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Politics Sep 25Appeals court hears more arguments in fight over Trump tax returns
A temporary stay remains in effect, preventing any tax records from being turned over at least until the latest appeal is decided.
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.
Politics May 29New lawsuit alleges Weinstein raped 17-year-old in the ’90s
A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul.
Economy Apr 03Novel coronavirus ends 50-year-low jobless rate in U.S.
The U.S. government figures do not include the last two weeks, when nearly 10 million thrown-out-of-work Americans applied for unemployment benefits.
Education Mar 13NYC keeping schools open, defying novel coronavirus trend
Mayor Bill de Blasio's decision leaves the Big Apple as an outlier amid a growing list of cities and states that have elected to close schools for a week or more as part of a nationwide attempt to limit the…
Nation Mar 11Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for sexual assaults
Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in 2006.
Nation Mar 05Harvey Weinstein moved to NYC jail after heart procedure
Weinstein had been kept at a New York City hospital since Feb. 24 over concerns about a heart condition after a jury found him guilty of rape and sexual assault charges.
Nation Feb 24Harvey Weinstein found guilty in landmark #MeToo moment
Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and could be sent to prison for decades.
Nation Feb 14In closing argument, prosecutors say Weinstein saw victims as ‘complete disposables’
Having the last word before jurors hear instructions and start deliberating Tuesday, prosecutors must answer some of the defense's knocks on their case.
Nation Feb 11Defense rests without Weinstein testifying at rape trial
As expected, Weinstein chose not to tell his own story at the risk of having prosecutors grill him on cross-examination about disturbing allegations that six of his accusers detailed for a Manhattan jury of seven men and five women.