Independent report criticizes Cuomo's 'top-down' management of New York's COVID-19 response
Independent report criticizes Cuomo's 'top-down' management of New York's COVID-19 response

An investigation into New York’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic finds former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “top down” approach of dictating public health policy through his office sewed confusion during the crisis.

1 hr 38 mins ago
NY governor's subway mask ban proposal sparks debate over right to anonymous protest
NY governor's subway mask ban proposal sparks debate over right to anonymous protest

A new proposal by Gov. Kathy Hochul to ban masks on the New York subway is drawing pushback from disability advocates and civil liberties, who say the measure could violate the right to protest anonymously.

3 hrs 58 mins ago
Dogs' digs at the Garden: Westminster show returning to Madison Square Garden next year
4 hrs 58 mins ago
Reacting to Supreme Court ruling, governor wrongly says Buffalo supermarket killer used bump stock
Reacting to Supreme Court ruling, governor wrongly says Buffalo supermarket killer used bump stock

About an hour after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ban on bump stocks, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul wrongly said a gunman who carried out a racist massacre in her hometown of Buffalo had used the gun accessory that can allow semiautomatic rifles to shoot as fast as a machine gun.

5 hrs 38 mins ago
Lynn Conway, microchip pioneer who overcame transgender discrimination, dies at 86
Lynn Conway, microchip pioneer who overcame transgender discrimination, dies at 86

A pioneer in the design of the microchips that make modern consumer electronics possible has died.

10 hrs 59 mins ago
2 men die after falling into manure tanker in upstate New York
2 men die after falling into manure tanker in upstate New York

Police say two men have died after falling into a manure tanker in upstate New York.

11 hrs 59 mins ago
An NYPD inspector tried to cover up his date's drunken crash, prosecutors say
An NYPD inspector tried to cover up his date's drunken crash, prosecutors say

A New York Police Department inspector has been indicted on charges that he lied to investigators and tried to get incriminating video footage erased after his girlfriend drunkenly crashed his police car into a cab.

June 13th, 9:40 PM EDT
Gov. Hochul considering a face mask ban on New York City subways, citing antisemitic acts
Gov. Hochul considering a face mask ban on New York City subways, citing antisemitic acts

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she is considering a ban on face masks in the New York City subway system, following what she described as concerns over people shielding their identities while committing antisemitic acts.

June 13th, 7:20 PM EDT
Yellen says China's trade policies could 'interfere significantly' with US bilateral relationship
Yellen says China's trade policies could 'interfere significantly' with US bilateral relationship

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says Chinese “overconcentrated supply chains” pose a threat to U.S. jobs and recent investments meant to build up the U.S. green energy sector.

June 13th, 1:40 PM EDT
Apparent Gaza activists hurl paint at homes of Brooklyn Museum leaders, including Jewish director
Apparent Gaza activists hurl paint at homes of Brooklyn Museum leaders, including Jewish director

People purporting to be pro-Palestinian activists have hurled red paint at the homes of top leaders at the Brooklyn Museum, including its Jewish director.

June 13th, 1:30 PM EDT
Murder suspect killed, 2 police officers wounded in shootout at New Jersey hotel
Murder suspect killed, 2 police officers wounded in shootout at New Jersey hotel

Authorities say a shootout at a New Jersey hotel ended with a murder suspect dead and two police officers wounded.

June 13th, 1:20 PM EDT
The Latest | The US Supreme Court rules to preserve access to abortion pill mifepristone
The Latest | The US Supreme Court rules to preserve access to abortion pill mifepristone

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously to preserve access to the abortion pill mifepristone, a pill used in the most common way to end a pregnancy.

June 13th, 10:40 AM EDT
Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication, throwing out legal challenge from abortion opponents
Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication, throwing out legal challenge from abortion opponents

Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication, throwing out legal challenge from abortion opponents.

June 13th, 10:10 AM EDT
Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication
Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

The Supreme Court has preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year.

June 13th, 10:10 AM EDT
Israel-Hamas war roils congressional race outside New York City, testing Democrats in pivotal clash
Israel-Hamas war roils congressional race outside New York City, testing Democrats in pivotal clash

The Israel-Hamas war is roiling a primary election between two Democrats in New York, testing the party’s position on the conflict and the larger split between its progressive and centrist wings.

June 13th, 8:10 AM EDT
Ozy Media went from buzzy to belly-up. Its founder, Carlos Watson, is now on trial
Ozy Media went from buzzy to belly-up. Its founder, Carlos Watson, is now on trial

For nearly a decade, Ozy Media projected an image of new-media success.

June 13th, 12:09 AM EDT
Joey Chestnut, Takeru Kobayashi to compete in Netflix competition
Joey Chestnut, Takeru Kobayashi to compete in Netflix competition

After organizers for Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest said Joey Chestnut wouldn’t compete this year due to a deal with a rival brand, Netflix swiftly announced a new hot dog-eating competition that will feature Chestnut and his “fiercest rival.”.

June 12th, 7:59 PM EDT
New Jersey's top federal prosecutor testifies for government in Sen. Bob Menendez prosecution
New Jersey's top federal prosecutor testifies for government in Sen. Bob Menendez prosecution

New Jersey's top federal prosecutor says Sen. Bob Menendez sought to discuss the prosecution of a New Jersey real estate developer with him before recommending him to be nominated as U.S. attorney after Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election.

June 12th, 7:19 PM EDT
NYC considers ending broker fees for tenants, angering real estate industry
NYC considers ending broker fees for tenants, angering real estate industry

A proposal seeking to eliminate a hefty price tag for New York City renters is drawing fierce opposition from the real estate industry.

June 12th, 6:19 PM EDT
Donald Trump's lawyers press judge to lift gag order in wake of ex-president's felony conviction
Donald Trump's lawyers press judge to lift gag order in wake of ex-president's felony conviction

Donald Trump’s lawyers are amplifying their calls to end the gag order that bars the former president from commenting about witnesses, jurors and others tied to the Manhattan criminal trial that ended in his conviction last month for falsifying records to cover up a potential sex scandal.

June 12th, 5:59 PM EDT
Modest needs? Charity founder accused of embezzling $2.5 million to fund lavish lifestyle
Modest needs? Charity founder accused of embezzling $2.5 million to fund lavish lifestyle

The charity was called Modest Needs but federal prosecutors who filed charges against its founder say his weren’t.

June 12th, 2:39 PM EDT
U.S. cricket team recovers from poor start but loses to India at Twenty20 World Cup
U.S. cricket team recovers from poor start but loses to India at Twenty20 World Cup

It started bad, got a little worse before it got a little better, and then finished as widely expected for the United States, losing to India in cricket at the Twenty20 World Cup.

June 12th, 2:29 PM EDT
Sony Pictures acquires Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the dine-in movie theater chain
Sony Pictures acquires Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the dine-in movie theater chain

Sony Pictures Entertainment is getting into the exhibition business.

June 12th, 2:19 PM EDT
Jersey Shore cops, pols want to hold parents responsible for kids' rowdy actions after melees
Jersey Shore cops, pols want to hold parents responsible for kids' rowdy actions after melees

A group of New Jersey police chiefs and Republican lawmakers says parents should be held civilly or criminally responsible for the actions of their children that create disturbances or damage in public places.

June 12th, 1:59 PM EDT
At the Tony Awards, a veteran host with plenty of stars and songs on tap
At the Tony Awards, a veteran host with plenty of stars and songs on tap

The Tony Awards are Sunday with a familiar host and a new venue, Lincoln Center’s David H.

June 12th, 1:39 PM EDT
Palestinian supporters vandalize homes of Brooklyn Museum officials and other locations in NYC
Palestinian supporters vandalize homes of Brooklyn Museum officials and other locations in NYC

Palestinian supporters have vandalized locations associated with the Brooklyn Museum and the United Nations in New York City.

June 12th, 1:29 PM EDT
Connecticut governor vetoes bill that could lead to $3 million in assistance to striking workers
Connecticut governor vetoes bill that could lead to $3 million in assistance to striking workers

Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont has vetoed a vaguely written bill that would have created a $3 million fund that could have financially helped striking workers in Connecticut.

June 11th, 7:29 PM EDT
Supermarket gunman's lawyers say he should be exempt from the death penalty because he was 18
Supermarket gunman's lawyers say he should be exempt from the death penalty because he was 18

Lawyers for the gunman who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket say he should be exempt from the death penalty because he was 18 at the time of the attack.

June 11th, 7:19 PM EDT
American investor Martin Shkreli accused of copying and sharing one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album
American investor Martin Shkreli accused of copying and sharing one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album

American investor Martin Shkreli is facing a new lawsuit for allegedly retaining and sharing recordings from a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album that he was forced to sell following his 2017 conviction on fraud charges.

June 11th, 6:29 PM EDT