targeting Jews in the region that have led to increased security, particularly around religious gatherings.
Nation Nov 19Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records
Guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas were accused in a grand jury indictment of neglecting their duties by failing to check on Epstein for nearly eight hours, and of fabricating log entries to show they had been making checks every…