Judge blocks New York's medical worker vaccine mandate

Judge David Hurd in Utica has temporarily blocked the state of New York from forcing medical workers to be vaccinated after a group of health care workers sued, saying their Constitutional rights were violated.

EXPLAINER: What to know about Texas' abortion law

Abortion clinics in neighboring Oklahoma and nearby Kansas say they're still seeing a high volume of patients from Texas as a new state law there banning most abortions remains in effect.

COVID hospitalizations rising in NYC

As the delta variant drives a spike in coronavirus cases nationwide, mostly among the unvaccinated, hospitals in our area are dealing with an uptick in patients.