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Health Mar 30New York virus death toll rises above 1,200
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the number of reported coronavirus deaths in New York shot up by 253 in a single day to just over 1,200.
Nation Mar 26A new beat for police across U.S. — enforcing social distance
Instead of the threat of terrorism, they're trying to stop the spread of a silent killer that as of Thursday had left more than 1,000 people dead in the U.S., at least 280 of them in New York City.
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 10Weinstein lawyers seek mercy after his ‘historic’ fall
With prosecutors seeking a severe punishment for Harvey Weinstein in his landmark #MeToo case, his lawyers argued on Monday that he deserves mercy for his already “historic fall from grace” and serious health issues.
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 21Weinstein jury indicates it is split on some charges
In a note sent to the judge, jurors asked if it were permissible for them to be hung on two counts of predatory sexual assault while reaching a unanimous verdict on other charges.
Nation Feb 18Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
A jury has started deliberations in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein. The jury is weighing the evidence Tuesday after often-emotional testimony from multiple women who accused him of sexual assault.
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.