Democrats have laid aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage as they try moving their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate. But they descended into another internal fight Friday, slowing their work on the overall measure.
Theaters in New York City reopened Friday for the first time in nearly a year. Capacity is limited to 25 percent with no more than 50 people allowed in a theater for each showing.
A nursing home on Long Island was able to reopen its doors to visitors for the first time in months.
The Cuomo administration was told that nearly 10,000 people from nursing homes died from COVID-19 but the number released to the public was just over 6,400. A GOP senator says Cuomo lied.
New Jersey Republican lawmakers conducted a hearing on Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, questioning an administration policy related to nursing homes.
Joe Biden is enjoying an early presidential honeymoon, with 60% of Americans approving of his job performance and even more backing his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers spend more and states and cities ease business restrictions.
On March 19, Connecticut will eliminate capacity limits for restaurants, retail, libraries, personal services, indoor recreation, gyms/fitness centers, museums, aquariums, zoos, offices, and houses of worship.
Aaron Boone hopes to return to the Yankees Saturday or Sunday. He says he'd have been back already if not for COVID protocols.
The FDA has granted an emergency use authorization for an Abbott Laboratories test that can detect the novel coronavirus, two different flu viruses and a respiratory virus using a single nasal swab.
States and many districts have not been keeping track of school employee COVID-19 vaccinations, even as the U.S. prioritizes teachers nationwide.
Top aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly altered a state Health Department report to obscure the nursing home death count.
Vaccination appointments for the newly-approved Johnson & Johnson one-dose coronavirus vaccine have opened up in the Bronx.
As the U.S. races to vaccinate as many Americans as it can, state health officials continue to report COVID-19 vaccines being spoiled and wasted.
One of the women who accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexually harassing her at the workplace says she was motivated to come forward after another woman contacted her to share similar allegations.
Thousands of older Americans are spending hours online or enlisting their grandchildren's help to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine. They are the fortunate ones. An untold number of older people are getting left behind in the desperate dash for shots because they are too frail, overwhelmed, isolated or poor to navigate a system that favors healthier individuals with more resources.
Teachers, school staff and child care workers are now able to sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at more than 9,000 pharmacies nationwide, regardless of whether or not their state has opened up eligibility.
March 15 will mark one year since Amy Watson, a preschool teacher from Oregon, first began suffering with COVID-19 symptoms, and she still has a fever. “Today is day 353,” said Watson on March 3.
A security guard at an upstate New York high school is being hailed a hero after she saved a choking student by performing the Heimlich maneuver.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States’ top infectious disease expert, said states rolling back health measures meant to protect Americans from COVID-19 amid the ongoing pandemic is “inexplicable.”