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NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday. The 4-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia — and six other tigers […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China’s official count, as New York’s mammoth convention center started taking patients to ease the burden on the city’s overwhelmed health system and the tennis center where the U.S. Open is held was being turned into a hospital. Also, […]

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Workers at a Staten Island Amazon warehouse tried to make that point by staging a walkout, which led to the firing of one of the walkout’s organizers on Monday. CNBC reports that Chris Smalls, a management assistant at the warehouse facility called JFK8, said he was fired on Monday after he organized a walkout to protest […]

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As New York reels from the coronavirus, former NBA star Stephon Marbury, who also played in China, told the New York Post that he worked out a deal with a Chinese supplier to send 10 million N95 masks for hospital workers and first responders. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  In a separate report, the Post said nurses […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The contrast could hardly be more stark. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has said that if all of his sweeping, expensive measures to stem the coronavirus saved one life, it would be worth it. President Donald Trump has another view: The costs of shutting down the economy outweigh the benefits, frequently […]

NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster in the city Wednesday, with its emergence as the nation’s biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare — and perhaps a cautionary tale — for the rest of the country as U.S. deaths from the pandemic topped 1,000. LIKE […]

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Almost everyone is familiar with the question: “Paper or Plastic?” after they’ve made an in-store purchase. A New York CEO is offering both paper and plastic to some of the most vulnerable members of society. Deborah “Deb” Koenigsberger, CEO of Hearts of Gold, partnered with fellow New Yorker, Aaron Doades, CEO of Peach Goods of NYC, to […]

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions. RIHANNA OPENS HER […]

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Illinois and New York state joined California on Friday in ordering all residents to stay in their homes unless they have vital reasons to go out, restricting the movement of more than 70 million people in the most sweeping efforts yet in the U.S. to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The governors of the […]

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SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A man stabbed a library security guard to death after she told him to turn his music down, authorities said Wednesday. Blanchard Glaudin, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder in Tuesday’s stabbing of Sandra Wilson inside Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley, New York, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas […]

A man in New York finally pleaded guilty on Monday to the second-degree murder of 17-year-old social media influencer Bianca Devins. Her death drew attention nationally when photos of the crime scene surfaced online. 22-year-old Brandon Clark admitted to killing Devins and publishing photos of her body on July 14, 2019, according to reports from the Utica Observer-Dispatch. Now, he’s […]

Bobby Love, AKA Walter Miller, is a former fugitive who busted out of jail in Raleigh, N.C. in the late 70’s, then fled to New York where he got married and settled into marital bliss before authorities tracked him down in 2015. Now his story is being told in an 11-part series with the popular […]