Bill de Blasio joins Harvard as teaching fellow

Former Mayor Bill de Blasio — who grew up in Massachusetts and is a die-hard Red Sox fan — is headed to Harvard this fall as a teaching fellow at the both the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Stunning spike in COVID rattles New York

Just a couple of weeks ago, New York City seemed like a relative bright spot in the U.S. coronavirus struggle. Now it's a hot spot, confronting a dizzying spike in cases, scramble for testing, quandary over a major event and exhausting sense of déjà vu.